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Drunk passenger shouts ‘bomb’ at Delhi airport, booked

Although a woman airline staffer tried to calm the accused down, he allegedly misbehaved with her.
The incident caused a scare at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.(HT File)
The incident caused a scare at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 14, 2018 02:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Drone sighting forces runway shutdown at Delhi airport

Security agencies could not locate or bring down the drone. According to officials, the drone was spotted around 5pm by the pilot of a Chennai-bound flight of IndiGo that had just taken off.
One of the three runways at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport was closed for over an hour on Thursday after the pilot of a Chennai-bound flight spotted an unidentified flying object and alerted air traffic control.(Picture for representation)
One of the three runways at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport was closed for over an hour on Thursday after the pilot of a Chennai-bound flight spotted an unidentified flying object and alerted air traffic control.(Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 10, 2018 03:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

CISF to use scanner at Delhi’s IGI airport after visitors caught with fake tickets

A CISF official said it is also being planned that airlines ask passengers for some personal details at the time of booking, which they can share with the CISF.
Passengers IGI Airport’s T2 terminal.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Passengers IGI Airport’s T2 terminal.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Extra checks before August 15 to prevent terror attacks at Delhi’s IGI airport

The CISF, tasked with the security of Delhi’s IGI airport, has started this measure as part of security measures ahead of Independence Day. A senior office from the CISF said that the force can randomly select passengers and ask them to remove their shoes, belts or other heavy items of clothing.
CISF officials said the force started extra checks at Delhi’s IGI airport as part of its security measures ahead of Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)
CISF officials said the force started extra checks at Delhi’s IGI airport as part of its security measures ahead of Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 12:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Delhi’s IGI airport to have bomb resistant, LMG-mounted bullet proof vehicles to counter attacks

The bullet proof vehicles, meant for airport security, will be handed over to the CISF’s Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs), trained to be the first responders in a crisis situation.
The procurement of bulletproof vehicles for the IGI airport is at an advanced stage and each unit will n cost between Rs 25 lakh and Rs 40 lakh.(Arvind Yadav/ HT File Photo)
The procurement of bulletproof vehicles for the IGI airport is at an advanced stage and each unit will n cost between Rs 25 lakh and Rs 40 lakh.(Arvind Yadav/ HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 03, 2018 02:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

SSC GD constable recruitment 2018: Candidates unable to apply as website not responding

The official website of SSC has become unresponsive and aspirants wanting to apply against the vacancies for Constable General duty (GD) announced by the SSC are not able to do so.
SSC had on July 22 postponed the date for the application process to start for the GD Constable vacancies to July 24 from July 21.(HT file)
SSC had on July 22 postponed the date for the application process to start for the GD Constable vacancies to July 24 from July 21.(HT file)
Updated on Jul 25, 2018 06:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNilesh Mathur

Dogs who sniffed out Bin Laden to help CISF track ‘fidayeen attackers’ in Delhi Metro, airport

Belgian Malinois dogs shot to international fame for assisting US Navy Seals in sniffing out Osama Bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan. A special squad of dogs that had landed in Delhi in 2015 to sanitise and conduct anti-sabotage checks before US President Barack Obama’s visit included these dogs.
A Belgian Malinois dog. These dogs were first deployed in the Kaziranga National Park for anti-poaching operations.(HT Photo)
A Belgian Malinois dog. These dogs were first deployed in the Kaziranga National Park for anti-poaching operations.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 10:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment dispute

According to the officials, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) airport owes over 600 crore to CISF.
CISF security personnel during the security check at IGI Airport T3 in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
CISF security personnel during the security check at IGI Airport T3 in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 06:50 AM IST
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Security at more than 30 airports vulnerable due to lack of CCTV cameras, CISF audit shows

The report said CISF’s investigation processes are often hampered as at seven airports do not have the facility to keep digital CCTV recordings for the mandatory 30-day period as per the security guidelines.
A CISF sniffer dog checks baggage at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A CISF sniffer dog checks baggage at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2018 08:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haidar

