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UK possibly running out of monkeypox vaccines with only 5k doses...

London, Aug 10 : The United Kingdom is close to depleting its stock of monkeypox vaccines as it experiences problems keeping up with supply, Sky News broadcaster reported on Wednesday, citing sources. According to the UK media, the country is set to exhaust the national stockpile due to unspecified "supply issues." Unnamed sources told Sky News that the UK has around 5,000 doses left, while vaccine appointments in some regions are already closed.

BML Munjal University Announces International Advisory Board

BML Munjal University (BMU), a Hero initiative, announces an International Advisory Board to collaborate with some of the best legal minds around the globe. It reflects the School of Law’s commitment in bringing international best practices to India. This initiative brings an international dimension to the university that seamlessly aligns with BMU’s motto - 'From Here to The World’. The members of the board will guide and help achieve the mission of BMU to provide the education of the best international standards. The board consists of leading legal academics from multiple countries including from South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Europe, Australia, Canada, and Brazil. The school already has in place another advisory council with leading senior advocates, retired justices of the Supreme Court of India, and founding partners of the leading Indian law firms.

Conflict taking heavy toll on Russia’s most capable unit: UK

London, May 7 : The UK Defence Ministry on Saturday said the ongoing conflict in Ukraine was taking a heavy toll on some of Russia's most capable units and most advanced capabilities. The UK ministry said that one T-90M, Russia's most advanced tank, was destroyed during fighting. "At least one T-90M, Russia's most advanced tank, has been destroyed in fighting. T-90M was introduced in 2016 and includes improved armour, an upgraded gun and enhanced satellite navigation systems," the ministry said in a series of tweets.

UK competition regulator orders Facebook to sell GIF sharing platform Giphy

London, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) The UK Competition and Market Authority (CMA) on Tuesday ordered Facebook to sell off Giphy, on the ground that the acquisition of the animated graphic sharing platform by the US company would increase its already significant market power in detriment of other social media platforms.

UK condoles Chhattishgarh Maoist ambush

New Delhi, Apr 5 (UNI) The United Kingdom on Monday condoled the killing of 22 security personnel in a Maoist ambush in Chhattishgarh, saying it stands ready to continue counter terrorism cooperation with the commonwealth partner. "As we learn more about #Chhattisgarh condolences for the losses suffered by the security personnel, thoughts for their families and wishes of swift recovery for the wounded. UK will continue to work with India in fight against terrorism," British Ambassador Alex Ellis tweeted.

UK car output hit record low in February over COVID-19 –...

Moscow, Mar 26 (Sputnik) Car production in the United Kingdom has declined for the 18th month in a row and in February hit its lowest point in more than a decade, plummeting by 14 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the UK Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said on Friday.

Tide’s total headcount in India to be over 400 by end...

Hyderabad, Mar 3 (UNI) Tide, the UK’s leading digital business financial platform on Wednesday announced that it plans to hire another 180 engineering and product development talent and over 100 staff for roles such as customer support at its Global Development Center (GDC) in Hyderabad by the end of 2021.

UK Health Secretary says COVID-19 pandemic makes NHS reforms ‘more, not...

Moscow, Feb 11 (Sputnik) The ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic has made reforming the UK's National Health Service (NHS) "more, not less, urgent," Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday. Hancock spoke in parliament as he unveiled a new white paper that sets out proposed legislation that would see the government take greater control over the state health service in order to establish greater integration between medical and social care services. "The pandemic has made the changes in this white paper more, not less, urgent," the health secretary said.

President accepts credentials from envoys of five nations

New Delhi, Feb 11 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday accepted credentials from Ambassador and High Commissioners from the Republic of El Salvador, Panama, Tunisia, the United Kingdom and the Argentine Republic in a virtual ceremony, here. Speaking on the occasion, the President conveyed his good wishes to the envoys on their appointment.

Six people arrested in UK for modern slavery offenses – Metropolitan...

London, Feb 9 (Sputnik) Six people aged between 30 and 55 were arrested on Tuesday for modern slavery offenses following a preplanned operation in London and Essex to target an eastern European organized crime group trafficking people from Poland, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
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