Tag Archives: Bans

Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events

The Geneva auto show is being canceled after the Swiss government announced an immediate ban Friday on all “public and private” events in the country involving more than 1,000 people as a measure to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. The measure will last until at least March 15, officials said. Among the events that will be affected are the annual Geneva International Motor ... Read More »

Britain’s Royal Mail Bans Delivery of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain’s main postal service, said on Wednesday it had banned the delivery of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons, making it potentially difficult for many Britons to return the recalled devices. Samsung recalled about 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s last month after reports some had caught fire due to faulty ... Read More »

NGT Bans Diesel Vehicles Over 10 Years Old In Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today announced its decision to ban 10 year old diesel vehicle in Delhi effective immediately. NGT has asked the government to cancel the registration of all diesel vehicles that are older than 10 years measures to deal with pollution in the capital. The Green court also mentioned that vehicles more than 15 years old are ... Read More »

Gujarat Village Bans Single Women From Using Mobile Phones

A village in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat has banned single women from using mobile phones, with elders deeming the technology a “nuisance to society”. Members of the Suraj village council in Mehsana, the Prime Minister’s home district, passed a resolution in early February outlawing the use of mobile phones for teenage girls and young women. ... Read More »