Precautions against bomb blasts

With the Mumbai serial blast, people concerned for the safety of their relatives. Safety and security is a top priority for apartments and buildings located in city centers where risks are higher. You can take following precautions or safety measures to protect people and property and minimize the risk of personal injury.

  • Verify the antecedents of tenants before renting out the premises.
  • Inform the police about any suspicious happening or unclaimed object found in suspicious circumstances
  • Do not touch any unidentified object and do not accept any parcel from strangers.
  • Make an enquiry if a taxi or auto-rickshaw is seen parked inside the compound or outside the building for a long time.
  • Visitors parking should be restricted, if possible, to 300 feet from your building or any building in a complex.

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple vault B should not be opened for stock taking till July 15: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred the opening of the last vault of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. While deferring the vault’s opening the court asked the former Travancore royal family, who are the trustees of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and the Kerala government to give suggestions on the security, conservation and preservation aspects of the temple and the treasure recovered.

There are six vaults in Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple from A to F and only vault B is yet to be opened. Meanwhile, the state government announced that rs 1 crore will be allocated for temple security. Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani made the announcement in the state Assembly on Friday.

Security is a huge concern after the vaults revealed a treasure trove worth more than Rs 1 lakh crore.Three battalions of Kerala Armed Police and some National Security Guards trained commandos having already been deployed at the temple. The creation of a special security zone around the Sree Padmnabhaswamy temple is also on the anvil to protect the huge treasure found in its vaults.

The apex court ordered that vault B of the Temple should not be opened for stock taking till July 15.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday also ordered videography and photography of the treasure found at the temple.

Sky gazers in India will be disappointed a lot

Partial (South) Solar eclipses on June 1, 2011

A partial solar eclipse will occur on July 1, 2011. The Solar eclipse july 1 2011, unfortunately, will not be visible for most of the world. The partial solar eclipse on July 1, 2011, will only be visible if you are on the coast of Antarctica, where the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. The partial solar eclipse on July 1, 2011 is one of four partial solar eclipses that occur in 2011.

This is the first solar eclipse of Saros cycle 156, only visible as a partial solar eclipse in a small area south of South Africa and north of Antarctica. Sky gazers in India and around the world will be a disappointed lot as they won’t be able to witness the partial solar eclipse occurring on this Friday. According to a scientific organization, the eclipse will be seen only on the coast of Antarctica. The eclipse begins Friday at 1.23 pm (Indian time) and ends at around 2.53 pm.

The partial solar eclipse on July 1, 2011 is one of four partial solar eclipses that occur in 2011. With the others occurring Jan 4, June 1, and Nov 25 in 2011.