Indian expats in Qatar are urgently required to apply for machine readable

Indian expats in Qatar are urgently required to apply for machine readable
The International Civil Aviation Organisation recently announced the phasing out of all non-machine readable passports (MRPs) by November 24, 2015, following which the Indian Embassy has urged all Indian citizens to apply for a machine readable …
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Soon, Passport Seva Kendra in Pondy
This could be a big relief to passport applicants living in Puducherry, Cuddalore and Villupuram districts as people travel more than 100 km to not only apply but also renew their passports. Pandian said Chennai receives the most number of applications.
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More and more Israelis 'renouncing' their citizenship
This group wanted to apply to sensitive posts in their countries. Some countries prohibit employment of dual passport holders. Most of the requests, according to the data, indicated that the majority of the requests were received by Israelis living in …
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US Expats Sue Over Canadian Deal to Tell Washington About Their Accounts

US Expats Sue Over Canadian Deal to Tell Washington About Their Accounts
She has never worked in the U.S., nor has she held a U.S. passport or paid taxes there. "I consider myself Canadian," Ms. Deegan said in a telephone interview, noting she has been a dual citizen since birth. In filing the lawsuit, "our intent was to …
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House, Senate intel chiefs offer bipartisan pressure for Obama to do something
… towns and vast tracts of land in northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq. It views Shiites as apostates and has carried out a number of massacres and beheadings — often posting grisly videos and photos of the atrocities online. (AP Photo …
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How United Airlines Just Made It a Lot Easier to Check Your Bags
American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL ) debuted a similar program at O'Hare in March, at which time the airline told the Tribune that the new self-check process is more than 50% faster than checking bags at the ticket counter. Alaska Airlines (NYSE: … The …
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Eritrea collecting 'money for the dictator' from expats in Canada

Eritrea collecting 'money for the dictator' from expats in Canada
The 28-year-old is a permanent resident of Canada, not yet a citizen, and had to renew her Eritrean passport back in February. She was in for a nasty surprise. As she told CBC News, Eritrea demanded a share of her annual income in a levy some liken to …
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Passport renewal for Fijians overseas
The Immigration Department will be sending out teams next week to renew passports of Fijian living overseas. Director Major Nemani Vuniwaqa confirms there has been increasing interest from people who've migrated and had their passports expire.
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Radford mum's fury as passport farce costs her £153
“In total, it's cost me £153.07 to renew a child's passport, and we only received it last week. “I am going to keep hassling until I get my money back.” When the Telegraph contacted the Home Office, a spokesman said they would respond to Joanne …
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