Ratan Tata, the chairman of Emeritus of Tata Sons has clarified that he never said, ''Liquor sales should be sold through Aashaar card'' following some miscreant netizens claimed that Tata said so. The 83-year-old tycoon also shared the screenshot of the fake claim on his Instagram account and wrote, ''This wasn't said by me. Thank you.'' The post also claimed, ''Government food subsidies should be stopped for alcohol buyers.''
Employee Provident Fund account holders should link their Aadhar card with the PF accounts by August 31, after which the link will stop the users from making contributions to their accounts. The Funding regulator has also instructed the employees to get the Universal Account Number of all EFP account holders. Notably, the last date was May 30 but EPFO has extended the date to link Aadhar card.
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Pakistani Hindu migrants in 21 colonies of Rajasthan’s Jodhpur have appealed to PM Modi to vaccinate them based on their travel documents as they have no Aadhar cards. Migrant activist Ashok Suthar said, while 10 succumbed to COVID-19, 1,500 of them have influenza-like symptoms but no medical tests were performed. Following the government’s decision to vaccinate saints and nomads without Aadhar cards, several activists urged the government to… read-more
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Considering the difficulties faced by taxpayers during the pandemic, the Union government has extended the deadline to link PAN with biometric Aadhar till June 30. Reportedly, many taxpayers urged the Income Tax Department to extend the deadline amid COVID-19. Earlier in June 2020, the Centre had extended the deadline till March 31. While urging taxpayers to furnish PAN card during ITR filing, the centre as of June 29, 2020, allotted 50.95… read-more
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Advancing the One Nation One Ration Card programme, the Centre launched the 'Mera Ration' app on March 12. The app endeavours easy countrywide mobility of ration cards for the National Food Security Act beneficiaries, especially those migrating for livelihood. Covering 86% NFSA recipients from 32 states, it will render food-grains from any Fair Price Shop through the Aadhaar authentication of ration cards. The mechanism enables families at… read-more
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Security expert Rajsekhar Rajaharia revealed that the confidential details of over 2.5 million Airtel users had been leaked online. Rajasekhar claimed that the breached data include Aadhaar, address, names, phone numbers of users. Moreover, the hacker team 'The Red Rabbit' stole data from different states and has demanded a ransom of $3,500. While Rajsekhar showed proof Airtel negotiating with hackers, the company denied any data breach.
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After the Centre’s decision of using Aadhar to identify people for COVID-19 vaccination, the unique identity-card has seen a surge in fresh registrations. While 4.5 million people registered themselves in December, about 2.9 million have already enrolled in January. Earlier, the government has asserted that Aadhar will also ensure that those vaccinated once, get the second mandatory shot timely. However, officials said the surge might also be… read-more
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Many Nepali citizens have been using Aadhar card to enter India via the Uttarakhand Border stated the Subdivisional District Magistrate of Tanakpur Himanshu Kafaltia. The statement came after long queues of Nepali citizens were seen at the India-Nepal border to enter India. "I have raised this issue before higher authorities", added Himanshu, while talking about potential 'security-risks'. Reportedly, the Nepalis have been showing the Aadhar… read-more
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Jitendra Kumar Sethy, a daily wager from Odisha has filed a case against PM Modi in Lok Adalat after failing to receive an Aadhaar Card after 21 attempts. According to the petition, due to technical issues, Sethy’s fingerprint could not get registered. “I am not able to access different government welfare schemes...I decided to sue the Prime Minister as he is the one who is responsible for the implementation of Aadhaar,” Sethy said.
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As per the new guidelines by Rajasthan State Government, Aadhar Card has been made compulsory for undergoing Coronavirus test in the state. Also, it has been made compulsory for testing labs to provide the results within 24 hours. Lab technicians have been asked to upload all the information on RT-PCR app while collecting the sample. Any family member can give their Aadhar card on behalf of their children.
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