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Sanitiser dispensers and sanitisation tunnel installed at the gates of St Joseph’s College in Prayagraj. (HT)

Prayagraj schools prepare for safety of staff, students

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Some institutions have installed hands-free taps and sensor-based hand wash/ sanitizer dispensers, others have gone for sanitisation chambers on their campuses.
The writer finds safety in stereotyping only her own(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
The writer finds safety in stereotyping only her own(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

The safety of stereotyping

Hindustan Times | By Sawan Dutta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 06:56 AM IST
A Bengali musician, singer and comedian spews verse on how she feels safe mimicking Bongs ‘coz she’s a Bong herself!
Trafficking and child abuse must be treated as more than just a legal problem. It has to be tackled at the community level(Hindustan Times)
Trafficking and child abuse must be treated as more than just a legal problem. It has to be tackled at the community level(Hindustan Times)

Ensure the safety of vulnerable children

UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 07:27 PM IST
In these fraught times, children, especially the girl child, are much more vulnerable to trafficking. The government has to figure out more proactive ways to save them from the dangers that Covid-19 has heightened
Safety protocols need to be in place if college and university students have to write the final exams.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
Safety protocols need to be in place if college and university students have to write the final exams.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

HT Chandigarh Readers’ Take: Guarantee students’ safety if exit exams take place

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Readers remain divided over the University Grants Commission’s decision to complete the examination process for exit classes in colleges and universities, with some concerned about safety and sanitization measures at exam centres and others giving it the thumbs up, saying a year cannot be wasted as final year students have crucial decisions to make
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Safety and security of students our prime concern, says UGC Secretary

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Speaking to ANI Prof Jain said that the safety, security, and health of the students is a prime concern and there will be no compromise on this.
A CSW thermal scans a man before he enters her residence.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
A CSW thermal scans a man before he enters her residence.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Safety on the mind as CSW look to resume work in Pune’s red-light area

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Among the many NGOs working in Budhwar peth, Saheli HIV AIDS Karyakarta Sangh is once holding special advisory sessions on safety for CSWs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ordinance showed the government’s commitment to protect each and every healthcare battling COovid-19.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ordinance showed the government’s commitment to protect each and every healthcare battling COovid-19.(PTI)

No compromise on medics’ safety: PM Modi on ordinance for health workers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 07:36 PM IST
The Prime Minister had several times in the past few weeks warned people against misbehaving with medical professionals who are in the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Women bus drivers could serve as role models for young girls and break the stereotype of what a girl can or cannot do(Hindustan Times)
Women bus drivers could serve as role models for young girls and break the stereotype of what a girl can or cannot do(Hindustan Times)

Ensuring safety and employment for women | Opinion

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 07:58 PM IST
There are several benefits of having more women bus drivers. For a start, buses will become less threatening spaces for women
Students protest against the Telangana government for failing to provide security to women, New Delhi, November 30, 2019(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Students protest against the Telangana government for failing to provide security to women, New Delhi, November 30, 2019(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Women’s safety: Ensure certainty of punishment, reshape attitudes

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 05:56 PM IST
The call for lynching of offenders or castration is not the answer, which must be found within the framework of the rule of law.
Indian captain Virat Kohli with head coach Ravi Shastri(PTI)
Indian captain Virat Kohli with head coach Ravi Shastri(PTI)

Throwing the number 6 safety net away

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 09:01 AM IST
The Kohli-Shastri selections may not have always clicked in overseas Test matches in the recent past, but at home, they have formulated a strategy to make India unbeatable; and that formula does not need a number 6 batsman.
More than 150,000 people die every year due to road accidents(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
More than 150,000 people die every year due to road accidents(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

New traffic laws will improve safety | Analysis

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 07:32 PM IST
Indian roads are accident-prone. Rather than opposing the new rules, we must welcome them
Kashmiri students at a gurudwara in Mohali ahead of leaving for Kashmir with help of Khalsa Aid.(Anil Dayal/HT PHOTO)
Kashmiri students at a gurudwara in Mohali ahead of leaving for Kashmir with help of Khalsa Aid.(Anil Dayal/HT PHOTO)

