The UK will review the security at the Indian High Commission here following "unacceptable" acts of violence by pro-Khalistan protesters, said Foreign Secretary James Cleverly. Concerned about such incidents, the UK Government warned of strict action and said, they have taken these matters "very seriously" and would "robustly" respond to such incidents. They would also adapt changes needed to ensure the security of the mission's staff.
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Following the India - Pakistan cricket match during the T20 World Cup on August 28, communal tensions flared up in Leicester in the UK, between members of the Indian-origin Hindu community. In regard to this, on September 19, the High Commission of India in London condemned the violence perpetrated against the Indian Community in Leicester and sought immediate action against those involved in these attacks.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
India gave training aids worth Rs 81,00,000 to Sri Lanka's Naval and Maritme Academy, trincomalee on March 14 for capacity building measures. The training equipments included models of heavy-weight torpedo ‘Varunastra’, underwater telephone and model of HMS Trincomalee. Handing to Lanka’s Commander Eastern Naval Area, Indian envoy Gopal Baglay expressed the significance of ushering ties with both navies. Besides, the Indian High Commission… read-more
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The Indian embassy in Bangladesh on November 11 stated that cricketer Shakib Al Hasan would be visiting India under the recently signed 'air bubble arrangement'. Both the countries had recently signed an agreement that would enable Bangladeshi citizens to visit India except for tourism purposes. The air bubble arrangement helps to operate international flights with a few restrictions. Reportedly, 28 flights a week will travel from Bangladesh… read-more
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The High Commission of India (HCI), London, with the support of London Metropolitan Police, has recovered three statues dating to Vijayanagara period. Reportedly, the statues were stolen from Vishnu Temple, Nagapattinam in 1978. Union Minister of Culture and Tourism Prahlad Patel lauded the efforts of HCI (London), Archaeological Survey of India and Tamil Nadu government. He added that 43 artefacts have been handed over to India in PM Modi's… read-more
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