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  • Punjab: Women Helpline receives 1.17 lakh calls in 5 months January 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: The '181 Helpline', started to help women in distress, has received 1.17 lakh calls within five months of its launch in Punjab. Giving details about the helpline, Additional Director General of Police (ADGPSecurity) Dinkar Gupta, said that out of the total 1.17 lakh calls about 38,000 calls were related to...
  • Govt to make 181 helpline number available across states January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A month after releasing the threedigit emergency number for women in Delhi, the government on Monday said it will make available the '181' women helpline number to all states of the country. "We will give single emergency number 181 to women across the country," Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal...
  • Helpline 181 doesn't work from Idea, Voda mobiles December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi government's new helpline number for women in distress was launched on Monday but it seems 181 only works from MTNL landlines and Airtel mobiles. It could not be accessed from an Idea or Vodafone mobile connection. Before an operator comes on line, the caller is placed on hold...
  • Confusion mars launch of women's helpline number 181 December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Even before the new helpline number for women, 181, could get operational, there is confusion over the launch of it. While Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was slated to inaugurate it on Monday afternoon, the government ad said that the helpline was already in place. Sources in the Telecom...