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Henley Passport Index 2022

Henley Passport Index 2022 was recently released. The latest edition shows record-breaking levels of travel freedom for the top-ranking countries, Japan and Singapore. Key Findings of the report The report also reveals that, there was the widest recorded global mobility gap since the index was created 17 years ago. Passport holders of two Asian nations, Japan ..

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New scheme launched to integrate Passport services with Digi Locker

The Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan has launched a new scheme that integrates the Passport services with the Digi Locker. With the launch of this scheme, the passport application in India had now been made even easier. Significance of the move Now the applicants can benefit from the DigiLocker platform while ..

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Indian Passport to have Lotus Symbol

Symbol of Lotus will be printed on the new Passports of Indian citizens, the Minister of External Affairs said that it is part of the enhanced security features taken by the Ministry are as per the new guidelines introduced by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The Ministry of External Affairs under the Government of ..

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Indian passport ranked at 86th position in latest Henley Passport Index 2019

The Indian passport has been ranked at the 86th position with a mobility score of 58 in the latest Henley Passport Index 2019. The score points out that Indian passport holder can access 58 countries around the world without a prior visa. The index includes 199 passports and 227 travel destinations — including micro-states and ..

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Indian passport ranked as 79th most powerful in world

As per 2019 Henley and Partners Passport Index, the Indian passport has been ranked as the 79th most powerful in the world. The Henley index ranks world’s passports based on how many countries they can get the holder access to without a prior visa. An Indian passport holder can visit 61 countries without a pre-travel ..

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