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CAG slams Indian High Commission in London for 'arbitrary' visa fee

The Indian High Commission in London had allegedly allowed a service provider to levy a fee at an "arbitrary rate" in handling fast track business visas resulting undue benefit of Rs 10 crore to the private entity, said government auditor CAG.

India closely monitoring Bangladesh hostage crisis

India is closely monitoring the Bangladesh hostage crisis even as officials here maintained that so far all Indian High Commission staffers in Dhaka were reportedly safe.

Delhi boy 'Sonu', abducted 6 years ago, returns home from Bangladesh today

Delhi boy 'Sonu', abducted 6 years ago, returns home from Bangladesh today

Sonu, now 12-year-old, was tricked by two women six years ago in 2010 and taken to Bangladesh.

HILARIOUS! Pakistani commentator granted Indian visa for cities with no WT20 matches featuring Pakistan

HILARIOUS! Pakistani commentator granted Indian visa for cities with no WT20 matches featuring Pakistan

The Pakistan cricket squad is scheduled to play their first-round matches in Kolkata and Mohali.

87 freed Indians to return from Pakistan today

The 87 Indians, mostly fishermen who were freed by Pakistan on Sunday, will return home on Tuesday after the issuance of travel documents by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

Scotland Yard apologises to Sikhs over London protest

Twenty arrests were made on October 22 during a demonstration in London against police brutality in Punjab.

Deaf-mute Indian woman Geeta set to return home from Pak

Deaf-mute Indian woman Geeta set to return home from Pak

Geeta, the deaf-mute Indian woman living in Pakistan will return home on Monday.

20 arrested in Sikh protest at India's London embassy

Over 20 Sikh protesting outside the Indian High Commission were arrested. 

Pakistan cooperating with India for 'deaf and dumb' Geeta's return

Pakistan cooperating with India for 'deaf and dumb' Geeta's return

We are "fully cooperating" with the Indian High Commission for the return of an Indian girl, who entered the Pakistani territory 13 years ago by mistake, Pakistan`s foreign office has said.

We will bring Geeta back to India from Pakistan, says Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday night said that India will bring back Geeta, a deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, after Indian High Commissioner TCA Raghavan along with his wife met the girl in Karachi.

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' impact: Govt agrees to help deaf-and-dumb Indian girl stranded in Pakistan

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' impact: Govt agrees to help deaf-and-dumb Indian girl stranded in Pakistan

In a pleasant development, the Government of India has reportedly agreed to help a deaf-and-dumb young Indian woman, who has been in Pakistan for at least 15 years, unite with her family members.

Pak NSA visits Indian HC to condole Kalam's death

Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday visited the Indian High Commission here to condole the death of former president A P J Abdul Kalam.

Sri Lankan President Sirisena condoles passing away of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has condoled the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam after he visited the Indian High Commission in Colombo.

Govt in touch with UK on new immigration rules

Government on Wednesday said it was in touch with British authorities to ascertain the impact of new immigration rules on Indian nurses in that country due to the newly introduced salary threshold of 35,000 pounds per annum.

Mohammad Hafeez given visa but PCB may ask ICC to delay assessment date

Mohammad Hafeez given visa but PCB may ask ICC to delay assessment date

Pakistan's experienced allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has finally been issued a visa by the Indian High Commission in Colombo but the Pakistan Cricket Board may ask the ICC to extend the 14-day deadline to undergo a bowling assessment test.

No essay required for babus to get London posting: Govt

 The Centre has done away with the requirement of writing a 250-word essay for getting a posting as Minister (Economics) at the Indian High Commission in London, which is mandatory for getting the same in the US.

Yoga Day in Pak confined to Indian High Commission premises

 As the world today celebrated the inaugural International Day of Yoga, in Pakistan it remained confined to the premises of Indian High Commission here with the staff of the mission along with other foreign diplomats in the country performing 'asanas'.

London to celebrate first International Yoga Day

Londoners of all ages, backgrounds and abilities will be celebrating the first International Yoga Day on Sunday.

Pakistan wrestlers denied visa by India: Report

 The Indian High Commission has refused visas to a contingent of wrestlers and officials from Pakistan who wanted to participate in the Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship, starting June 11 in New Delhi, according to a media report.

DNA: Farmers in UP receive paltry sums as compensation

Rain-hit farmers of Uttar Pradesh who are reeling under severe debt due to crop losses following unseasonal rains and hailstorm have received another shock as they are being handed a paltry sum of Rs 63, 75 or 175 as compensation.