Communication blackout sparks panic among Kashmiris outside J-K, states assure safety

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aadil Mir
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 09:28 PM IST
The government on Sunday had snapped internet, telephone, and television services to deter any protests against the revocation of special status.
Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India’s aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the “affected part of the Iranian airspace” and reroute their flight “suitably”.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India’s aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the “affected part of the Iranian airspace” and reroute their flight “suitably”.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

DGCA asks Indian airlines to avoid Iranian airspace

New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Indian carriers’ decision follows a warning by the American aviation regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration to a possibility that commercial aircraft can be mistakenly targeted in Iranian airspace.
Doctors protest against an attack on their colleagues, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, India, on Saturday.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Doctors protest against an attack on their colleagues, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, India, on Saturday.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

SC to hear plea for safety, security of doctors at govt hospitals tomorrow

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 12:16 PM IST
The plea was filed on Friday in the wake of protests by doctors in West Bengal against assault on their colleagues by the family of a patient, who died on Monday night.
NDRF members seen inside the IAF C-17 aircraft as it lands at Jamnagar, in Gujarat, Wednesday, June 12, 2019.(PTI Photo)
NDRF members seen inside the IAF C-17 aircraft as it lands at Jamnagar, in Gujarat, Wednesday, June 12, 2019.(PTI Photo)

‘Praying for safety’: PM Modi tweets as Gujarat braces for cyclone Vayu

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 10:08 PM IST
A general alert has been sounded across 10 districts and the Meteorological department has told the government that cyclone Vayu will not weaken after landfall.
The recently held general elections saw 62 women get elected, which still represents 14% of the total number of candidates. India ranks quite low on women’s representation in the Parliament; over 50 countries have more than 30% elected women representatives.(HT Photo)
The recently held general elections saw 62 women get elected, which still represents 14% of the total number of candidates. India ranks quite low on women’s representation in the Parliament; over 50 countries have more than 30% elected women representatives.(HT Photo)

We need to discuss women’s safety in public transport

By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:02 AM IST
It is an issue of concern that women’s work participation in the country is going down. Three out of four women are not in the workforce today and the gender pay gap is 34%.
An alumnus of Punjab Public School, Nabha, Mohit, got his initial training at National Defence Academy (NDA) Khadakwasla, Pune, before being commissioned as flying officer in the IAF.(HT Photo)
An alumnus of Punjab Public School, Nabha, Mohit, got his initial training at National Defence Academy (NDA) Khadakwasla, Pune, before being commissioned as flying officer in the IAF.(HT Photo)

Samana pilot aboard missing AN-32, kin pray for his safety

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Navrajdeep Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 08:00 AM IST
The family of Mohit Garg in Samana town, including his father Surinder Garg and uncle Rishi Garg, left for Assam soon after receiving the information.
Cong’s city chief writes to electoral officer, says workers have raised concerns about unidentified people near strongrooms; EC rules out tampering(FILE)
Cong’s city chief writes to electoral officer, says workers have raised concerns about unidentified people near strongrooms; EC rules out tampering(FILE)

Mumbai Congress raises doubts over safety of EVMs, complains about suspicious presence near strongrooms

UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 10:28 PM IST
Cong’s city chief writes to electoral officer, says workers have raised concerns about unidentified people near strongrooms; EC rules out tampering
Ghasera is a largely Muslim-dominated region, and despite fasting for the month of Ramzan, women came out in large numbers to cast their vote.(HT Photo)
Ghasera is a largely Muslim-dominated region, and despite fasting for the month of Ramzan, women came out in large numbers to cast their vote.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Safety and jobs in mind, women come out in droves to exercise franchise

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Team HT
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:09 AM IST
Women as old as 96 years to the Millennials made it a point to vote for the candidate they felt would best represent their interests.
In the wake of the Himalaya Bridge collapse at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) that killed six and injured 31, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning quarterly, bi-annual and annual audits of all bridges in the city.(AFP)
In the wake of the Himalaya Bridge collapse at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) that killed six and injured 31, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning quarterly, bi-annual and annual audits of all bridges in the city.(AFP)

