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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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The new National Identity Smart Card will incorporate the unique National Identification Numbers (NIN) of duly registered persons in the country.
The former national identity card has been replaced with a new one that is fitted with a smart chip, where a citizen's personal information, driver's license information, passport information and family record are stored.
The present importance of nations, nationalism, and national identity results from a long historical process that I comparatively explore below.
Stressing that social cohesion, family stability, and national identity are top priorities of the UAE Government, Dr Maitha said empowerment of Emiratis, especially in the media, was a great goal to achieve development in all spheres.
Despite political vicissitudes with which national identity card projects are certainly faced, the global market is growing rapidly and at a pace with e-passports, said the study.
This peculiarly Catholic expression of incarnational insight and the recurring pattern of ethnic or regional devotion to Mary provide another framework for assessing nation and national identity theologically.
Aa It is important that we maintain our own national identity," said al-Ghurair.
However, Guibernau firmly believes that 'nation-states are only partially interested in promoting a European identity focused on EU membership, since "too much Europe" could potentially weaken national identity and eventually result in refocusing a people's loyalty away from the nation-state' (p.
Advani said that there were an estimated two crore (20 million) Bangladeshi immigrants staying illegally in the country and stressed upon the necessity of having national identity cards for citizens.
For Martin-Jones, the film challenges a German national identity with three narratives--Lola fails to get the money, gets shot, and arrested; Lola gets the money but loses her boyfriend who needs it; Lola and boyfriend both get the money--while concluding with a "gentrified" (101) Berlin.
JUST days after the Home Office announcement that airport workers are to be among the first forced to buy National Identity cards, a man scales the fence of Heathrow airport (Airport fanfare, Friday, March 14).
HOME Secretary Jacqui Smith today unveiled the first details of the timetable for introducing the national identity card.

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