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  • Nadra ready to provide data for voters’ verification, but only with security checks

    ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has finally agreed to provide its data for use in elections for biometric verification of voters, but only with certain security checks...

    The sub-committee of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms, during a meeting here on Tuesday, approved the “hardware security module” proposed by Nadra for offline verification of voters during polling...

  • Nadra told to set time limit for CNIC verification

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to fix the duration of its investigation into blocked CNICs and devise a strategy to provide interim relief to the 180,000 people inconvenienced by blocked identity cards...

    However, Nadra has proposed that the CNICs can be unblocked if senators and members of the national and provincial...

  • Nadra launches contactless biometric verification service for banking

    ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has launched contactless biometric verification services for the banking and payments industry, making Pakistan one of the first countries in the world to implement the technology on national level...

    The service was launched during a visit by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Reza Baqir to the Nadra headquarters here on Thursday...

  • Suspension of Nadra verification at Torkham to benefit criminals

    KHYBER: The abrupt suspension of online verification of all Pakistani nationals at the Nadra centre at Torkham border has put the personal identification process in serious jeopardy as it would provide an opportunity to people with dubious credentials to either enter or leave the country without being detected...

    Sources privy to the development told Dawn on condition of anonymity that the suspension would seriously hamper the working...

  • 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...

  • CNIC re-verification hit by major technical snag

    ISLAMABAD: The government has set itself an ambitious target of revalidating the family trees of around 25 million households in two months, but progress on this front has been slow, due to a lack of connectivity between the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) and cellular companies...

    According to Nadra sources, around 0...

  • 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...

  • 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... ...

  • SHC seeks verification of letter about siege inquiry ordered by CM

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday detained the provincial excise secretary and the anti-corruption establishment director on corruption charges...

    Informed sources told Dawn that NAB had issued notices to the officers to appear before the bureau to record their statements but they reportedly did not go there
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