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Feb 24, 2019
Security heightened across airports after Air India receives hijack threat; airlines and CISF to follow enhanced safety measuresAir India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, after which the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note.
Oct 16, 2017
Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlersRaising concerns over the issue of safe baggage handling at airports, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday shared two videos of airport staff going through luggage.
Oct 09, 2017
Bengaluru airport to be country's first Aadhaar-enabled airport by December 2018; aims to speed up verification processLooks like Bengaluru airport is all set to become the country's first Aadhaar-enabled airport by December 2018, after a two month pilot project starting in February next year
Aug 20, 2017
Delhi airport temporarily halts flight operations after 'drone-like object' spotted on runwayFlight operations were suspended for over half-an-hour at the international airport here on Sunday after a "drone-like object" was spotted in one of the runways
Apr 28, 2017
Flyers may end up paying more as ministries wrangle over Rs 800 cr bill for airport securityMajor differences seem to have surfaced between the ministries of civil aviation, home and finance over who will bear the cost of providing security at airports, with one of them suggesting that the burden should be passed on to the passengers.
Apr 17, 2017
Airport alert: Effective aviation security depends on keeping the public in the knowThe good thing about sounding an alert at three Indian airports is in telling the public about it. The more the public knows, the higher is the safety factor; people become more cooperative if they are kept in the loop
Mar 31, 2017
No stamping, tagging of hand baggage at Mumbai, Delhi and other 5 airports from tomorrowOver 300 smart and high definition CCTV cameras have been deployed at these airports and the length of rollers at the baggage checking X-ray machines has been increased
Dec 30, 2016
Exclusive: CISF to be the world’s largest aviation security player by 2030, says OP SinghOn various aspects of the security force that guards the economic installations of the country, the CISF’s director-general, OP Singh, a 1983 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre spoke to Firstpost in an exclusive interview
Dec 22, 2016
CISF to get 37,000 more troops to boost airport, metro securityEarly this year, the government had ordered deployment of about 35 CISF personnel to guard Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Food and Herbal Park Private Limited in Haridwar.
May 17, 2016
SpiceJet's Kochi fiasco defies logic but what is our level of airport security anyway?SpiceJet's mix up in Kochi is not really a breach of security as airport security in India is already in a compromised state.