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Five-year-old flies to Bangalore alone, meets mother after months

25 May 2020

Five-year-old flies to Bangalore alone, meets mother after months

As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.

MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

21 May 2020

MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help India's economy, battered due to coronavirus pandemic.

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

15 May 2020

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

Indians who managed to return home, at a time when coronavirus-induced travel restrictions have been levied on most parts of the globe, are now facing another challenge — exorbitant hotel rates.

In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits

14 May 2020

In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits

In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

05 May 2020

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.

'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained

29 Feb 2020

'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained

The spiteful slogan — Desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko, has spilled beyond rallies and public meetings. This was proved today when a bunch of men raised the slogan at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station, in the heart of Delhi.

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

22 Jan 2020

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos

20 Nov 2019

"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos

For the first time in its history, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit attached to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) organized a function to felicitate its dog commandos, upon retirement.

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.

Assam: Jawans, dropped from NRC, remind "they fight enemies"

03 Sep 2019

Assam: Jawans, dropped from NRC, remind "they fight enemies"

The final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) has left a trail of heartbreak in Assam.

Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash

02 Sep 2019

Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash

Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

27 Aug 2019

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

23 Aug 2019

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

13 Aug 2019

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

Hyderabad Airport will use facial recognition to ID outbound fliers

11 Jul 2019

Hyderabad Airport will use facial recognition to ID outbound fliers

Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has become the first-ever airport in the country to use facial recognition.

Woman jumps on Metro track to pick up Rs. 2,000

13 Mar 2019

Woman jumps on Metro track to pick up Rs. 2,000

In a spine-chilling incident, a woman came under a Delhi Metro train, but surprisingly escaped unhurt.

Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets

08 Mar 2019

Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets

Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

18 Jan 2019

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

From February 1, Delhi International Airport (DIAL), after being allowed by AERA, will charge for X-ray baggage fees ranging from Rs. 110 to Rs. 880 for domestic flights, and $149.33 (Rs. 10,655) to $209.55 (Rs. 14,952) for international flights.

Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

04 Dec 2018

Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

While the CISF currently uses dogs - German Shepherds, Labradors, and Belgian Malinois - for airport security, that could soon be a thing of the past.

Two detained at Chennai airport for trying to smuggle gold

25 Nov 2018

Two detained at Chennai airport for trying to smuggle gold

An employee of a ground handling services firm at the Chennai airport and a passenger have been detained today for allegedly trying to smuggle 1.2 kg of gold hidden in a mobile power bank.

Delhi: Since 2014, 83 people committed suicide at Metro stations

19 Nov 2018

Delhi: Since 2014, 83 people committed suicide at Metro stations

An RTI filed by Indian Express with Delhi Police's Metro Unit revealed a total of 83 people committed suicide across 58 stations of the Delhi Metro since 2014.

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

17 Nov 2018

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

08 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.

Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L

07 Nov 2018

Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L

On Tuesday, two women travelling to Mumbai from Delhi were apprehended by airport security at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs. 42 lakh in a shoe.

Co-passenger molested woman on Bangkok-Mumbai flight

24 Oct 2018

Co-passenger molested woman on Bangkok-Mumbai flight

A 31-year-old passenger on a Mumbai bound flight coming from Bangkok was arrested, on Tuesday, by the Sahar police for allegedly molesting a 29-year-old woman advocate mid-air.

Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded

18 Oct 2018

Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded

A 28-year-old passenger has been arrested for allegedly molesting a female flight attendant on board a Bengaluru-bound IndiGo plane before its departure from the Mumbai airport.

Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF

08 Oct 2018

Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF

Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.

Passenger thrown out of flight for trying to enter cockpit

26 Sep 2018

Passenger thrown out of flight for trying to enter cockpit

In a weird incident on Tuesday, a passenger on a Mumbai-Kolkata IndiGo flight was offloaded after he tried entered the cockpit to charge his phone.

Man held with country-made pistol in Delhi Metro station

25 Sep 2018

Man held with country-made pistol in Delhi Metro station

A 25-year-old man has been apprehended at a Delhi Metro station for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in his bag, officials said today.

100ml limit for liquids on flights might be lifted soon

25 Sep 2018

100ml limit for liquids on flights might be lifted soon

According to government officials, the Ministry of Civil Aviation is considering installing and testing liquid explosive detectors at airports.

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

30 Aug 2018

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

In a bizarre incident, a 56-year-old woman was detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after she threw a power bank in agitation and it exploded.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

26 Aug 2018

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

PM Narendra Modi in the 47th episode of radio show 'Mann Ki Baat' said the nation stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Kerala, congratulated lawmakers on a productive monsoon session.

Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

20 Aug 2018

Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.

Brazilian held with Rs. 2.5cr worth cocaine at Mumbai airport

12 Aug 2018

Brazilian held with Rs. 2.5cr worth cocaine at Mumbai airport

A Brazilian national, F Nascimen, has been apprehended by the CISF at the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling in cocaine-filled capsules worth Rs. 2.5 crore by concealing them in talcum powder boxes, a senior official said today.

Soon, travel without removing laptops from hand baggage at airports

25 Jul 2018

Soon, travel without removing laptops from hand baggage at airports

Indian authorities are mulling a new passenger-friendly technology that is increasingly being tested in some of the world's busiest airports.

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

20 Jul 2018

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

Airfares for people flying out of Delhi's IGI Airport might soon undergo a hike, although a marginal one, as its operator, the DIAL, requested permission for increasing 'passenger service fee' (PSF).

34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment

15 Jul 2018

34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment

Airports across the country are lacking in basic security equipment like bomb detectors, baggage X-ray machines and walkie-talkies, the CISF has warned.

Delhi-HC suggests strict action against protesters stalling metro rail services

05 Jul 2018

Delhi-HC suggests strict action against protesters stalling metro rail services

Delhi HC today suggested penal action against protesters who stall metro rail services or dump garbage on the roads, causing public inconvenience.

Guwahati: Woman, returning from father's rites, stripped to 'verify' pregnancy

27 Jun 2018

Guwahati: Woman, returning from father's rites, stripped to 'verify' pregnancy

In a shocking incident, a woman was stripped by staff of CISF to ensure her pregnancy at Guwahati's Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, on Sunday.