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US Sikh group leads call for probing racing profiling


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid charges of racial profiling by a group of 38 civil rights organizations led by the Sikh Coalition, the US Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations ... Read more...

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US regrets Indian envoy’s frisking


December 10th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Amid an uproar over the "pat down" screening of Indian ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport, Washington has reached out to her and promised to ... Read more...

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Woman traveller sues after US airport staff ‘expose her boobs and laugh’


November 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): A woman has filed a lawsuit against the US Government after airport staff allegedly pulled down her top and joked about her breasts in public view.The 23-year-old woman, ... 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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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...

Posted in Health Science |

CISF awaits Centre’s clearance to install body scanners in airports


March 8th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Monday said that it is looking for the Government's clearance over installing body scanners at all airports.The ... Read more...

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Behavioural techniques can help counter terrorism


January 7th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Mark Frank from the University at Buffalo says behavioural science techniques could have averted Farouk Abdul Mutallab from getting on board Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas.Frank, a behavioural ... Read more...

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Behavioural identification could have halted Nigerian terrorist


January 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) The effective use of multiple layers of intelligence gathering, including existing behavioural identification programmes, could have helped pin down Nigerian terrorist Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab long before he ... Read more...

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Sikhs allege religious profiling, shun San Francisco airport


May 10th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 10 (IANS) Singled out for additional screenings at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Sikhs in the area say they avoid using the airport whenever possible. The Sikh Coalition, a ... Read more...

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