PASSENGER SAFETY

  • Uber's SOS button to alert local police control room 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Taxi hailing app Uber on Thursday said it has upgraded its 'SOS button', which when pressed will now send a real-time alert to the local police control room directly to respond to the emergency. The US-based firm had introduced the SOS button in February 2015, following concerns of safety...
  • Kolkata: Questions raised on infrastructure of new airport terminal March 28, 2013

    Kolkata: It has not been a smooth takeoff for the new airport terminal in Kolkata. A part of the building crumbled days after it was inaugurated, putting a huge question mark on the quality of construction. With two incidents of glass panes cracking and falling, the structure raises some serious...