United Kingdom Current Affairs, GK & News

UK to be country Partner for BioAsia 2023

Hyderabad is the Cybercity of India. The Genome Valley, the first world-class Biotech cluster in India was established in the cyber city. Today, the State Government of Telangana, along with the Union Government, and several other international organizations organize the BIO ASIA forum in the Genome Valley. The forum is one of the largest international ..

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Surge in iGAS Cases in the UK

As of December 5, at least 6 children lost their lives to a common bacterial infection called invasive Group A Strep (GAS) in the United Kingdom. What is Group A streptococcus (GAS)? Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a bacterium commonly found in throats and on the skin. It generally does not cause illnesses. However, it ..

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UKIBC’s ‘Doing Business in India’ Report 2022

UK India Business Council released the eighth edition of the ‘Doing Business in India’ Report on November 24, 2022. About the ‘Doing Business in India’ Report 2022? ‘Doing Business in India’ Report 2022 was released by the UK India Business Council (UKIBC). Its findings are based on a survey of 111 UK businesses and higher ..

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UK-India Young Professionals Scheme

UK-India Young Professionals Scheme was announced British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the G20 Summit that was held in Bali, Indonesia. What are the key features of the scheme? The UK-India Young Professionals Scheme will provide Indians places to work in the United Kingdom for up to two years. It will benefit 3,000 degree-holding Indians ..

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Britain-France deal to stop illegal migration

A bilateral agreement worth 74.5 million USD was signed by Britain and France to boost their efforts to curb illegal migration from the English Channel crossings. What are key features of the agreement? The agreement, worth $74.5 million (72.2 million euros), aims to stop migrants crossing the Channel to England in small boats. It calls ..

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Permacrisis – Collins dictionary’s Word of the Year 2022

Permacrisis is Collins Dictionary’s “Word of the Year” for 2022. What is the meaning of permacrisis? Permacrisis, which became Britain’s word of the year for 2022, is a term that describes the extended period of instability and insecurity. It became a commonly used word in Britain, reflecting the instability caused by Brexit, COVID-19 pandemic, extreme ..

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