Tag Archives: safety

Huge Fire at Shandong Runxin Photoelectronic Materials Co. Ltd After Tianjin

The second fire in a week at China’s Shandong Runxin Photoelectronic Materials Co., Ltd. just 5 days after Tianjin fire has shaken the belief that the chemical factories in China are within the safety parameters. Founded in 2002, Runxing chemical warehouse manufactures bulk organic and inorganic medicinal chemicals and the Beijing Times reported that the Runxing plant contained adiponitrile, which ...

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Trigana Aircraft Crashes Into Papua Mountains with 54 Onboard

In another incident of ageing aircraft still in use, Indonesia’s Trigan aircraft which is 27 years old in operation crashed in the mountainous region of Papua on Sunday with 54 onboard, including 5 children and 5 crew members. “The Trigana aircraft that lost contact has been found at Camp 3, Ok Bape district in the Bintang Mountains regency,” confirmed air ...

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Safe Landing Drone in Emergency is All That Matters Now: Researchers

Amid reports and fears of using drones, new safety measures have come under radar and the University of Zurich team under Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, has developed a system to answer all safety concerns. The prblems faced by drones could be running out of power, crash land requirement, finding safe-landing spot, executing safe-landing procedure, among others. Moreover, potential crash landing situations ...

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Delhi Uber rape victim files lawsuit in US court

A Delhi woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver last December has filed a lawsuit in a US court accusing the web-based US taxi firm of focusing on profits over the safety of its passengers. In a 36-page complaint filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California Thursday, the woman seeks to “slam the brakes on ...

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Experimental Ebola Vaccine Shows Acceptable Safety, Ability to Generate Immune Response

An experimental Ebola vaccine, which has its first trials at Oxford University has shown an acceptable safety profile as well as the ability to generate an immune response. “The Ebola vaccine was well tolerated. Its safety profile is pretty much as we had hoped,” said professor Adrian Hill of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University who led the trial. The ...

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Obama Visit:US Security Agency Dissatisfied as Requests On Security Measures Denied

Amid tight security arrangements ahead of US President Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to India for the Republic Day ceremony on January 26, US agencies seem to be dissatisfied with the country’s security measures. Though extra precautions are being taken during the President’s visit, the US and Indian security agencies still continue to disagree over the safety and security measures. 25 ...

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US Warned of ‘Consequences’, Pakistan Assures of Safety

Ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India, tight security has been geared up along the international border with a warning on the consequences that Pakistan shall face if any cross-border terror attack takes place. Obama is expected to visit the country from January 25 to 27, to attend the Republic Day celebration on January 26. As per reports, ...

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Sabarimala pilgrims witness ‘celestial light’ Wednesday, Visit Ayyappa Temple

Lakhs of pilgrims in Sabarimala on Wednesday witnessed the “celestial light” and went delirious with joy amid chantings of “Swamiye Ayyappa, Saranam Ayyappa”, which reverberated all round the temple town in Kerala. The major event of the pilgrimage is witnessing the “Celestial Light” and lakhs of pilgrims waited for hours to witness the celestial event on this auspicious day. The ...

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Delhi Uber Taxi Case: 10 Tips for Women

By Merry Sam A day after the arrest of Shiv Kumar Yadav, the accused Uber cab driver of Delhi cab rape, many taxi services including Ola cabs and Taxipixis are banned in the city, on Tuesday. Ola cabs, Taxipixis and Taxi for Sure in Delhi have also been banned as they are not recognised by the Delhi Transport Department. While ...

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Understand Myths About Flu Vaccine, says Study

With health systems across the world are trying to increase vaccination levels, a study has suggested that it is critical to understand how to address vaccine hesitancy and counter myths about vaccine safety. Researchers from New Hampshire-based Dartmouth College and the University of Exeter in Britain found that debunking the myth that the seasonal influenza vaccine can give you the ...

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Delhi Cab Rape Case: Safety of Women Still a Mirage in Country

The private cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, who allegedly raped a 27-year-old executive on Friday night, has been arrested in Mathura on Sunday. As this comes as the second shocking incident after Delhi gang rape of 2012, the safety of women in the city should be questioned. The incident throws light on how safe women in the country are. It ...

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Home robberies strike fear among Indian-Americans in New Jersey

A series of robberies in the homes of Indian-Americans in New Jersey since the start of Diwali festive season in October has stoked fears in the community, according to a media report. As many as five Indian-American families in Middlesex County have been robbed in their homes since Oct 20 with the latest coming on Saturday in Old Bridge, according ...

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‘Social Justice Bench’ to Function from December 12

After Justice HL Dattu said that the case on missing children hurt him the most and he “felt the need for a bench to hear such cases,” an unprecedented special “Social Justice Bench” was set up by the Supreme Court on Wednesday . The bench will be headed by two judges, which will exclusively look into cases regarding social issues related ...

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Chennai Zoo Wall Collapses, White Tigers Safe

All the white tigers at the zoo in Chennai are within their enclosures, after a portion of a protective wall around its enclosure fell due to rainfall. “No tiger has escaped and all the white tigers are in their enclosure inside the zoo,” K.S.S.V.P. Reddy, director, Arignar Anna Zoological Park popularly known as Vandalur zoo, told IANS here on Saturday. ...

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China-made drop-side baby cribs recalled in US

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled the China-made drop-side baby cribs and asked the consumers to stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Here is the statement issued by the panel. Name of Product: Drop-side cribs Units: About 440 cribs Importer: Dutailier Group Inc., of Quebec, Canada Hazard: The slats on the drop side can detach from ...

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