UK lawmakers back December 12 election
But after three years of inconclusive political wrangling, the results of an election are hard to predict. The House of Commons voted 438-20 - with dozens of lawmakers abstaining. It will become law once approved by the unelected House of Lords.
Brexit paralysis is hurting UK science, warns Indian-origin Nobel scientist Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Nobel Prize winning biologist Sir Ve...
Northern Ireland could lose 40,000 jobs in no-deal Brexit
Northern Ireland is widely seen as the most exposed region of the United Kingdom to...
There’s another trade war brewing over milk, oil
The feud over palm oil between Indonesia and the European Union escalated earlier this year.
European Union split over delaying Brexit
In Parliament on Monday, when asked to rule out a postponement, May simply said that she’s “working to find a deal” so the UK “can and will leave the European Union on March 29.”
July 2019 was hottest month globally
July 2019 was the warmest month across the globe ever recorded. With continued greenhouse gas emissions and the resulting impact on global temperatures, records will continue to be broken in the future, said Jean-Noel Thepaut, head of the Copernicus Climate Change Service.
Merkel, Modi share good chemistry, work on for Merkel visit: German envoy
The Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC), a strategic partnership meeting held at the level of head of government every two years, is something Germany has reserved for only the "very big and important countries".
Number of Indian students, varsities among recipients of EU-funds this year shoots up
The release also said that more than 50,000 Indians are studying in the EU at any given point of time.
Foreign minister Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Lanka, Vietnam and Mongolian counterparts
Jaishankar is in the Thai capital to attend a number of conferences, including the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting.
India should adopt strong data protection laws to improve data flows with EU, says envoy
The EU is one of India’s biggest trading partners with USD 140 billion of total trade in goods and services.
Govt to ping EU to align its data law with GDPR
The EU Commission and Japan signed a similar deal of equivalency to enable safe data transfers, based on a high level of protection of personal data.
Think heatwave was bad? Climate already hitting key tipping points
With studies showing extreme impact of climate change, negotiators have a fast-closing window to try to turn the aspirations agreed in the 2015 Paris agreement into meaningful outcomes. With emissions currently on track to push temperatures more than three degrees higher, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is working to wrest bigger commitments from governments ahead of a summit in New York in September.
EU and UK fear deal is dying as talks stall
British and EU officials are not optimistic about the awaited Brexit deal as the prospect of negotiations are at an impasse. Britain is making several big concessions to secure a deal including the critical issue of the Irish border in Brussels.
Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar to be among first to be listed terrorists after UAPA changes
Biographic & financial information of Indians designated as “terrorists” will be shared with western agencies; those individuals can at first appeal before Union home secretary.
Australian watchdog calls for controls on Facebook and Google
The European Union has fined Google 8.2 billion euro ($9.1 bn) over the past two years for antitrust violations.
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