Govt increases passport application collection canters

Govt increases passport application collection canters
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: People applying for a passport can now take a sigh of relief as they no longer would have to wait in queue for up to 15 hours to submit their application. The government has, from Monday, brought into operation six application …
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Passport shortage creates huge backlog, MEA in a tizzy
In Mumbai, officials from the special branch and city police who verify details of passport applicants said they haven't received a single application since January 17. “The situation is the same today. Several people are questioning us about the delay …
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What Defines Us as Jews? Actions — Not Ancestry.

What Defines Us as Jews? Actions — Not Ancestry.
But much as I adore everything British — even my dogs are named for Jane Austen characters — I have no interest in obtaining a passport from Her Majesty's Government. It's not my country. And it's not my tribe. To paraphrase what Josh Nathan-Kazis …
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Wannabe Chinese Space-Tourists Get Thumbs Down From US Government
… spaceship — comes under the thumb of the US's incredibly restrictive International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) export control. That means that anyone with a passport from restricted countries, like China and North Korea, are prohibited from riding …
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Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 28

Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 28
7-10:30 p.m. Feb. 14. 713 U.S. 1, Vero Beach. $ 20-$ 25. Ticket: 772-299-5772; www.dancevero.com. Christian Women's Connection of Vero Beach: Exciting Valentine luncheon inviting our men friends to join us. Noon Feb. 12. Oak Harbor Clubhouse, 4755 Oak …
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Ipex 2014: Transforming print into value
Yet, despite print volumes declining in some segments, in others print continues to grow despite the evolution of so much traditionally printed media into digital forms. The print industry around the world continues to demonstrate how innovation …
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Passport Melas: Over 2000 applicants in Pune breathe easy

Passport Melas: Over 2000 applicants in Pune breathe easy
As many as 1,100 appointments were given to applicant seekers, who visited the PSK to get their passport applications processed. The appointments to register for the Passport Mela were made available from January 16 and 1,097 appointments were …
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DJ Mo Beatz Talks Reppin' Detroit, New Projects and Passport Stamping
Being able to travel and see the world, getting major passport stamps while working is a dream most 20-somethings have while working in a cubicle, or stuck at a day job. Yet, being only 27, Mo Beatz (who was nominated for the Tour DJ of the Year at the …
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Latest Us Passport Renewal Form News

Claren Reese: Law driving folks crazy
Long gone are the days where you breeze into the Tax Collector's Office, fill out a few simple forms and smile for your not-so-glamorous mug shot to renew your driver's license. Due to Homeland Security, stricter new guidelines have been in effect for …
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Why are license and passport photos always so awful?
“Everything about us goes mushy.'' She then typically would clasp both hands to her face, tug each cheek down gently to exaggerate her mushiness, and note each time that she appreciated living long enough to see herself “gone to seed'' in the field …
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Indira Rajaraman: Working on the fine print

Indira Rajaraman: Working on the fine print
Domestic helpers for Indian diplomats in the United States had official sanction on both sides. The US has a whole visa category for such employees of foreign missions; and, on the Indian side, domestic staff are actually given an official passport and …
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As 'African' Chinese park money in Hong Kong, Beijing targets 'naked' officials
… his last name as Liu. He acquired Gambia permanent residency along with his wife and child in 2011. "It only takes 6 months to get my Hong Kong identity card, and I will apply for a Hong Kong passport after the (7-year) time limit," he said …
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