Passports

Russia accepts passports issued by Ukraine rebels

President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree that Russia is temporarily accepting passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine, the media reported on Sunday.

Feb 19, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Rio court to return passports to Irish Olympic officials

A Rio de Janeiro court will return the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and they will be allowed to leave Brazil, a source in the Rio state security services said on Friday.

Aug 27, 2016, 06:42 AM IST
North Korea allows Chinese tourists to visit without passports

North Korea allows Chinese tourists to visit without passports

The passport-free visits, which began on Saturday, allows Chinese tourists to travel from the border city of Dandong to the North Korean city of Sinuju.

Jul 11, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports: Media

Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports, according to official local media.

Jun 07, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Xinjiang residents now have to submit DNA for passports: Media

Residents of a border district in China`s mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports, according to official local media.

Jun 07, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Passports to be re-issued free-of-cost in flood-battered Chennai

The special scheme, to be effective from Tuesday would be valid for two months.

Dec 07, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

UK strips 50 terror suspects of passports

At least 50 suspected Islamist terrorists have been stripped of their passports by the UK government.

Oct 04, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

No need for police verification for reissue of passports: Govt

No police verification is required for reissue of passports, the government said on Wednesday.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

China restricts passports for Tibetans: Rights group

Beijing effectively bans Tibetans and other ethnic minorities from obtaining passports, Human Rights Watch said Monday, amid a surge in Chinese tourists travelling abroad.

Jul 13, 2015, 05:38 AM IST

RPO Ranchi impounds more than 100 passports

Regional Passport Office (RPO) at Ranchi has impounded more than 100 passports and also detected as many fake documents including birth certificates produced by the applicants last year, a senior official of the RPO here on Saturday said.

May 30, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Japan may confiscate passports of those going to danger zones

The Japanese government plans to confiscate passports from citizens planning to travel to areas considered dangerous, national media reported on Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Passports have been issued on fake addresses: Police to Delhi HC

The city police on Friday admitted in the Delhi High Court that passports have been issued on fake and non-existent addresses due to "bogus" verification by policemen against whom action has been taken.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Withholding of passports in Yemen: Centre's intervention sought

Kerala on Saturday sought Centre's urgent intervention after nurses who returned from Yemen yesterday complained that some of their colleagues could not leave the war-torn country as their passports were not given by the authorities there.

Apr 04, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

From June 1, seamen have to carry passports before travelling abroad

In a significant move, government has made it mandatory for seamen to carry passports before travelling abroad from June 1, withdrawing the over four decade-long exemption given to them.

Mar 26, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

Passports issued on non-existent addresses: Delhi HC seeks govt reply

 Taking note of allegations of Indian passports being issued to citizens and foreigners not living at addresses given by them, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought an explanation from the Centre and the city government on the issue.

Feb 25, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Six French have passports confiscated for planning Syria trip

Six French citizens have had their passports confiscated after allegedly planning to travel to Syria, a security source said on Monday -- the first time the measure has been used.

Feb 23, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Britain to seize jihadists` passports and stop them returning home

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday outlined plans to seize passports from radicalised Britons and stop them returning from fighting overseas, while proposing landing bans on airlines that fail to comply with London`s no-fly lists.

Nov 14, 2014, 06:27 AM IST

Ebola outbreak: Four Indian doctors get back their passports

All the four Indian doctors in a hospital in Nigerian capital Abuja, who have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes, were given back their passports following intervention by the Indian High Commission in that country.

Aug 14, 2014, 22:12 PM IST

India asks Abuja hospital to return Indian doctors` passports

India has asked the Nigerian branch of an Indian hospital to return the passport of four Indian doctors who claim to have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes.

Aug 13, 2014, 21:58 PM IST

UN complains to S Sudan after staff blocked

The United Nations has complained to South Sudan and demanded an explanation after four local UN staff were prevented from taking a plane and had their passports confiscated.

Jul 03, 2014, 03:56 AM IST