Prime Minister Boris Johnson (File Photo/IANS)

PM Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend UK Parliament was unlawful, rules SC

London: In a historic ruling, the UK’s Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend or prorogue the country’s Parliament for five weeks in the lead-up to a Brexit deadline, was unlawful. On August 28, Johnson had ordered the suspension for five weeks, saying it was to allow a Queen’s […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson (File Photo/IANS)

UK changes rules, foreign students can stay on longer

London: The British government on Wednesday announced that foreign students will be able to stay on for two years after completing the degree, reversing the 2012 rule limiting the period. Under the 2012 rules brought in by then Home Secretary Theresa May, overseas students could only stay on four months more. Prime Minister Boris Johnson […]

Modi explains J&K decision to Putin, says ‘false’ information being peddled

Vladivostok (Russia): With Russia rejecting Pakistan’s pleas for intervention on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked President Vladimir Putin for the same and told him that “false and misleading” information was being spread by Pakistan on the matter. During his talks with Putin here, Modi himself brought up the issue of […]

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (File Photo)

No, Please: India to Chinese Minister’s Delhi visit, post Pak trip

Vladivostok (Russia): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi wanted to visit New Delhi along with his trip to Pakistan this weekend but India has politely asked him to reschedule it, highly placed sources said on Wednesday. Wang is scheduled to visit Islamabad on September 7 amid the hue and cry raised by Pakistan over the Indian […]