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Tag: Safety

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After Bihar, Odisha mulls stricter punishment for abandoning elderly parents

Bhubaneswar: Taking a cue from the Bihar government’s decision to punish wards for abandoning parents, Odisha government has directed all the district collectors for stricter enforcement of the existing rules for the safety and welfare of senior citizens. The State government has directed to ensure effective implementation of the provisions under The Maintenance and Welfare […]

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Boy student alleges sexual harassment by College Principal

Dhenkanal: Amid concerns of public over the safety of women and girl child in the State, an incident has come to fore from Dhenkanal district where a boy student of a residential college was allegedly sexually harassed by the head of the institution. The matter sent shockwaves in the area after the student knocked the […]

Cross-ministry committee to review safety norms in schools

New Delhi: A six-member committee formed with secretaries from various ministries will review the norms with respect to safety and their implementation in schools, the Women and Child Development (WCD) and Human Resource Development (HRD) ministries decided here on Monday. The decision was taken in the wake of the gruesome murder of a seven-year old […]

Aadhaar data fully safe, secure: UIDAI

New Delhi: Admitting to an instance of attempt to misuse biometrics data, the Unique identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday said that the information on individuals enrolled by it is safe and secure. This clarification by the UIDAI, which administers the Aadhaar project, comes in the wake of recent reports of breach in the […]

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Incidence of bird hits in Bhubaneswar airport has come down: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: The incidence of bird hits in Biju Patnaik International Airport in the capital city has substantially come down in the last few months, said chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi. Briefing media persons after presiding over a meeting of Airport Environment Management Committee at the State Secretariat here today, he said the main concern of […]

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Kathjodi train mishap: CRS preliminary report in a month

Cuttack: The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) will submit its preliminary probe report into the train accident near Kathjodi bridge here within a month. Two passengers had died and 20 others were injured critically when a Bhadrak-bound passenger train had hit a stationery goods train from rear side on September 29. On Monday statements of […]

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