UK: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Under air bubble agreement, Indians with any valid VISA can fly to US, UK and Canada

Indians holding any kind of visa valid under the ‘Air Bubbles’ agreement can travel to the UK, USA, Canada and the UAE, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. This comes after the earlier rule of the European Union that only those holding essential visa were allowed for travel abroad. What is Air Bubble ..

Robots being tried to Ease Social Care Burden in UK

The researchers at Heriot-Watt University have programmed robots in order to perform tasks normally carried out by the care workers. This comes after a surge in loneliness among vulnerable groups during the coronavirus pandemic. The experiment, named Ambient Assisted Living, will primarily focus on finding solutions for priority groups, whose vulnerabilities have been compounded by ..

New Zealand Suspends Extradition Arrangements with Hong Kong

Claiming that the criminal justice system in Hong Kong cannot be trusted anymore, New Zealand has decided to suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong with immediate effect. The reason is that the justice system of that country is not independent of China. The government of New Zealand has also announced that only if China ..

India-UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee Meeting: Highlights

The 14th Edition of the Joint Economic and Trade Committee Meeting between India and the UK took place on July 25 in the virtual mode and the main point of discussion was the trade relationship between the two countries. Both the countries decided to work on an enhanced trade partnership that could be a pathway ..

Manufacturing in the UK Fell to Record Low

As per the data released by the Confederation of British Industry, the manufacturing activities in the UK have seen a significant slump in the last three months due to significant impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic across the globe. The data from the quarterly industrial trends survey has shown that output dropped in 14 out ..