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UK in India network launches Pledge for Progress campaign to promote gender equality(Twitter/Equalpay4wwomen)

UK in India network’s Pledge for Progress campaign to break down norms and build a gender-equal society

New Delhi [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 04:54 PM IST
A collective of 114 organisations spanning government, business, and civil society commits to take practical steps to tackle gender inequality under UK in India network’s Pledge for Progress campaign
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Britain counterpart Boris Johnson in London.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Britain counterpart Boris Johnson in London.(PTI File Photo)

UK, India to collaborate in anti-microbial resistance research worth 8 million pounds

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 07:06 AM IST
India is a major producer of antimicrobials in the pharmaceutical industry global supply chain, and the research projects aim to develop a better understanding of how waste from antimicrobial manufacturing could be inadvertently fuelling AMR.
More than 5,12,000 Indian nationals received visit visas. (Representational image)(Getty Images)
More than 5,12,000 Indian nationals received visit visas. (Representational image)(Getty Images)

Number of Indian students going to UK for higher studies rises by 63 per cent, says British High Commission

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 09:48 AM IST
According to a statement, latest UK immigration statistics show that over 30,000 Indian students received a Tier 4 (study) visa for the year, up from almost 19,000 the previous year.
British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith with his deputy Andrew Ayre at Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial on Saturday to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1919 massacre.(HT photo/Sameer Sehgal)
British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith with his deputy Andrew Ayre at Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial on Saturday to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1919 massacre.(HT photo/Sameer Sehgal)

Jallianwala Bagh massacre ‘a shameful act’, says UK envoy in Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 04:21 PM IST
UK envoy to India Dominic Asquith expressed regret over Jallianwala Bagh and called it a shameful act of British Indian history.
The post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy, set out in an immigration White Paper, was tabled in the House of Commons last month by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid.(Bloomberg)
The post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy, set out in an immigration White Paper, was tabled in the House of Commons last month by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid.(Bloomberg)

Recognition of degree, skilled jobs: UK to open doors for more Indians after Brexit

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 09:32 PM IST
The UK also wants to ink a pact with India similar to the one New Delhi has with France, treating each other’s academic degrees as equivalent for higher studies and jobs
Agusta Westland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi.(PTI)
Agusta Westland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi.(PTI)

India grants UK mission consular access to AgustaWestland accused Christian Michel

UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 06:23 PM IST
He is one of the three middlemen, being probed by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate in the case, besides Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa. Michel has denied the charges.
Christian Michel, a key accused and alleged middleman in India's abortive, scandal-tainted helicopter deal with Anglo-Italian firm Agusta Westland, is pictured inside a police vehicle outside a court in New Delhi, India.(REUTERS)
Christian Michel, a key accused and alleged middleman in India's abortive, scandal-tainted helicopter deal with Anglo-Italian firm Agusta Westland, is pictured inside a police vehicle outside a court in New Delhi, India.(REUTERS)

British High Commission seeks consular access to Christian Michel

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 11:03 AM IST
Christian Michel, one of the three middlemen, being probed by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate in the case, besides Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa. Michel has denied the charges.
Christian Michel, a key accused and alleged middleman in AgustaWestland helicopter deal, is pictured inside a police vehicle outside a court in New Delhi on December 5, 2018.(Reuters)
Christian Michel, a key accused and alleged middleman in AgustaWestland helicopter deal, is pictured inside a police vehicle outside a court in New Delhi on December 5, 2018.(Reuters)

British High Commission seeks consular access to AgustaWestland deal accused Christian Michel

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:43 PM IST
A spokesperson of the British high commission said information has been sought from the Indian authorities urgently on Michel’s “circumstances” and that the British government is in contact with his family.
England are set to play three Test matches against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
England are set to play three Test matches against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)

England told to stay vigilant amid Sri Lanka crisis

Colombo | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 09:28 AM IST
Sri Lanka was plunged into the crisis on Friday when president Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa to replace him, breaking up a fragile coalition governing the island.
In changes to its immigration policy tabled in Parliament on Friday, the UK Home Office announced a relaxation of the Tier 4 visa category for overseas students from around 25 countries.(Reuters File Photo)
In changes to its immigration policy tabled in Parliament on Friday, the UK Home Office announced a relaxation of the Tier 4 visa category for overseas students from around 25 countries.(Reuters File Photo)

No change in visa policy for students from India, says UK

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Indian students will experience no change as a result of the latest announcement on visa application, the British High Commission in New Delhi said.
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