'Your passport is being verified by local police'

'Your passport is being verified by local police'
As part of a slew of efforts to streamline the passport application process, the Pune police commissionerate has now started sending SMSes to passport applicants on the same day that an application is sent to their local police station to keep them …
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Passport Office To Resume Online Application Processing From Nov 5
Passport Officer Srinagar, Firdous Iqbal told KNS only those applications will be entertained which will come through proper registration through website and through proper appointment. “The service provider is releasing appointments from 11 in the …
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Smith 'most likely had help' getting passport
Internal Affairs says passport applications are checked for court orders before being issued. There were no court orders against Smith under his legal name of Traynor when he was convicted, so no grounds for the Department to reject his passport …
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Scandal forgotten, Cherie calls on her friends in high places
Keith Vaz, who had also phoned the Home Office about the Hinduja passport application, stood down from his post as Europe minister for health reasons following allegations that he had failed to declare hospitality from the Hindujas. Mr Vaz, who is now …
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Muslim group sues over Wayne Co. man's passport delay

Muslim group sues over Wayne Co. man's passport delay
According to the lawsuit filed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Michigan in U.S. District Court, Ahmed Nagi, 32, a naturalized citizen since 1994, applied to renew his passport in May 2013. Since then, he's been told his renewal application …
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Thunder beat Grizzlies 117-107 without Durant
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (center) goes up for a shot in the first quarter of an NBA preseason game Tuesday against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City. SUE OGROCKI/AP. Thunder in Tulsa. For the sixth time, Oklahoma City will play a …
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UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Medicare Advantage Plan for Beneficiaries in

UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Medicare Advantage Plan for Beneficiaries in
The AARP MedicareComplete Focus plan has a $ 0 monthly premium beyond the Part B premium, and includes coverage of prescription drugs, a SilverSneakers fitness membership and UnitedHealthcare's Passport program, which gives consumers access to their …
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Passport seva camps likely in Nellore
The Central Passport Organisation (CPO) will organise the passport seva camps in Nellore on a regular basis, in view of the emerging demand for the issuing or renewal of passports. Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a letter sent in …
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Lawsuits against sponsors pile up
The Labor Office in Makkah has witnessed in the past few days an influx of large number of foreign workers who have filed lawsuits against their Saudi sponsors for breach of contract. The sponsors were sued for withholding passports, salary delays and …
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No official reply can now mean Yes
It also speeds up the recognition of various professional qualifications, classification of tourist accommodation, renewal of authorisation to run driving schools and even a foreign artist's right to a droit de suite fee on resale of their works if …
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Republicans keep western Iowa red
It gained steam in early September after the candidates' first televised debate, when Appel and Young differed on whether they would “urge” the State Department to revoke passports of Americans with ties to terrorist groups. Young said he would …
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Northern Regional police dog retires; K-9 officer gets new partner
Clark, accused of killing his wife, the late U.S. Postal Service employee Jill Clark, is awaiting trial. … Dorsch's new four-legged partner — now in training — is Nolte, a wiry, mostly black, 14-month-old, 55-pound German shepherd bred in Europe …
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NEW – Dozens of 'Dark Web' Criminal Websites Seized in Silk Road 2.0
“People who believe they can commit crimes anonymously using the Internet should reconsider,” said US Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein at the time. … one simply needs the URL, which means if a user has the skills to navigate …
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Photographing Europe's Abandoned Border Crossings

