Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: safety

Illegal construction, change in land use led to high mortality at Mundka

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, under which the Munda building that caught fire falls, had no information about its construction, or what the building was used for. 

Mumbai & Delhi rank among world’s 5 ‘most stressful’ cities to live in

Survey by German wellness company Vaay compared 100 cities of the world. While Mumbai ranked at the bottom, Delhi was 97 among 100.

Replace drivers with automated systems — how to make mobility safe during Covid crisis

We should consider deploying automated systems to deliver critical supplies to areas under lockdown, thereby limiting exposure to drivers and residents.

These are the reasons why Indian planes are skidding off runways, says DGCA audit

The DGCA audit report comes just a month after five Indian aircraft veered off runways within a span of three days.

Here’s what WhatsApp can do to prevent targeted attacks on public figures

WhatsApp should give users more control over deciding who can message them.

Women of the night: How women DJs came together to make Delhi’s clubs safer

We women wanted a change in Delhi's nightclubs so bad, we decided to bring it ourselves.

On Camera


Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.