Minorities from neighbouring countries to get five-year visa: Govt

Members of the minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will be given five-years visa instead of one year as part of government's effort to address their grievances and according citizenship in future.

Iran extends visas for 450,000 Afghan refugees

Iran said it had agreed to extend temporary visas for 450,000 Afghan refugees for six months, lifting a threat to send them back home to a country facing attacks by resurgent militants.

Visa-on-arrival registers over 62 percent growth

 Continuing the growth trajectory, a total of 2,968 foreign visitors availed the visa-on-arrival (VoA) scheme in Novemeber as compared to 1,824 during the same month last year, registering a growth of 62.7 per cent.

'Nov 24, 2015 deadline for phasing out handwritten passports'

People holding handwritten passports may not be issued visas for international travel after November 24 next year, government on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha.

E-Visa facility to be implemented at eight airports: Jaitley

 The e-Visa facility will be implemented at eight major airports of the country but will not be extended to the airports where security concerns are involved, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

E-visa facility for 43 countries at nine Indian airports launched

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the much-awaited electronic visa facility which is set to be launched on November 27.

India to provide immediate visa for patients from SAARC: PM

Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced that India will provide immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant for treatment in the country.

US wants China `to do well`, Obama says in announcing visa deal
US wants China `to do well`, Obama says in announcing visa deal

 President Barack Obama announced a deal Monday to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China "to do well" despite simmering tensions between the world`s two largest economies.

PIA took 34 Indian passengers to a Pak hotel without visa: FIA

 Pakistan's national carrier PIA allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they did not have a Pakistani visa, prompting authorities to launch a probe.

India clears visa-free facility for Albanian diplomatic passport-holders

 Government today gave its nod for signing of an agreement on the abolition of visa requirement for holders of diplomatic and official/service passports between India and Albania.

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa
ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has reportedly denied bizarre reports that he had been denied a visa after arriving to apply for it 'visibly drunk'.

Norwegians to get visa on arrival in India soon, says Pranab Mukherjee

Norway will be among the few countries whose nationals will soon be granted tourist visa on arrival facility in India, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday.

Visa on Arrival for Norway nationals soon: Pranab Mukherjee

Norway will soon feature in the list of few countries whose nationals get Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility in India, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Tuesday.

Indians to benefit from new Irish-UK visa deal

India will be one of the first countries to benefit from a new joint visa scheme signed between Ireland and the UK here on Monday.

How American media changed its stance towards Narendra Modi

How Narendra Modi changed the perspectives about him as portrayed by the American media

Gadkari meets Rajnath on visa, citizenship issues

A delegation of Sindhi and Bengali communities accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and submitted a memorandum to highlight their plight on visa and citizenship related issues.

Pak national waiting repatriation after completing sentence

A Pakistani national, who was arrested in 2011 here on charges of staying illegally in the country, is waiting to be repatriated after completing his sentence.

China praises South Africa for denying visa to Dalai Lama

China on Friday lauded South Africa for denying a visa to the Dalai Lama to attend a Nobel laureates' summit in Cape Town, appreciating its "correct position" on Chinese sovereignty over Tibet.

China praises South Africa over Dalai Lama visa row

 China on Friday thanked South Africa and praised its "correct position" for apparently denying a visa to Nobel Peace Prize winner and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Sri Lanka to review visa restrictions to deal Jihadist threat

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it was taking the al Qaeda threat "very seriously" and would review its visa restrictions to prevent jihadists from entering the country.