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Henley passport index 2021- Highlights

The Henley Passport Index 2021 was released recently in which India’s rank has dropped by six places as compared to 2020 index. Key Points Henley Passport Index lists the most travel-friendly passports of the world. This year India has been ranked at 90th This Index was released at a time when countries are relaxing the travel ..

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Henley Passport Index – Update (January, 2021)

The Henley Passport Index was launched by the International air Transport Association. Around 227 different travel destinations are considered to launch the index. The index is released based on the number of destinations the holders can access without visa. What are the Key findings of Henley Passport Index? Nepal at rank 104 and Pakistan at ..

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June 24: Passport Seva Divas

Every year, Passport Seva Divas is celebrated on June 24. The day is celebrated to commemorate the enactment of Passports Act on 24 June, 1967 Highlights On the Passport Seva Divas, the Government of India announced that the process of production of chip enabled e-passports are under way. This will help strengthen security of Indian ..

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Passport Renewal Reminder Services begun by Passport Seva Kendras

On January 28, 2020, the Ministry of External Affairs launched the Passport renewal reminder services. The Passport Seva Kendras operating under the Ministry of External Affairs will send SMS about the renewal Highlights The ministry is to send two Reminder messages, one before 9 months and another before 7 months. Along with the reminder message, ..

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Henley Passport Index launched

Recently, Henley Passport Index was launched. The index was launched based on the data collected from International Air Transport Association (IATA). Around 199 different passports and 227 different travel destinations were considered to launch the index. The Index is based on the number of destinations their holders can access without visa. Highlights According to the ..

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