Tuesday, July 16

Day: January 22, 2015

No more online appointment for Indian visa
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No more online appointment for Indian visa

    India has relaxed visa application process waiving the online ‘appointment date’ for all categories, except tourist ones, with effect from February 1. “With effect from February 1, applications for all categories of Indian visas, except tourist visas, will be accepted on a walk-in-basis without an online appointment date’ at Indian Visa Application Centers (IVACs),” said a revised Indian visa procedures applicable for Dhaka and Khulna centers. The categories are business, medical, medical attendant, students, research, journalists, conference, employment, transit, artists, sportspersons, spouses of Indian nationals, spouses of business persons, private sector ITEC trainees, family members of persons attending government of India sponsored training and foreign nationals...
Ban imposed on pillion passengers on motorbikes
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Ban imposed on pillion passengers on motorbikes

    The government on Thursday banned motorcyclists from carrying passengers until further notice following arson by drive-by miscreants amid political turmoil in the country The order from Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges came on Thursday  afternoon, four days after two Eden College girls were burned in a drive-by arson attack near Jatiya Sangsad in the capital. According to the circular, the ban has been imposed under section 88 of the Motorcycle Act, 1983, and it would remain effective until further notice. The order will take effect immediately.” The order was issued to ensure security of the people in view of motorcycles being used to create violence and sabotage the country, the order read.