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It is only in January this year that the state police launched a digital database of fingerprints.(HT File)

Karnataka cops put ink away as fingerprints go hi-tech

By Arun Dev , Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:57 AM IST
  • More than 1,000 fingerprint scanners and proprietary software have been deployed at all police stations across Karnataka.
However, the officials were rattled. Obviously, they knew about the poor or substandard schooling system in the state – “dilapidated buildings with no boundary walls, electricity and teachers.”(HT image for representation)
However, the officials were rattled. Obviously, they knew about the poor or substandard schooling system in the state – “dilapidated buildings with no boundary walls, electricity and teachers.”(HT image for representation)

Opinion: Can selfies, biometrics pull education out of the doldrums?

Hindustan Times | By Sunita Aron
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Apparently, the order was aimed at improving the basic infrastructure of the primary schools as the court had also suggested such persons to contribute an amount equal to the fee paid in private schools, which could be used in improving the infrastructure of schools.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi high court on Tuesday that it was not legally and technologically feasible to use Aadhaar biometrics for forensic purposes like identification of dead persons.(AFP)
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi high court on Tuesday that it was not legally and technologically feasible to use Aadhaar biometrics for forensic purposes like identification of dead persons.(AFP)

Using Aadhaar biometrics to identify bodies not feasible, UIDAI tells HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 07:49 AM IST
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi high court on Tuesday that it was not legally and technologically feasible to use Aadhaar biometrics for forensic purposes like identification of dead persons.
The Medical Council of India will begin installing CCTV cameras in classrooms, laboratories and out-patient departments (OPDs) of all medical colleges and associated hospitals by the end of this month as part of measures to weed out “ghost” and absent faculty.(Manoj Kumar/HT Photo for Representation)
The Medical Council of India will begin installing CCTV cameras in classrooms, laboratories and out-patient departments (OPDs) of all medical colleges and associated hospitals by the end of this month as part of measures to weed out “ghost” and absent faculty.(Manoj Kumar/HT Photo for Representation)

After biometrics failed, MCI to use CCTVs to track faculty attendance

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2018 10:47 PM IST
The installation of cameras will be done in phases, and is expected to be completed in all 497 colleges by the year-end. The footage will be tracked real-time from a monitoring cell in Delhi.
Students outside a NEET exam centre in Santacruz, Mumbai on Sunday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Students outside a NEET exam centre in Santacruz, Mumbai on Sunday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

NEET exam in Mumbai: Delay due to biometrics, lengthy Physics section irk students

UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 11:48 PM IST
Most students also complained that the exam was difficult and lengthy in some parts.
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