Tag Archives: safety

Ryan murder case: After CBSE, NDMC issues circular on safety guidelines to schools

After the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the North MCD has issued a circular to municipal schools directing them to ensure safety of students and keep a tight watch on visitors. The directives have been issued in the wake of the Ryan school incident where a seven-year-old class 2 student of a private school in Gurgaon was found with his ... Read More »

The Asus Tinker Board is a powerful Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

Asus just jumped into the mini PC game with a solid choice for 4K video-capable entertainment computer. The company is currently selling the Asus Tinker Board in the UK and Europe with prices starting around 46 pounds—about $57. That’s quite a bit more than the top-end Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, which has an MSRP of $35 but usually sells for ... Read More »

Samsung details 8-point battery safety check for all new devices

Now that Samsung has finally come clean on the cause of the Galaxy Note7 fires that spawned a global recall and a months-long flight ban, the focus can finally turn from blame to prevention. To safeguard against future issues, Samsung has implemented an 8-point Battery Safety Check Test, which “involves putting our batteries through extreme testing, inside and out, followed ... Read More »

Google India holds workshop on cyber safety

The workshop was proportionately based upon four segments namely – avoiding online scams, social media safety, managing digital footprint and identification of safe online content. Cyber safety RELATED STORIES Encroachment at public place: Gujarat HC seeks explanation from AUDA Gujarat: Teachers skip classes to teach somewhere else University status to Motilal Nehru School of Sports: Haryana Youth Affairs Minister President ... Read More »

Tata Zest earns 4-stars safety rating in Global NCAP

Tata Motors, one of the leading automakers in the country has earned a 4-star safety rating for Zestcompact sedan in crash test conducted by the Global NCAP. The fresh scores makes it the first passenger vehicle from an Indian company which has scored high points on the safety aspect. However, the base variant which misses out on airbag has scored ... Read More »

Safety features like speed warning system, airbags and more to be mandatory from October 2017

The road transport and highway ministry in its efforts to make cars safer in India, wants the carmakers to offer seatbelt reminders, airbags, reverse sensors, speed warning system with beeps as standard in cars from October 2017. The new standard safety features will help Indian cars to stand at par with the ones which are sold in the international markets. ... Read More »

Hyundai’s traffic safety campaign enters its second phase

Hyundai Motor India Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) is stressing upon the importance of road and traffic safety through its latest program – the ‘Safe Move-Traffic Safety Campaign’. In its Phase II, the carmaker aims to reach out to about 100 schools and 100 RWAs (Residential Welfare Association) across 10 major cities in India. The ... Read More »

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While there have already been reports about replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 units overheating in South Korea, a new Wall Street Journal report now says that similar complaints have been received by the company in the US as well. In many cases, users have complained that the phablet gets very hot during calls. For its part, Samsung has acknowledged the complaints ... Read More »

7 need-to-know car safety facts

The Facts The term car safety in India is often buried under the carpet. We depend on cars to get around everywhere, for commutes, for finding new destinations and a lot of other things. In short, we spend a lot of time in our cars, whether it’s on the front seat or the back seat. Even then, there are a ... Read More »

Government to introduce star safety rating for new cars in India

The government of India is considering a proposal to introduce a star rating programme for new passenger cars in the country. The ratings will be given out based on the safety features that the cars might come with. The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrihsnan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply, “Proposal of Bharat ... Read More »