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Disabled activist who helped frame air security rules made to get off wheelchair at Delhi airport
India

Disabled activist who helped frame air security rules made to get off wheelchair at Delhi airport

A disabled rights activist who helped frame the guidelines to make air travel easier for disabled passengers, was made to get off his wheelchair at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.

In the footsteps of US: Delhi airport to get new system for security check
India

In the footsteps of US: Delhi airport to get new system for security check

An electronic system for alerting authorities about suspicious travellers will be launched tomorrow at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

Not just Nobel Prize winner: 5 most embarrassing incidents at Airport security
Life

Not just Nobel Prize winner: 5 most embarrassing incidents at Airport security

Airport security is a hotbed of embarrassment for many travellers. Here's a look at some of the incidents.

Nobel woes: Airport security grills laureate for carrying 24-carat gold medal!
Life

Nobel woes: Airport security grills laureate for carrying 24-carat gold medal!

When the scientist was carrying his Nobel prize--a 24-carat pure gold medal through airport security to Fargo to show it to his grandmother when he was stopped at the airport security

Aus police leave behind suitcase containing explosives in Sydney airport
World

Aus police leave behind suitcase containing explosives in Sydney airport

Australian police apologised on Thursday after a suitcase with plastic explosives inside used for sniffer dog training was left at Sydney airport and only found four weeks later by a passenger.

Passenger sparks off bomb scare in Malaysia airport
World

Passenger sparks off bomb scare in Malaysia airport

Passengers waiting to board an aircraft here were left standing out on the tarmac for four hours after an agitated passenger uttered the word "bomb".

CISF replaces usual airport security drill with 'tactical checking'
India

CISF replaces usual airport security drill with 'tactical checking'

A high-level decision in this regard was taken by the CISF in the aftermath of the Karachi airport attacks in Pakistan.

CISF seeks shoe scanners at Mumbai, Delhi airports
India

CISF seeks shoe scanners at Mumbai, Delhi airports

A typical shoe scanner is a medium-sized device which is installed on the floor and passengers have to slowly walk through it.

Flying out of Delhi? Be prepared to take off shoes, belt, jewellery
Delhi

Flying out of Delhi? Be prepared to take off shoes, belt, jewellery

You may soon be asked to take off your shoes, belt and jewellery, if you are wearing any, at the security check counters of the IGI Airport in New Delhi.

Man with nothing to hide bares all at US airport
World

Man with nothing to hide bares all at US airport

A man stripped naked at Portland International Airport in a novel protest against US airport security screeners, amid growing public resentment over tough security checks in the country.

Fortress Delhi: 25000 personnel on duty ahead of Republic Day
Delhi

Fortress Delhi: 25000 personnel on duty ahead of Republic Day

The national capital has been turned into a fortress with more than 25000 personnel of various forces, guarding the city in the wake of Republic Day celebrations.