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Aadhaar constitutionally valid, rules Supreme Court
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Aadhaar constitutionally valid, rules Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Aadhaar scheme empowers people on the margins of society and gives them dignity, which far outweighs the harm, the Supreme Court said this morning in a majority judgement that pronounced the national identity card “constitutionally valid” but with conditions. Turning down the argument of exclusion, the Court said for the “exclusion of…

Use Aadhaar without fear: UIDAI
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Use Aadhaar without fear: UIDAI

New Delhi:  After TRAI Chief’s Aadhaar dare ignited a debate on the security of the 12-digit number, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is planning a user outreach to sensitise people to the dos and don’ts of sharing their biometric identifier. The UIDAI intends to draw a parallel between the Aadhaar number and other…

Mar. 31 last date for linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes: SC
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Mar. 31 last date for linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes: SC

Deadline to link PAN-Aadhaar extended till June 30 New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to extend the Mar. 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with government schemes and benefits. A Five-Judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said: “We will not pass any interim order at this stage,” and added that the…

Aadhaar registration in Banks, Post Offices
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Aadhaar registration in Banks, Post Offices

Mysuru: The Aadhaar registration and corrections are going on in various Banks and Post Offices in Mysuru district. The following are the Banks and Post Offices in Mysuru taluk: Syndicate Bank branch – Chamundipuram, City Union Bank  Ltd. – Narayan Shastry Road, Syndicate Bank – Lashkar Mohalla, South Indian Bank – Devaraj Urs Road, Bandhan…

SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar to mobile, bank accounts
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SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar to mobile, bank accounts

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar number to mobile phone numbers and bank accounts indefinitely. With this, those who haven’t linked their Aadhaar to any of the services including PAN can breathe easy. The Apex Court also ruled that the government could continue to seek beneficiaries’ Aadhaar, the 12-digit…

Link Aadhaar number to BSNL mobile number before Mar.31
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Link Aadhaar number to BSNL mobile number before Mar.31

Mysuru, Feb. 9 (KS) – BSNL mobile customers are urged to link their Aadhaar numbers to their BSNL mobile numbers before Mar. 31, according to the guidelines of the Department of Telecommunication. A press release from the Office of the General Manager, Mysore Telecom District, states that the BSNL Mobile customers can link the Aadhaar…

Aadhaar Breach: UIDAI introduces Virtual ID
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Aadhaar Breach: UIDAI introduces Virtual ID

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) introduced ‘Virtual ID’ (VID) and limited ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) service for Aadhaar holders in a bid to address privacy concerns, on Jan. 10. With the introduction of ‘Virtual ID,’ a fungible number mapped to the Aadhaar number, holders will be given an option to not…

Aadhaar linking, a suggestion
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Aadhaar linking, a suggestion

Sir, I would like to give my suggestion to the Aadhaar linking problem of D. Venkateshaiah (Star of Mysore dated Dec. 29). Biometric readers do have a variety of problems including cleanliness of the glass, the users health and lastly the Internet speed in case of access to databases is needed. People engaged in physical…

When Nilekani intervenes to update a Mysurean’s biometric data at an Aadhaar Centre
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When Nilekani intervenes to update a Mysurean’s biometric data at an Aadhaar Centre

Sir, Apropos the letter titled  “Aadhaar linking: Clarification sought” by  D. Venkateshaiah (SOM dated Dec. 29) on the difficulties faced by senior citizens on  non-acceptance of the fingerprints while linking mobile number (SIM)  with   Aadhaar, the option available is to update the biometric data in an authorised Aadhaar Centre. I also faced the same problem…

Aadhaar not must for SSLC exam
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Aadhaar not must for SSLC exam

Bengaluru: Students preparing for SSLC board examination will be able to submit the online application form without filling their Aadhaar details as the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has removed it from the mandatory field. A class 10 student and his father had filed a petition with the High Court of Karnataka alleging that the…

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