Chandigarh: Oil and Natural Gas Commission’s former engineer I.S. Kalsi was today asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to submit his report on uranium content in Malwa waters.

JODHPUR: Former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and former director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Anil Kakodkar has called solar energy the future source of energy looking at the ever-growing demand for energy.

Kakodkar, member of the Solar Energy Research Advisory Council, was in Jodhpur on Tuesday and Wednesday with his team for detailed discussions with the IIT-J on the experimentation and demonstration of different technologies and plan the future course of action for promotion of solar energy research.

Bathinda: Low to very high traces of uranium were detected in water samples taken from tubewells in 43 villages in Bhagta Bhai Ke, Mour, Nathana, Phul and Rampura blocks of the district.

Delhi High Court notices to AIIMS, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre on researcher's petition

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on a petition by a researcher seeking a direction to the BARC to perform a scan to measure the extent of nuclear radiation in his body.

Chandigarh: A specialised laboratory equipped to check contamination of groundwater by uranium and other heavy metals will be set up and run in conjunction with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (B

Punjab is the first state to report presence of uranium in drinking water in rural areas with almost 70 per cent samples sent to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) testing positive for presence o

Even as he accepted Punjab’s case for enhanced allocation to augment the rural water supply system, as it faces the problem of presence of uranium, arsenic, and heavy metals in ground water used for drinking, Union Rural Development and Panchayats Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday advised the State government to introspect and analyse its performance record on utilisation of previous grants for the purpose.

Merely calling nuclear energy safe and essential will not suffice at a time when even urban pockets do not have access to healthcare made possible through nuclear technology, said Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Sekhar Basu.

Speaking to The Indian Express hours after taking charge on Tuesday, Basu said that there is a need to show people the social face of nuclear energy. He took over from outgoing director R K Sinha, who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.

Even as the protest against the commissioning of the nuclear power project at Koodankulam was revived by the local people on Tuesday, the plant is set to have a new chief, a senior engineer who gre

MUMBAI: Now, India can build cheaper nuclear reactors, than even South Korea.