Uk Government

  • Debate on Kashmir in UK Parliament causes stir September 10, 2014

    London: A debate on the human rights situation in Kashmir to be held in the UK Parliament building on Thursday has caused a stir among Indian groups here who fear it could be used as an India bashing opportunity. Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has secured a 'General debate on political...
  • Britain to honour Indian-origin navy officer for taking on al Qaeda March 25, 2013

    Imphal: A young Manipuri, serving as a Lieutenant in the British Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Khwairakpam Robin Singh, will receive the Star of Gallantry and the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross from the United Kingdom, for his exceptional bravery in week long fierce battle against the Al Qaeda in interior Afghanistan in...
  • British schools to teach kids about gay marriage February 27, 2012

    London: Schools in Britain will be 'forced' to teach children the importance of gay marriage, in a bid to redefine the institution of marriage, and teachers who refuse could face disciplinary action, a media report said. According to the Daily Express, ministers are pushing ahead with a legal overhaul of the...
  • Twitter about: UK govt asks civil servants to tweet July 29, 2009

    London: The British government on Tuesday asked government departments to "tweet" on "issues of relevance or upcoming events" under a new strategy to effectively use digital channels to communicate with Internet-savy public. Under the new government guidance published on the Cabinet Office website, civil servants have been asked to use the...