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NRI to be UK’s first Sikh High Sheriff

NRI to be UK’s first Sikh High Sheriff

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LONDON: Resham Singh Sandhu, a prominent Indian-origin multicultural leader selected as the new High Sheriff of Leicestershire, says he is honoured and a matter of privilege to serve the office. Sandhu, who was awarded the MBE in 2002, migrated to Leicestershire from Punjab 38 years ago. He will be the first turban-wearing Sikh... 

Businesses urge UK and India along low-carbon path

Businesses urge UK and India along low-carbon path

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Closer collaboration between the UK and India could kick-start moves to a low-carbon economy, says a report by business leaders in the two countries. Retailers Marks and Spencer, wind energy giant Suzlon, and HSBC Bank are among the companies contributing to a report making the case for closer ties. Among other things, they... 

Warning over anti-virus cold-calls to UK internet users

Warning over anti-virus cold-calls to UK internet users

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Internet users are being warned about cold-callers who offer to fix viruses but then install software to steal personal information. Campaign group Get Safe Online said a quarter of people it had questioned had received such calls, many suspected to have been from organised crime gangs. Some gangs, employing up to 400 people,... 

UK net use grows despite digital inequalities

UK net use grows despite digital inequalities

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More Britons than ever have access to the internet, but inequalities remain between those with high and low incomes, official figures show. In its first ever collation of trends in “e-society”, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that some 19.2 million households now have net access. But that includes... 

UK police: Yemen bomb disarmed accidentally

UK police: Yemen bomb disarmed accidentally

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London: British police have released new details about their discovery of a mail bomb bound from Yemen for the United States, suggesting they might have disarmed the bomb accidentally rather than by design. Police also said Wednesday that forensic evidence showed the device was timed to be detonated six to seven hours after... 

UK students protest proposed triple fee hike

UK students protest proposed triple fee hike

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London: Tens of thousands of students marched through London on Wednesday against plans to triple university tuition fees, and violence erupted as a minority battled police and trashed a building containing the headquarters of the governing Conservative Party. Organisers said 50,000 students, lecturers and supporters demonstrated... 

UK copyright laws to be reviewed, announces Cameron

UK copyright laws to be reviewed, announces Cameron

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Britain’s intellectual property laws are to be reviewed to “make them fit for the internet age,” Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. He said the law could be relaxed to allow greater use of copyright material without the owner’s permission. The announcement was welcomed by internet campaigners... 

Sharmila Tagore retrospective in UK

Sharmila Tagore retrospective in UK

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The Nehru Centre here is holding a retrospective of films to celebrate the work of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore. The 63-year-old actress’ prominent Hindi and Bengali films are being shown at Cardiff, Birmingham and the University of London. The films include classics such as Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar and Bollywood... 

Lloyds appoints Santander UK boss as new chief

Lloyds appoints Santander UK boss as new chief

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Lloyds Banking Group says its new chief executive will be Santander UK’s current boss, Antonio Horta-Osorio. He will replace the current chief executive of Lloyds, Eric Daniels, who is retiring, on 1 March. Lloyds, which is 41%-owned by the UK government, is Europe’s fourth-largest bank by market value. The Portuguese... 

Google in ‘significant breach’ of UK data laws

Google in ‘significant breach’ of UK data laws

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There was a “significant breach” of the Data Protection Act when Google collected personal data via its Street View cars, the UK’s Information Commissioner has ruled. But Google will not face a fine or any punishment, Christopher Graham added. Instead, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will... 

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