Nilekani hopes 60 crore Aadhar numbers would be issued by 2014

Nandan Nilekani expressed hope that the target of issuing 60 crore Aadhaar numbers would be met by 2014.

Final SC hearing on implementation of Aadhaar scheme today

The Supreme Court is expected to conduct a final hearing on Tuesday in a case related to implementation of Aadhar card by the Centre and various state governments.

Ears to provide new way of identifying people at airports

Many other biometric approaches used to identify people are difficult to use.

India introduces biometric ID to nail criminals

The government has introduced the biometric identification system in 22 states, including Jammu and Kashmir, to nail hardcore criminals, parliament was told Tuesday.

Knock, knock, you are being counted!

Over 25 lakh officials will knock
at the doors of each citizen in the country soon as they
undertake the biggest census ever in history, covering India`s
1.2 billion population.

Delhi govt issuing bio-metric BPL cards

Delhi Government has started
the process of issuing bio-metric BPL cards so as to identify
"bogus beneficiaries" and streamline PDS system.

Railways looking at biometric vigilance system to reduce mishaps

As part its effort to prevent
train mishaps in adverse weather conditions, Railways is
planning an advanced `biometric vigilance` system onboard
engines to alert the locomotive drivers.

Tihar jail to use biometric system to check phone misuse

In order to check misuse of the
phone facility given to its prisoners, Tihar jail authorities
plan to use a biometric fingerprint system.

Railways to install biometric identification system

Close on the heels of the Home Ministry installing biometric identification system in North Block, Railways have decided to install the same at its vital installations across the country.