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  • Government issues rules for mandatory recall of defective vehicles by auto manufacturers Mar 17, 2021 03:51 PM IST

    Government issues rules for mandatory recall of defective vehicles by auto manufacturers

    As part of the new guidelines, the government has asked automobile companies to recall vehicles in case the number of complaint about a defective part in a particular model rises beyond a threshold.

  • No deaths, no injuries and 69 percent drop in accidents, Railways sets new record on safety Feb 24, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    No deaths, no injuries and 69 percent drop in accidents, Railways sets new record on safety

    Though train services were minimal during the current financial year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this can be considered as a major achievement.

  • US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use Dec 14, 2019 10:25 AM IST

    US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

    Autopilot had been engaged in at least three Tesla vehicles involved in US crashes since 2016.

  • Full-body scanners at airports: Privacy aspect must not be given short shrift Jun 22, 2019 11:17 AM IST

    Full-body scanners at airports: Privacy aspect must not be given short shrift

    The trial of full-body scanners at UK's Manchester airport, revealed naked images of passengers, including their genitalia and breast enlargements.

  • Majority of women perceive public transport to be unsafe: Report Mar 08, 2019 02:44 PM IST

    Majority of women perceive public transport to be unsafe: Report

    Women constitute 38 percent of bus users, 35 percent of metro/train users and 40-45 percent of auto-rickshaws, on-demand taxis and other shared mobility modes.

  • Reporter's Take | Is your car’s safety stuck in red tape? Jan 08, 2019 04:01 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Is your car’s safety stuck in red tape?

    Uttaresh Venkateshwaran is in conversation with Moneycontrol's Swaraj Baggonkar to discuss why policy initiatives to shore up safety on Indian roads has been tangled up in red tape, much the detriment of commuters.

  • Ola boosts safety measures, launches real-time monitoring Sep 25, 2018 07:53 PM IST

    Ola boosts safety measures, launches real-time monitoring

    Safety triggers will be created based on indicators and time of travel, which will be attended to immediately by Ola’s safety response team

  • Opinion | The J&J hip implant case: On patient safety, India must up its game Aug 28, 2018 03:36 PM IST

    Opinion | The J&J hip implant case: On patient safety, India must up its game

    The Johnson & Johnson hip implant case should be about much more than compensation

  • Bengaluru municipal corp working on wrist bands to promote women's safety: Report Jan 08, 2018 03:20 PM IST

    Bengaluru municipal corp working on wrist bands to promote women's safety: Report

    Reports say the BBMP has sought funds from the Centre to develop wearable technology that will aid women's safety.

  • ISRO-made system to alert users at unmanned level crossings Jun 25, 2017 07:27 PM IST

    ISRO-made system to alert users at unmanned level crossings

    On a pilot basis, the Mumbai and Guwahati Rajdhani trains will be equipped with this system.

  • Home Ministry to set up expert panel for rail tracks security Mar 27, 2017 10:33 PM IST

    Home Ministry to set up expert panel for rail tracks security

    The decision was taken at a high-level meeting convened by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, among others.

  • Nearly 50% rise in air safety violations by crew in 2016: DGCA Feb 03, 2017 06:22 PM IST

    Nearly 50% rise in air safety violations by crew in 2016: DGCA

    There were 422 air safety violations by the crew of various air operators in 2016, a rise of nearly 50 per cent from 2015, resulting in de-rostering of 42 pilots besides suspension of 272 crew members, DGCA said today.

  • Overdrive: Mega hatchback test! Jan 28, 2017 03:15 PM IST

    Overdrive: Mega hatchback test!

    This time Overdrive has got some of the best hatchbacks in India and it is going to put them on a practical test where it takes various hatchbacks from various segments and then compare them on various aspects like the practicability, the urban usability and even the safety which can make all the difference.

  • Budget 2017: Safety prime for Railways; mulling safety cess on tickets: Srcs Jan 23, 2017 06:46 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Safety prime for Railways; mulling safety cess on tickets: Srcs

    Of the total Rs 55,000 crore alotted to the railways this Budget, Rs 15,000 crore will be kept aside for the safety fund. The fund will be used to renew tracks and bridges, for manpower training and for track inspections.

  • Budget 2017: Indian Railways may hike fares as Ministry mulls safety cess Jan 05, 2017 05:25 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Indian Railways may hike fares as Ministry mulls safety cess

    The railway ministry may push for a special levy on train fares to create a dedicated Rs 1.2 lakh crore safety fund; finance ministry likely to finance 25 percent of the this fund

  • Parliamentary panel recommends separate rail safety fund Dec 14, 2016 06:46 PM IST

    Parliamentary panel recommends separate rail safety fund

    Expressing concern over loss of lives due to train accidents, a parliamentary panel has recommended setting up a separate safety fund by the Railways and appointing a Member (Safety), who is solely entrusted with ensuring security of rail passengers.

  • Indian real estate turns smart for today‘s smart generation Jun 27, 2016 10:55 AM IST

    Indian real estate turns smart for today‘s smart generation

    Smart Homes for safe, sustainable and convenient living is the order of the day for upwardly mobile young generation.

  • Mobil 1: DTM Finale at Hockenheim Nov 18, 2015 05:28 PM IST

    Mobil 1: DTM Finale at Hockenheim

    Today, the story of the final shootout of this year‘s DTM and how Nascar improves safety on the high-speed ovals.

  • Women's security e-learning suit launched Nov 17, 2015 03:46 PM IST

    Women's security e-learning suit launched

    International SOS & Control Risks launched the latest module in its travel preparedness suite for female business travelers, risk managers and expatriates.

  • Uber ups customer privacy, introduces number masking Sep 24, 2015 08:24 PM IST

    Uber ups customer privacy, introduces number masking

    Uber has recently expanded its partnership with SafetiPin, a map-based mobile safety app, to generate safety scores for various locations across 50 cities globally, including Bengaluru, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Noida in India.

  • Thousands of Ola Drivers Come Together to Reinforce their Pledge Towards a Safe Country for All Aug 31, 2015 05:08 PM IST

    Thousands of Ola Drivers Come Together to Reinforce their Pledge Towards a Safe Country for All

    This Raksha Bandhan, thousands of driver partners on Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for personal transportation, took part in a ...

  • Shraddha Kapoor Joins Farhan Akhtar as the Face of Dulux Paints Aug 07, 2015 03:06 PM IST

    Shraddha Kapoor Joins Farhan Akhtar as the Face of Dulux Paints

    Dulux the flagship Decorative paints brand from AkzoNobel India announced Shraddha Kapoor as its new brand ambassador. Today, she joins Farhan Akhtar ...

  • Wall Street drops as China stock slump stokes growth fears Jul 28, 2015 07:49 AM IST

    Wall Street drops as China stock slump stokes growth fears

    The Dow Jones industrial average finished at its lowest level since February, and the S&P 500 chalked up a five-session losing streak for the first time since January.

  • Honda confirms eighth death linked to Takata airbags Jun 22, 2015 07:45 AM IST

    Honda confirms eighth death linked to Takata airbags

    Honda, in a statement, said the 2001 car had been issued a salvage title in October 2011, and then purchased by a rental car agency in San Diego, California. The car was rented to Ms. Brangman in August 2014. Honda did not elaborate on the statement, or identify the rental car company.

  • Transforming India: Is India ready for urbanisation boom? Apr 21, 2015 03:48 PM IST

    Transforming India: Is India ready for urbanisation boom?

    Transforming Cities Transforming India series look at urbanisation in India and some of the issues and opportunities that it faces. This 10 part series looks at some of the key areas that India needs to focus on.

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