The British High Commission Canberra is the diplomatic mission of the Government of the United Kingdom to Australia, representing the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom's interests.
Charles, the Prince of Wales, is arriving on Wednesday on a two-day visit to India, his 10th official visit, to celebrate enduring British-Indian ties, with a focus on shared global challenges like sustainability and climate change.
Becoming a British High Commissioner is a very hectic job and a 22-year-old woman had a rare chance of taking up the post for a day and getting to experience what it is like to be the UK's envoy to India.
A 22-year-old woman from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh won the 'High Commissioner for a Day' competition and the chance to be the UK's top diplomat to India.
UK's Minister of State for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, is currently in India to further strengthen UK-India relations.
Over half a million Ind visited the UK within 12 months, marking an 11 per cent increase over the last year, according to a report.
The UK government on Wednesday announced that the application window for Chevening Scholarship and Fellowship programmes for the year 2020-21 is now open.
The UK on Saturday issued a travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning against travel to the state, except Jammu city and Ladakh, after the Indian government advised Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave in view of the security situation.
"See something, say something" was the call for the day as students, diplomats, members of the civil society and police officials got together to mark the World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2019 here on Tuesday.
India women's ODI team captain Mithali Raj on Wednesday said India are favourites to lift the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup as they have so many match winners along with MS Dhoni's wealth of experience.