Passport power


41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up Indian citizenship last year: Indian government

India News: As many as 41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up their Indian citizenship last year, compared to only seven in 2020,...


H-1B visa sign ups for next year’s fiscal to begin on March 1

USA News: The H-1B visa registrations for next year’s fiscal would start on March 1 and remain opened till 18 of the same month.


Increasing reach of Indian passport; now visa-free access to 59 nations: Report

India has jumped seven places to rank 83rd on the index with visa-free access as compared to 90th last year, Henley Passport Index said in...


Indian expats in UAE can now renew passports up to a year prior to expiry

Indian passport holders in the UAE will now not be required to wait until the very last moment to renew their expired passports, an official...


Singapore has world's second strongest passport: Global mobility report

Singapore has the second strongest passport of any country in the world, according to a recent survey. Asian countries top the list of the...


Scoot world's first low-cost carrier to get diamond status in airline health safety audit

Singapore News: Singapore Airlines' budget arm Scoot has been awarded the Diamond status in the APEX Health Safety global audit of airlines,...


OCI cardholders no longer need to carry old passport while travelling to India

People of Indian origin and Indian diaspora who have an overseas citizen of India (OCI) card are now not required to carry their old,...


UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates online portal for NRIs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday launched the Indian state's official online portal for Non-Resident Indian (NRIs),...


Asian passports remain most powerful, UK & US passport power declines

Japan and Singapore maintained their top spot as the world’s most powerful passports in the third quarter report published by the Henley...


Proposed changes to Indian passport might make life tough for NRIs, travellers

A new series of proposals that will mean a major status change for Indian passports, might make life tough for NRIs, travellers.


Singapore passport becomes second most powerful in world in 2018 Henley Index

Singapore passport has become the second most powerful in the world as it ranks second in the 2018 Henley Passport Index.


Diaspora direct beneficiary of our passport push: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar

S Jaishankar has said that our intensive efforts to make passport available to maximum number of Indians have created an environment for the...


NRIs who abandon their spouses may have their passports revoked

Issues of NRIs abandoning their spouses, in a bid to safeguard Indian women in Non-Resident Indian (NRI) may have their passports revoked.


Singapore ties with Germany on most powerful passport index

Singapore ties with Germany as the country with the most powerful passport in an international ranking for the first time, published by...


Singapore passport ranked 4th in the world for travel freedom

Singapore passport is now ranked fourth in the world for travel freedom, climbing up a spot from last year.