Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: safety

Uber’s safety review has thousands of sexual assault reports

SAN FRANCISCO: Ride-hailing giant Uber has released its first safety review which contains thousands of sexual assault reports. The company has also revealed the changes it was making to make rides safer for its passengers and drivers. The two-year safety review contains almost 2,936 reports pertaining to sexual assault that ...

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Vidya Balan: I think nothing is impossible

BOLLYWOOD: Basking in the success of Mission Mangal the actress said that one should not fall prey into casting couch as there is enough work out there. “I think no opportunity should be big enough for you to compromise on your safety. There’s a lot of work out there. If ...

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Natalie Portman on being sexualised as a child actor

HOLLYWOOD: Being famous comes with its own hazards. After spending about 25 years in the show business, Hollywood actor Natalie Portman said that being sexualised as a child star made her feel unsafe. The 37-year-old actor who made her debut at the age of 13 in 1994’s ‘The Professional’ at ...

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Eni must improve safety at Arctic oilfield, Norway watchdog

OSLO: Italian oil company Eni must do more to improve safety at its Arctic Goliat oilfield, which produces up to 100,000 barrels of crude per day, Norway’s oil safety watchdog said. The world’s northernmost oilfield has suffered a number of incidents since it started production in March 2016. While previous ...

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Home ‘most dangerous place’ for women, UN study shows

United Nations: More than half the women who were murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members, making home “the most dangerous place for a woman,” a new UN study said Sunday. In statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ...

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Bangladesh marks 5 years after garment factory collapse

DHAMRAI: A few hundred workers, activists and relatives of victims of a 2013 garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and left thousands injured held a rally Tuesday as the country marked the fifth anniversary of the disaster. Protesters placed flowers at a makeshift monument near the abandoned ...

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Swift calls for lawsuit redaction

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift is calling for parts of her groping lawsuit to be edited for her ‘‘safety’’. The 27-year-old singer filed a lawsuit back in July regarding an alleged groping incident involving radio DJ David Mueller – who allegedly groped the ‘Bad Blood’ hitmaker’s behind underneath her dress during ...

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