FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News

KP

NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes

NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes
January 09, 2017

PESHAWAR, 09 January: The management of the National Testing Service (NTS) has been asked to introduce biometric identification system for allowing candidates into examination halls.

The demand has been made after some candidates were not allowed to sit in the entry test conducted by the NTS because they were not having original Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs).

NTS-logo

Entry test was held for some vacant posts of monitoring teams in the Education Department in Peshawar on Sunday. Large number of candidates from different districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had come to appear in the test. Two candidates, Asad from Buner and Zeeshan for Shabqadr were not allowed to sit in the examination hall for having their original CNICs.

“I have lost my CNIC sometime ago and I also lodged a report with police but the NTS administration did not allow me to take the test,” said Zeeshan.

Asad said that he had applied for a foreign visa and his CNIC along with passport was with the travel agent.

They demanded of the NTS administration to fix biometric machines outside the examinations hall so that candidates’ identification could be made through their thumbs impressions.

Comments

Related Articles

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Like Us On Facebook

Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

TDPs

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

Follow us on twitter

Archives

July 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31