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Bio-access soon to Bombay High Court


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) As part of enhancing security measures, the Bombay High Court will soon instal a bio-access system for all advocates and staffers, an official said here Friday.Initially, ... Read more...

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Former Russian spies wanted kids to become same: WSJ


July 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) A ring of Russian sleeper spies -- which included glamorous redhead Anna Chapman -- that was broken up in the US in 2010 intended to turn ... Read more...

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Flying to Rome without passport was easy, says boy


July 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who had no passport or boarding pass and flew to Rome alone after walking unchallenged through airport security says "getting on the plane ... Read more...

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British kid flies to Rome without passport


July 25th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A number of officials at Manchester airport have been suspended after an 11-year-old boy was allowed to take a flight to Rome without showing a passport ... Read more...

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Kejriwal stopped from boarding flight


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Friday said he was stopped from boarding a Kingfisher flight and blamed "corrupt forces" for the incident."I had cleared all ... Read more...

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Iris scans to ensure smooth sailing at airports


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Iris scans and fingerprint scanners will ensure smooth sailing for passengers at airports, right through the car park to boarding the plane, without their having to ... Read more...

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Russian airports ease passenger search rules


April 25th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's transport ministry will allow airline passengers to keep their shoes on during pre-flight security checks starting mid-May, the governmental Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily said Wednesday.Passengers ... Read more...

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US embassy apologises for SRK frisking at New York (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Friday apologised to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for "an inconvenience" experienced by him at the White Plains airport in New York ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking SRK


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Friday apologised to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for "an inconvenience" experienced by him at the White Plains airport in New York ... Read more...

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Immigration racket busted, three held in Delhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) An immigration racket involving the use of fake rubber stamps was busted with the arrest of three people at the international airport here Sunday, police ... Read more...

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Rome airport hosts Leonardo da Vinci exhibit


October 11th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS/AKI) A major exhibition of all the flying machines designed by Renaissance inventor and artist Leonardo da Vinci opens Wednesday at Rome's main international airport, which is ... 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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Airlines to start ‘Trusted traveler program’


October 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Transport Security Administration will start the implementation of the “Trusted Traveler Program” on Tuesday. The controversial program is meant to speed up the checks on ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 splashed across Chinese media


September 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS) Most newspapers here carried articles Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, denouncing terrorist activities.The People's Daily published a news story titled "US starts ... Read more...

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Security alert in Kolkata following Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded in this West Bengal capital following the Delhi High Court blast that claimed 11 lives Wednesday.Checking at the entry and ... Read more...

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High alert in Andhra Pradesh after Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Police were put on high alert in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and other major towns of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday after a bomb blast near the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Search women in burqa without exception: Pakistani daily


August 13th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Women wearing burqa "need to be searched without exception", said a leading Pakistani daily after a woman suicide bomber blew herself up in Peshawar city.An editorial ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport on high alert after terror threat


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport following the threat of a terrorist attack, a top airport official said Friday.Since Thursday ... Read more...

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Week later, Mumbai blast sites bustle again


July 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Overall positive". That's what market operators say about the mood in all the three places in Mumbai, including diamond and gold jewellery hubs, where serial terror ... Read more...

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Pat downs, row over diplomats are occasional hiccups: Roemer


June 30th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Outgoing US envoy Timothy J. Roemer Thursday described pat downs at airports and criminal charges against Indian diplomats in America as "occasional hiccups" in ... Read more...

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Two Melbourne airports get threats


May 18th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Australian police swarmed two airports in Melbourne Wednesday morning after threat letters were sent to media outlets, officials said.The Herald Sun reported that a letter threatening ... Read more...

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Anish Kapoor slams China over artist’s detention


May 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Indian-origin sculptor Anish Kapoor has called for museums and galleries across the world to be closed for a day to protest China's detention of artist Ai ... Read more...

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Afghan military pilot kills eight NATO troops


April 28th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight foreign troops from the NATO-led force in Afghanistan and a contractor were killed by an Afghan Air Force pilot at the Kabul Airport ... Read more...

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Royal Wedding guests to undergo 9 security checks over terror attack fears


April 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 4 (ANI): Amid fears the April 29 royal wedding could be targeted by dissident Irish republicans, Al Qaeda or other groups, anti-terror chiefs are planning their most rigorous security ... Read more...

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325 more Pakistani fans cross into India


March 29th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Around 325 Pakistani cricket fans, including officials and relatives of the players, crossed over into India through the Attari-Wagah check-post on the eve of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Mohali soaks in excitement of mother of all clashes


March 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 26 (IANS) It is being labelled as the grand finale before the actual World Cup final. The electrifying mood here before the "mother of all clashes" ... Read more...

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Fukushima nuke plant compromised safety over cost-cutting drive during construction


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japan's earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear plant reportedly had one of the country's worst safety records and had a excess stock of uranium rods when the quake rocked the ... Read more...

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Milkha wants PM to take up turban issue strongly


March 16th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Legendary athlete Milkha Singh Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to strongly take up the issue of Sikhs being forced to remove their ... Read more...

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Air India to run all-women crew flights on Women’s Day


March 7th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) National-carrier Air India will operate eight flights with an all-women's crew on the International Women's Day Tuesday, the civil aviation ministry said."Air India has ... Read more...

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Frenzy grips Bangalore as India take on England


February 27th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Thousands of frenzied fans rooted for the home team at the jam-packed Chinnaswamy stadium in this tech hub, turning the atmosphere into a carnival during ... Read more...

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Mismanagement continues to plague National Games


February 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) From missing tables and chairs for judges and other officials to non-functional media centres and long lines of people waiting to undergo security checks, instances of mismanagement were ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Terrorist plan to use teddy bear bombs to blow up planes revealed


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): Diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have revealed terrorist plans to use children's toys such as teddy bears to get bombs onto planes.According to the ... Read more...

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Putin announces compensation worth $100,000 for blast victims


January 25th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Families of those killed in a deadly terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo airport Monday will receive three million rubles ($100,000) each as compensation from the government, Russian ... Read more...

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J-K border with Punjab, HP sealed to stop BJP’s ‘Ekta Yatra’


January 24th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 24 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has sealed its borders with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to prevent the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing from entering the state. ... Read more...

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CBI arrests event manager in CWG overlays scam


January 18th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested the owner of event management companies Meroform India and GL events, Binu Nanu, for his involvement in the controversy ... Read more...

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