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Brexit: Queen urges for common ground

Brexit: Queen urges for common ground

Speaking at an event to mark the 100 years of Sandringham Women’s Institute in Norfolk on Thursday, the Queen said: “The continued emphasis on patience, friendship, a strong community focus, and considering the needs of others, are as important today as they were when the group was founded all those[Read More…]

May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary

London: UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday chose a replacement Brexit secretary a day after the previous incumbent quit over the Conservative Party leader’s provisional deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Sanctions are coming: Trump goes all Game Of Thrones, warns Iran May brought Stephen Barclay,[Read More…]

UK announces draft agreement with EU on Brexit

London: Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the European Union have formulated a draft Brexit agreement, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. A special Cabinet meeting has been set for Wednesday to “consider the draft agreement the negotiating teams have reached in Brussels, and to decide on[Read More…]

UK Brexit plans ‘pure illusion’: Donald Tusk

London: Britain’s approach to the next stage of Brexit negotiations seems to be based on “pure illusion”, European Council President Donald Tusk has said. Tusk told a news conference in Brussels that the UK was still trying to “cherry pick” its future relationship with the European Union (EU), BBC reported[Read More…]

British MPs approve first stage of Brexit bill

Prime Minister Theresa May’s idea to take Britain out of the European Union passed its first legislative obstacle on Wednesday. The development paved the way for her administration to take-off separation talks by the end of March this year. May’s administration is seeking support for a new law that can[Read More…]

PM Modi reviews GST progress ahead of July 1 roll-out

PM Narendra Modi calls for stronger Indo-UK ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday to congratulate Theresa May, the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He added that he is looking forward to working with her for stronger India-UK ties. Modi also appreciated former PM David Cameron’s significant contribution in strengthening ties between the[Read More…]

India least exposed to Brexit: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley says India will be one of the least affected countries in Asia after Britain’s decision to depart from the European Union. The immediate impact in the country will be seen through volatility in exchange rate and capital-market flows, the financial services company added. “Increased uncertainty in the external[Read More…]

Brexit effect: PM David Cameron calls it quits

British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned from his post, following his country’s referendum to leave the European Union. Britain is the first country to withdraw from the 28-member Union. This step marks an increase into the already existing uncertainty in UK’s political leadership. With the country’s ‘Leave’ campaign securing[Read More…]

Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain voted to end its 43-year old association with the European Union in a landmark referendum on Thursday. The country voted 52%-48% in favour of ‘Leave’ to become the first member state to exit the 28-nation European Union. Nigel Farage, leader of the eurosceptic UK Independence party called for June[Read More…]

UPA to blame for HAL's ouster from Rafale deal: Sitharaman

India is monitoring Brexit developments: Govt

Union commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured the government is tracking the developments of Britain’s referendum, scheduled on June 23, to leave the European Union. She said it will have a bearing on India’s trade with the European Union and the UK—currently, 15% of India’s imports are from the EU. With[Read More…]

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