Photographing Europe's Abandoned Border Crossings
"When I was a teenager, to travel from Spain to Germany meant crossing two or three borders (depending on the route) with stops, showing passports, police controls, and also using three different currencies," he says. "I would like some kind of 'United …
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Sex Trafficking: Survivor Marcela Loaiza becomes international advocate for
LAS VEGAS, NV, November 13, 2014 – Meet Marcela Loaiza: wife, mother, author, and international advocate against human trafficking. Marcela's story began on February 20th, 1978, the day she was born in Armenia, Colombia, an area in South America …
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Crowdfunding Disclaimers Aren't Adequate to Avoid Liability under U.S.
Moreover, three United States residents completed an investment in unregistered securities by wiring money into Eureeca's escrow account. In doing so, each U.S. investor provided a copy of his/her U.S. passport and proof of a United States address.
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DNA analysis starts on Nigeria building collapse victims
A total of 85 bodies will be flown back from Lagos – 81 South Africans, as well as the bodies of three Zimbabweans and a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who were all South African passport holders. Radebe denied there were diplomatic …
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Conservatives mulling legislation making it illegal to condone terrorist acts
He said work is already under way to provide law enforcement agencies with “additional tools” and that work will now be expedited. The dilemma faced by law enforcement agencies was highlighted by the case this week of Martin Couture-Rouleau. His …
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The Article I power in Zivotofsky v. Kerry

The Article I power in Zivotofsky v. Kerry
The argument also raises questions about the rest of the passport. The U.S. passport has lots of stuff on it: pictures of landmarks and inspiring quotations. None of this has to do with the movement of people. The current passport, for example, has …
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Police nab Liberians for 200k black money scam
Meanwhile, an American national, wanted in his home country for making fake US passports, has been arrested by Chon Buri immigration police. Police said Kwame Rasheed Jackson was arrested at a condominium in Pattaya, but did not say when the arrest …
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Kuwait is failing its most loyal residents

Kuwait is failing its most loyal residents
"Stateless residents reject this deal," Kuwaiti Bidoon activist Ahmed Al-Khalifa told a local news agency, comparing the deal to human trafficking. "Selling human beings in return for projects and investment is unacceptable," Al-Khalifa added. Another …
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No Rajarhat land for passport office
KOLKATA: The state government on Tuesday decided not to allot the one-acre plot in the Rajarhat-Newtown area to the Ministry of external affairs (MEA) for setting up a regional passport office. The decision was taken at a meeting of the industry …
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5 African nationals acquitted in fake passports case
A Delhi court has acquitted five African nationals, accused of possessing and providing fake passports to foreigners living illegally in India, saying that the prosecution has failed to prove its case and "non-joining of public witness created doubt in …
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Has the biological passport delivered clean or confused sport?
This was compounded by the desire of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) to justify an industry that was testing 250,000 samples a year but still needed old-fashioned confessions, police raids and whistle-blowers to take down organised doping networks.
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From the Publisher
The national leadership of the Police Department was already rendered lame duck, we submit, by events having to do with the Elvin Penner passport scandal from September 2013. It appears to the majority of the … It is to be presumed that the executive …
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Officials: Siblings Of Chicago Man Also Sought To Join ISIS
This undated passport photo provided by the U.S. attorney's office and presented as evidence at a detention hearing at federal court in Chicago, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, shows Mohammed Hamzah Khan. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox judge said Monday …
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Children's Museum to Celebrate Building Anniversary
When the Lantern was built in 2004 it connected the historic 1890's post office building, to the shutdown 1939 Buhl Planetarium, which the museum renovated. The new building quadrupled the size of the museum to 80,000 square feet. In the past ten years …
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Passport Dept asked to shut online service

Passport Dept asked to shut online service
They have been telling us that since the time DoP started putting up the information online, applicants have started to swarm their offices to collect their passports, a DoP official said. He, however, assured that the DoP will not shut down its online …
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Federal appeals court rejects citizenship proof rule for Kansas voters
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that Kansas cannot require proof-of-citizenship documents — almost always a birth certificate or passport — from prospective voters who register using a federal voter registration form. The court also …
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Review: iPhone 6: Bigger, Better… But Not the Best iPhone
Some might call us harsh but this is perhaps the first iPhone that has not really stunned us with its design – the Moto X too had a 4.7 inch display, but was much shorter (129.3 mm) and less wide (65.3 mm) even though it was thicker at 10.4 mm. You …
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