London: A driver of a heavy goods vehicle and 27 people were arrested on suspicion of illegal entry into Britain, local police said on Friday. Surrey Police’s Roads Policing Unit and Surrey Police arrested the driver of the vehicle and 27 suspected illegal immigrants at 10.50 a.m. Friday morning, after they were found in the vehicle at a motorway service station in Surrey, southeast England, Xinhua reported.
Medical staff were sent to the scene to assess the health of the passengers and no serious health conditions were reported. Members of the public called the police after hearing noises coming from the lorry when it was parked at the service station, local media said. So far, there was no detail about how long the suspected illegal immigrants had been inside the vehicle and how they were smuggled into Britain. Surrey police said they have handed the case to the Britain Visas and Immigration Service.
An Indian-origin doctor breaks record and becomes the youngest physician in Britain to start working
He received scholarship of 13,000 pounds from University of Sheffield
He will start his two-year training at York teaching hospital in August
London, July 21, 2017: An Indian origin doctor named Arpan Doshi is becoming Britain’s youngest physician to begin working at a hospital located in the northeast of England. He completed his graduation with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Sheffield on Monday. Doshi, whose age is 21 years and 335 days, will start working in York as a junior doctor the following month.
The record of the youngest doctor starting work in the UK was broken by him by only 17 days. He said that he didn’t even realize that he became the youngest individual to qualify till his friend checked the internet. He has not told his parents till now but he knows they’ll be proud of his achievement, mentioned PTI report.
He was sent to a school situated in Gandhinagar, Gujrat, till the age of 13 after which Bharat Doshi, his father who was a mechanical engineer, was employed in Aix en Provence for an international project causing his whole family to shift to France.
Arpan, in his statement, said that he realized that he had already studied the things being taught in his school in France which made him skip a year.
Soon after his 17th birthday, he started sending his applications to universities. He faced one rejection but the other three accepted him. The University of Sheffield offered him a 13,000 pounds scholarship after being impressed with his credentials.
To fund his doctorate degree, he received some financial aid given by his parents but he also had to work part-time as a local school’s lunch supervisor and in the service of careers.
“My dream is to become a heart surgeon but it is a very competitive field. It is not really a surprise I have ended up as a doctor,” he said.
Arpan broke the record of Rachael Faye Hill, the former youngest doctor eligible to qualify, who graduated from University of Manchester with a medical degree when her age in 2010 was 21 years and 352 days.
Doshi, with his doctorate degree, is all set to break her record in August when he begins with his training of two years at York teaching hospital as a junior doctor.
-prepared by Harsimran Kaur of Newsgram. Twitter Hkaur1025
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London, May 15, 2017: Indian-origin girl Rajgauri Pawar has aced Stephen Hawking and Einstein in British Mensa IQ Test to get the IQ of 162 which is the highest IQ possible for the under-18 group.
This 12-year-old girl appeared in the British Mensa IQ test a month ago and has scored 2 points higher than the world renowned scientists.
Pawar has been invited to join the coveted Mensa IQ academy as a member.
It is believed that Mensa is the largest and oldest high-IQ society in the world. Anyone who can demonstrate an IQ in the top 2 percent of the population, measured by a recognized or approved IQ testing process can become the member of this society, mentioned TOI report.
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According to Mensa, she is one of only 20,000 people to achieve the score worldwide.
Pawar said, “I was a little nervous before the test but it was fine and I’m really pleased to have done so well.”
Pawar has outshined the greatest scientists on earth to achieve the prestigious feat, which is recorded by only one percent of those who appear for the elite society’s entry paper.
Pawar’s father, Dr. Suraj Kumar Pawar said, “this wouldn’t have been possible without the efforts of her teachers and the support which my daughter enjoys every day at school.” Rajagauri’s proud teachers and
Rajagauri’s proud teachers and elated schoolmates at Altrincham Girls’ Grammar School cannot stop celebrating the big feat achieved by their student. “We are very proud of Rajgauri,” said Andrew Barry, her maths teacher. “Everybody is delighted. She is a very well-liked student, and we all expect great things from her!”.
In 2016, another Indian-origin boy, Dhruv Talati attained the coveted score of 162 to ace Stephen and Einstein. Dhruv Talati, who lives in Ilford, London topped the high-IQ society’s Cattell B paper.
These young buds are being named as the most intelligent people across the globe.
London, May 12, 2017: India and Britain have bilaterally agreed to cooperate on transport policy and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) will soon be signed between the two countries, officials said on Friday.
The MoU will be signed on bilateral cooperation in urban transport policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organization of transport.
“The decision to enter into a bilateral cooperation arrangement between the Transport For London (TFL) and the Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on a wide range of transport mobility solutions and associated activities in urban environments was taken during the three-day official visit by Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari to Britain,” an official statement said.
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Earlier during his visit to the headquarters of TFL, Gadkari was given a presentation on strategy and policy reforms, customer experience and data analysis in respect of London Buses and other integrated modes of public transport in Greater London area.
Gadkari later said signing of the MOU will be done through diplomatic channels shortly.
According to the officials, there are also possibilities of cooperation on electric buses and water transport, over which discussions were held with the TFL authorities.
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Under the proposed MOU, the TFL will share its expertise on the mobility and efficiency of transport system and methodologies to facilitate the planning and delivery of mobility solutions, including ticketing, passenger information, major project financing, infrastructure maintenance strategies, and behavioural change and public transport promotion.
The TFL provides world class services that keep the British capital better equipped with public transport. The TFL virtually coordinates all the London transport, including London Metro, the bus network, Dockland Light Rail, water transport and cable car. (IANS)