FIA arrests four NADRA employees over fake CNICs for foreigners
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested  four employees of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) over fake CNICs....
More than 86,000 CNICs blocked in Pakistan
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says during the re-verification process 86,340 fake CNICs have been identified and blocked...
Over 56 mn CNICs verified during ongoing drive
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has verified over 56 million Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) during ongoing re-verification...
FIA arrests four NADRA employees over fake CNICs for foreigners
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested  four employees of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) over fake CNICs. The employees have been arrested  for creating illegal identity cards during a raid Monday evening at the organisation’s office in the city’s Defence locale, it said. The arrested NADRA employees... Read more
More than 86,000 CNICs blocked in Pakistan
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says during the re-verification process 86,340 fake CNICs have been identified and blocked in last six months. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday evening, he said during the campaign NADRA sent SMS to one hundred and one million citizens. He said... Read more
Over 56 mn CNICs verified during ongoing drive
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has verified over 56 million Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) during ongoing re-verification drive. During the campaign initiated two months back, the Authority has achieved re-verification of 60 per cent CNICs. Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan had expressed satisfaction that 334... Read more
Online voting for millions of overseas Pakistanis doable: NADRA
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Tuesday informed the Sub-Committee of Electoral Reforms Committee that online voting by 8 million overseas Pakistanis was possible and doable. The Committee met under the Chair of Zahid Hamid at Parliament House with MNAs and officials of NADRA and Election Commission of... Read more
Sindh Police raising new unit in Counter Terrorism Department: IGP
The Sindh Police is raising a new unit of 1500 personnel in the Counter Terrorism Department that was set up after the initiation of the National Action Plan (NAP). This was informed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh A.D. Khawaja in an interview with the APP here.... Read more
Nisar warns foreigners to surrender Pakistani CNICs before August 31
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has warned to action against foreigners holding fake Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) after August 31. Nisar Ali Khan  addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Monday warned the foreigners holding fake CNICs to surrender their cards before the end of this month, adding that... Read more
CNIC re-verification hit by major technical snag
The CNIC re-verification 25 million households in two months snagged due to a lack of connectivity between the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and cellular companies. According to NADRA sources, around 0.7 million text messages have been received at the 8008 short code ever since the re-verification drive was... Read more
NADRA receives 13,000 complains having unknown family members in CNIC re-verification drive
The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has confirmed that over 400,000 individuals have checked their family records since the re-verification drive was formally launched. According to statistics released by NARDA on Monday by, over 13,000 complaints of inclusion of unknown members in families of Pakistani nationals since the launch of a... Read more
NADRA kicks off for re-verification of CNICs
National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has officially launched the countrywide campaign for re-verification of Computerized National Identity Cards. NADRA has established the helpline capable of handling 10,000 calls per day and a gateway of 150,000 SMS per day to facilitate people who will report suspected CNICs issued to aliens. NADRA will... Read more
SMS introduced to check CNIC, family tree
Islamabad: A Short Messaging Service (SMS) for family members verification has been introduced which allows registered Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) holder to check who else is registered under same family tree. If there is any person who is not a family member and registered as a part of... Read more
NADRA launches re-verification of families via SMS
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has formally launched campaign for re-verification of registered families to identify illegal registered people in families. Nadra is issuing SMS from 8008 to heads of families to get confirmation of their registered members. A citizen can also get verified his family sending his... Read more
Audit of NA-110 votes: 102,950 votes not verifiable, says NADRA
Islamabad : The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has informed the top court that the fingerprints of 102,950 voters at the NA-110 (Sialkot-I) constituency could not be verified. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif was elected from the constituency in the May 2013 general elections. The Supreme Court’s three-judge bench headed... Read more
In quest for ID cards, foreign spies bribed NADRA officials
Islamabad: The corrupt practices through which a number of foreign terrorists have been able to obtain national identity cards has allegedly allowed spies from neighbouring countries to secure legitimate identification documents, the federal government was informed recently. During a recent closed-door meeting, members of the National Database and Registration Authority... Read more
Law enforcement agencies crack down on officials who assisted Mullah Mansour get CNIC
Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have snubbed  officials who helped Mullah Mansour aka Wali Muhammad, Amir of Afghan Taliban, get Pakistani Identity card. LEAs have arrested a senior officer of Levies and an employee of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) from Quetta and Karachi. Sources in the interior... Read more