The Straits Times' News In A Minute: April 18, 2016

In The Straits Times' News In A Minute today, we look at:

* Visitors travelling in and out Singapore through the land and sea checkpoints will soon have to scan both their thumbprints for added security

* SMRT Taxis has ventured into the private hire car business with a new wholly-owned subsidiary Strides Transportation.

* Two six year-old children are being counselled by psychologists after the girl reported that the boy had touched her inappropriately.