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Now drink containers under scanner at North American airports (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York/Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Beverage containers also came under the scanner at US and Canadian airports from Friday as the North American countries further tightened aviation security.The Canadian Air ... Read more...

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Pak lawmakers move to Parliament over ‘discriminatory’ body scanning at US airport


March 10th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.10 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers belonging to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have submitted a joint resolution before the Senate parliamentary secretary to rake up the issue of full body scanning ... Read more...

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US assured review of screening Pak citizens at airports: Basit


March 8th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Abdul Basit has said that the US authorities had assured Islamabad that they would review the practice of screening its citizens at their airports. ... Read more...

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Pak lawmakers’ delegation refuses body scanning at US airport, returns home


March 7th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.7 (ANI): A delegation of Pakistan's National Assembly and Senate has returned home after its members refused to under go body scanning at a US airport.According to a private television channel, ... Read more...

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Gilani urges US to remove Pak’s name from ‘full body’ screening list


January 30th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.30 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again urged the United States to remove his country's name from the list of nations whose citizens are to be ... Read more...

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Carry-on bag allowed on flights from Canada


January 21st, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Canada Wednesday allowed passengers one carry-on bag on US-bound flights. Tighter security measures, which included physical searches at the gate of the plane and ban on any carry-on bags, ... Read more...

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‘Under fire’ Holbrooke agrees to review new screening measures for Pakistanis


January 16th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.16 (ANI): Taking note of strong objections raised by Pakistan over the new screening measures of its citizens going to the US, President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Overload of US, UK officials in Pak interference in internal affairs of country: Rabbani


January 12th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Mian Raza Rabbani has condemned the frequent visits to Islamabad by American and British officials, and termed their statements as an interference in the ... Read more...

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Pak, US should bridge trust deficit: Gilani


January 12th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has underscored the need to bridge the existing trust deficit with the United States.Talking to a US delegation led by Senator Carl Levin, ... Read more...

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Policy to screen Pak citizens traveling to US can hurt bilateral ties: Gilani


January 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 9(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has criticized the Obama administration's decision to carry out extra security checks, including full-body pat downs, on people flying into the United States ... Read more...

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Extra security checks on people flying into US from 14 nations draws criticism


January 6th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): The Obama administration's decision to carry out extra security checks, including full-body pat downs, on people flying into the United States from 14 mostly Muslim countries has provoked criticism ... Read more...

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Executives may now cut air travel, opt for video-conferencing


December 29th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) The attempt by an Al Qaeda-linked Nigerian Muslim to blow up a flight at Detroit couldn't have come at a worse time for the airline industry which ... Read more...

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Concerns about airline safety high, after Christmas Day bombing attempt


December 28th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 23 year old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to bomb a Northwest flight 253, which was flying from Amsterdam to Detroit. But it can certainly ... Read more...

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New US, Canada aviation rules creates passenger discomfort


December 28th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 28 (ANI): A new American and Canadian civil aviation law will prevent commercial airline passengers henceforth from rising from their seats during the final hour of their flights.Airline passengers ... Read more...

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Tougher airport measures, more restrictions on air passengers


December 27th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 27 (IANS) Canada Saturday introduced tougher security measures at its airports following a failed attempt to blow up a flight in Detroit by an al-Qaeda-linked Nigerian man Friday. All passengers flying ... Read more...

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UK airports may lift ban on carrying liquids in flights by early next year


September 10th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The British Government is reportedly planning to lift the ban on liquids being carried by passengers in their hand bags by early next year, as over the ... Read more...

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