PROTECTION

  • Haryana: Basai's cow shelter home to 1,000 stray cows, those rescued from butchers 2 days ago

    This is a report of a cow shelter in Haryana where over 1000 stray cows and those rescued from butchers are provided rehabilitation. This is part of the state's Gau Raksha Dal or Cow Protection Group. ...
  • Robert Vadra's calm handling of hoax 'bomb' scare earns him kudos at Delhi's Lodhi Gardens April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Off late Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is in the news only for the wrong reasons. But on Thursday morning was entirely different. His calm and sensible handling of a 'bomb' scare at the elite Lodhi Gardens in Lutyen's Delhi has earned him kudos by...
  • New light-weight, full-face helmet ensures even better safety to bicycle riders April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A new helmet for bicycle riders has been developed that provides them with motorcycle safety without weighing more. The Kali Protectives Shiva is said to be the smallest and lightest helmet of its kind ever made offering full-face protection. The Shiva helmet weighs 1050 grams in size medium, while...
  • Delhi court: Man gets five years jail for sexually assaulting six year old boy April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Children are an important asset and the future well being of a nation depends on how they develop, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a 20-year-old youth to five years in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy. "The concept of welfare and well-being of children...
  • Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Ravi Shashtri talk about how we should respect women and their choices April 2, 2015

    After the whole controversy over Deepika Padukone talking about women's choices in a video, and how what she said was hypocritical and one-sided, we have cricketers Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Ravi Shashtri talking about women's rights, their freedom to choose what they want to and their independence.In this video...
  • 68-year-old man jailed for 10 years for raping minor in temple April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: A 68-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor girl in a temple by a Delhi court which observed that children are a supremely important asset. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan awarded the jail term to Jaipal, a resident of Mangolpuri,...
  • Mozilla releases Firefox 37 with improved download performance, more security April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Mozilla has rolled out version 37.0 of its Firefox Web browser that offers improved download performance and protection against site impersonation. In its Release Notes, Mozilla lists out the new features and improvements in the latest version. FireFox version 37 includes addition of new locales -Albanian, Burmese, Lower Sorbian,...
  • New BBM Protected service offers secure exchange of IM chats on BlackBerry, iOS, Android phones March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Freak attacks and resulting concerns about digital privacy, BlackBerry has decided to offer a secure server for its BBM enterprise users across platforms to exchange messages through a new IM service. The BBM Protected for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry phones uses encryption keys which...
  • Rajasthan Lakes Authority bill passed in Assembly March 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on Saturday passed the Rajasthan Lakes (Protection and Development) Authority Bill, 2015 for the protection and conservation of lakes in the state. Urban Development and Housing Minister Rajpal Singh Shekhawat moved the bill which was passed by voice vote. He said that aim of the government was...
  • Haryana government passes law for cow protection, provides for imprisonment upto 10 years March 16, 2015

    Chandigarh: For "protection and upkeep" of cows, Haryana Assembly on Monday night passed a Bill which clamps a complete ban on cow slaughter in the state and provides for a rigorous imprisonment ranging from three years to ten years for killing the animal. After discussing the Haryana 'Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan'...
  • After Maharashtra, beef sale banned in Haryana March 14, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has imposed a complete ban on the sale of beef in any form and proposed to provide for 10 years rigorous imprisonment for cow slaughter, but ruled out equating it with murder. "The ban also covers canned beef which was legal during the tenure of previous government,"...
  • Tips & Tricks: 13 simple ways to protect your smartphone this Holi March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Holi is almost here and while all of us are busy preparing for H-day from what to wear, which colours to use and where to party, we often overlook the indispensable mobile phone, than can easily turn dispensable after a Holi mishap. If the phone you own is...
  • 7 quick and easy ways to protect your sensitive skin this Holi March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: If you have sensitive skin and you're wondering if Holi will make your skin worse, go for natural colours, use moisturiser in abundance and do more to protect your skin on the festival of colours, which will be celebrated on Friday. Pankaj Chaturvedi, senior consultant dermatologist at Medlinks clinic,...
  • PIL in Allahabad High Court on whereabouts of Rahul Gandhi March 1, 2015

