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  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Airport Security: All 3 int’l airports to get more scanners

    To strengthen security further, the government is going to install two more explosive detection systems to screen export-oriented cargo at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka.

  • Dummy explosives went undetected

    Local screeners' failure to detect some dummy explosives, which a member of the UK monitoring team planted in baggage, was one of the reasons behind the ban on Dhaka-London air cargo and warning of more such actions.

  • Airport security: Govt inks deal with UK company

    The government inks a deal with British company Redline for screening at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in a bid to standardise its security aspects.

  • Sloppy job in screening led to cargo ban

    False entries made by an airport screener on the list of checked goods and a casual smoke break taken by another one were the last straw for the UK monitoring team, leading to the temporary ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo. The Daily Star learnt this from a report of the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and a reliable source in the British High Commission in Dhaka.

  • Airport deal by tomorrow

    The government will sign a contract with a British security company by tomorrow for foolproof security screening at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in

  • Rashed Khan Menon

    Airport security: Deal with British company by Mar 21

    The government will sign a deal with a British security company by March 21 to ensure security screening at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, the civil aviation minister says.

  • Redline may get 2-year contract

    Redline Assured Security is expected to get the contract today for ensuring security screening at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

  • UK firm asks for Tk 58cr for 6 months

    British company Redline Assured Security has demanded Tk 58 crore for overall security management at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for six months while negotiation with another British company, Restrata, was going on yesterday.

  • Civil aviation secretary replaced

    A day into removing the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab), the government replaces the secretary of civil aviation and tourism ministry.

  • Cops may not get separate division

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday did not accept the police demand for forming a separate division for the force and giving it the job of airport security.

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