US man collapses at Delhi airport, CISF officer saves him by performing CPR

A doctor was also called and after administering first-aid, the passenger was referred to Medanta Hospital.
The passenger was later declared fit to fly by doctors.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
The passenger was later declared fit to fly by doctors.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 09:43 AM IST
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CISF wants to get bulletproof jackets that can withstand AK 47 bullets

Bulletproof jackets used by CISF personnel were procured in 2011 and a gunshot, if fired from close range, is capable of piercing the jacket and hurting a person, said the senior officer cited above
CISF Personnel at T3 IGI Airport in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)
CISF Personnel at T3 IGI Airport in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 10:53 AM IST
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Bill Clinton’s video interview a part of CISF profiling course

One of the elements in the course involves watching video footage without the audio and guessing the subject’s response.
Former US President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.(AP File Photo)
Former US President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 07:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haider

DDA to offer 7,000 ‘rejected’ flats to public utility firms, govt departments

Earlier, the DDA had written to paramilitary forces to use about 7, 000 flats after allottees in its two previous schemes abandoned these citing small size and alleged lack of basic amenities.
A large majority of returned DDA flats are one-bedroom Lower Income Group (LIG) category units constructed in Rohini, Narela and Siraspur.(HT File Photo)
A large majority of returned DDA flats are one-bedroom Lower Income Group (LIG) category units constructed in Rohini, Narela and Siraspur.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 08:37 AM IST
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CISF likely to take over Jammu airport security

The move is aimed at uniform standards in airport security and improving quality of passenger experience at Jammu and Kashmir airports.
Of the 98 operational airports in the country, the CISF handles security for 59(HT File Photo)
Of the 98 operational airports in the country, the CISF handles security for 59(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 11:27 PM IST
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Doppelganger, not Uttarakhand CM, in viral photo, says SSP

SSP refused to name the doppelganger who she said was a retired inspector of the Central Industrial Security Force
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(PTI)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(PTI)
Updated on May 29, 2018 09:02 PM IST
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Russian man held at Delhi airport for masturbating beside woman in flight

An Indian woman made a distress call to Delhi Police alleging sexual harassment by a Russian co-passenger on board a flight from Istanbul.
Police said when the woman complained to the cabin crew about harassment by her co-passenger, he was shifted to another seat.(HT/Photo for representation)
Police said when the woman complained to the cabin crew about harassment by her co-passenger, he was shifted to another seat.(HT/Photo for representation)
Updated on May 20, 2018 09:15 PM IST
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Gold bars worth Rs 3cr found abandoned in toilet inside Delhi airport

The gold bars, each weighing about 1 kg, were recovered by the CISF late last night from a bathroom in the terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport
CISF recovered a bag containing nine gold bars weighing about 09 kg, worth approximately Rs.3 crore.(ANI Photo)
CISF recovered a bag containing nine gold bars weighing about 09 kg, worth approximately Rs.3 crore.(ANI Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2018 03:16 PM IST
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Ex-constable clears UPSC, likely to become IPS, was inspired by Sunny Deol’s ‘Indian’

Considering the last year’s allotment of services by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Rawat, a candidate from the scheduled castes (SC) category, is likely to get into the IPS.
Manoj Kumar Rawat.(HT PHOTO)
Manoj Kumar Rawat.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 10:06 PM IST
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Two arrested for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 18.6 lakh at IGI airport

Security personnel detected a few metal pieces in his waist belt and hence he was asked to undergo a detailed scan that led to the recovery of five mini gold bars weighing 626 grammes.
The two men and the gold bars have been handed over to the Customs authorities.(HT File Photo)
The two men and the gold bars have been handed over to the Customs authorities.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 09:36 PM IST
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Armed CISF commandos take over security of crucial Aadhaar database centre in Gurgaon

