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Oncam Grandeye Continues Asian Expansion; Opens Office in Delhi, India
Oncam Grandeye, the security division of Oncam Technologies, formally launched its regional office in India at an event held on 14 Oct. at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Delhi

Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation to Host DESIGN PUBLIC
Adianta School of Leadership and Innovation is setting up the stage for yet another conclave to establish a dialogue around innovation with ‘Design Public’

Singapore Partners with UK in Conference to Advance Skin Research
More than 150 scientists from academia, industry and the clinical community in Singapore and the United Kingdom are gathering at Biopolis this week. They will meet to exchange ideas and discuss the latest cutting-edge skin research on wound healing, skin cancer and stem cell therapy for skin, at the Translational Skin Biology Symposium

Human traffickers stealing Pak-origin British sponsors' data to earn cash in Pak
Human traffickers in Pakistan are stealing credentials of British Pakistanis without their knowledge, and are using it to make fake visa applications for cash.

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives in Pakistan
British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks on bilateral and regional issues, focusing on peace and security in the region, officials said.

India inclined to support UN resolution to probe Lanka civil rights atrocities: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh, on Monday said India is inclined to support a United Nations resolution backed by the U.S. that calls on the Sri Lankan government to investigate atrocities against the Tamil minority during the country's civil war that ended in 2009.

UK disappointed over failure to emerge as preferred bidder for India's defence deal
British High Commission spokesperson Marcus Winsley has expressed disappointment over India not considering the Eurofighter Typhoon as the preferred bidder for India's air defence contract for Medium Multi-Role Aircraft (MMRA) worth 20 billion dollars.

Jailed Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt's baby refused British visa
Britain has denied the baby son of Pakistan's jailed former captain Salman Butt a visa, crushing the family's hopes of visiting him at the Wandsworth Prison in southern London, his father has claimed.

Dow's sponsorship of London Games not taken by British Government, says High Commission
In the wake of strong resentment in India over Dow's sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympics, the British High Commission has said that the decisions regarding the sponsorship were taken by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and also the London Organizing Committee and the British Government was not involved in taking the decision.

Pakistan arrests visa officer at British High Commission on 'human smuggling' suspicion
Pakistani authorities have arrested a visa officer at the British High Commission in Islamabad as part of an investigation into a human smuggling ring, on suspicion of selling sponsorship letters to people hoping to obtain a visa for the United Kingdom.

UK to provide emergency shelter, flood-resistant homes to Pak flood victims
The United Kingdom will provide emergency shelter and flood resistant homes to over 0.25 million people made homeless by this year's devastating floods in southern Pakistan, UK International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has announced.

Singapore police to lash UK businessman for pinching woman's butt
A Singapore judge has ordered the caning of a British businessman for squeezing a woman's bottom in a nightclub.

UK's veiled warning to Pakistan over bid to influence outcome of Afghan peace efforts
Pakistan should hope not only for its own prosperity, but also for the whole South Asian region and the world, as it is better to live with the rest of the world than to seek Afghanistan's alignment on any side, the UK's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Mark Sedwill, has said.

US, Pak must restore confidence following Abbottabad operation: UK
British Minister for South Asia at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Alistair Burt, has said that the United States and Pakistan must restore confidence following the secret military operation conducted by the US in Abbottabad that killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden on May 2.

Fake student visa applications from India increase before new UK law comes into force
Indians desperate to enter Britain before tough new rules come into force next week have applied in large numbers for visa as fake students.

UK, Pak MPs sign 'Declaration of Friendship' to deepen parliamentary ties
UK and Pakistani parliamentarians have signed a 'Declaration of Friendship' in Pakistan's National Assembly, recognising the strong bonds between both nations and laying out plans to further enhance the relationship between the two Parliaments.

'Troubled' Pakistan becoming fantasy land for documentarians
With Pakistan finding its way on the list of failed states, filmmakers are trying to capture its ground reality in the form of documentaries.

British High Commissioner meets separatist leader Malik
British High Commissioner to India Sir Richard Stagg, who is leading a three-member delegation to Jammu and Kashmir to understand the conflict issue in the region met separatist leader Yasin Malik here on Saturday.

Domestic action on climate change, India's strength: Ramesh
Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam ramesh, on Tuesday said that India's strength lay in encouraging domestic action against climate change.

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