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30 years on, time stands still at world's worst nuclear disaster site

At 1:23 am on April 26, 1986, a botched routine safety test at the control room of Reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power facility led to an explosion and a fire that burned for 10 days.......

Arsenic danger: Bengal villages may have solution at last

A health catastrophe more devastating than the Bhopal gas tragedy and the Chernobyl nuclear tragedy has unfolded in West Bengal, warns a new scientific report.But a simple project to provide......

Remembering the world's WORST nuclear disaster

Belarus, Ukraine and Russia marked the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the world's worst civil nuclear accident, on Thursday. On April 26, 1986, a botched routine safety test at the......

Protests against Koodankulam nuke plant hit Chennai

Protestors are evoking memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Chernobyl accident and the recent Fukushima tsunami to warn people about the Koodankulam nuclear plant, reports A......

PHOTOS: Chernobyl, 25 years since nightmare began

At 1:23 am on April 26, 1986, a botched routine safety test at the control room of Reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power facility led to an explosion and a fire that burned for 10 days.......

Best ways a brand can reclaim its reputation after a crisis

'The crisis-hit brand needs to react, and react without sounding outraged or angry. ' Image: A pre-emptive communication strategy is a must-have in a firm's arsenal.. Photograph, courtesy:......

Recession grips Japan's economy

Japan's economy has derailed again. On March 11, a massive earthquake and tsunami shattered the world's third largest economy. Japan is also facing the world's worst nuclear disaster since......

Inside story: Bhave shares the ups and downs of being head of Sebi

Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave is in Cloud 9 these days: Cloud 9 in this case refers to a colony of row houses on Pune's tony NIBM Road where he has moved in, a month after retiring as chairman of......

SC cancels Hassan Ali Khan's bail

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed a Mumbai court order that had granted bail to Hassan Ali Khan. The court also granted four-day custody of Khan to the Enforcement Directorate. Khan, whose......

He crafts miniature machines, enters Guinness Book

A Nagpur-based engineer has earned a name for himself in the Guinness Book of Records for developing and designing miniature machines, steam engines and models of luxury motor cars, including......

Review: A Good Day to Die Hard is an unforgivable mess

Ankur Pathak feels Die Hard 5 is a dastardly spectacle that deserves to be lost in the dungeons of oblivion. In A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth in the Die Hard series, John McClane, on......

Pix: SRK's Holi bash with a twist

Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri threw a Holi bash on Sunday, and the who's who of the film industry was invited. This was a party with a twist though. There was no bhang or water in this Holi......

Priyanka: What I did on V-Day is no one's business

Priyanka Chopra was bubbling with energy during a Rediff Chat with her fans on Thursday. The actress discussed her new film 7 Khoon Maaf, what makes her a good actor, and much more.   For......

Take today's Oscar challenge!

Loved the first Oscar quiz that we put out? Well, here's more from where that came from. 1. Jane Campion. Sofia Coppola. Kathryn Bigelow. Who is the odd woman out? a. Kathryn Bigelow b.......

Akshay: I don't have to deal with my failures

Akshay Kumar had a rough run at the box office last year. But he remains positive about his forthcoming releases, especially Patiala House, which releases this Friday. He tells Patcy N why.......

U.N. suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

IMAGE: Russia's Maria Sharapova. Photograph: Grigory Dukor/Reuters. Maria Sharapova has been suspended as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations after the former world number one admitted......

Japan crisis: Sportspersons lend their support

Maria Sharapova's focus on the Indian Wells WTA tournament has been distracted as she keeps a close watch on Japan's struggles to recover from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami.......

Murali didn't take 800 wickets, those were run-outs: Bedi

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi, who never misses an opportunity to take a dig at Muttiah Muralitharan and Harbhajan Singh, has once again lashed out at the two premier off-spinners. "I......

Images: Family, friends and fans celebrate Dhoni's new innings

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni tied the knot with childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat on Sunday night in a private ceremony attended only by family members and close friends, including......

EPL: Arsenal shattered by astonishing Wigan fightback

Arsenal's faint hopes of winning the Premier League title were finally killed off when Wigan Athletic scored three goals in the last 10 minutes to snatch a dramatic 3-2 victory on Sunday. Arsenal,......
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Earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo, no danger of tsunami

An earthquake shook buildings in the Japanese capital on Monday, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no immediate reports of injuries or... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-earthquake-shakes-buildings-in-tokyo-no-danger-of-tsunami-2245307
Poetic Storytelling

Having survived the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, Alina Rudya talks to Conchita Fernandes about how the incident continues to shape her life. ...

http://betterphotography.in/perspectives/interviews/poetic-storytelling/36929/
Greenpeace questions the need for nuclear given safer alternative...

Chennai/New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/health-details/E/2046/greenpeace-questions-the-need-for-nuclear-given-safer-alternatives-with-renewables.html
Think of renewable energy

Dear Editor, The Fukushima and Chernobyl accidents have shown to the world that the safety of nuclear reactors cannot be taken for granted even... ...

http://news.statetimes.in/think-renewable-energy/
Japanese emperor to deliver televised abdication message

Tokyo, Aug 7 (IANS) Japanese Emperor Akihito is set to deliver a televised message on Monday about his desire to abdicate, which would require... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/japanese-emperor-deliver-televised-abdication-message-083240465.html

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