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NATO chief expresses concerns over Afghan insider attacks

September 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday expressed grave concerns over a series of insider attacks in Afghanistan, but assured that the ongoing transition process will ... Read more...

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New security plan for visitors to New York’s Statue of Liberty delayed

February 17th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17(ANI): Changes in screening procedures for New York's 'Statue of Liberty' visitors have been put off after police objected, officials have said.U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar hoped to ... Read more...

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‘Sikhs should expect screening of turbans at US airports’

January 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) A Sikh community advocacy group has warned the community to be prepared for the "reality that Sikhs should now always expect to be secondarily screened ... Read more...

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“Predictable” screening methods making terrorist acts easier at airports: BAA chief

November 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Ian Hutcheson, the head of security at BAA, has said that the same airport baggage and screening procedures make it easy for terrorists to predict, adding that sophisticated ... Read more...

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‘Now ‘body scanners’ could be deployed at US train stations, subways, other mass transits’

November 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Despite recent controversies being raised about full-body scanners at airports, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has hinted that such scanners and "enhanced" pat-downs could be deployed at ... Read more...

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Why people hate new TSA screenings

November 24th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): The Transportation Security Administration's new airport screening procedures have received intense criticism over the last few days, with some calling it an invasion of privacy.The policy, which ... Read more...

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SNL skit on TSA screening procedures raises a lot of questions

November 23rd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saturday Night Live poked a lot of fun on the TSA screening procedures. And with humor, the show also brought into the limelight another facet ... Read more...

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California Man John Tyner Refuses Body Scan In San Diego Airport

November 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Diego, Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Software engineer John Tyner could have never imagined that his trip to South Dakota would end in the airport itself even before it kicked ... Read more...

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Awareness can prevent breast cancer

October 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Lack of awareness is one of the main reasons behind the rising number of breast cancer patients in India, say experts. According to the Indian Council of ... Read more...

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Biometric identification technology ‘inherently available’

September 25th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Biometric identification systems are inherently prone to fault, says a new study.A National Research Council report said that systems that are designed to automatically recognize individuals based on ... Read more...

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Chinese watchdog proposes stricter rules for reality show participants

June 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Participating in matchmaking shows on Chinese television is going to be far more difficult, for contestants will now have to undergo stricter screening procedures and be cautious ... Read more...

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Canadian fighter jets escort Vancouver-bound Cathay flight after ‘dud’ bomb-scare

May 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, May 16 (ANI): Two Canadian fighter jets were pressed into action after a bomb scare on a Vancouver-bound Cathay Pacific flight leaving from Hong Kong.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) received ... Read more...

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Congress non-committal on barring criminally tainted legislators

January 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) Congress leaders Saturday remained non-committal on the issue of barring criminally tainted people from entering India's oldest national party, which is in the middle of a countrywide membership ... Read more...

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Obama to release first findings from Detroit plot review

January 7th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's administration Thursday will release an initial review into intelligence failures that led up to the failed Christmas Day attempt to blow up an ... Read more...

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US to thoroughly screen travellers from Pakistan, six other nations

January 4th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): All air passengers bound for the United State from Pakistan, Nigeria, Yemen, Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria will be patted down and have carry-on luggage searched under new ... Read more...

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Obama expects accountability for breach in security

December 30th, 2009 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday slammed his intelligence community for an almost "catastrophic breach" that nearly brought down a US airliner on Christmas Day, and promised accountability ... Read more...

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Obama vows to go aggressively after US plane attackers

December 29th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama vowed to respond aggressively to terrorism as an Al Qaeda faction claimed responsibility for last week's foiled attempt by a Nigerian to ... Read more...

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Accidental tourists enjoy breakfast with the Obamas

December 16th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.16 (ANI): A retired couple from Georgia travelled to Washington for a tour of the White House and ended up having breakfast with President Obama and US First Lady Michelle ... Read more...

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TSA posts secrets online accidently

December 9th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. Transportation Security Administration quiet unknowingly posted a document online which contains secrets related to airport passenger screening practices, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Leaked airport screening manual embarrasses US government

December 9th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 9 (ANI): The US Government is probing how a manual on airport screening procedures was leaked on Internet. The outdated manual provides answers to questions like - Who gets more ... Read more...

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Mild glucose intolerance in pregnancy could predict heart disease risk

August 25th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has found that mild glucose intolerance in pregnancy could be an early identifier of women who are at higher risk of heart disease.In a large ... Read more...

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No LTTE infiltration into India

August 4th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) There has been no infiltration into India of Tamil Tiger guerrillas since the Sri Lankan military crushed them in May, parliament was told Tuesday. Minister of State for ... Read more...

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‘Indian VIP exemption list does not mirror US requirements’

July 24th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, July 24 (IANS) Backing Continental Airlines on the controversial screening of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the US agency responsible for security of US transportation systems has made it ... Read more...

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New computer model may improve airport pandemic influenza screening system

May 20th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A team of scientists from four national laboratories in the U.S. have created a computer model that can help airport authorities screen passengers for pandemic influenza.Project leader ... Read more...

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Obama’’s record donation haul prompts questions about collecting via Internet

October 27th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama''s record-breaking 150 million dollar fundraising performance in September has for the first time prompted questions about whether presidential candidates should be permitted to collect ... Read more...

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