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AAI plans to install full-body scanners at 2 airports in India

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 11:41

The national airports operator Airports Authority of India (AAI) will soon install millimeter-wave technology-based full-body scanners at two non-metro airports on a trial basis, sources have said.

TSA to do away with full body scanners at US airports

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10:40

Controversial full body scanners will be removed from the US airports amid widespread privacy concerns.

Controversial full-body scanners at major airports to go:US

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 19:04

The US is replacing full-body scanners deployed at some airports, criticized for triggering potential health risks and privacy violations.

Kolkata Metro installing X-ray baggage scanners

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 19:34

X-ray baggage scanners are being installed on the Metro Railway in Kolkata on the lines of the Delhi Metro, officials said on Friday.

EU bans `naked` airport body scanners over safety concerns

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 18:21

The controversial `naked` airport body scanners, which created a furore over health and privacy concerns, have failed in getting the EU`s nod.

Naked body scanners at British airports?

Last Updated: Friday, May 04, 2012, 21:45

Controversial "naked" body scanners could be introduced at all British airports after top scientists declared them safe.

$1billion nude body scanners may fail

Last Updated: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 16:08

A blogger has exposed loopholes in controversial nude body scanners used at US airports.

EU bans airport body scanners over cancer fears

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 23:43

The body scanners were introduced after incidents like an attempted "underwear bombing" plot were revealed in 2009.

EU adopts guidelines on airport body scanners

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 21:16

Scanner technology is developing rapidly and has the potential to significantly reduce invasive pat-downs.

New tests of US airport scanners find radiation OK

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 09:22

New tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels.

Govt sets up committee to study body scanners

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 19:46

The Civial Aviation Ministry has set up a committee for assessment of body scanners from the point of view of effectiveness, privacy and health, government said on Wednesday.

X-ray issue, privacy issue hodling up use of body scanners

Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 21:23

Exposure of human body to X-ray from body scanners and "certain other shortcomings" have delayed installation of body scanners at airports in the country, the head of CISF said on Monday.