Lost your passport or cellphone abroad? Just stroll through the doors of one of any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria, and staff members will provide a 24/7 hotline number for the US Embassy and a phone to call there if needed, according to the partnership announced on Facebook last week.
For the documents, applicants can submit their Aadhaar card, birth certificate, PAN card with date of birth or transfer/school leaving/matriculation certificate with their DoB as a proof of their birth date.
Union Minister Satya Pal Singh had also sought seizure of Umesh Kumar's passport, fearing that he may leave the country before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as he owes sugarcane farmers Rs 462 crore in dues.
“A few days ago, under the leadership of A K Singh from Indian Embassy, the youths were rescued from Chabahar and brought to Tehran. They will be returning to India on Wednesday,” said Sk Jinnar Ali, chairman of NATC.
On June 20, Mohammad Anas Siddiqui and Tanvi Seth, who have been married for 12 years, tweeted that they were humiliated by the passport officer, Vikas Mishra, when they visited the passport office in Lucknow.
Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, secretary, External Affairs Ministry, said MEA’s plan to open Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (PoPSK), in collaboration with India Post, has proved a big success in increasing the accessibility of the service to residents.
Passport details will help banks take timely action to prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country. Several big defaulters like Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Vijay Mallya and Jatin Mehta have fled putting the recovery mechanism in quandary.
The government has made a number of changes in passport rules over the past year with the objective of making registration of passports easier. The Ministry of External Affair, which handles the issuing of passports in India, released new passport rules in December 2016. Few changes have followed afterwards as well. We look at all […]
Assam, Jan 11 (ANI): On November 24, ULFA general secretary Golap Baruah alias Anup Chetia was released from Guwahati central jail after 18 years of incarceration in Bangladesh and prisons in India. The court had granted him bail in the last of the four cases registered against him. Soon after the release, Chetia apologized for the 2004 Independence Day blast in Dhemaji, Assam. Thirteen people, including 10 school children, died in the incident. Chetia has pledged to never to take up arms and said he will join the ongoing peace process. The ULFA general secretary was detained in Bangladesh in 1997 for illegally entering the country using a forged passport, and was found in possession of arms and foreign currencies. On November 11, 2015, Bangladesh handed over top ULFA leader Anup Chetia to India's Central Bureau of Investigation and he was brought to Guwahati on a transit remand. The release is seen as breakthrough in the ongoing talks between Ulfa, the Centre and state government. However, Paresh Baruah, who is the head of military wing of ULFA, is continued to oppose to any peace talks. Experts believe the exclusion of the Baruah faction hinders the peace process. In the last few decades, Assam has witnessed violence perpetrated by Ulfa.