The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has started research projects to check the effects of radiation in northern India.

Researchers assessing the pre-mining contamination of the environment at Nalgonda have found high levels of Uranium contamination in the groundwater and fair levels of gamma radiation, which will i

Former Chief Secretary of Meghalaya, HWT Syiem, has called for tapping of the uranium resources in the State to produce electricity to tide over the perennial power crisis.

More Than 5mg Per Litre Found In Groundwater Against Permissible Limit Of 1mg Per Litre

The backward district of Nalgonda is now faced with one more major water contaminant. After fluoride and uranium, researchers have found substantial quantities of bromide in groundwater in Nalgonda district.

Inspectors ventured into an underground nuclear waste disposal vault in New Mexico on Wednesday to begin an on-site investigation of a radiation leak nearly seven weeks ago that exposed 21 workers

Noted environmentalist Sunita Narain has said the West cannot ask India to stop using coal while they were still "addicted" to it.

"You need to get rid of hypocracy. You cannot tell me that India cannot go coal when Australia, Germany, US and lot of other countries are still addicted to coal," said Narain, director-general of Centre of Science and Environment.

The three regional parties – UDP, HSPDP and KHNAM – have reiterated their opposition to mining of uranium in the State in their manifestoes for the upcoming district council elections.

The quantum of uranium in the groundwater of Thummalapalle, in Kadapa district, is below the maximum limit prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and therefore does not pose an immediate

The report ‘A Concept Note on Geogenic Contamination of Ground Water In India with a Special note on Nitrate’ intends to serve as a national compilation of all relevant information on major geogenic contaminants reported in India.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone on Monday for a nuclear power project near Gorakhpur village in Fatehbad district of Haryana.

The project will comprise two reactors of 700 MWe each. They are Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) that will use natural uranium as fuel and heavy water as both coolant and moderator.