KOLHAPUR: None of the municipal councils in the state, including Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur, have achieved service level benchmarks set by the Union urban development department ministry, revealed a

To dispel fears of villagers opposed to the nuclear power project in Jaitapur, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) will distribute a comic book that will also focus on the benefits they would reap from nuclear energy.

The comic, Ek Tha Budhiya: Kahani Ek Khushal Gaon Ki (The Story of a Prosperous Village), narrates the story of Jagdishpur, a village that had been underdeveloped for y

Former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), Dr Anil Kakodkar, on Sunday said that in the backdrop of the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, the design of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant (JNPP) being planned in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, should be strengthened.

Speaking to DNA on Sunday, the eminent scientist said that unlike Fukushima, the Jaitapur plant will