Loyalties die hard, don’t they. Eyebrows surely must have been raised when Manmohan Singh appointed the nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar as the head of a renewable energy mission – and that too, the prestigious National Solar Mission. Nothing wrong with it perhaps from a capability/expertise point of view, just that it does jar a bit […]Read More →
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Jul 2009 With the Indian nuclear power market to touch $40 billion or Rs.20,000 crore by 2020, Atomic companies from the Sweden, US, Russia, France, Kazakhstan and Britain, are competing to get a share of the nuclear pie. A delegation of Swedish companies such as, Sandpit, Swenson, SKB International Consulting AB, Studbook, ES-consult and Rel […]Read More →
Bathinda, a district in Punjab is home for two thermal power plants. Recently, the district groundwater has been contaminated with high concentration of uranium. Even after reverse osmosis process, to make the water clean, the water is not potable. Nearly 107 people are found to be affected by cancer and four to five cancer deaths […]Read More →