Safety

Covid-19: Vax eloquent

Scrapping the mask mandate, to be synchronous with the push for improved coverage of precaution doses has left health experts in a dispute. 

published on : 26th September 2022

Pilots' grouping seeks changes in fatigue management norms for flight crew

Meanwhile, among other findings, the survey by the NGO showed that 54.2 per cent of the pilots suffer from severe excessive daytime sleepiness.

published on : 25th September 2022

Unique initiative: Water Board sets up six teams to ensure safety at work sites in Hyderabad

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in Telangana, the SPT is responsible for maintaining public safety by taking precautionary measures and avoiding accidents at the work sites under Water Board.

published on : 25th September 2022

Civil aviation regulator extends restrictions, SpiceJet to operate 50 per cent flights till Oct 29

A review of the safety performance of SpiceJet has indicated that there is an appreciable reduction in the number of safety incidents.

published on : 21st September 2022

Sachin Tendulkar meets tribal children in MP during Road Safety World Series T20 game 

Before entering the playing field at Holkar Stadium, Tendulkar spoke to the children, who were seeing a game live for the first time.

published on : 20th September 2022

Patient Safety Day: WHO stresses on ending unsafe medication ways

Unsafe medication practices and errors can occur at different stages. It can result from weak medication systems or human factors such as fatigue, poor environmental conditions or staff shortages.

published on : 18th September 2022

Another prominent religious leader arrested in Kashmir

Barkati was arrested by police from his residence in the Reban area of Shopian in south Kashmir on Saturday.

published on : 17th September 2022

US jogger's death sparks emotional outcry; rekindles debates on women's public safety and racial tensions

The case has sparked a nationwide outpouring of sadness and anger.

published on : 16th September 2022

Odisha police initiate workshop for Mahila and Sishu desk officers

As crimes against women and children remain a cause of concern, Odisha Police will soon organise a two-day workshop here for the officers of Mahila and Sishu desk officers.

published on : 16th September 2022

After e-bike fire,quality control of batteries need of hour

However, there is an urgent need to realise the dangers of the fumes from a burning battery or an EV.

published on : 16th September 2022

Even three months after Kerala HC order, buses, autorickshaws stay on right

Practical difficulty is claimed to be the reason for not enforcing the HC order strictly.

published on : 14th September 2022

Ad starring Akshay Kumar under fire for allegedly promoting dowry 

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had posted the video on Twitter in a bid to promote travelling in a vehicle with six airbags.

published on : 12th September 2022

Telangana HC issues notice to FSSAI over plea to ban energy drinks

However, the respondent manufacturers are marketing energy drinks with deceptive names and labels in order to appear to be ORS products.

published on : 9th September 2022

UN agency calls for safety zone around Ukraine nuclear plant 

The report said the team saw Russian military personnel, vehicles and equipment at various locations, including several military trucks on the floor of two turbine halls.

published on : 7th September 2022

Highways of death 

Transport officials admit that 70 per cent of road accidents are due to overspeeding and 90 per cent due to human error.

published on : 5th September 2022

Excessive food colours pose threat to health: Health experts

A few colouring agents such as tartrazine, sunset yellow, carmoisine, ponceau 4R, erythrosine and brilliant blue FCF were banned by the government for some food items.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Road safety panel asks Odisha to enforce laws

The apex court committee had conducted a detailed study to assess the implementation status of the road safety directions issued to states.

published on : 31st August 2022

NCRB data dubs Delhi most unsafe for women, flags Bengal for highest fake notes' cases

The cases of crimes against women in Delhi accounted for 32.20 per cent of total crimes in the category among all 19 metropolitan cities, according to the data.

published on : 29th August 2022

Surrendered terrorist detained under PSA, lodged in Kot Bhalwal Jail

PSA is an administrative law that allows detention without charge or trial for up to two years in some cases.

published on : 29th August 2022

Sundargarh administration to revive slipper, noodle units

Similarly a noodle-making unit was set up at Jamankira of Kuanrmunda block which was run by 35 women members of Sudha PG.

published on : 29th August 2022
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