Panic Button on Mobiles: Trial to Begin From on January 26

A pilot project to test ‘panic button’ feature on mobile phones to ensure women safety will kick-start from Uttar Pradesh on January 26, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said on Tuesday. In April, 2016, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had, through a gazette notification, made it mandatory for mobile manufacturers to provide panic buttons in cell phones by January 2017. […]