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British High Commission seeks consular access to AgustaWestland Christian Michel

AgustaWestland case middleman Christian Michel was sent to 5-day CBI custody on Wednesday.

Dec 05, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

Nigeria's Boko Haram trials to be held behind closed doors

The announcement that due process was finally to begin was given a cautious welcome but a ban on media access will likely raise concerns about transparency.

Sep 29, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

Swaraj takes up Baby Lily's case with British High Commission

"Baby Lily - We have taken this up with British High Commission. We hope to resolve this soon," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

Sep 18, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

UK govt increases scholarships to attract Indian students

The number of Indian students has decreased in the last few years in the UK following a clamp down on bogus colleges, but the British government is wooing students by increasing scholarships, a British High Commission official said on Friday.

Feb 12, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Indian-origin man charged for walking on track during Singapore Grand Prix

An Indian-origin Briton, who walked across the track during the Formula One Singapore grand prix, was today charged in a court here for committing a "rash act" that endangered the lives of drivers.

Sep 22, 2015, 11:41 AM IST

Sheena Bora murder case: British mission team meets Indrani in jail

A team from the British Deputy High Commission in Mumbai met Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, while she is in judicial custody, official sources said here on Monday.

Sep 14, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

UK school competition to mark unveiling of Gandhi statue

The UK High Commission here has joined hands with the British Council to launch an online competition for schoolchildren in India to mark the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at London's historic Parliament Square.

Mar 04, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

West Brom`s Brown Ideye reveals visa delay

Nigeria striker Brown Ideye revealed on Sunday that delays over his visa and work permit have prevented him from linking up with new club West Bromwich Albion.

Aug 03, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Can`t blame us for hockey player Harbir`s case, says IOA

Indian Olympic Association on Monday said it would write to 2014 Commonwealth Games organisers and the British High Commission here to furnish the reasons for refusal of accreditation to hockey player Harbir Singh Sandhu but insisted it cannot be blamed for the incident.

Mar 24, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

British envoy calls on Punjab Governor

British Deputy High Commissioner David Lelliott on Wednesday met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and held discussion on various issues, including scope for student exchange programmes between universities in both countries.

May 08, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Kerala`s human development indices enviable: Brass

The progressive policies of successive state governments has seen Kerala develop a record in social and human development indices which had been noted by many countries across the world, Rachel Brass said today.

Mar 26, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Vedanta mining row: Protest at Indian HC in London

Group of unruly protesters reportedly demanding that Indian government debar mining at Odisha`s Niyamgiri, converged at the Indian High Commission in London on Thursday and hurled mud at the entrance.

Dec 07, 2012, 10:02 AM IST

UK rubbishes Pak FIA’s probe in Olympics visa scam

British immigration authorities have dismissed Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency’s probe of the visa scandal.

Jul 28, 2012, 14:06 PM IST

`Over 3,000 Pak passports lost by British High Commission`

A Pakistani investigating agency has alleged that over 3,000 Pakistani passports have been lost by the British High Commission in Islamabad.

Apr 04, 2010, 16:07 PM IST

British High Commission still ‘clueless’ about lost Pakistani passports

Officials at the British High Commission here have still not been able to make any headway in the case of lost Pakistani passports.

Feb 27, 2010, 16:27 PM IST