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Karachi’s voters’ list ready, says Nadra

GUJRANWALA: The chairman of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), Tariq Malik, said on Wednesday that voter lists of Karachi would be handed over to the Election Commission of Pakistan in two days. He told reporters after the inauguration of a Nadra office in Gujranwala that there were 86 million registered voters in the […]

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Bara people await issuance of CNICs

LANDI KOTAL: The residents of Sheen Qamar area in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency have demanded of the authorities to send mobile teams of Nadra to the locality to issue computerised national identity cards (CNICs) to them. “Hundreds of people in Sheen Qamar area await issuance of CNICs as they find it difficult to travel […]

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‘Most women in rural areas still without CNICs’

UMERKOT: Speakers at a consultative workshop held here on Friday called for voters’ education and said that a majority of rural women are still without Computerised National Identity Cards because of a lack of awareness about its importance and access to NADRA offices. It was the need of the hour to ensure women’s participation in […]

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NADRA proposes SIM verification through biometrics

Islamabad: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has proposed a comprehensive solution of Biometric based verification of CNICs for issuance of SIMs to the Telcos. In this regard NADRA conducted a live demonstration of Biometric verification of computerized national identity card for issuance of SIMs, to the TELCOs Todays at NADRA Headquarters. NADRA gave a […]

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Court moved against Nadra for wrong data entry

LARKANA: A schoolteacher filed a case against National Database Registration Authority here on Wednesday. Plaintiff Tahira Taqi Baloch who is a schoolteacher filed a FC suit through her advocate Saleem Jakhar, in the court of Senior Civil Judge-III, Larkana, against the Nadra Assistant Manager, Regional Director Larkana and Sukkur, respectively and Federation of Pakistan through […]

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Telecos, Nadra poles apart on biometric verification

By: Jawwad Rizvi LAHORE: With the government insisting on the biometric verification of purchasers of SIMs, under the plans currently being debated is the installation of biometric verification units – each worth an estimated Rs50,000 – at all outlets selling SIMs. Prospective buyers will have to submit their finger and palm impressions, which will then […]

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Senior citizens and Computerized national identity cards

BY: M.S. BHATTI AS regards the issuance of computerised national identity cards (CNIC) to senior citizens, the government had claimed it would issue lifelong CNICs to all senior citizens It was under this impression that I applied for the renewal of my expired CNIC, hoping that the new one will be valid for life. However, […]

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Chairman NADRA reviews registration services in Karachi

Chairman National Database and Registration Authority, (Nadra) Tariq Malik paid a surprise visit to Karachi, inspected various NRCs and monitored working of centres. During his visit, he interacted with the people who had come for the processing of their cards, gave them a very patient hearing and issued orders on the spot for the convenience […]

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NADRA sends voters’ lists to Karachi for verification

ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) managed to send 80 bundles (50,000-kilogram) of the reprinted voter lists from Islamabad to Karachi on Tuesday by a PIA plane, after a private courier service plane was denied landing at the Islamabad airport due to fog. The secretaries of the Cabinet Division and the ministry of […]

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Federal Investigation Agency summons NADRA deputy director

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) deputy director to produce the officials involved in preparation of Computerised National Identity Card (CNICs) of Afghan nationals. Last week, the FIA arrested 11 Afghans and a passport agent trying to get passports on the basis of Computerised National Identity Card […]

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Kochi elders for Computerized National Identity cards issuance

PESHAWAR: Elders of Kochi (nomad tribe) have demanded of the government to issue Computerized National Identity cards (CNIC) to them to facilitate their difficulties in dealing businesses with people. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday, the head of Kochi tribe, Haji Inayat Kochi said that the government had issued CNICs […]

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Weapons licence renewal: Another roadblock for NADRA permit holders

KARACHI: For 37 gun enthusiasts, their new, flashy weapon permit from National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has become a headache. Even though the Sindh High Court cancelled the licences issued by the Nadra six months ago, a letter written by the interior ministry has been creating problems. According to Syed Muhammad Yahya, the lawyer […]

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NADRA may be placed under Cabinet Division

By: Imran Mukhtar ISLAMABAD: Foreseeing pre-poll rigging on the part of NADRA in the presence of powerful interior minister, the proposal to bring the authority under the administrative control of Election Commission or Cabinet Division is seriously being considered, TheNation has learnt reliably. The National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) has carried out ‘Electoral Rolls […]

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NADRA completes computerised electoral rolls

ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has completed computerised electoral rolls of 85 million voters in four provinces including Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and Federally Administrated Areas to be used in the upcoming general elections. “Two copies of the draft electoral rolls printed on 5.1 million pages containing 85 million voters were handed […]

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