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a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor

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NFC key fobs are ideal for access control and person identification applications.
The main advantage of NFC chips is that they do not require manual pairing with other NFC-enabled devices; the NFC chip automatically connects to the other chip when the other device comes in close proximity of less than 10 cm in a fraction of time.
For the first time in the history of the country, multiple indicators were adopted for distribution of provincial shares on the basis of horizontal distribution in the divisible pool of taxes whereas in all the previous NFC Awards, population had remained the sole criterion for distribution of the provinces' share with special grants as subventions to the smaller provinces.
Punjab will get Rs1.61tr under the NFC award as against its share of Rs1.20tr during the current financial year, reflecting an increase of Rs410bn.
In case of objection by the provinces, the finance ministry has to wait for promotion of the advisor to the post of federal minister to convene the next meeting of 9th NFC Award.
Yesterday, Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht had said, important decisions will be taken in NFC meeting.
He said that Punjab is seeing NFC award with regard to federation
President Dr Arif Alvi had recently reconstituted the 9th NFC to work out a new resource-distribution formula between the centre and federating units.
Three other companies joined the world's standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology as well.
"Companies have NFC tags on labels now, but we've never seen it in the cap before," says David McCall, business development manager for diversified markets at CSI.
The NFC Forum has adopted four specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors.
New York: Fitch Ratings expects to assign a 'B+' rating to Navistar Financial Corporation's (NFC) $400 million senior secured term loan B with a tenor of seven years.
ISLAMABAD -- The Centre has initiated the process of reconstitution of the 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) for determination of a new award with the finance ministry desiring to take away a slice from the revenue pie of the provinces.