Indian-origin builder who killed 3 men in self-defence freed in UK

LONDON: An Indian-origin builder who was arrested in connection with the killing of three men, also of Indian origin, following a deadly knife fight on the streets of east London will not face any murder or manslaughter charges as the incident was deemed to be an act self-defence. Gurjeet Singh, 29, had been arrested by the Metropolitan Police in connection with the killing of Narinder Singh Lubhaya, 29, Harinder Kumar, 30, and Malkit Singh Dhillon a.k.a. Baljinder Singh, 37, back in January. The three murdered men, originally from Punjab, were…

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British Sikh man is fined £10,000 for holding rally for farmers of Punjab in Southall

LONDON: A British Sikh man has been fined £10,000 (nearly Rs 10 lakh) for breaching Covid-19 restrictions by organising a car rally in support of the farmers in Punjab. Deepa Singh (39) was fined the huge sum on the spot in Southall last Sunday after 100 cars, lorries, tractors, tempos and motorbikes adorned with cloth emblazoned with “Kisan Punjab” and “Supporting Punjab farmers” and 4,000 people caused a gridlock on the streets of the borough to show solidarity with farmers in India who are protesting against new agri-marketing laws. Deepa…

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Prince William launches ‘most prestigious’ environment prize

LONDON: Britain’s Prince William on Thursday launched the “most prestigious” environmental prize of all time, aimed at turning “pessimism into optimism” by rewarding innovative solutions to the planet’s biggest problems. The Earthshot Prize will present five £1 million ($1.3-million, 1.1-million-euro) awards each year for the next 10 years, to “incentivise change and help to repair our planet over the next ten years,” said his office in London. Kensington Palace described it as the “most prestigious global environment prize in history” and said it was inspired by US president John F.…

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Tamil-origin family found dead in suspected murder-suicide in UK

LONDON: Scotland Yard has launched a murder investigation after three members of a Tamil-origin family were found dead in their flat in west London. Officers from the Metropolitan Police forced entry into a block of flats in Brentford on Tuesday after concerns were raised for the well-being of Poorna Kaameshwari Sivaraj. Inside, they discovered the body of the 36-year-old woman and her three-year-old son, Kailash Kuha Raj. Her husband, Kuha Raj Sithamparanathan, was found with severe stab injuries and died at the scene soon after. The police believe the 42-year-old…

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Johnny Depp Accused Amber Heard of Having Affair with Leonardo DiCaprio, Channing Tatum

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard (L) As Amber Heard testified in London court, she said ex-husband Johnny Depp accused her of having affairs with co-stars and even called them names to humiliate her. News18.com Last Updated: July 21, 2020, 1:06 PM IST Johnny Depp, 57, accused ex Amber Heard, 34, of having affairs with stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Channing Tatum – the actress said on the first day of her testimony at Britain’s High Court in London. The court is examining Depp’s libel suit against The…

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Sonam Kapoor Accused of Breaking 14 Days Quarantine Rule & Putting Lives in Danger, Actress Responds

A few days back, Sonam Kapoor shared that she is flying to London with her husband Anand Ahuja. Upon reaching there, she posted some pictures and videos of herself enjoying in outdoor spaces. Soon, Netizens took to social media and called out the actress for allegedly breaking the 14 days quarantine rule and accused her of putting lives in danger and setting bad example by promoting it on social media. Clarifying the same, Sonam responded to a tweet saying that she has been following all the rules and was…

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TikTok considering London, other locations to locate its headquarters | Technology News

TikTok has been in discussions with the UK government over the past few months to locate its headquarters in London, a source familiar with the matter said, as part of a strategy to distance itself from its Chinese ownership. London is among one of several locations the company is considering, but no decisions have been made, the source said. It was not immediately clear what other locations are under consideration. But it has hired aggressively in California this year, including poaching Kevin Mayer, a former Walt Disney Co executive, to…

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Mouni Roy Says Flying to London After Lockdown was ‘Unnerving’ Experience

Mouni Roy recently flew out of the UAE after being stuck there for four months due to the lockdown. The actress traveled to London to shoot for a movie, the details of which aren’t out yet. The actress said that earlier she used to enjoy taking long flights, but the experience isn’t the same in the post Covid-19 world. She told Hindustan Times, “We are calling it the new normal while waiting for the new world but it’s not just as much fun as it used to be. I…

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Sonam Kapoor flies off to London amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic | People News

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is currently in London. In a string of pictures that Sonam has posted on Instagram Stories, we can see her aboard a flight, wearing a mask. Her husband, Anand Ahuja is next to her. Her recent Instagram posts reveal that she is in London. Sharing a view of London from the plane, Sonam wrote: “London I am back. So beautiful.” Earlier, Sonam had spent three months of lockdown in Delhi at her in-laws’ residence. She flew to Mumbai to be with her parents and siblings…

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Sonam Kapoor Jets Off to London with Husband Anand Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja twin in black Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja have jetted out to London amid coronavirus scare. Trending Desk Last Updated: July 14, 2020, 8:49 PM IST Sonam Kapoor along with her entrepreneur husband Anand Ahuja are back in London and the actress can’t control her excitement. Sonam took to the Instagram story section to share glimpses of her travel. In the first pics, the Neerja actress and Anand were donning face masks as they posed for the lens. Later, we got an aerial…

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Amid Dating Rumours, Chris Evans and Lily James Spotted Together Again

Image courtesy: Instagram Hollywood stars Chris Evans and Lily James were captured enjoying a fun stroll in London. Trending Desk Last Updated: July 9, 2020, 4:00 PM IST Just a few days after being spotted together and sparking dating rumours, Hollywood stars Chris Evans and Lily James were captured enjoying a fun stroll in London on Thursday. The two kept it casual for the ice cream date, report Daily Mail sharing pictures of the two actors walking down the streets, chatting in a park and doubling over in…

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Leo Varadkar becomes Deputy PM in historic Irish coalition pact

LONDON: Ireland‘s Indian-origin Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has stepped down to make way for new Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin as part of a historic coalition deal which will see him return as the PM in over two years’ time. The office of Taoiseach, as the Irish PM is known, is to rotate between Ireland’s two centrist parties — Varadkar’s Fine Gael and Martin’s Fianna Fail — after they agreed ambitious climate targets to seal a power-sharing deal with the Green Party this week. Martin is expected to lead Ireland…

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