Safety News

15 04, 2015

Include Road Safety in School Curriculum: Gadkari Asks States

New Delhi: Road safety is likely to be part of school curriculum across the country as Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked state education boards to introduce this subject in the syllabus.

Road Secretary Vijay Chibber today said the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has included a chapter on road safety in its […]

3 04, 2015

WHO, Indian Health Ministry Bat For Food Safety

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Indian health ministry on Wednesday urged the nations of the world to make food safety a priority.
The institutions stated that due to the rising number of deaths caused by food-borne diseases, there was an immediate need for every government to partner with […]

26 03, 2015

For Women’s Safety, Police Deploy Teams At Bus Stops, Outside Schools And Colleges

In a special drive to ensure women’s safety, all district DCPs have been directed to deploy personnel in civvies as well as uniforms at major bus stands, on chartered buses, outside girls’ schools and colleges and in poorly lit areas.

The drive started three days ago across the capital, police said. The decision came after […]

18 03, 2015

Govt To Track Public Transport For Safety

NEW DELHI: All modes of public transport including BPO cabs, school buses and vans, Gramin Seva besides buses, taxis and auto rickshaws will be tracked and monitored by government agencies for safety of passengers, particularly women, across 32 million-plus cities.

Please read full news on Times Of India

 

7 03, 2015

Drive After A Pint of Beer And New Law Will Get You

CHENNAI: Forget that pint of beer over the business lunch if you are going to drive back to office. The Road Safety and Transport Bill, which is waiting to be passed in parliament, seeks to reduce the permissible level of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) from 30mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 20mg. […]

24 02, 2015

Uber to collect neighbourhood data as new safety measure in India

Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Uber has announced its new neighbourhood safety measures in India in partnership with Safetipin, a smartphone app wherein Uber will let Safetipin’s auditors ride along in New Delhi to collect data about neighborhoods.

Please read full article on Yahoo News

23 02, 2015

Health Ministry and FSSAI to Streamline Process for Approval of Food Products

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said the government is working towards streamlining the process for time-bound approval of food products.

The health ministry along with the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) is working on this. Nadda said: “This will not only clear the approval of several pending proposals for food products but […]

18 02, 2015

The Road To Safety

As Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City, announces a package of assistance on road safety through Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Global Safety Initiative, here is an ugly truth: India has one of the worst road safety records in the world, with around 1,37,423 road traffic fatalities in 2013.

Please read full article on The Indian […]

30 01, 2015

And the world’s safest city is…

(CNN)Cram 38 million people in the same city, it’s going to be a lawless mess, right?

According to newly published stats, the gigantic swirl of humanity that is the Japanese megacity of Tokyo is now the safest major urban destination on the planet.

Please read full article on edition.cnn.com

29 01, 2015

High Toxin Levels Found in Mumbai’s Bottled Water

MUMBAI: High levels of certain carcinogens were found in bottled drinking water samples in Mumbai, according to a study conducted by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Trombay.

Please read full article on timesofindia.indiatimes.com