Airport security: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Jammu Airport comes under CISF

Published: March 6, 2020

On March 6, 2020, the Jammu airport security was taken over by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). With this there are 63 airports under CISF at present. Airport Security The CISF is responsible for airport security at all commercial airports of India. Earlier the airports were under the control of airport police. However, after ..

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Regulations of Drones in India hastened

Published: January 14, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the Indian Aviation Ministry announced that registration of all drones in the country is mandatory. The Ministry has given January 31, 2020 as deadline for the users to register their drones. Highlights Every drone is to be provided with a Unique Identification Number (UIN) under the scheme. GoI has opened an ..

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Ekta Diwas: PM Modi inaugurated Technology Demonstration site

Published: November 1, 2019

PM Modi inaugurated the Technology Demonstration Site at Kevadia, Gujarat on October 31, 2019. The inauguration was a part of the National Unity Day celebrations that commemorates the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The security personnel showcased different technologies being used by them in the event. Highlights The site consisted of displays of police ..

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CISF launches mobile app for lost items at airports

Published: March 19, 2018

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has launched its lost and found mobile applcation for passengers at 59 airports across India. It can be downloaded from the website of Ministry of Information and Technology. The CISF guards 59 civil airports across the country. Key Facts The app offers three facilities – lost and found items ..

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Bureau of Civil Aviation Security sees Differently-abled people as threat

Published: March 8, 2012

As per the regulations of the BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) there is high likelihood of differently-abled persons carrying weapons, explosives and other unsafe equipment with them, and thus there is sufficient reason to be more alert and suspicious. As per an extract of the regulation by BCAS, “Screeners should be thoroughly briefed that ..

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