safety projects

Drunken driving top road killer: Report

July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Trivedi’s rail fare hike reasonable, say economists

March 15th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Notwithstanding severe criticism from his own Trinamool Congress that may cost him his job, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has got a thumbs up for his ... Read more...

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Tax exemption sought for road safety

March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The International Road Federation (IRF) has asked the government to encourage private effort at promoting road safety by giving tax benefits to companies and ... Read more...

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Murder rate drops in South Africa

September 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 10 (IANS) The number of murders committed every year in South Africa has progressively dropped from 26,000 in 1994 to 16,500 in 2010, state-run news agency BuaNews ... Read more...

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Vodafone for 20 percent carbon footprint cut by 2015

August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it is planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 20 percent globally by 2015."Our target is to take it ... Read more...

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China to spend $23 mn on nuclear safety

May 15th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China will spend 150 million yuan ($23 million) on nuclear safety, authorities said.The ministry of environmental protection said in a report for 2011 that its total ... Read more...

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India cautions against universal road safety norms

March 4th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 4 (IANS) India has strongly supported increased international cooperation for achieving the objectives of the Decade of Action for Road Safety, but has cautioned against setting universal standards ... Read more...

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