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CISCE asks all affiliated schools to furnish safety updates

web-post September 22, 2017

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has sent a message to all affiliated institutions to accord priority to safety and furnish details of safety audit measures in the wake of the killing of a boy in a school in Gurugram. “The safety of all students in our affiliated schools is of utmost… Continue Reading »

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CISF proposes to do away with boarding pass

web-post September 22, 2017

After doing away with hand baggage tags at over a dozen airports, aviation security agencies are now planning to dump the boarding pass collection system and begin a regime of ‘express check-in’ aided by biometrics for smooth air travel. The chief of the country’s airport security force — the CISF said that they have begun… Continue Reading »

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Smartwatches, CCTV cameras come under govt scanner over quality standards

web-post September 21, 2017

The ministry of electronics and information technology (Meity) has placed smart watches and CCTV cameras under its scanner in a bid to stem the flow of sub-standard and unsafe electronic goods into India. On 17 August, Meity added 13 electronic items, including smart watches and CCTV cameras, to the Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement… Continue Reading »

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Haryana govt to amend law on students’ safety

web-post September 21, 2017

Following seven-year-old student Pradyuman Thakur’s murder in a Gurgaon school, the Haryana government has announced that the law related to the safety of students would be amended. State Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said it would be amended in the ensuing session of the Assembly. Education department officials have the power to give directions to… Continue Reading »

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Maharashtra Police to get a new breed of canine officers from Belgium

web-post September 20, 2017

The Maharashtra Police will get a new ‘ruff’ and tough breed of dogs – Belgian Malinois – to combat terror and Naxalite threats. Known to be more ferocious and hardy than other canine breeds currently working with the state police, these dogs are also used in the US to protect the White House. The state… Continue Reading »

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Delhi Police asks schools to audit security, install CCTV cameras

web-post September 15, 2017

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik has asked district police chiefs to ensure that schools in their areas have adequate security measures in place, after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside the premises of a private school in Shahdara. The deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) of all districts have been asked to… Continue Reading »

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Road accidents claimed nearly 400 lives every day in India in 2016

web-post September 15, 2017

India witnessed 17 deaths and 55 road accidents every hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world, according to the latest report released by the Union road transport and highways ministry. The report compiled by the ministry’s Transport Research Wing said road accidents killed 150,785 people across India in 2016 — a 3.3%… Continue Reading »

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Rio Tinto promotes workplace safety with Indian businesses

web-post September 14, 2017

The benefits of entrenching a safety culture in the workplace were shared among Indian businesses today at a workshop hosted by Rio Tinto. More than 30 Rio Tinto suppliers and partners drawn from the goods and services sectors across India attended the event in Delhi to underscore the importance of Collaborating to Enhance Safety Culture…. Continue Reading »

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Government announces no-fly list rules for passengers

web-post September 14, 2017

The government has announced the final rules for creating a ‘National No Fly’ list wherein unruly behaviour by air passengers could invite a flying ban ranging from three months to an indefinite period, depending upon the severity of the offence. These rules, which define three levels of unruly behaviour, will be applicable for all Indian… Continue Reading »

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Lifting gender barriers, Army plans to induct women into military police

web-post September 13, 2017

The Indian Army has finalised a plan to induct women into the army military police, a senior officer said. The move come just two months after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had said in an interview that the Army was looking at inducting women jawans and the process would start with the induction of women… Continue Reading »



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