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Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

May 4, 2020

Biometric verification failing for some government crisis grant recipients in India and Pakistan

Postal workers in the Hisar region of India’s Haryana State have delivered 19.4 million Rupees (roughly US$260,000) directly to recipients…

Apr 14, 2020

Pakistan mobile providers request lower biometric verification fees from NADRA

One of the first orders of business of a new industry group for mobile network operators in Pakistan is having…

Apr 13, 2020

India and Pakistan use national biometric systems to secure cash relief distribution

The Indian government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) welfare program has released more than INRs 280 billion (roughly US$3.66…

Jul 18, 2019

NADRA biometric verifications rolled back for mobile banking, seniors

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is asking commercial banks in the country to disable biometric user verification through…

Apr 20, 2016

Kwick High Tech innovation supports massive biometrics programs

Some of the most ambitious biometric regulations in the world are taking place in Pakistan, where the government has determined…

Aug 10, 2015

Pakistan’s biometric verification of SIMs leads to 16% decline in teledensity

Following the Pakistan government’s Biometric Verification System (BVS) drive, cellular companies have seen a loss of 25.375 million subscribers, while…

Feb 24, 2015

Pakistan government verifies 53 million SIMs via biometric system

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman Syed Ismail Shah recently confirmed that more than 53 million mobile phone SIMs have been verified…

Nov 10, 2014

Biometric verification system for SIM card issuance hurting sales for Pakistani telecoms

Since Pakistan’s government forced SIM card activations to be biometrically verified through the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) database,…

Nov 2, 2014

Election Commision of Pakistan says implementing a biometric system for polling would take six months

With the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government election set for November 15th, Election Commission of Pakistan officials met last week to discuss…

Oct 21, 2014

Pakistan considers biometric-based e-voting, installs biometric system at airports

Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) director Burhan Rasool recently said that biometrics-based electronic voting is definitely possible in Pakistan as…

May 26, 2014

Biometric-Based SIM Verification to Help Improve Pakistan’s Security Concerns

Pakistani Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced last Friday that law enforcement agencies will deploy…

Apr 28, 2014

Kwick launches fingerprint verification system for SIM sales in Pakistan

Kwick High-Tech & Solutions has announced the launch of a new biometric device for telecom operators in Pakistan to verify the…

Aug 2, 2013

Nadra eyes smart cards for kids

Children in Pakistan could soon carry biometric identity cards, according to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). The administration…

May 30, 2013

Sindh High Court orders SIM card sales to be biometrically verified in Pakistan

SIM card sales and the biometric identification and verification of buyers are back in the news in Pakistan. The Sindh…

May 27, 2013

Nadra looks to upgrade biometric contract with unnamed “French firm”

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) is set to upgrade a contract with an unnamed “French firm” in regards to…

Mar 14, 2013

Karachi voter lists complete: Nadra chairman

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has announced that the Karachi voter lists will be handed to the…

Feb 15, 2013

Sindh Police to install biometric attendance system at police offices across the province

The Sindh Police have determined that biometric systems will be installed at all police offices in the province in an…

Jan 25, 2013

Nadra and State Life to insure Smart National Identity Card (SNIC) holders for accidental death in Pakistan

In collaboration with State Life, Nadra has announced the launch of an accidental death insurance program that offers monetary coverage…

Jan 22, 2013

Nadra and telecoms struggle to find middle ground on SIM card biometric verification mandate

As the Pakistan government has indicated, those selling SIM cards must now use biometric verification systems to identify their customers,…

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