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.

Underground fire near India House in London put out

 An electrical fire in a tunnel beneath a pavement in central London near to the Indian High Commission building was today put out after more than 36 hours.

Maharashtra govt nod to buy house in London where Ambedkar stayed

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday approved a proposal to purchase the 2,050 sq feet bungalow in London, where Dr BR Ambedkar once lived and convert it into an international memorial.

269 Indian prisoners in Karachi jail get consular access

Two hundred and sixty-nine Indian nationals, mostly fishermen, lodged in jail here were provided consular access by the Indian High Commission in Pakistan on Saturday.

Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez to visit Chennai for informal tests
Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez to visit Chennai for informal tests

Pakistan's suspended off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Hafeez have decided to go for informal tests to the ICC accredited bowling centre in Chennai.

India sends aircraft, vessels to resolve water crisis in Male

With the Maldivian capital facing an acute water crisis after a fire in the city's water treatment plant, India on Friday sent an IAF transport aircraft and naval vessels carrying a large consignment of water to meet the immediate requirement of over 100,000 people.

Kashmiri Alliance in UK plans counter-protest

An alliance of 'Kashmiri nationalist parties' based in the UK have decided to go on hunger strike to counter an anti-India rally planned here on Sunday.

Indian mission seeks help to identify Indians in Pakistan's custody

Unable to determine the identity of a number of people believed to be Indians in Pakistan's custody, the Indian High Commission here has issued an appeal to the people back home to help in their identification.

Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Singapore

Mahatma Gandhi's 145th birth anniversary was celebrated here on Thursday with the Indian High Commission here and local community leaders paying tributes to the Father of the Nation.

Ebola outbreak: Indian High Commission in touch with doctors, hospital

The Indian High Commission in Nigeria is in touch with the four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will, and their hospital so that both sides arrive at an amicable solution.