A 22-year-old South African woman was held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here for allegedly trying to smuggle out Rs 1.18 crore worth narcotic drugs, neatly concealed inside cricket gear and shoes.
CISF should develop a "core competence" of effectively securing strategic and iconic installations in the country which can be targeted by terrorists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Tuesday.
In the wake of the recent corporate espionage scandal, the CISF on Monday said it will ensure tight access control and "anti-sabotage measures" at sensitive government installations and ministries that it secures in the national capital.
Delhi Metro and CISF on Tuesday launched a special public outreach programme to involve commuters in their bid to enhance safety, security and service quality of the popular rail network in the national capital region.
The Brigade of Guards Regiment and Sikh Regiment were on Thursday jointly adjudged the best marching contingents in this year's Republic Day parade under the Services category while CISF won the coveted award in the paramilitary and auxiliary segment.
The Taj Mahal will be shut for the general public and the Yamuna Expressway may remain briefly closed for normal traffic, which may be used as a back up route for US President Barack Obama, who will be visiting the 'monument of love' on January 27, officials said on Monday.
A special sniffer dog squad of ITBP has been brought in to the national capital to sanitise the locations which are on the itinerary of US President Barack Obama for his visit later this month to take part in the Republic Day celebrations.
Despite having robust nuclear safety and security norms, India's reluctance to highlight these have resulted in international concerns which equate the lack of transparency with poor procedures and standards, says a report here.