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‘Non-Muslims other than Christians have no marriage law of their own’

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KARACHI: From rights of non-Muslim women to marry the men of their choice to invoking their right to marry for the second time, many queries were tackled at a consultative meeting conducted by the Sindh Rural Partners Organisation on Tuesday with an aim to incorporate suggestions from the stakeholders in a draft bill. The main […]

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Nadra wins Sri Lanka ID Card project

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ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has won the Sri Lanka ID Card project. Various international IT firms participated in this international competitive bidding process. The mega project shall involve data collection of all eligible citizens’ biometric, biographic and digitization of the same, thus transforming it into a National Persons Registry . This […]

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Litigation has already cost Rs45m, says Nadra

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ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday claimed that litigation in the smart national identity card project had so far cost the authority Rs45 million, and the public would face inconvenience if the case was not decided soon. The application was filed before a division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) […]

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NADRA plans to facilitate e-voting in next elections

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Islamabad: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has planned to facilitate e-voting and interactive electronic thumb-voting in the next general elections, sources in Nadra said. The Nadra has issued over two million Smart Cards during last ten months, adding that the Nadra continues to process Smart Cards without any break. Sources in Nadra disclosed […]

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Nadra, customs department urged to improve performance

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QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has asked the National Database and Registration Authority and passport and customs departments to help people in resolving their problems. Responding to a question raised by Majid Khan Achakzai during the provincial assembly’s session on Monday, the chief minister said that people’s complaints were genuine and it […]

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Notices issued in votes verification case

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Election Commission of Pakistan and others on a constitutional petition of Irfanullah Marwat, a member of the provincial assembly belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), against the verification of thumb impression of voters on ballots in the PS-114 constituency. The seat was bagged […]

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Nadra confirms rigging reports in NA-258

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By: TAHIR SIDDIQUI KARACHI: The election to a National Assembly seat (NA-258) in Karachi was massively rigged in the May 11 general elections, it emerged in a report filed in an election tribunal by the National Database and Registration Authority on Saturday. The seat was won by the candidate of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, […]

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Nadra begins issuing Smart ID cards for orphan children

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National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday said it has started issuing Smart ID cards to children of registered orphanages free of cost and so far registered more than 1,200 orphans since its launch last month. The number is on the increase with the launch of Smart card for children as the objective of […]

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Nadra starts verification of voters’ thumb impressions

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ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority, Nadra, started on Monday verification of voters’ thumb impressions to address grievances relating to alleged electoral fraud. Besides detecting a fake vote the verification will also identify the person who committed the malpractice. Nadra Chairman Tariq Malik told Dawn that so far orders had been received from election […]

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New NADRA cards

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It is indeed a commendable step that NADRA has taken by introducing National Identity Cards with details in English and Urdu. The previous identity card exclusively in Urdu was of no use outside of Pakistan, with the introduction of English letters, this card will be accepted in most of the countries abroad. However, in my […]

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Nadra develops $1.5m software for voters abroad

ISLAMABAD: In compliance with an order of the Supreme Court, the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has devised a software to help 4.5 million overseas Pakistanis to cast their votes in the coming general elections. The $1.5 million software will help overseas Pakistanis in 15 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]

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Political activists ransack Nadra office in Defence

By: Zeeshan Azmat Karachi: A group of political activists took the law in their hands on Thursday when they ransacked the office of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) near Nisar Shaheed Park, Phase-IV DHA. According to sources, people affiliated with the Awami National Party (ANP) first opened aerial fire outside the Nadra office. Then […]

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