Left Menu
Development News Edition

Two sisters in Ambala denied passports because of their 'appearance'

Two sisters in Ambala denied passports because of their 'appearance'
Representative image Image Credit: Pixabay

After two sisters here were denied passports because of their "Nepalese appearance", Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Thursday directed authorities to initiate the process, officials said. Santosh and Heena had approached the regional passport office in Chandigarh a few days ago, but they were denied passports and it was written on their documents that "applicant seems to be Nepali".

Later, they approached the Haryana home minister who asked authorities to look into the matter. The officials said the process has been started and the passports would be issued to them soon.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...


Latest News

Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

Seoul, Feb 24 AP The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but pose...

Rurban Mission embodies spirit of Indian culture of community living: Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said the Centres flagship scheme Rurban Mission, embodies the spirit of Indian culture and tradition which is that of community living. The Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi o...

UPDATE 2-Islamic Jihad says it has ended rocket fire after two days of Gaza-Israel hostilities

The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said on Monday it had ended its military response to Israel after two days of firing rockets from Gaza at its neighbour, which responded in turn with air strikes. The Islamist group launched doze...

Aaditya demands separate budget for Tourism department

Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Monday demanded a separate budget forhis department. The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government will present itsmaiden Budget on March 6. Aaditya, son of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, saidthe ...

Give Feedback