Akshay Kumar

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Akshay Kumar's Viral Claim On India Called Land Of Modi, Trolled

Netizens are trolling Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar for his recent interview where he says that when he hands over his Indian passport to the immigration, they show respect, saying "Oh...you're from Modi country." Making a viral meme out of it, netizens are questioning the authenticity of this statement, as Akshay Kumar got his Indian passport on August 15, 2023, and has not traveled anywhere since then. Interview video went viral. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 11:15 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Viral Story, Akshay Kumar, Bollywood, Passport, interview, Boycott

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Akshay Kumar Opens Up About His Canadian Citizenship

Akshay Kumar has frequently been the target of trolls because of his Canadian passport and citizenship. He was named "Canada Kumar," and has finally spoken about the situation. During an interview with Lallantop, Akshay was asked why he wanted a… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 01:16 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Akshay Kumar, Canadian citizenship, Passport, Movies, Bollywood

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V Muraleedharan

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Indian Govt To Roll Out E-Passports, Starts Testing Chips: V Muraleedharan

V Muraleedharan, Union Minister of State for External Affairs, informed Rajya Sabha that the Indian government will soon launch e-passports for the citizens of India. The e-passports will come an embedded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip and an antenna as inlay in the back cover, said Muraleedharan. He further stated that the launch will be made during 2022-23. The testing process has reportedly been started using sample chips.

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: V Muraleedharan, rajya sabha, Passport, E-passport, RFID Chip

Courtesy: ANI

Fake Visa

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1 Held For Attempting To Board Paris Flight With Fake Visa: Delhi

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel apprehended a man by the name Sushil Kumar who tried to board a plane with a "forged" visa, on March 23. The incident took place in the Terminal III of Indira Gandhi International Airport when the man reportedly created suspicion with the manner he was moving. Kumar attempted to board an Air India flight to Paris. He was then handed over to Delhi police. 

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 09:07 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Fake visa, Delhi, CISF, Paris, Passport

Karti Chidambaram

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RPA To Direct 10-Years Passport Validity For Karti Chidambaram

Union former P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram will get a new passport with 13-year passport validity. The Madras HC  bench led by Justice M Govindaraj asked the Regional Passport Authority (RPA) to issue the passport. He allowed a writ petition from Karti, dismissing petition ordered dated April 8. 2021 and August 24, 2021, of the RPA, which turned down Karti's plea for passport valid for 10 years.

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 09:55 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Union Minister, India, P chidambaram, Chennai, Passport

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Passport for Afghans.

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Afghanistan Starts Passport Issuance Services In 32 Provinces

Afghanistan is set to commence its passport issuing process from December 6 for another 14 provinces, said the passport department officials at the Government Media and Information Center. Director of the passport department Alem Gul Haqqani said in all the 32 provinces we'll issue the passport of applicants. The department revealed that since the reopening of the offices in Afghanistan around 125,000 passports have been issued, reported read-more

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 01:57 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Afghanistan, Passport, GMIC, Kabul, Alem Gul Haqqani

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Amazon Sends Original Passport With Order Of Passport Cover: Kerala

In a bizarre incident, Mithun Babu from Kerala's Wayanad received an original passport with his order of a 'passport cover' by Amazon. The incident happened on November 1. Babu contacted the customer care of Amazon but didn't get the solution. Eventually, he ''surrendered the passport'' to the police. Reportedly, the company sent the passport of its last customer who had mistakenly returned it with his order from Thrissur.  

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Passport, Amazon, Wayanad, Thrissur, Kerala

Courtesy: Zee News

Indian Post

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India Post Offers Passport Registration, Application Facilities

The Indian Post has rolled out a new facility of passport registration and passport availability at the nearest Post office which was first carried out at various passport Seva Kendra. For availing of the facility, the applicant needs to visit the post office's Common Service Centers or CSS. It will be mandatory for all applicants to be present physically under the new scheme.

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 10:25 AM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Passport, Indian Post, application, registration

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Passport photo booth.

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Rimowa Allows You To Get Rid Of Imperfect Passport Photographs

Rimowa, a German luxury luggage brand has come up with a free passport photo booth that lets people take their passport photo and get away from unflattering photos. The photo booths are situated just behind a metallic pillar, the cubicle is mostly white to achieve shadow-free light to get rid of imperfections. However, the camera will have an eight seconds countdown before the picture is taken.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 - 11:29 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Passport, photograph, booth, rimowa

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Representational image

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OCI Cardholders Rules For Re-Issue Of Overseas Citizen Of India Cards Eased

The government has now simplified the process of issuing Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cards. According to the new rule, an individual registered as an OCI cardholder after turning 20 does not need a new card on the issue of a fresh passport. Notably, the old rule required the re-issuing of passports after an individual turns 50 citing facial changes due to old age.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 01:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Overseas Job, NRIs, Passport, OCI cards

Courtesy: NDTV