About 159 CISF personnel have been tasked to guard the UIDAI centre in Gurgaon. They will provide round-the-clock armed security cover to the facility and special vehicle-borne quick reaction teams of commandos will be stationed at vantage points.
The Gurgaon centre stores confidential biometric data and personal information of Indian resident.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
The Gurgaon centre stores confidential biometric data and personal information of Indian resident.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 12:02 AM IST
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Army to train CISF men to identify drones of Pakistan, China origin

The ministry of civil aviation has formed a committee that will study the use of radar that can detect the drones. The ministry is also testing technologies to capture drones.
Sessions have been planned for CISF personnel posted at 59 airports across the country.(HT File Photo)
Sessions have been planned for CISF personnel posted at 59 airports across the country.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 12:12 AM IST
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Flyer tries to smuggle gold worth 27 lakh, held at Mumbai airport

Smugglers have now begun to smuggle gold in dust form, as gold dust is difficult to trace by using hand-held detectors and scanners.
The gold and the passenger was handed over to the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of airport customs for legal action.s(Representational photo)
The gold and the passenger was handed over to the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of airport customs for legal action.s(Representational photo)
Published on Apr 20, 2018 11:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNeha Tripathi, Mumbai

Passenger held with 10 live bullets at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi airport

Indore-bound passenger could not produce any documents for carrying the ammunition
The bullets of .32mm calibre were recovered while the passenger’s baggage was being scanned.(PTI/Photo for representation)
The bullets of .32mm calibre were recovered while the passenger’s baggage was being scanned.(PTI/Photo for representation)
Published on Apr 12, 2018 06:49 PM IST
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Stamping of passenger hand baggage tags to continue at Amritsar airport

The decision was taken considering the airport’s proximity to the Pakistan border and the two hijack incidents there.
CISF personnel stand guard outside Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar.(HT File Photo)
CISF personnel stand guard outside Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 11:07 AM IST
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CISF to take over security of sensitive Shirdi airport by end of this month

The Shirdi airport has a 3,200-metre runway, a terminal building spread across 2,750 sq mt and a hangar to park four aircraft.
CISF provides security to 59 of the 98 operational airports in the country.(Vipin Kumar/HT File/Representative image)
CISF provides security to 59 of the 98 operational airports in the country.(Vipin Kumar/HT File/Representative image)
Published on Apr 09, 2018 11:12 PM IST
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Only 6 out of 59 airports guarded by CISF equipped to defuse bombs, audit finds

Bomb detection and disposal squads are operational at the airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Cochin and Hyderabad.
A CISF security vehicle outside IGI airport in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
A CISF security vehicle outside IGI airport in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 07:05 AM IST
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How I was pleasantly surprised by the CISF at Delhi airport

One tends to think of them in a cold, detached, dehumanised way. Now I’ve discovered that’s also true of policemen. In fact, we’re probably similarly blinkered in hundreds of other cases
A CISF security personnel stands vigil outside the IGI airport T3 terminal, New Delhi (File Photo)(Ravi Choudhary/HT)
A CISF security personnel stands vigil outside the IGI airport T3 terminal, New Delhi (File Photo)(Ravi Choudhary/HT)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 06:07 PM IST
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Three-hour time cap enforced at Taj Mahal

The initiative by the Archaelogical Survey of India is aimed at having a proper head count of tourists coming to the Taj Mahal.
The restriction would discourage online booking as tourists would be allocated three hour time slot in advance and would be required to reach the Taj in time.(HT Photo)
The restriction would discourage online booking as tourists would be allocated three hour time slot in advance and would be required to reach the Taj in time.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 02, 2018 11:59 AM IST
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Power banks in check-in baggage trigger chaos at Delhi’s IGI airport

Power bank is a restricted item and therefore, the in-line baggage system started rejecting bags carrying the them.
Aircraft jostle for space on a runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)
Aircraft jostle for space on a runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 11:37 PM IST
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