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Punjab postal circle Aadhaar Awards

Punjab postal circle wins big at Aadhaar Excellence Awards

The Postal Circles of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Punjab on Wednesday bagged the first, second and third positions respectively in the Best Performing Postal Circle category of the Aadhaar Excellence Awards given by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).Meanwhile, the postal circles of Punjab won in the category of Fastest Roll-out of Aadhaar Enrolment and Updation

Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification.The new feature, likely to be introduced by July, would make it convenient for those who have difficulty in authentication through fingerprints or iris.However, the face recognition would be

UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concerns

UIDAI introduces ‘Virtual ID’ to address privacy concerns

UIDAI introduces ‘Virtual ID’ to address privacy concerns NEW DELHI: In a bid to address privacy concerns, the UIDAI on Wednesday introduced a new concept of Virtual ID’ which Aadhaar-card holder can generate from its website and give for various purposes, including SIM verification, instead of sharing the actual 12-digit biometric ID. This will give

Aadhaar data breach: Committed to freedom of Press, says govt

Amid criticism of action by authorities over a newspaper report on Aadhaar data breach, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today that the government is committed to the freedom of the Press and the FIR has been filed against “unknown” entities. “Government is fully committed to freedom of Press as well as to maintaining

Bathinda Press Club strongly condemns FIR against Tribune reporter

Bathinda Press Club strongly condemns FIR against Tribune reporter

Bathinda Press Club strongly condemns FIR against Tribune reporter Bathinda (January 7, 2018) – Bathinda Press Club on Sunday strongly condemned the registration of an FIR against the reporter of The Tribune and others who were quoted in the news item related to the exposure of loopholes in the nation’s prestigious Aadhar data mechanism.Finding it a

Edward Snowden

India’s Aadhaar open for abuse: Edward Snowden

A day after the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) denied that there was any breach of the Aadhaar database, American whistleblower Edward Snowden said on Friday that the Aadhaar database conceived and introduced by the Indian government can also be misused and abused. Edward Snowden Retweeting CBS journalist Zack Whittaker’s response on a BuzzFeed report

Look at this- 800 People in this village share same birth date

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has faced a hitch after reports of over 800 people in Haridwar’s Gaindi Khata village sharing January 1 as their date of birth in their new Aadhaar cards surfaced. This is not the first such incidents where errors have occurred.According to the reports, the UIDAI clarified saying that January

No need to keep Aadhaar card during railway trip

Indian Railways permits m-Aadhar: During Rail travel, there is no need to keep an Aadhaar card for identification. Only M-Aadhar in mobiles is enough for identity. Railway has accepted AM-Base in the form of proof of identity.The Ministry of Railways on Wednesday said it has decided to allow m- Aadhar, a digital version of the

No registration fees for Aadhaar card from July 1

No registration fees for Aadhaar card from July 1

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has sent notification to registered companies and agencies who are in charge of making Aadhaar card. From july 1 they will not take any fees fro registration. The authority received many complaints of charging fees for registration. Taking complaints into matter, the government has said that it will look