Cops must complete passport verification process in 21 days in Maharashtra

Cops must complete passport verification process in 21 days in Maharashtra
The decision, announced under the Maharasthra Right to Public Services Ordinance 2015, makes it mandatory for police to complete the on-ground verification of passport applicants in a time-bound manner, said Atul Gotsurve, regional passport officer.
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Yelp: Now for Bureaucracy, Not Just Brunch
(Post offices and passport agencies are currently some of the preferred targets of criticism.) The point of the initiative, Yelp's vice-president of public policy, Luther Lowe, told me, was in line with Kind's request: to give citizens a simple channel …
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Expat voting policy doesn't add up, couple says
Tatiana Warkentin and her husband, John, work for the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Bern, a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates policies for the worldwide postal system. "We decide kind of how the post functions," Warkentin told …
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Thief robs same cell-phone store four times: cops

Thief robs same cell-phone store four times: cops
Cops said the thief returned once more at 10:25 a.m. May 26 — again carrying a gun in a plastic bag — and took $ 300 from the register and another $ 300 more and a passport from the 23-year-old worker. The older employee said the thief struck only when …
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Passport Processing in Tarrytown July 7
Westchester County Clerk Timothy Idoni and staff will be at Patriots Park in Tarrytown on July 7 to process passport applications, officials announced. The service will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and in addition to processing, staff also will take …
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Passport verification: Cops send text alerts

Passport verification: Cops send text alerts
MUMBAI: People won't have to make rounds of a police station for verification of their passport application. The Thane rural police are sending text messages to passport applicants informing them about when they need to visit the police station for the …
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Pudukottai to be brought under Tiruchi Passport Seva Kendra
On an average, the Passport Office receives about 100 passport applications a day from Pudukottai district. The move is expected to decongest the Thanjavur PSK. “The Thanjavur and Tiruchi PSKs process about 800 applications every day. Of this, nearly …
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