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23 Sikh pilgrims' passports missing from Pakistan High Commission in Delhi; Islamabad denies involvement, blames Indian travel agent
India

23 Sikh pilgrims' passports missing from Pakistan High Commission in Delhi; Islamabad denies involvement, blames Indian travel agent

The passports belonged to Sikh pilgrims who were looking to visit gurudwaras in Pakistan, including the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, which holds special significance in the Sikh religion.

Scam-hit PNB gets passports of wilful defaulters impounded; expects to recover Rs 1800 cr from name and shame campaign
Business

Scam-hit PNB gets passports of wilful defaulters impounded; expects to recover Rs 1800 cr from name and shame campaign

State-run lender PNB is expected to recover around Rs 1,800 crore from its non-performing assets (NPAs) recovery mechanism - "Mission Gandhigiri"

Videocon loan row: Lookout notice issued against Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar and Venugopal Dhoot
Business

Videocon loan row: Lookout notice issued against Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar and Venugopal Dhoot

The decision, equivalent to impounding their passports, aims to prevent them from leaving the country.

Corporate affairs ministry mulls proposal to collect passports details of directors
Business

Corporate affairs ministry mulls proposal to collect passports details of directors

Ministry of Corporate Affairs is considering a proposal to seek passport details of all individuals, who have permitted to serve as directors on the board of companies in a bid to prevent loan defaulters like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi leaving the country

Blue and red passport controversy: In system riddled with corruption, no pride in this 'them versus us' prejudice
India

Blue and red passport controversy: In system riddled with corruption, no pride in this 'them versus us' prejudice

Logically, different lines and queues at Immigration, consulates and embassies, and not even the protection or canopy of a normal passport.

MEA's orange passport plan: Oommen Chandy condemns Centre's proposal, calls it discriminatory
India

MEA's orange passport plan: Oommen Chandy condemns Centre's proposal, calls it discriminatory

Oommen Chandy on Monday strongly condemned the proposed move by the Centre to come out with an orange colour passport for those who have not passed their Class 10 examination.

British govt revokes 150 passports; 'suspected jihadists' returning from Islamic State-held areas targeted
World

British govt revokes 150 passports; 'suspected jihadists' returning from Islamic State-held areas targeted

Over 150 Islamist extremists have been stripped of their UK passports over fears that they would return from the Islamic State controlled territory in West Asia to launch attacks in Britain

Government of India has started the process to roll out chip-based passports
News & Analysis

Government of India has started the process to roll out chip-based passports

Chip-enabled e-passports with high-security features may soon be rolled out as the government has started preparation for introducing it.

Australia working on replacing passports with facial recognition and fingerprints
News & Analysis

Australia working on replacing passports with facial recognition and fingerprints

Australia on Sunday announced an overhaul of security at all its international airports, with technology set to replace passports as means of identifying passengers by 2020.

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules
India

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules

On Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs announced a list of rules to be followed while issuing new passports.

Full text: Rajeev Chandrasekhar discusses Aadhaar Bill in Parliament
Politics

Full text: Rajeev Chandrasekhar discusses Aadhaar Bill in Parliament

On Wednesday, the final day of the first part of the Budget Session, the Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar Bill. When the Rajya Sabha returned the Bill to the Lower House with some amendments, Independent Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar delivered a speech outlining these proposed amendments.

What's the big deal, Anupam Kher? We have regularly denied visas to Pakistanis too
India

What's the big deal, Anupam Kher? We have regularly denied visas to Pakistanis too

Anupam Kher is complaining because he wants to make a bigger national hero out of himself.

UK to allow parents to block teenagers’ passports to stop them from joining terror groups
World

UK to allow parents to block teenagers’ passports to stop them from joining terror groups

British parents worried that their 16 and 17-year-old children might travel to Syria or Iraq under the influence of militants will be able to apply to have their passports removed

Seven more airports in India to be declared entry points for e-visa
India

Seven more airports in India to be declared entry points for e-visa

Seven more airports, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi and Ahmedabad in his home state, will soon be declared as entry points along with the existing nine where citizens from eligible countries can land with an e-tourist visa.

Intelligence agencies interrogate 65 Bangladeshi nationals without valid visas, passports
World

Intelligence agencies interrogate 65 Bangladeshi nationals without valid visas, passports

Intelligence agencies on Tuesday interrogated 65 Bangadeshi nationals who were detained here for not having valid documents on 25 December.

Parliamentary panel seeks improved security features in passports
India

Parliamentary panel seeks improved security features in passports

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, in its report tabled in Lok Sabha, also suggested integration of the 'passport sewa' network with the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network to ensure effective verification of the applicants.

NIA arrests Lankan national for allegedly spying for Pak
India

NIA arrests Lankan national for allegedly spying for Pak

A Sri Lankan national was on Thursday arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the charge of spying on behalf of Pakistan.

Centaur Hotel Website Compromised
News & Analysis

Centaur Hotel Website Compromised

52 scanned copies of users' personal information were viewable on the Centaur Hotel website.

TCS' Passport Seva Project Likely To Be Launched By Next Month
Biztech

TCS' Passport Seva Project Likely To Be Launched By Next Month

The project failed to take off earlier as TCS was reportedly unable to provide fool-proof software.