UK records 42,848 coronavirus cases

December 5, 2021 15:26 pm

LONDON, Dec 5: Britain registered 42,848 new COVID-19 infections bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,421,104, according to official figures released Saturday. The country also reported a further 127 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 145,551, with 7,373 COVID-19 patients still in hospital.

LONDON, Oct 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) to help bring foreign direct investment in Nepal.

LONDON, Oct 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNAs) to help bring in foreign direct investment in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba reached London on Friday, leading a Nepali delegation to participate in the World Leaders Summit of COP26. PM Deuba was received by Honourable Virendra Sharma MP, Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Nepal and Charge d' affaires Mrs Roshan Khanal.

LONDON, Sept 20: The World Nepali Health Conference concluded on Sunday by issuing a 28-point declaration letter in London.

LONDON, Sept 9: A preliminary meeting was held on Wednesday on the initiative of the British government in an effort to address the demands of ex-Gurkhas, including equal pension and pay.

Justin Bieber has teamed up with a choir of London medical staff to record a special charity Christmas single.

LONDON, Oct 15: London, the world’s international financial capital, will enter a tighter COVID-19 lockdown from midnight on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeks to tackle a swiftly accelerating second coronavirus wave.

Disney’s European premiere of “Mulan” in London’s Leicester Square will be scaled down “in an abundance of caution”, with no media line-up or red carpet, organizers said on Thursday.

London street named after Freddie Mercury

February 28, 2020 12:09 pm

A quiet corner of south-west London has been named Freddie Mercury Close in memory of the famous Indian-origin singer-songwriter who lived in the area with his family.

TOKYO, Feb 20: London would be ready to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the Games to be moved from Tokyo, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for mayor of the British capital, has said.

Kendall Jenner and fellow super models unveiled Burberry’s new season designs at London Fashion Week on Monday, a collection that spanned everything from classic and ladylike to sexy, preppy and street-smart.

Victoria Beckham chose black dresses paired with distinctive belts and chunky thigh-high platform boots for a collection she characterized as a “gentle rebellion” at London Fashion Week on Sunday.

LONDON/CHICAGO, Jan 23: Boeing Co’s (BA.N) new chief executive has sent the aerospace giant back to the drawing board on proposals for a new mid-market aircraft, effectively shelving in their current form plans worth $15 billion-$20 billion that had been overtaken by the 737 MAX crisis.

Actor Sonam Kapoor has alleged that she had the "scariest" experience while travelling in an Uber taxi in the city of London.

Italy’s Fashion Chamber (CNMI) announced on Thursday a collaboration with the British Fashion Council which will bring part of London’s Fashion week to Milan’s men’s fall-winter collections in January.

LONDON DEC 13: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.

A total of 40 Nepali youth actively participated in a panel discussion with Nepali blogger Lex Limbu and activist Rukshana Kapali on 'Gender Issues in Nepali Society'.

London’s transit authority said Monday it is not renewing Uber’s license to operate in the British capital, dealing a major setback to the ride-hailing company.

Founder of Nepal's first private engineering college - Nepal Engineering College (NEC), late Prof Deepak Bhattarai was remembered amidst a memorial event held in London. Born in 1951 and educated from India and the United Kingdom, Prof Bhattarai passed away on 28 October 2019 after a long battle with cancer

LONDON, Nov 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the works of national pride projects have been executed faster than expected.

Treasures from the tomb of boy-king Tutankhamun will go on show in London from Saturday as part of what organizers say will be their last world tour before they return to Egypt for good.

NGHE AN, Vietnam, Oct 26: Most of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a community leader from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from said on Saturday.

LONDON, Oct 26: Britain’s government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers’ rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as “completely mad”.

LONDON, Oct 26: Britain’s government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers’ rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as “completely mad”.

LONDON, Oct 23: British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday.

LONDON, Oct 17: Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train, video on social media showed.

LJUBLJANA, Sept 25: St Petersburg, Munich and Wembley Stadium in London will host the three Champions League finals from 2021, European football’s governing body UEFA said on Tuesday.

Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city.

PPGUK London organizes Indra Jatra in UK

September 16, 2019 17:53 pm

On the special occasion of Intra Jatra (YenYaa Punhi), Pasa Puchah Guthi UK London (PPGUK London), the UK based Nepali association, organized the festival at Clarence Way Hall, London, UK.

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.

London Fashion Week gears up for big shows

September 14, 2019 17:44 pm

Fashion aficionados basked in strong late summer sunlight Saturday as runway shows and presentations picked up speed at London Fashion Week.

There are plenty of potential win-wins between the UK and Nepal to explore, and ways the UK can help Nepal achieve its potential

British fashion officials are warning about the perils of a “no-deal” Brexit as London Fashion Week begins.

LONDON, August 15: Thousands of people, many waving Pakistani and Kashmiri flags, protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Thursday in support of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.

LONDON, July 26: Mesut Ozil and Arsenal teammate Sead Kolasinac escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking by knife-wielding attackers in North London on Thursday, British media reported.

LONDON, July 26: Mesut Ozil and Arsenal teammate Sead Kolasinac escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking by knife-wielding attackers in North London on Thursday, British media reported.

The UK based Nepali organization, Pasa Puchah Guthi UK London (PPGUK London) resumed its free course on Nepal Bhasha after the gap of eleven years at Monty’s Restaurant, Ealing Broadway, London.

LONDON, June 30:  London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police were working around the clock after four people were murdered in a bloody 28-hour period for Britain’s capital, including a heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to death.

When James Corden takes his “The Late Late Show” to England, he does it up royally. He’s yet to ask Queen Elizabeth to join him, but this week’s London-based shows include British and U.S. stars including Tom Hanks and Lily James and a pre-taped segment with former first lady Michelle Obama.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged Nepali living abroad to wrap-up their business and return home.

KATHMANDU, June 11: A literary symposium was held in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, recently. The fourth environment literary symposium organized at the joint initiations of 14 Nepali literary organisations based in the UK on the occasion of World Environment Day was inaugurated by Nepal's Ambassador for the UK and litterateur Dr Durga Bahadur Subedi.

Britain after Trump and Brexit

June 9, 2019 01:05 am

LONDON – After three days of pomp and ceremony that presented an image of a seemingly unchanging Britain, US President Donald Trump has now departed London. But beneath the veneer of pageantry, Britain is consumed not only by a stalled Brexit and the unending debate about it, but also by a far more profound crisis of identity: a struggle to rediscover what it is to be British.

LONDON, June 4: Donald Trump will plunge into Britain’s Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor ban China’s Huawei from 5G networks, as protesters mock the U.S. president across London.

LONDON, April 22: Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday urged hundreds of climate-change protesters in London to never give up their campaign to save the planet as police arrests over disruptions to the city’s landmarks rose above 830.

LONDON, April 20: Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures.

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LONDON, April 17: Police say they have arrested more than 200 people after climate change protesters blocked major bridges and intersections in central London, bringing traffic to a standstill.

LONDON, April15: Environmental protesters are planning to paralyse parts of central London over the next few days by blocking some of the city’s busiest streets in a bid to force the government to do more to tackle climate change.

LONDON, April 15: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno told Britain’s Guardian newspaper.