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Mumbai will get a mounted police unit for traffic and crowd control post a gap of 88 years(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

Mumbai cops to patrol on horses, first time since 1932

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 04:39 AM IST
In the next six months, the unit will comprise 30 horses apart from a sub-inspector, one assistant PSI, four havaldars and 32 constables.
As many as 57 specially abled school girls participated in Delhi Police’s two-week long self defence training program, Delhi police said on Monday. (Photo Hindustan Times/Representative Image)
As many as 57 specially abled school girls participated in Delhi Police’s two-week long self defence training program, Delhi police said on Monday. (Photo Hindustan Times/Representative Image)

Specially abled girls trained in self defence

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2019 01:31 AM IST
Geeta Rani Verma, deputy commissioner of police SPUWAC (Special Police Unit for Women and Children) said the workshop was organized under Sashakti scheme of the police force.
An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.(File Photo)
An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.(File Photo)

‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks police call

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 08:11 AM IST
A neighbour was walking past a house in the west coast city of Perth on Wednesday when they heard a man repeatedly yelling “why don’t you die?” and a toddler screaming.
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.(HT File Photo)
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.(HT File Photo)

Horsing around? Mumbai Police wants mounted unit back for crowd control

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2018 12:11 PM IST
Other state forces such as Kerala Police, Karnataka Police and city forces such as the Chennai Police and Kolkata Police have equestrian units.
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.

Mumbai Police wants return of horse-mounted unit for crowd control

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Earlier proposals for a mounted unit in the 1990s and 2009 never saw any implementation due to a shortage of funds
In bid to keep jawans healthy, fit and far from various diseases, use of red chilly has been banned in the mess of 31st battalion of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) in Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur, said a police official.(File Photo)
In bid to keep jawans healthy, fit and far from various diseases, use of red chilly has been banned in the mess of 31st battalion of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) in Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur, said a police official.(File Photo)

No red chilly for Uttarakhand’s armed police units

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput, Rudrapur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2018 10:19 AM IST
To avoid diseases like indigestion, acidity and stomach related complications, the dieticians have advised to stop using red chillies in the food prepared in the battalion’s mess.
In January 2007, for the first time in UN history, the Indian first all-women UN peacekeeping police unit was deployed to Liberia, with subsequent deployments in 2008 and 2009.(UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein)
In January 2007, for the first time in UN history, the Indian first all-women UN peacekeeping police unit was deployed to Liberia, with subsequent deployments in 2008 and 2009.(UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein)

Narrow the gender gap in global peacekeeping

By Jean D’Cunha and Ajita Vidyarthi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 08:28 AM IST
India must help to bridge this lacunae and prevent crimes against women and girls in international conflicts
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