Monday , May 2 2016


#RaghavendraRathore: A fashionable piece of Rajasthan arrives in the UK.


As the Indian economy grows, many of the country’s denizens are looking West for inspiration – whether it’s movies or fashion. Others however, are looking inwards and, gradually, outwards. One of the country’s most iconic fashion brands, Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur, purveyor of classically styled ‘Bandhgala’ jacket and ‘Jodhpur’ pants – …

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#AllChange: New biometric rules for new Shengen Visa applicants.

TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Sebastien Blanc
A photo taken on September 8, 2012 shows a fingerprint reader collecting biometric data for a mobile passport-making machine at the French embassy in Beijing. The Minister responsible for French nationals abroad in Beijing has launched a mobile device for collecting biometric data, to facilitate the process of applying for passports to those who live far from their consulate. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones        (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/GettyImages)

UK-based applicants for Schengen visas are now required to provide their biometric data when applying for a new visa, as part of new European Union regulation sintroduced in November. Biometric data, comprising fingerprints and facial photo, must be submitted with visa applications at any of VFS Global’s four visa application …

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