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The smile in his tears – A Rescue

The smile in his tears : On a recent trip to a mall in Bangkok while waiting for an elevator suddenly the lobby was filled with screams of women and children. The general initial reaction was of indifference as there … Continue reading

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Fire Extinguisher Retailers in Pakistan

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SMOG SAFETY TIPS

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Travel and Terror

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 31st July 2016   As the travel season peaks, the focus has been on the threat of terrorism in major tourist hubs. While concern has been around travel bookings, hotel safety, … Continue reading

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ATM FRAUD

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 17th July 2016   Recently there have been some news reports about ATM fraud that was discovered in Karachi. The criminals used skimmers to capture banking data off of debit and … Continue reading

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Surviving a Lightning Storm

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 26th June 2016   This monsoon, the met department has forecast heavy rains all over the country. And with heavy rains, there are increased chances of lightning strikes, which are known … Continue reading

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Public Spaces and Personal Safety

    In recent times, events both man-made and natural have necessitated a review of personal safety action plans for authorities, organisations as well as individuals. Media coverage of incidents at two famous malls in Pakistan, one in Islamabad and … Continue reading

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Stay Safe in Ramadan in Pakistan

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 29th May 2016   If you do a quick search on the internet for personal safety concerns during the month of Ramazan you will find that a majority will address rash … Continue reading

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Protection in the Summer

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 15th May 2016 Overexposure to the sun, swimming accidents / injuries in pools, lakes and even the beach can result in personal safety issues. Here are some things to watch out … Continue reading

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Intruders

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 24th April 2016   In recent times, criminals posing as representatives of different utilities or services have robbed people’s homes. With the number of services providers that exist these days it’s … Continue reading

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