health and safety

Woman sacked for putting too much make-up


July 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman working as a hospital cleaner in Britain says she was fired for wearing too much make-up.Francine Siddaway wore her "trademark Egyptian-style" make-up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dubai bans tobacco sale on World No Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Municipality has banned sale of tobacco products for 24 hours in the entire emirate to observe the World No Tobacco Day Thursday.The ban was announced ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Priyadarshan a wonderful director: Hollywood action expert (With Images)


April 18th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Hollywood action choreographer Peter Pedrero, who collaborated with Priyadarshan for his upcoming movie "Tezz", says it was a treat to work with the filmmaker. He ... Read more...

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US rejects $7 bn oil pipeline project with Canada


January 19th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US has cancelled a $7-billion oil pipeline project with Canada, Xinhua reported.President Barack Obama, in a statement released by the White House, said the "rushed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four day conference on efficient cities and transportation


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Seeking ways to make cities undergoing rapid urbanization livable, clean, energy efficient and sustainable, a four-day conference would be held here with participation from technology ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Elderly left to lead appalling lives in Britain


November 24th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Thousands of elderly people in Britain are suffering abuse and neglect at their homes, courtesy the very staff employed for their special care, a report has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

EU adopts new rules on airport body scanners


November 15th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has adopted new guidelines on the use of security scanners at airports to protect the privacy and health of passengers.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tito: Murray should be jailed for life


November 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s brother, Tito, says Doctor Conrad Murray should be jailed for life for his role in the death of the singer. Murray who was the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama takes action to reduce medicine scarcity


November 1st, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Monday instructed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify and reduce the scarcity of necessary medications and he asked for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Worker dies at Jaguar Land Rover factory


September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A worker has died at a British factory of Jaguar Land Rover, an automobile company owned by India's Tata Motors.A man in his late 40s was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

School bars footballs from playground


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned footballs from the playground and now permits children to only play with soft sponge balls. An angry parent said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Intrusive or over-detached? You may have anxiety disorder


July 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) From over-nurturing to extreme detachment, these are some of the negative methods used by people to cope with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says a psychologist.Worrying comes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kite flying banned on British beach


June 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Kite flying has been banned on a beach in Britain for "health and safety reasons".Anyone caught flying a kite on Bridlington's beaches could be fined up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai to stop cigarette sale on World No Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai has urged traders not to sell cigarettes for at least 24 hours at petrol stations and shops on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans endosulfan


May 13th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan because the pesticide has debilitating effects on humans and the environment.A three-judge bench ... Read more...

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Brit school bans football from being played in playground


February 25th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A school in Britain has banned its pupils from bringing modern synthetic or leather footballs into the playground and told them to use balls made of sponge instead.Teacher ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit school kids risking health by enjoying hookah sessions at shisha cafes


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Blackburn police have warned that children as young as 12 are risking their health by smoking hookahs in illegal shisha cafes in Lancashire, UK.The Daily Mail quoted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIFA considering ban on neck-warming ’snoods’ on health and safety grounds


February 5th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): FIFA is set to discuss whether snoods, neck-warmers, should be banned on health and safety grounds at an International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting.The neck-warmers have become a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drive against illegal constructions in Abu Dhabi


January 21st, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi authority has launched a crackdown against illegal constructions in the city as part of its campaign to provide industrial workers with better living condition.All ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US woman busted for running boob, booty silicone clinic inside home


January 15th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): A woman in New York has been busted for operating a silicone clinic for boob and booty jobs inside her apartment.Whalesca Castillo, 36, from the Bronx, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US shuts down 80 websites for selling fake goods


December 21st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 80 websites have been shut by US officials after it was found they were dealing in counterfeit goods.The Department of Homeland Security has seized over 80 domain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Justin Bieber Prays as Samuel Koch Live Stunt Goes Horribly Wrong


December 7th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A live game show which is very popular in Germany was stopped just before Justin Bieber was to perform, after a twenty three year old stunt man, Samuel ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samuel Koch seriously injured in a stunt


December 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A planned stunt during a live television reality show in Germany went awfully wrong resulting in a severe injuries to a contestant.The contestant - Samuel Koch, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bieber pulls out of TV appearance after stunt shock


December 6th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber reportedly scrapped his appearance on hit German variety show "Wetten Dass" after a stunt went wrong.Stuntman Samuel Koch was attempting to jump over moving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samuel Koch critically injured during live stunt accident on German TV


December 5th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samuel Koch was injured when his stunt on Live TV went awry. As part of the live stunt he was trying to jump over 5 cars ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lollipop man in UK told it’s unsafe to escort school kids across road


November 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A lollipop man in Britain has been banned from escorting school kids across a busy road because council health and safety officials feel it is "not safe" for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Mortified’ Muslim women barred from US skating rink for not removing headscarves


November 26th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): The Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed a complaint with Connecticut's Human Rights Commission against a roller-skating rink in Vernon after two Muslim women were barred from entering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiny particles in computers, shampoos ‘can adversely affect lungs’


November 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study by the University of Edinburgh has shown that tiny particles used in a range of everyday products from computers to shampoo can adversely affect the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Train passenger banned from carrying tea to seat


November 8th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A train passenger was shocked when he was banned from carrying a cup of tea to his seat on health and safety grounds.Interpreter and author Tore Fauske ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stress - most common health, safety problem at workplace


October 28th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A survey has found that stress is the most common health and safety problem at the workplace as of now, with recession being blamed for it.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Poonia accepts Samuels’ challenge, asks her to compete in India (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist and India's new discus champion Krishna Poonia Tuesday accepted world champion Dani Samuels' challenge of a whopping $20,000 winner-takes-all contest.Krishna, who won gold ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poonia-Dani discus duel ‘could be like boxing bout’


October 19th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Discus champ Dani Samuels' challenge to Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia from India to a winner-takes-all contest "could be enormous", said the Australian's manager who added that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Noisy’ Brit army bands ordered to wear earplugs to meet safety rules


September 28th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Army bandsmen in Britain have been asked to wear earplugs when they perform over health and safety concerns-but they are not liking as it makes them play out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two more Australian athletes withdraw from CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sept 26 (IANS) Two more Australian athletes have pulled out from the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games citing security and health concerns. Cyclist Travis Meyer and table tennis player Stephanie Sang Sunday withdraw ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scotland ‘delighted’ to be cleared for Delhi CWG trip despite ‘challenges’


September 25th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25(ANI): Scotland's Commonwealth Games squad will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday.A party of 41 athletes and staff had delayed their departure on Tuesday after complaints about the athletes' village ... Read more...

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