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  • 'India to make visa easy for foreigners'

    India will further smoothen the process of granting visa for foreigners and is implementing the Immigration Visa Foreigners’ Registration and Tracking (IVFRT) in a mission mode for their safety and convenience, the country's Home Minister Rajnath Singh says.

  • Visa

    Visa to launch contactless card, QR code payment by Oct

    Visa, the global payment solutions provider, will introduce contactless cards and QR code payment in Bangladesh by October this year.

  • ‘No negativity towards Amir’

    Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan pacer, is set for a return to the place where his career took an ill-fated turn. The left-arm quick is part of the squad that will tour England later in the month for a five-match Test series.

  • Siddikur Rahman

    Visa problems deny Siddikur

    Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman will not be able to take part in the Lyoness Open in Austria, thanks to a failure to acquire a visa in time.

  • US reaffirms shelter for bloggers, secular activists

    The United States has reaffirmed shelter for Bangladeshi bloggers and secular activists in view of the attacks and killings on the group in the South-Asian country. A spokesperson says US' Homeland Security will consider visa requests for bloggers and secular activists on "humanitarian parole".

  • Tripura governor for visa-free system between Bangladesh-India

    Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy has suggested the visa system between India and Bangladesh be withdrawn so as to allow ease of movement of the citizens of both the countries.

  • Amir 'eligible' for national selection

    The PCB has confirmed that Mohammad Amir is 'eligible' for national selection, having completed his rehabilitation programme after serving a five-year ban for his role in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal.

  • California shooter was not fully checked for visa

    U.S. authorities in Pakistan could have sought - but did not - a full background security investigation of San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik before granting her a visa to enter the United States in 2014, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.

  • Pak bank official sent back from Dhaka airport

    A joint director of the State Bank of Pakistan was sent back from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka as she had no Visa to visit Bangladesh.

  • Pay with your wrist using Swatch

    Swedish fashion brand Swatch has partnered with Visa on a watch capable of making smartphone payments with the swipe of your wrist, reports US-based tech portal CNET.

  • Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, Budweiser and McDonald's calling for him to go immediately.

  • India to accept only MRP from Sept 1

    India announces that it would accept only valid Machine Readable Passports (MRP) for visa from September 1.

  • Fifa admits scandal deters new sponsors

    Fifa admits that the corruption scandal is putting off new World Cup sponsors and plans to hold a summit with existing backers in August.

  • Foreign worker checks to go fully electronic

    Malaysian Immigration department says applications for foreign worker visa and health status clearances will go fully electronic next Monday.

  • Fifa presidency

    Blatter and Ali battle for power

    While Fifa continues to reel from "a storm" of damaging corruption allegations, 209 member associations will decide on Friday whether to give Sepp Blatter a fifth term as president.