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Dec 23, 2016
Passport rules: Sadhus, sanyasis can now mention names of gurus instead of parentsUnder the new rules, total number of Annexes prescribed in the Passport Rule, 1980, has been brought down to 9 from the present 15 and all the annexes that are required to be given by the applicants would be self-declaration on plain paper.
Dec 07, 2016
Automated passport system rejects application of Asian descent in New Zealand; asks him to open eyesA New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.
Sep 23, 2016
An alleged scanned copy of Michelle Obama's passport has been leaked onlineAn image purported to be a scanned copy of U.S. first lady Michelle Obama’s passport was leaked online on Thursday alongside personal emails said to belong to a low-level White House staffer who worked with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Aug 22, 2016
Name of father not mandatory for issuing passport, Delhi HC tells authoritiesPassport authorities cannot insist upon mentioning the name of an applicant's father in the travel document, the Delhi High Court said on Monday.
Aug 21, 2016
True nationalism: Ten ways in which you can show your love for IndiaIt is time to remind ourselves what true nationalism actually means. This is how you can show your love for your country.
Jul 16, 2016
Maneka Gandhi supports single mothers, appeals for changes in passport rulesWomen and child development minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday responded to a petition started by a single mother, Priyanka Gupta as a reaction to the passport office denying her daughter's application because the names of both parents are required.
Jul 04, 2016
The US Senate can't get its hands on BlackBerry devicesThe US Senate has long been a loyal customer of BlackBerry devices as these were considered to have superior security features compared to competition.
Apr 25, 2016
CBI to seek diplomatic help in Vijay Mallya case, to send letter rogatory to five nationsAfter revoking the passport of Vijay Mallya, the government is all set to take the next step to intensify the investigation against the embattled liquor baron, facing charges of Rs 9,000 crore loan default and alleged financial irregularities.
Apr 24, 2016
External Affairs Ministry revokes Vijay Mallya's passportThe Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has revoked liquor baron Vijay Mallya's passport. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Sunday tweeted saying, "After having considered replies by Vijay Mallya, MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) revokes his passport under S.10(3)(c) & (h) of Passports Act."
Apr 02, 2016
Paperless passports on your smartphone to soon become a realityForgot your passport on way to the airport? Relax as De La Rue, a Britain-based commercial banknote printer and passport manufacturer, is working on a technology that can store "paperless passports" in smartphones.