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UK sees record tourism growth in 2017 from India

Overall, 2017 was a record-breaker for overseas visits to the UK and for the amount visitors spent across the country. There were a total of 39.2 million inbound visits to the UK in 2017, up 4%, with visitors spending £24.5 billion, up 9%.  Visitors from India travelling to the UK in record numbers Latest official figures

Oxford University Press India to send Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad winners to the University of Oxford, UK

Top two English Challenger track winners of CENTA Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad (TPO) to undergo a two week classroom course at the University of Oxford, UK Rank 3 to 16 in the English Challenger track will undergo OUP’s professional development courses for teachers in India New Delhi, Monday, 09 April:  Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s

KASHISH to facilitate screening of Indian LGBTQ films in UK, USA

KASHISH Global recently screened at Australia, Pakistan, Mexico, South Korea, Canada, China, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Hong Kong   KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival – will once again take Indian LGBTQ films across the world this year as part of its KASHISH Global Initiative. The forthcoming screenings

Everything you always wanted to know about the Visa to the UK, but …

(all stats given are for year ending September 2017)   Over 517,000 visas were granted to Indian nationals, in the year ending September 2017. In the same period over 433,000 visit visas were granted to Indian nationals, an 11% increase year on year. The UK has 18 Visa Application Centres in India – more Visa

Mahindra Special Services Group Wins International Green Apple Award for Sustainability in House of Commons, UK

  Mumbai, November 21, 2017: Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) a subsidiary of Mahindra Defence Systems Limited, India’s leading corporate security risk consulting firm has won the prestigious International Green Apple Award for the Coconut Project. Mahindra SSG Coconut Project comprised coco painting and coco planting as two initiatives aimed at fighting dengue. Since coconuts

AML BitCoin Gains Rapport in the UK

London, United Kingdom, 13th November 2017: Marcus Andrade, chief operating officer of NAC Foundation, LLC, creator of the innovative new digital currency AML BitCoin, met with Adam Afriyie, Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, in London to discuss how AML BitCoin can solve the concerns impeding the widespread introduction of digital currencies in


The UK Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart OBE MP congratulates the Kenyan people for turning out in such high numbers on during the Election Day. “We call on all Kenyans and international partners to continue to work together in the spirit of peace, partnership and democracy over the coming hours and days, and to await

AXELOS Launches PRINCE2® 2017, world’s most widely used Project Management Methodology in India

New Delhi, India, July 25, 2017: AXELOS, announces the launch of PRINCE2® 2017, the latest version of world’s most widely used Project Management Methodology in India. PRINCE2® is firmly established as the world’s most practiced method for project management and is globally recognized for delivering successful projects. The updated PRINCE2® ensures the method’s tried and

British Deputy High Commissioner on the General Elections held in the UK

The British Deputy High Commissioner Kolkata, Mr Bruce Bucknell, made the following Statement after the United Kingdom held its General Elections on 8 June 2017   Kolkata Friday 9 June 2017 ‘The 2017 UK elections are a celebration of democracy.  Democracy is a rich and robust tradition that the UK shares with India. ‘Despite the

Cox & Kings’ Survey reveals Dubai, UK and Singapore are the Top Vegetarian-Friendly Destinations for Indians

70% Vegetarian Travellers choose destination based on accessibility to Vegetarian Food    As per the latest Cox & Kings Survey on ‘Top Vegetarian-Friendly Destinations and Preferences of Indian Vegetarian Outbound Travellers’, Dubai, the United Kingdom and Singapore have topped the list of most preferred Vegetarian-Friendly destinations for Indian Vegetarian Travellers. Other destinations preferred for holidaying