'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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