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You can check your bank balance with the help of your Aadhaar card; here's step-by-step process
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You can check your bank balance with the help of your Aadhaar card; here's step-by-step process

UIDAI has been providing several services, including the option to check people's bank balances with the use of their Aadhaar cards

Want to update name, date of birth in EPFO records as per Aadhaar? Check step-by-step process
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Want to update name, date of birth in EPFO records as per Aadhaar? Check step-by-step process

Individuals can visit the Member Unified Portal to update their name and date of birth (DOB) in EPFO records to match their Aadhaar Card

How to lock and unlock your biometric details in Aadhaar
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How to lock and unlock your biometric details in Aadhaar

Aadhaar details can uniquely identify a resident of India and care must be taken to prevent any misuse. One way to secure Aadhaar details is by locking the biometric details of an Aadhaar

EC launches campaign to link voter ID with Aadhaar: What you need to know
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EC launches campaign to link voter ID with Aadhaar: What you need to know

Through this drive the Election Commission hopes to establish the identity of an elector as well as prevent duplicate entries in the electoral roll

PM Modi releases 11th instalment of PM-KISAN scheme; here's how to check beneficiary status
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PM Modi releases 11th instalment of PM-KISAN scheme; here's how to check beneficiary status

PM Modi released the 11th tranche of cash benefits under the PM-KISAN scheme today. Here is how to check beneficiary status.

Centre withdraws advisory against sharing photocopy of Aadhaar with entities
India

Centre withdraws advisory against sharing photocopy of Aadhaar with entities

Earlier, a press release issued by the Bengaluru Regional Office of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) asked the general public not to share photocopy of one's Aadhaar with any organisation because it can be misused

Citing misuse, UIDAI suggests sharing 'masked' Aadhaar instead of photocopies
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Citing misuse, UIDAI suggests sharing 'masked' Aadhaar instead of photocopies

The suggestion comes as part of the UIDAI’s warning, issued on Sunday, to not share photocopies of Aadhaar with any organisations citing its misuse

Issue Aadhaar cards to sex workers based on proforma certificate, says SC tells UIDAI
India

Issue Aadhaar cards to sex workers based on proforma certificate, says SC tells UIDAI

UIDAI had earlier suggested that the Aadhaar card could be issued to sex workers without insisting on proof of identity, subject to their producing a certificate issued by a gazetted Officer of NACO or a gazetted officer of health department

Core biometric information shall not be shared with anyone, UIDAI tells Delhi High Court
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Core biometric information shall not be shared with anyone, UIDAI tells Delhi High Court

UIDAI said that it does not collect biometric information based on technology, stands, or procedure suitable for forensic purposes

Check the number of SIM cards issued on your Aadhaar number with these simple steps
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Check the number of SIM cards issued on your Aadhaar number with these simple steps

Incidents of fraudsters using other people’s Aadhaar card to issue mobile SIM to commit financial and other crimes are increasing day by day​

Pak terrorists misuse Aadhaar cards; J&K Police to request UIDAI to strengthen safety features
India

Pak terrorists misuse Aadhaar cards; J&K Police to request UIDAI to strengthen safety features

The misuse of the biometric ID came to light following the recent killing of two Pakistani terrorists in Bishembhar Nagar in Srinagar

Uttar Pradesh: School denies admission to girl with name 'Madhu ka Panchwa Bachha' on Aadhaar; CMO intervenes
India

Uttar Pradesh: School denies admission to girl with name 'Madhu ka Panchwa Bachha' on Aadhaar; CMO intervenes

The girl was given admission after the intervention of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's Office (CMO)

Deadline to link PAN-Aadhaar ends today: What happens if you miss the last date
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Deadline to link PAN-Aadhaar ends today: What happens if you miss the last date

People who link their Aadhaar and PAN cards within three months after the deadline, will be charged with a penalty of five hundred rupees

Watch: J&K man denied reservation at Delhi hotel; police issues clarification over viral video
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Watch: J&K man denied reservation at Delhi hotel; police issues clarification over viral video

When the man asked the reason for being denied a room, the employee alleged that they have been instructed by the Delhi Police to not accommodate any Kashmiri residents in the hotel

People buying COVID self-testing kits in Mumbai to show Aadhaar cards to chemists, says Mayor Kishori Pednekar
India

People buying COVID self-testing kits in Mumbai to show Aadhaar cards to chemists, says Mayor Kishori Pednekar

A total of 1,6,897 lakh people had done COVID test at home till 14 January, 2022, of which 3,549 people have tested positive in-home testing in the financial capital

Election Laws (Amendment) Bill passed in Parliament: Find how to link Aadhaar with Voter ID
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Election Laws (Amendment) Bill passed in Parliament: Find how to link Aadhaar with Voter ID

Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill on electoral reforms, including voluntary linkage of Voter ID to Aadhaar Card. Introduced by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 was passed by a voice vote following a brief discussion

Aadhar-Voter ID linking a 'win-win' for both EC and voters, says UIDAI ex-chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey
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Aadhar-Voter ID linking a 'win-win' for both EC and voters, says UIDAI ex-chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Pandey told News18, that the move will provide transparency and convenience in the election process, with the verification of a voter at polling station becoming 'easier and foolproof'

Centre notifies rules to enable UIDAI to act against Aadhaar violations, impose fines up to Rs 1 crore
India

Centre notifies rules to enable UIDAI to act against Aadhaar violations, impose fines up to Rs 1 crore

The Aadhaar Act, in its present form, does not empower the UIDAI to take enforcement action against errant entities in the Aadhaar ecosystem.

Pensioners can now submit their life certificates without visiting banks in-person, here's how
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Pensioners can now submit their life certificates without visiting banks in-person, here's how

Most of the time, pensioners make the process physically by visiting the bank or post office. But now, they can submit the certificates online too.

Aadhaar authentication fee slashed to enable entities leverage its infrastructure, says UIDAI CEO
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Aadhaar authentication fee slashed to enable entities leverage its infrastructure, says UIDAI CEO

UIDAI has slashed the price for authentication by customers to Rs 3 from Rs 20 to ensure different agencies, entities be able to use the power of digital infrastructure, to provide people with ease of living with dignity, said Saurabh Garg