British High Commissioner

UK to upgrade Ahmedabad trade office to Deputy High Commission

The UK has decided to upgrade its trade office in Ahmedabad to Deputy High Commission, a significant move after a decade-long boycott of Narendra Modi after the riots in Gujarat during his tenure as Chief Minister in 2002.

Jul 08, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Britain High Commissioner praises Nitish Kumar`s cycle scheme

The cycle scheme to boost education among girls in Bihar on Tuesday drew praise from British High Commissioner to India, James Bevan.

Jan 08, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

UK visa bond will apply to a few: British High Commissioner

However, even if the visa bond finally comes into force it will apply to a very small number of people, he said.

Oct 02, 2013, 13:44 PM IST

Being born in India is like winning lottery of history: UK envoy

"Being born in India in 21st century is like winning lottery of history" - This is how British envoy explained immense potential for growth in India.

Aug 22, 2013, 22:21 PM IST

British High Commissioner meets Rahman Khan

Islamic banking and working of Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) figured during talks between British High Commissioner James David Bevan and Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan here on Thursday.

Mar 07, 2013, 21:32 PM IST

UID card a fantastic Indian innovation: British diplomat

The Unique Identification (UID) card is among numerous examples of "fantastic" Indian innovations, British High Commissioner to India James Bevan said here Wednesday.

Feb 27, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

EU warms upto ‘people’s choice’ Narendra Modi

The German Ambassador`s statement comes at a time when the chorus within the Bharatiya Janata Party for declaring Modi as the party`s prime ministerial candidate has grown loud.

Feb 08, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

`Pak world leader in visa fraud business`

British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson has accused the country of being a world leader in the visa fraud business.

Jul 28, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

‘S Lanka still has reconciliation issues in north’

Sri Lanka still needs to focus on post-war rehabilitation challenges to affect real reconciliation, British High Commissioner John Rankin said in a statement on Friday.

Jul 13, 2012, 18:54 PM IST

British High Commissioner meets J&K Governor, Omar

The British High Commissioner also called on Governor NN Vohra at Rajbhawan last evening.

May 28, 2011, 10:48 AM IST

British High Commissioner slams CWG OC for delay in payment

British High Commissioner Richard Stagg hit out at the CWG organisers for delay in the payment of Rs 96 crore to broadcasters SIS Live.

Jan 21, 2011, 16:32 PM IST

British High Commissioner slams CWG OC for delay in payment

British High Commissioner Richard Stagg hit out at the CWG organisers for delay in the payment of Rs 96 crore to broadcasters SIS Live.

Jan 21, 2011, 16:32 PM IST

British High Commissioner meets Uttarakhand CM

British High Commissioner to
India Sir Richard Stagg on Thursday met Uttarakhand CM and congratulated him for
successfully organising the Kumbh mela, one of the largest
religious congregations in the world.

Apr 22, 2010, 19:55 PM IST