E-visa facility for 43 countries at nine Indian airports launched

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the much-awaited electronic visa facility which is set to be launched on November 27.

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil
IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which mans Indian airports, was on Thursday asked to tighten vigil at Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the Intelligence Bureau issued an alert regarding a possible attack on the airbase.

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert
Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Major airports across the country have been put on alert following the warning of an attack.

29 cases of security breach at major airports since 2011: Govt

There have been 29 cases of security breach at major airports from 2011 till last month, though the number has been on the decline, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

CISF enhances security at all airports after Chennai blasts

CISF on Thursday issued alert across all domestic and international airports in the country to step up security at these facilities in the wake of the Chennai blasts.

No special treatment to US diplomats at airports anymore

US diplomats and their families in India will not be able to avail special treatment at airports from Thursday night when the deadline expired for surrendering their special passes, as part of government`s retaliatory action against the treatment meted out to diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York.

Airports alerted to prevent Italian envoy from leaving country

Airports across the country have been alerted to prevent Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country.

Cargo terminals of big airports now under CISF

Cargo terminals of sensitive and big airports like Delhi and Mumbai will now be under the security cover of paramilitary CISF.

Govt issues fresh directives for airport security

Fresh directives have been issued to all airport operators in the country to install sophisticated devices to shore up security, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi informed the Lok Sabha.