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Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle heroin


August 9th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The customs officials at Dubai International Airport have foiled a bid to smuggle more than one kilogram of heroin, an official said Wednesday.The drug was concealed ... Read more...

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US Transportation Security Administration to start ‘Trusted Traveler Program’


October 5th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new US Transportation Security Administration program which comes into force on Tuesday will group travelers in the United States to trusted and not-so trusted passengers. The ... Read more...

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Tihar security tightened, court told


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Tihar Jail authorities Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that they have tightened security inside the complex and are keeping a strict vigil on inmates.The ... Read more...

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Man found with snakes & tortoise in his pants at Miami Airport


August 30th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man tried to board a Brazilian-bound plane from Miami with seven snakes and three tortoises concealed in his pants! Officials of the Transportation Security Administration said ... Read more...

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Miss USA speaks about her ordeal at the hands of a TSA agent


April 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss USA 2003 Susie Castillo has narrated her ordeal at the hands of an agent of Transportation Security Administration agent. The 31-year-old spoke to a paparazzo ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss USA tears up describing how TSA agent sexually assaulted her


April 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A former Miss USA was filmed weeping as she described her ordeal at the hands of a TSA agent, who she said sexually assaulted her after she refused ... Read more...

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TSA in the dock for pat down on 6-year-old girl


April 14th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Transportation Security Administration has been criticized fiercely for subjecting a 6-year-old girl to the enhanced pat-down. The act was filmed and posted on YouTube.According to ... Read more...

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Bye-bye sniffer dogs! Now, trained mice to sniff out terrorists at airports!


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Israeli researchers have developed a new detector where trained teams of mice will sniff would-be bombers and drugs at airports.Researchers say it is more accurate than using ... Read more...

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Donna D’Errico Reviving The Memories Of ‘Playboy’ And TSA Scan


December 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Poor and hot "Baywatch" babe, Donna D'Errico still cannot overcome the humiliation that she had to go through in the Los Angeles airport. She slammed the ... Read more...

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Donna D’ Errico’s Singled Out By TSA For Her Hot Bod?


December 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The self proclaimed "Attractive" 42 year old "Bay Watch" star, Donna D' Errico, has criticized airport security staff for singling her out and making her undergo ... Read more...

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Donna D’Errico ‘outraged’ over her TSA scan


December 7th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Donna D’Errico was left fuming after passing through the full body scanner at the LAX International Airport. She described the whole experience as humiliating and ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to punish body-scan pics distributors


December 6th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): US Senator Charles Schumer has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to illegally distribute or record revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.According to ... Read more...

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US female passenger subjected to pat down ‘because of sanitary towel’


November 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A female passenger in the US has claimed that she was subjected to a humiliating pat down by TSA agents after her sanitary towel showed up on the ... Read more...

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Radiation risk from flying trumps body scanners


November 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Amidst protests over US airport security procedures, what's often overlooked is that flying itself dwarfs the radiation doses delivered by the new body scanners.The radiation you get from ... Read more...

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US man strips to underwear in protest of airport security screening


November 25th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 25 (ANI): A New York man arrived at the LaGuardia airport wearing only his underwear, as a protest against the see-all body scanners and intrusive pat-downs.Jason Rockwood, 33, who ... Read more...

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SNL pokes fun at the TSA security procedures with their skit


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) SNL revealed the funny side of the new airport security measures. In a sketch called “Message from the TSA”, SNL produced a comical insight into what ... Read more...

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Full-body scanner row: US denies checking all travellers


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) As dozens of images taken by full-body scanners at airports leaked on internet, the US has sought to quell complaints about the new equipment and pat-down search saying ... Read more...

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Passenger strips to avoid ‘naked scanner’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): A traveller has been arrested for shedding his clothes in a bid to avoid being frisked by airport staff.Sam Wolanyk was planning to fly to Barbados but declined ... Read more...

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TSA Issues Video Message On Pat Down Technique


November 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the TSA in a hot soup over the furore regarding body scanners and the pat-downs recently, administrator John S. Pistole has issued a video message ... Read more...

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Full body scanners as likely to kill you as a terror bomb


November 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Full-body airport scanners are just as likely to kill you as a terrorist's bomb blasting your plane in the sky.The controversial machines that have been brought in at ... Read more...

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Full-body airport scanners ‘just as likely to kill you as a terrorist’s bomb’


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A leading US scientist has warned that full-body airport scanners are just as likely to kill you as a terrorist's bomb blowing your plane out of the sky.Installed ... Read more...

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Humorist Dave Barry Describes TSA Pat Down


November 18th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, humorist Dave Barry was pulled aside by TSA officials and told that he would have to undergo a pat down because the body scanner could not get ... Read more...

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Body Scanner Images Invades People’s Privacy


November 17th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States is getting more worried about their security and privacy these days as the new X-Ray body scanners, that have been installed in the airports ... Read more...

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Blog posts ‘nude body scanner pics’ online to highlight pressing dangers to privacy


November 17th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Gizmodo, the website that posted dozens of pictures of visitors to a Florida courthouse being x-rayed by the controversial new body scanners revealing their intimate body parts, has ... Read more...

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TSA Facing Backlash From Pilots And Fliers Over Full Body Scanners


November 13th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The public protest against the full body scanners installed at 60 airports of the USA is only growing with time. However, it is not that passengers ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Meg McLain Harassed By TSA Staff


November 11th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio personality Meg McLain went through an ordeal that no woman would want to go through while trying to board a flight at Ft. Lauderdale International ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Get ready to experience ‘enhanced pat downs’ at the airports


November 1st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the threat of another major terror attack looms for the world, security agencies are taking more steps to ensure that they stay ahead of the ... Read more...

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Memphis pilot refuses full body scan & pat down


October 21st, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Memphis, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pilot in Memphis was not ready to be scrutinized, insisting that his privacy must be respected.The pilot - Michael Roberts has subsequently contacted his lawyers for ... Read more...

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ExpressJet Airlines Pilot Michael Roberts Refuses Full Body Scan And Pat Down


October 21st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Roberts, the commercial pilot of ExpressJet Airlines recently came to limelight when he refused to undergo full body scan at Memphis International Airport, a reputed ... Read more...

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Pilot refuses to go through full body X-ray scanner at airport, walks off job


October 21st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A Houston-based pilot walked off his job because he didn't want go through a full body scanner every time he had to report to work.ExpressJet Airlines first officer ... Read more...

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Now, 3D body scanner to tell you if you’re overweight


October 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Tape measures and scales may soon become a thing of the past, as they would be replaced with a 3D body scanner.The body volume index (BVI) takes a ... Read more...

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Miss Ukraine supports full-body scanner at airports


August 25th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 25 (ANI): Miss Ukraine has supported the controversial full-body scanner at airports.Anna Poslavskaya, 23, said she had no problem with airport staff using the technology to see through her clothes, ... Read more...

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Australian women’s jail to have full-body scanner


August 16th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) A high-security women's prison in Australia will have a full-body scanner for checking visitors and inmates in order to stop infiltration of drugs and weapons inside the jail. The ... Read more...

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Now, HD body scanner that can spot heart problems in time


July 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): With a new high-definition body scanner, doctors can now get the clearest ever view inside the human body, thereby helping them to spot problems that could cause heart ... Read more...

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No full-body scanners at Dubai airports


July 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 6 (IANS) Full-body scanner, which enables security staff to see X-ray image of passengers, will not be used at Dubai airports as the device violates national ethics, Dubai airport security ... Read more...

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