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GST registration can be obtained in 3 days through Aadhaar authentication: Steps on how to do GST registration through Aadhaar authentication
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GST registration can be obtained in 3 days through Aadhaar authentication: Steps on how to do GST registration through Aadhaar authentication

Aadhaar authentication for new goods and services tax (GST) registration has been activated from 21 August. For those who are opting for Aadhaar authentication, the new GST registration will be issued within three working days and will not require a physical verification.

Aadhaar-enabled payment systems cross 200 mn transactions on NPCI platform in July
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Aadhaar-enabled payment systems cross 200 mn transactions on NPCI platform in July

NPCI's Aadhaar-enabled Payment System (AePS) is a bank-led model which allows basic interoperable banking transactions at PoS or MicroATM through business correspondent of any bank.

India's digital journey to accelerate with stronger safeguards, says UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey
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India's digital journey to accelerate with stronger safeguards, says UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

The Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has initiated the process of deleting the authentication log beyond six months, as directed by the apex court.

UIDAI asks banks to use Aadhaar eKYC for govt subsidies, welfare scheme users; various options listed for other customers
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UIDAI asks banks to use Aadhaar eKYC for govt subsidies, welfare scheme users; various options listed for other customers

Physical Aadhaar card can be used for verification in an offline mode if produced voluntarily

Telecom operators to erase Aadhaar data if customer gives alternative KYC documents, says COAI
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Telecom operators to erase Aadhaar data if customer gives alternative KYC documents, says COAI

The government Thursday said there is no threat of discontinuation of mobile numbers issued using Aadhaar, following the Supreme Court ruling that barred use of the national biometric ID by private companies.

Use of Aadhaar in banks, post offices to continue offline; enrolment, updating services norms to remain: UIDAI chief Ajay Pandey
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Use of Aadhaar in banks, post offices to continue offline; enrolment, updating services norms to remain: UIDAI chief Ajay Pandey

The UIDAI has said that the Supreme Court order restricting use of Aadhaar will have no bearing on enrolment and update services being carried out at banks, post offices and government premises.

UIDAI asks telecom companies to submit an Aadhaar-exit plan by 15 October
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UIDAI asks telecom companies to submit an Aadhaar-exit plan by 15 October

The Supreme Court has disallowed private entities from possessing the Aadhaar details of customers.

UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security
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UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security

Any service provider using Aadhaar for identification, will have to mandatorily use facial recognition.

UIDAI questioned by Supreme Court on the need for retaining the meta data of personal transactions entered through Aadhaar
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UIDAI questioned by Supreme Court on the need for retaining the meta data of personal transactions entered through Aadhaar

He said the possibility of data breaches cannot be a ground to strike down the Aadhaar law and efforts should be to make it work and not to strike it off.

Airtel customer complaint about nine connections linked to her Aadhaar number goes viral; UIDAI responds
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Airtel customer complaint about nine connections linked to her Aadhaar number goes viral; UIDAI responds

Aadhaar Twitter handle @UIDAI replied to her complaint by stating that since she is aware of the extra connections, she can lode a complaint against Airtel.

UIDAI announces Aadhaar Facial Authentication feature; to be launched from 1 July onwards
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UIDAI announces Aadhaar Facial Authentication feature; to be launched from 1 July onwards

The UIDAI tweeted that the aim is to especially help all elderly or those who have an issue with the two authentication details.

Delhi government makes ration distribution in all 2,254 fair price shops online
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Delhi government makes ration distribution in all 2,254 fair price shops online

The new online system will also provide portability under which a ration card holder can avail ration from any shop in the city.

Aadhaar-mobile number linking to be made simpler as govt may allow doorstep and online verification
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Aadhaar-mobile number linking to be made simpler as govt may allow doorstep and online verification

Telecom operators have been directed to offer facility for re-verification at the subscribers' doorstep for convenience of those with disablity, illness or old age

13.8 lakh bio-metric devices used for Aadhaar authentication made compliant with UIDAIs new encryption norms
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13.8 lakh bio-metric devices used for Aadhaar authentication made compliant with UIDAIs new encryption norms

The move is aimed at adding a new device-level security layer at a time when Aadhaar-based e-KYC is being used by telecom industry for fresh connections and re-verification of existing mobile subscribers.

The Aadhaar data breaches are the result of an irresponsible govt., but we pay the price for them
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The Aadhaar data breaches are the result of an irresponsible govt., but we pay the price for them

How many times is IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad going to reiterate that Aadhaar is safe?

How to fix Aadhaar: Destroy the database, issue a smartcard and make linking to services optional
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How to fix Aadhaar: Destroy the database, issue a smartcard and make linking to services optional

Any database like Aadhaar that collects biometric information puts people at unnecessary risk and hands unnecessary power to the govt.

Aadhaar has ambitions to be a one-stop solution, but there are concerns that still remain
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Aadhaar has ambitions to be a one-stop solution, but there are concerns that still remain

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) started off with Aadhaar enrollments back in 2010. It has been close to seven years since, and the 12-digit Aadhaar number is much more than just an identity number now, with over 1.1 bn Indians already enrolled on the Aadhaar platform.

InFocus plans to launch a new Aadhar authentication enabled smartphone with Iris scanner
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InFocus plans to launch a new Aadhar authentication enabled smartphone with Iris scanner

US-based handset maker InFocus will soon launch a new smartphone in India that will support Aadhaar authentication using the iris scanner on the device. Priced at under Rs. 12,000, the device will be made available early next year.