    Lucknow: A local lawyer on Sunday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken a sabbatical. Petitioner Ashok Pande said he deemed it necessary for the safety of Gandhi, Congress Vice-President and...
  • Delhi Government: Hawkers and vendors not to be removed February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major relief for street vendors and hawkers, Delhi government has ordered civic bodies and police not to remove them if they have been doing their business for years at a particular place. The government's move comes after several street hawkers complained to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal...
  • US to expand air quality monitoring to Embassy in India February 19, 2015

    Washington: After a successful pilot project in China, the US plans to expand air quality monitoring to some of its missions in countries like India, Vietnam and Mongolia in the coming months to help raise awareness about the dangers of pollution. The initiative announced on Wednesday by the State Department and...
  • 1979 batch IPS officer Krishna Choudhary appointed as new DG ITBP January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Krishna Choudhary has been appointed as the new chief of border guarding force Indo-Tibetan Border Police. The 1979-batch Bihar cadre officer is presently working as the Director General of the Railway Protection Force under the Railway Ministry. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister...
  • Ever thought of dresses, skirts and hats made out of condoms? Students stand out with their innovative ideas at a design contest January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Imagine dresses, skirts and hats made out of colourful condoms -- that's a design innovation brought to reality by fashion designing students at a unique contest here. Youth condom brand Skore Condoms conducted a design contest and fashion show titled Skore Fashionista, which brought together 36 teams comprising 78 students...
  • Manipur: Activist Irom Sharmila released from jail January 22, 2015

    Imphal: Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila who is on indefinite fast since November 2000 was released from judicial custody on Thursday night. The activist has been demanding end to Armed Force Special Protection Act (AFSPA) in Manipur and have been in judicial custody since November 2000. The police have booked Irom under...
  • Jashodaben files appeal after police deny information under RTI January 2, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben has filed an appeal under RTI act after she was denied information by Mehsana District police saying that all queries about the protection given to her were related to local intelligence bureau, which is exempted under RTI Act. "I am the wife of Prime...
  • Bed nets enough for protection against malaria: Study December 9, 2014

    New York: There is no need to spray insecticide on walls for malaria control when people sleep under treated bed nets, says a new research. "Use of insecticide spray on internal walls, when combined with insecticide-treated bed nets in homes, does not protect children from malaria any more effectively than using...
  • PCB to carry review of protective gear November 30, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to carry out its own review of the protective gear it provides to the national team players following the tragic death of Australian batsman Phil Hughes this week. A official of the board told PTI that presently the PCB ordered protective gear specifically...
  • Thane: Youth arrested for raping a disabled girl November 29, 2014

    Thane: A 22 years old youth was arrested by the police on the charge of raping a disabled girl at Ambarnath in the district. The incident took place on November 27, said inspector Balkrishna Wagh of Ambarnath police station. The accused Sinu Sriram Avadh Rathod entered the girl's house at around...
  • Kerala: Women's panel to bring out handbook on women protection November 20, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Seeking to create awareness about legal rights of women, Kerala State Women's Commission has come out with a hand book with details of various existing laws for their protection. The book, to be distributed free of cost across the state, will also contain around 70 helpline and emergency numbers, they...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • Kozhikode: Two 18-year-old students arrested for molesting LKG kid November 15, 2014

    Kozhikode: Two students at a private school were arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a four-and-a-half-year-old girl studying in LKG class in the same institution at Parakkadavu near Nadapuram in the district. The accused, both 18-year-old boys, are pursuing 'religious education' in the same campus run by a minority educational...
  • Ahead of President's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace November 14, 2014

    Mathura: To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists. "We have decided to withdraw services of langurs as it...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Watch: Barack Obama talks about his credit card getting declined October 18, 2014

    Recently, US President Barack Obama's credit card was declined while he was out for dinner at a restaurant in the Big Apple with his wife Michelle Obama. Speaking to workers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Obama recounts what happened. ...