PIA crew took 34 Indian transit passengers to Lahore hotel without visas

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) says that at least 34 Indian transit passengers flying from New Delhi to Saudi Arabia with a stopover in Lahore were taken to a local hotel there by Pakistan International Airlines crew, despite the passengers not possessing required visas.

Canada halts visas for residents of Ebola-hit nations

Canada has announced it was suspending visa applications for residents of Ebola-hit nations in a bid to prevent the deadly virus from crossing its borders.

Australia issues blanket visa ban on Ebola-hit countries

Australia came under fire on Tuesday from health experts and rights advocates after it issued a blanket ban on visas from West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak, making it the first rich nation to shut its doors to the region.

China halts visas for Hong Kong-bound tour groups: Travel body

China appears to have suspended visas for tour groups heading to Hong Kong as huge pro-democracy protests grip the semi-autonomous city, a travel industry leader said tonight.

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners: FA chief
Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners: FA chief

Greg Dyke, chairman of England`s Football Association, has called for mediocre foreign players to be prevented from playing in English leagues at the detriment to local players.

Russia streamlines visa applications for Sochi Olympics

Foreigners planning to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in February can obtain visas the same day they apply, Russian foreign ministry has said.

26/11 Mumbai attacks trial: Pak panel granted visas to visit India

India on Wednesday issued seven-day visas for the Pakistani judicial commission that will visit the country on September 21 to cross-examine the Mumbai terror attack witnesses and to carry forward the much-delayed trial here.

Indian-Canadian man fighting to get visas for parents

An Indian Canadian serving in the country`s air force is fighting to get visas to enable his India-based parents visit their ailing grandson.

US consular official embroiled in `sex for visa` scandal

US state department has reportedly acknowledged that a consular official posted in Guyana is allegedly involved in trading visas for money and sex.

Visas slow for Iraqis who helped US war efforts

The federal government has issued less than a quarter of the 25,000 visas created for Iraqis who helped American efforts during the Iraq War and the programme is set to end this year.

5,000 visas likely for Pakistani cricket fans

India is likely to issue 5,000 visas to Pakistani spectators to watch the Indo-Pak cricket series beginning December 25 but after framing stricter guidelines this time as several of them did not return home after watching such matches in the past.

Bollywood did not misuse visas: US cables

Following intensive investigation which also included a visit to the shooting site of `My Name is Khan` the US Consulate in Mumbai in 2009 concluded that Bollywood generally does not misuse the US visas issued to its crew, a WikiLeak cable has said.

Pakistan issues over 60 visas to CIA officials

The decision to issue the visas comes after an understanding between the two countries on CIA deployment in Pakistan.

Pakistan pledges more than three dozen CIA visas

The visas are part of an agreement to rebuild counter-terrorism efforts by forming a joint intelligence team.

US government revokes more visas for Haitians

Jon Piechowski declined to disclose the identities of the Haitians.

Take That members held by US customs over visas

Take That members Howard Donald and Mark Owen were held for hours by US customs, who quizzed them about their visas.

TVU: 50% Indian students to get visa reinstatement

More than 50 percent of the Indian students hit by the closure of California-based Tri
Valley University are at various stages of processing for the reinstatement of their visa status.

Swaraj raises issues of stapled visas, incursions with Wen

Leader of Opposition in Lok
Sabha Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Chinese Prime
Minister Wen Jiabao and flagged several contentious issues,
including that of stapled visas being issued to people of
Jammu and Kashmir.

B’desh not to give visas to 1971 war criminals

Bangladesh has decided to send a list of suspected war criminals from the country`s 1971 secession conflict with Pakistan.

India to take up with UK refund of students` fees

India will take up with the UK any case of students not getting their entitled fee refund on courses they could not pursue because of Britain`s decision to temporarily suspend student visas from three centres.