Saga of Rail Accidents Continues
Oct07

Saga of Rail Accidents Continues

Accidents do happen, and, most often, they are beyond our control. So is the case with rail accidents. However, statistics in India are alarming. In 2015 alone, there have been 8 train accidents owing to derailment. As much as 15% of all the railway accidents across the world in 2013 occurred in India. Here is a recap of this unending saga of rail mishaps and how they happened. Accident rate in the Indian Railways is nearly 300...

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Teach Disaster Management in Schools

We send our children to the school to get educated, and till a few decades ago, we did not have to dwell too much on the safety of our children in the schools; we took it for granted, for the school was always synonymous with the word ‘safe’. Unfortunately, it is no longer the case. From natural calamities to the man-made ones, from the negligence of man to the beast like action of man, our children are no longer safe in school. Some...

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How safe is the food we eat?
Dec05

How safe is the food we eat?

The food that we eat is a source of nourishment and nutrition, but it can also be a source of diseases and illness. The difference between food as fuel for life and food as a source of ill-health depends on the quality and purity of the food consumed. This is where the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) perform its vital function. C Mahadevan, HSE Consultant and Chemical expert examines various aspects of food safety...

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