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Delhi Airport may become first in India to get bulletproof vehicles

web-post November 30, 2017

If a proposal of the Central Industrial Security Force gets the nod, the Delhi Airport may soon get a fleet of bulletproof vehicles as part of the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) to minimise the damage in case of an attack. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which provides security to 59 of the 98 operational… Continue Reading »


Delhi airport wants to increase passenger security fee to clear CISF dues

web-post August 10, 2017

If Delhi airport has its way, outgoing passengers will have to pay more for security at the capital’s airport. The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), which operates the capital’s airport, has said that there is a need to increase the passenger security fee (PSF) as they are unable to carry on day to day security… Continue Reading »


Too many shops, stores could hit emergency evacuation at Delhi Airport

web-post May 3, 2017

Too many shops and restaurants at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport could jeopardise lives of passengers during an emergency but the airport operator and the government have ignored these safety concerns, a parliamentary panel has concluded. In a draft report, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) saw the… Continue Reading »


Under-performing body scanner with ‘multiple loopholes’ at Delhi airport scrapped

web-post February 9, 2017

The Indira Gandhi International airport has done away with the body scanner machine installed at Terminal 3 due to its poor performance. But with no replacement at hand, security officials are back to manual scanning of passengers through metal detectors, which is not foolproof. “We had installed a body scanner machine (Pro Vision 2) to… Continue Reading »


Barcode scanners installed at Delhi Airport to check entry with fake tickets

web-post September 20, 2016

Barcode scanners will stand in the way of trespassers at Delhi airport’s entry gates following the security scare over frequent incidents of people sneaking in with bogus e-tickets.  Authorities are introducing the pilot project close on the heels of intelligence warnings that in the absence of a biometric system- the country’s most sensitive airport is… Continue Reading »


CISF report exposes major gaps in security at Delhi airport

web-post March 3, 2016

An agency that oversees security at India’s top airports has pointed to gaping holes in the security apparatus at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and called for urgent action to fix them. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has submitted a report to the government on the airport, India’s busiest, in the backdrop of… Continue Reading »


Stray dogs are terror threat to Delhi airport, says DIAL

web-post March 1, 2016

Stray dogs can be used by terrorists to launch ‘fidayeen attacks’ on the Delhi airport, authorities have said. In a communication to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the Delhi International Airport Limited has asked the civic body to relocate all stray dogs that roam around near terminal areas of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport…. Continue Reading »

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