UK Visa

  • Salman Khan gets UK visa, will start shooting for 'Kick' 06-08-2013 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: After being denied the first time, actor Salman Khan has finally got the UK visa and he will be flying to London to shoot for upcoming film 'Kick'. "He will be flying to London," sources close to the actor told PTI. Salman would be leaving for London in a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-07-2013 11:57 PM

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  • UK clarifies no final decision taken on visa bond 26-06-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: The UK on Wednesday said no final decision has been taken on the new cash bond of Rs 2.75 lakh for obtaining British visa, which they intend to run as a pilot scheme, a day after India voiced its strong protests over the proposed move. Noting that UK...
  • Khurshid plays down UK visa bond issue, says it's just a proposal 26-06-2013 07:41 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has played down concerns over a new UK policy saying the requirement for a bond was still merely a proposal. ...
  • India seeks details from UK on hefty visa bond proposal 26-06-2013 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: There is growing tension between India and the UK over the 3,000 pound visa bond for high risk visitors including Indians, Nigerians, Sri Lankans and Pakistanis. India is asking for more information on the bond. Sources in the British High Commission say that it's not a policy decision...
  • India asks UK why no action is being taken against Lalit Modi 31-05-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: India has asked the British government as to why it is not taking action against former IPL chief Lalit Modi who has sought refuge in London. Sources say Finance Minister P Chidambaram took up the issue of Lalit Modi during his meeting with the UK Chancellor of the...
  • UK visa: Tuberculosis screening for Indians soon 13-08-2012 08:01 PM

    London: From Thursday onwards, Indian citizens seeking to enter Britain for more than six months will need to be screened for tuberculosis before they are granted a visa, official sources said. The costs of screening and subsequent treatment will be met by those people applying to come into the UK,...
  • New visa norm leads to fewer Indian students in UK 20-07-2012 05:42 PM

    London: The new student visa system in Britain that was introduced to prevent abuse has led to a decline in the number of students coming from India, but the overall number of international students has not changed, according to a Home Office minister. "I accept there has been a decline...
  • UK visa scam: 2 NRIs jailed for 11 years 22-05-2012 04:27 PM

    London: Two men of Indian origin, who accumulated over 800,000 pounds from an immigration scam that involved setting up three bogus companies as fronts to help people stay in the UK illegally, have been jailed for 11 years. Solicitor Srinath Aredla, 39, and Santosh Koletti, 33 who lived in Hounslow,...
  • Now, permanent settlement in UK gets tougher 29-02-2012 07:37 PM

    London: For the first time, Britain is breaking the link between the number of years a migrant spends in the country and permanent settlement, by introducing a 35,000-pound annual salary threshold for those seeking to avail the privilege, a move that is likely to affect Indians. Until now, permanent settlement...
  • UK probing NRI lecturer in visa scam 05-10-2011 02:04 PM

    London: Britain's immigration officers have launched an investigation after an Indian-origin lecturer at a college was covertly filmed advising students how to cheat at MBA exams and exploit loopholes to obtain visas. Lecturer Surya Medicherla was filmed giving students tips on how to cheat in exams and how to deceive...
  • UK announces changes in student visa system 23-03-2011 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: In what could be a setback to many Indian students aspiring to study in Britain, the UK government has announced a major overhaul of the student visa system, tightening the entrance criteria and the post-study work route. There will be restrictions on work placements on courses provided by...
  • Going to UK? Be ready for tough visa rules 03-03-2010 09:12 AM

    New rules for student visas come into force from Wednesday. ...
  • UK's visa halt in North India hurts genuine students 05-02-2010 09:50 AM

    Chandigarh: Students wanting to go to the United Kingdom for higher studies from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal are a disappointed lot because the UK Border Agency has temporarily stopped accepting any new student visa applications from New Delhi, Jalandhar and Chandigarh. This decision to not accept visa applications from 3...