02 Sep 2013
New Delhi: A new mobile phone application that aims to help report sexual harassment to authorities would be pilot-tested by girl students of Jamia Millia Islamia on Monday, an official said.
21 Dec 2012
Reacting to the brutal rape of a young woman in the capital, film actor Akshay Kumar said that self-defence should be made compulsory for girls in school, while filmmaker Pritish Nandy suggested that boys should be taught to respect girls.
20 Jan 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women has started a seven-day martial arts training programme for girls in government schools from here on Tuesday.
27 Apr 2013
Growing incidences of rape in the country virtually makes it mandatory for women to carry along some stuff which could help them when a problem strikes. Shahid Anwar, a youngster from Champaran in Bihar, has come up with an innovative wristband, which will not only inform the nearest police in the time of need but will also help in tracking the location of the person in distress.
18 Nov 2012
Claiming that women and girls in the state were not safe during the previous BSP regime, the Samajwadi Party said Akhilesh Yadav government was paying attention to their safety and welfare and had launched various schemes in this regard also.
03 Jul 2013
After the terrible gang-rape of a young girl in a moving bus in Vasant Vihar area of the national capital, the Ministry and the Court had directed the government to install an alarm system and CCTV cameras in all public transport buses. But six months down the line, CCTV cameras are yet to be installed in these DTC buses and other public transport vehicles. However, the panic button installed in low-floor buses is now getting operational. Pressing the panic button will lead to flash-lights and siren sounds.
09 Mar 2013
Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the Union Government has taken concrete steps to ensure safety and dignity of the women.
02 Aug 2016
New York: Researchers are developing a new personalised smartwatch app that can help nurses respond to alerts by patients more quickly and prevent falls that may lead to serious injury.
19 Oct 2016
Bhubaneshwar: JP Nadda on Wednesday said that there were serious lapses in fire safety measures at Sum Hospital and all those responsible will be brought to book.
14 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The newly-launched augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go poses a great data security threat to users as the app gets 'full access' to their Google account, allowing the gaming company to read all emails, a new report said yesterday.