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World 23 Mar 2019 | 1:57 PM

India's watchmen question whether Modi embrace will improve their lot

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - For over a decade Arvind Singh has worked as a watchman in New Delhi, doing the rounds of the streets with a whistle and a wooden stick to keep vigil at night.

Community 13 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Proper training needed for watchmen

SECURITY guard trainer C. Regunathan is concerned that the lack of proper training is putting the lives of security guards at risk.

Nation 14 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Council to draft standards for low-paying jobs

Low-paying jobs such as that of watchmen and hotel chambermaids will soon have their own 'standards' along with other blue-collar jobs.

World 12 Aug 2015 | 12:20 AM

Palestinian vigilantes patrol villages amid fear of more arson attacks

QUSRA, West Bank (Reuters) - Armed men stopping cars at checkpoints in the West Bank are usually Israeli security forces policing the occupied territory, but in some areas they are Palestinian civilians patrolling their own villages.

Community 16 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Adaptations lack personalisation

BOOKS — not only do they serve as repositories of knowledge, but they can also serve as keys to escape the mundane, humdrum world of everyday. Of late, however, there seems to be a rising trend in turning words on paper into images on the silver screen.

World 04 Apr 2020 | 5:01 PM

Lausanne watchman rings cathedral bell anew to signal hope amid pandemic

LAUSANNE (Reuters) - In Lausanne, a Swiss city on the shores of lake Geneva, the coronavirus outbreak has revived a tradition of centuries past: The cathedral watchman climbs the 153 stone steps to his tower at night, puts on a black hat, lights a lantern and rings the "La Clemence" bell to stir residents' solidarity and courage.

World 10 Oct 2020 | 9:21 AM

Accused militia members arraigned on domestic terrorism charges in Michigan

(Reuters) - Six men arrested on suspicion of taking part in a plot by armed extremists to kidnap Michigan's governor have been arraigned on domestic terrorism and weapons charges, while a seventh awaits extradition from South Carolina, authorities said on Friday.