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Aadhaar not panacea for all ills, SC tells Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that Aadhaar is not a panacea for all ills in the system like corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, leakage of subsidies and terrorism, and wondered how far it can cast the net…

BREAKING! Aadhaar not mandatory for CBSE NEET 2018 anymore

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what could be a relief for lakhs of students across India, the Supreme Court today directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrollment of students appearing…

UIDAI cautions against using plastic, laminated Aadhaar cards

New Delhi: The UIDAI has cautioned the public against going for plastic or laminated Aadhaar smart cards saying their unauthorised printing could render the QR code dysfunctional or even expose personal data without an individual’s informed…

Expert team to visit Kotia soon: Revenue Minister

Koraput: The Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to depute a high-level team to take stock of the ongoing activities being undertaken by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh at disputed Kotia panchayat in Koraput district. Revenue Minister…

Benefits now reaching beneficiaries because of Aadhaar: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Aadhaar has lent "great strength" to the country's development and benefits that were earlier going into the wrong hands are reaching the intended beneficiaries. "Aadhaar has added…

Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification. The new feature, likely to be introduced by…

This is how UIDAI’s ‘Virtual ID’ for Aadhaar will work

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday introduced 'Virtual ID' (VID) to safeguard Aadhaar cardholders' data. VID will be a 16-digit, randomly-generated number which can be used for authentication…