On path of safety: BMC wants to survey bridges every few months

Mumbai | By Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 04:27 AM IST
The authority will define and set the frequency of bridge inspections, list responsibilities of various bridge maintenance engineers and recommend remedial measures, among others.
Panic button on mobile phones and other initiatives will be jointly launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi.(ANI)
Panic button on mobile phones and other initiatives will be jointly launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi.(ANI)

Government to launch panic button on mobile phones to ensure women’s safety

New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2019 01:18 PM IST
The Panic Button, which was conceived in 2015, will be launched across 14 states at a cost of Rs 321.69 crore made available from the Nirbhaya Fund, said an official statement. This emergency response system was soft-launched in Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland recently.
The CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police opened a helpline, while a students’ organisation set up a temporary camp in Mohali to accommodate at least 20 young men and women who had left Dehradun and Ambala after facing threats.(AP)
The CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police opened a helpline, while a students’ organisation set up a temporary camp in Mohali to accommodate at least 20 young men and women who had left Dehradun and Ambala after facing threats.(AP)

Centre asks states to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2019 10:45 PM IST
The Union government issued an advisory to all states on Saturday to ensure the safety of people from Jammu and Kashmir after instances were reported of students from the region being targeted following the attack in Pulwama.
Commuters travel in an overcrowded train near a railway station in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, February 1, 2019.(REUTERS)
Commuters travel in an overcrowded train near a railway station in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, February 1, 2019.(REUTERS)

Budget: No hike in train passenger fare, focus on safety and security

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 02:09 PM IST
There is no hike in passenger fare and freight charges in the budget that comes ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha polls.
A woman police constable patrols on a Motor Bike at the South Campus Delhi University.(HT File Photo)
A woman police constable patrols on a Motor Bike at the South Campus Delhi University.(HT File Photo)

Delhi Police kicks off bike patrolling initiative for women’s safety

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:51 AM IST
In order to combat and prevent street crime against women, a special bike patrolling initiative has been undertaken by the Delhi Police in various parts of the city

Dehradun rape: Safety of students in private schools questionable

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nitika Kakkar
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 12:12 AM IST
A set of non-negotiable child safety rules for schools is the need of the hour.
Smoke billows from the BPCL refinery in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Smoke billows from the BPCL refinery in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Snoozing behind the wheels? Here’s how you can stay awake.(Shutterstock)
Snoozing behind the wheels? Here’s how you can stay awake.(Shutterstock)

Here’s how you can stay awake while driving and avoid accidents

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 08:53 AM IST
Whether you’re taking a road trip or often return tired from work, these helpful tips will keep you awake behind the wheels and avoid fatal accidents.
PMC is keen on its four bicycle sharing operators including insurance in their agreements.(HT Photo)
PMC is keen on its four bicycle sharing operators including insurance in their agreements.(HT Photo)

Safety of cyclists: PMC’s bicycle department plans insurance for riders

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 04:05 PM IST
The move comes after the recent accident involving Saurabh Rao, PMC commissioner’s son, who was injured in a road mishap while riding a bicycle.
Srishti walked through Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab as well as J&K as part of her journey. She walked on an average of 25 – 30 kms a day, meeting between 150 – 200 everyday.
Srishti walked through Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab as well as J&K as part of her journey. She walked on an average of 25 – 30 kms a day, meeting between 150 – 200 everyday.

Army officer’s daughter walks from Kanyakumari to Kashmir for women’s safety

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 06:55 PM IST
Srishti Bakshi undertook a 3800 km on-foot journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to mobilise communities to make India a safe country for women.
The cyclists are vulnerable and so making roads safer for them is a must.(Ravindra Joshi/HT)
The cyclists are vulnerable and so making roads safer for them is a must.(Ravindra Joshi/HT)

Safety in slow lane for Pune cyclists

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari and Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 02:40 PM IST
The increasing number of accidents are causing cyclists to rethink using this eco-friendly mode of transport.
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