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EPFO targets to make UANs operational by Oct 15

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 18:59

Retirement fund manager EPFO that has initiated the process of seeding KYC details like PAN, Aadhaar of contributing members for making Universal Account Number (UAN) has set a target of seeding 2 crore bank account data by end of this month, an official said.

Panel recommends reinstatement of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 14:07

Months after the scheme to pay LPG users cash subsidy was put on hold, an expert committee has recommended its reinstatement after streamlining some processes as it helps prevent pilferages.

No legal basis required for using Aadhaar for DBT: Montek

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:07

Earlier this year, the government had suspended the ambitious scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly.

SC commutes death sentence, jails rapist for 35 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 23:42

The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a man convicted for raping a minor girl who later died of her injuries, but sentenced him to a minimum of 35 years` imprisonment without remission.

Axis launches Aadhaar-based eKYC facility for rural banking

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:54

The facility, which uses the Aadhar database, will enable a bank account to be opened within 24 hours as against the 7-15 days taken in villages at present, said a senior bank official.

SC begins final hearing on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 18:08

The Supreme Court on Tuesday began the final hearing on the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar card with those opposing the mega project saying it was not backed by any statute and compromises with national security.

SC refuses to lift stay against Haryana breaching Bhakra canal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 23:14

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to vacate its Aug 17, 2007 order restraining Haryana from breaching the Bhakra Main Line (BML) canal and connecting it with its intra-state Hansi-Butana canal to draw part of its share of the Ravi-Beas waters.

Now, Aadhaar Card valid identity, address proof to get PAN

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 20:16

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a notification expanding the list of documents admissible as proof of identity and address by including Aadhaar Card.

Now, Aadhaar Card valid identity, address proof to get PAN

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 19:04

The Income Tax Department will now accept Aadhaar Card as a proof of identity and address for issuance of Permanent Account Number.

SC notice to all states on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 20:55

"How can people think of the right to privacy when they are fighting for sustenance?," the Supreme Court on Tuesday said as it asked states and union territories to respond to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar card and it being made mandatory for getting benefits of government`s social welfare schemes.

Aadhaar can help in creating national health record system

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 15:26

He said the system could be beneficial and effective because of the volume of an individual's health history.

Now, `Aadhaar' to facilitate paper-less bank account opening

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 23:13

A new feature added to `Aadhaar' will now enable the card-holder to open a bank account without any paperwork.