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  • Cellular firms complete SIM verification process

    ISLAMABAD: All cellular companies operating in the country have completed biometric verification of Subscriber Iden­tity Modules (SIMs) within the final deadline given to them by the interior ministry...

    Meanwhile, after completion of the long-awaited and vital process, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed to carry out a third party audit of the exercise to verify its authenticity...

  • Cellular firm fined for blocking SIM

    LAHORE: A civil court has directed a cellular company to pay Rs1 million as damages to a consumer for blocking his SIM (subscriber identity module) without any prior intimation...

    Advocate Syed Faridul Haq Chishti, a former finance secretary of Lahore Bar Association, had filed a suit for damages against U-fone for causing him a huge financial loss and mental agony by blocking his SIM abruptly in 2014 when he was in Dubai...

  • Government-cellular companies at impasse over five SIM limit, SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told that a series of meetings between the telecom regulator, cellular companies and security agencies cut no ice over the issue of removing the maximum limit ban of five SIM cards per individual...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had taken up a petition moved by a China Mobile/Zong, seeking directions for the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to...

  • Dual SIM phone registration deadline extended till Sept 15

    ISLAMABAD: The telecom regulatory authority on Saturday extended the registration date for all such mobile devices that come with dual SIMs and have separate international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) till Sept 15...

    Two weeks ago, the Pakistan Tel­ecommunication Authority (PTA) had asked all subscribers with dual SIM mobile phones to register their IMEI numbers before Aug 31...

  • SC orders vote verification in Saad Rafique's NA-125

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered verification of voter thumb impressions and counterfoils in Lahore's NA-125 constituency, where Railways Minister Saad Rafique of the PML-N had defeated Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Hamid Khan in the 2013 general elections...

    A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali directed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to submit a report on vote...

  • BZU students protest against degrees’ non-verification

    MULTAN: Scores of students of architecture and building department of Bahauddin Zakariya University’s Engineering College on Monday protested against what they said non-verification of their degrees...

    The protesters closed the entrance and exit gates of the university and chanted slogans against the university administration and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)...

  • Rangers want biometric verification system, video surveillance for NA-246 by-poll

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Tuesday asked the home department to take measures for the installation of a biometric verification system and a video surveillance of every polling station in the Azizabad constituency of NA-246 to ensure “free, fair and transparent” election on April 23...

    In a letter to the home department, the paramilitary force suggested that the biometric verification system of the National Database and...

  • Nisar vows to go ahead with CNIC re-verification drive despite criticism

    Responding to criticism that surfaced after he announced the move earlier this week, Nisar recalled how he went ahead with his SIM registration drive despite the obstacles...

    But what is more important than the security of Pakistan?"The minister said he had approved procedural and organisational changes in the National Database and Regulatory Authority (Nadra), which will ensure the process is completed efficiently...

  • CNIC re-verification hit by major technical snag

    7 million text messages have been received at the 8008 short code ever since the re-verification drive was launched on July 1...

    Several citizens, upon sending their particulars to the given short code, have received the response: “Presently Nadra does not have data on your mobile number and cannot entertain your request at this time, Please try again later...

  • Strike threatened against biometric verification for pilgrims

    MANSEHRA: Travel agents and traders have warned they will stage protests and observe a complete shutdown strike next Friday if the government doesn’t abandon the new biometric verification system for the intending Haj and Umrah pilgrims...

    Association president Amir Faheem said under the new system, the people wanting to go to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj or Umrah would have to go to designated centres in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad...

  • Death-row convict’s age verification plea dismissed

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed death-row prisoner Shafqat Hussain’s petition seeking his age verification to avail the benefit of Juvenile Justice System Ordinance...

    Published in Dawn, May 12th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • Election tribunal orders thumbprint verification for Lahore's NA-128, PP-160

    LAHORE: The election tribunal on Tuesday ordered the verification of thumbprints in the PP-160 and NA-128 constituencies in a petition submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Karamat Ali Khokhar, reported DawnNews...

    The election tribunal has ordered verification of thumbprints gathered from all polling stations in these two constituencies within a month, and has ordered that a report be provided to tribunal judge Kazim Ali Malik... ...

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