Free Press Journal
  • Govt reins in NRIs who try to dump their wives

    New Delhi : The Government has effectively brought under control the rampant practice of the Punjabi non-resident Indians (NRIs) marrying in India and abandoning the wives after spending some years with them abroad.

  • 2 Nirav Modi cos accused of diverting duty-free diamonds

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Zonal Unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has registered a fresh case against absconding diamond czar Nirav Modi and his two firms Firestar Diamond International Pvt Ltd and Firestar International Pvt Ltd, for alleged diversion of diamonds and pearls worth Rs 890 crore.

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    Indore: Now, wind up your police verification in just 2 hours

    Indore: Regional Passport Office (RPO) launched a pilot project of app-based police verification in the city on Tuesday. The GPS enabled app would reduce police verification timing considerably even to a few hours.

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    Passport office in Thane merged with RPO in Mumbai

    Mumbai: In a major administrative decision, passport office in Thane has been merged with the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Mumbai. The Thane Passport office will now relocate from their current premises at Vardaan Sankul in Wagle Industrial Estate, to Videsh Bhavan in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai with effect from August 21.

  • Indore: Long wait for appointment hassles passport seekers

    Indore: Too much rush in city’s Passport Laghu Seva Kendra (PLSK) is giving a tough time to the Regional Passport Office (RPO) office at Bhopal, who has been constantly in pressure to reduce the waiting time of applicants. In order to attend the whopping number of citizens applying for passport, since the inception of PSLK in city, RPO has so far increased the quota of per day appointments from 100 to 250

  • Controversial preacher Naik’s passport revoked

    Mumbai : The Regional Passport Office has revoked the passport of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) put up a request to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) .

  • Indore: Appointments for passport centre from February 20

    Indore: All new Passport Service Centre (PSC) on the first floor of Tower A-1 of IDA’s high rise building Anandwan, spread over 10576 square feet is ready to begin its operation. Before its official inauguration on February 22, trial run of facilities was successfully conducted on February 8 and 9. For PSC appointments would start from February 20.