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Govt likely to extend biometric SIMs verification deadline date

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LAHORE: The government is likely to extend the date of biometric mobile SIM verification as only 31 million SIMs were verified out of 103 million cell-phone users in the country during the first 29 days since the biometric verification started. The government, after the Peshawar tragic incident, has decided under the National Action Plan to […]

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Biometric system to take six months

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INAMULLAH KHATTAK ISLAMABAD: With Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government seeking local bodies polls by November 15, top officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday gathered to discuss whether the commission could hold polls in the province in a short time. Official sources told The Nation that the meeting that was attended by members of […]

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Camera powered off when Hamid Mir attacked: IGP

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KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Iqbal Mehmood on Saturday disclosed that the monitoring camera was powered off due to loadshedding at the time of attack on Geo News Senior Anchor Hamid Mir. “The CCTV installed – monitoring the place where Hamid Mir was attacked – was not working due to loadshedding and stand-by […]

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Re-verification of SIMs activated after May 2013 ordered

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Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui ordered on Tuesday that the mobile phone SIMs activated after May 30 last year should be re-verified within 30 days through the biometric system. He issued this directive while chairing a meeting with the Additional Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General (CID), Special Secretary Home, Director Inspector General (Admin), Karachi, SSP […]

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ECP tests biometric system for voter verification

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PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan with the support of the National Database and Registration Authority on Saturday tested biometric system for voter verification by holding mock polling in two local councils of Peshawar district. The mock elections were held in four poling stations, including two for men and two for women, where eight polling […]

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SHC orders SIMs verification through biometric system

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed cellular companies to ensure that all the franchise holders are mandatorily required to obtain the biometric system and fingerprint devices to be connected with Nadra. Hearing petitions regarding the missing persons, the SHC’s division bench, headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam, also directed that with effect […]

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