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BCAS instructs airports to strengthen security ahead of Lok Sabha polls

With less than a month to go for Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) on Friday issued fresh instructions to strengthen security measures across all airports to curb the movement of unauthorized arms, contraband goods, cash or bullion.

Mar 15, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Arrive at least 20 mins ahead of departure: Just like airports, Railways to seal stations

The security plan - with high-end technology - has already been put in motion at Allahabad, in anticipation of the Kumbh Mela and at Hoobly railway station in Karnataka.

Jan 06, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

CISF concerned over people entering airports using fake E-tickets, bats for biometric entry

The CISF has said that 140 such incidents had been recorded in 2018 while 111 cases were registered in 2017.

Dec 31, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

CISF personnel to stop being ‘over friendly’ with travellers at airports

The next time you are at an airport in the country, you might notice a change in the way the CISF personnel welcome you.

Oct 09, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

CISF personnel at 59 airports to soon have miniature body cameras

By the end of March, CISF personnel at 59 airports across the country are expected to have miniature cameras fitted on their uniforms, quietly keeping a tab on all that happens around them.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:43 PM IST

Security breach by IndiGo, passenger made to board wrong flight

The security lead, second lead and skipper have been derostered till IndiGo completes an internal inquiry into the matter.

Jan 15, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

Happy to know, says PM Narendra Modi on survey lauding CISF for airport duty

Prime Minister expressed happiness over a survey which said an overwhelming 81.72 percent of the flyers at India's several airports graded the performance of CISF personnel as "excellent".

Nov 16, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Fury in Vietnam over United passenger dragged from plane

Outrage spread to Vietnam on Wednesday over United Airlines` handling of a passenger dragged from his seat after it emerged that the 69-year-old U.S. doctor was Vietnamese by birth.

Apr 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Terror outfits' new laptop bombs may evade airport security

The IS and al Qaeda terror groups, developing a bomb small enough to fit in a laptop that could get past airport scanners, may have prompted the US and the UK to ban air travellers from eight Muslim-majority nations from carrying large electronic devices onboard, media reports have said.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Delhi airport security rated better than London, Dubai: CISF

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The security at Delhi airport was rated better than in prominent airports around the world, including in London and Dubai, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Directo

Mar 08, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

Stamping of hand baggage at seven airports to continue

The government on Thursday withdrew its decision to stop the practice of stamping hand baggage tags at major airports after security agencies raised concerns.

Mar 03, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

No more 'tags' on hand baggage at seven airports from today

The seven airports are in the four metro cities of Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata along with airports at Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Dec 14, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Good news for air travellers! No more hand baggage tags at these Indian airports

The pilot project will be started at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.

Dec 09, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

US boosts airport security after Russian airliner tragedy

US President Barack Obama cited the possibility that an explosive device aboard Russian aircraft caused the last week's crash which killed all 224 people aboard.

Nov 07, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Travellers to US face tighter airport security

Travellers flying to the United States from Europe and the Middle East face tighter airport security checks from Thursday due to fears extremist Muslim groups are making new explosives able to slip by standard checks.

Jul 03, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

US teen stowaway`s flight to Hawaii shows lacunae in airport security

The case of a stowaway American teenager, who survived five hours of intolerable temperatures, hidden in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose to Hawaii, has brought the spotlight on the airport security system.

Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 AM IST

Malaysia to review airport security says PM: Media

Malaysia`s leader said Sunday airport security screening in the country would be reviewed, according to a report, after it emerged that two passengers who boarded a missing airliner had stolen passports.

Mar 09, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Obama `understands` airport security frustration

Critics say "naked" scanners and the pat-downs are invasive and demeaning.

Nov 21, 2010, 09:45 AM IST

US holding firm on intrusive airport security

The US government is betting Americans would rather fly safe than untouched.

Nov 18, 2010, 15:18 PM IST

Most common threat to Oz airport security - Knitting needles

Sydney has been listed as most likely airport to experience serious breach.

Jul 16, 2010, 12:53 PM IST