Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicFukushima nuclear power plant

Topic: Fukushima nuclear power plant

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Japan’s Fukushima, triggers tsunami warning

The earthquake, which also disrupted power in parts of Tokyo, struck at around 11:36 pm local time, Japan's meteorological agency said.

After Fukushima, Germany shows we need safe nuclear to fight climate change

Neither Germany nor any other nation can afford a closed mind. The same is true for political parties, including the Greens.

Indonesia’s sinking capital and over 1 billion animals dead in Australia

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Fukushima pins hope on sports, not science, to restore its nuked image

Before the 2011 nuclear disaster, Fukushima was known in Japan for its seafood, famous peaches and prized Black Cattle. It was also a destination for hikers and skiers.

White House official pens anonymous NYT op-ed slamming Trump, and Obama on campaign trail

Radiation from leaking Fukushima kills worker through lung cancer, and Afghan conflict still displacing hundreds of thousands.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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