Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicHomi Bhabha

Topic: Homi Bhabha

Rocket Boys’ crime on history: Inventing Muslim villain, stealing Meghnad Saha’s identity

Brilliant physicist Meghnad Saha was a ‘Namasudra’, and has mostly been forgotten. This made it convenient to bury his character in a ‘true’ history, give him evil Muslim avatar.

Rocket Boys creates a perfect Muslim ‘foe’ because every good story needs a villain

Rocket Boys is the success story of India's scientists, be it Sarabhai, Bhabha, Kalam, or even Reza. But watch it for its creative liberty.

Rocket Boys charts India’s ‘tryst with destiny’ — one that Bhabha and Sarabhai took forward

SonyLiv's Rocket Boys begins with Nehru's criticism for ‘favouring' Homi Bhabha, whom the PM knew personally. But the show pays a fitting tribute to 'Nehruvian India'.

Homi Bhabha and how World War II was responsible for creating India’s nuclear future

Taking a break from work in England, Homi Bhabha returned to India in 1939 and decided to stay, going on to become the father of India's nuclear programme.

All about the 2 deadly Air India crashes in France whose victims Modi will honour today

The crashes occurred in the same region of France in 1950 and 1966. The 1966 crash killed Homi Jehangir Bhabha, revered as the father of India’s nuclear programme.

For 31 years after his death, Homi Bhabha’s office room was unoccupied

The secular condolence ceremony for Homi Bhabha of which no photographs were found has remained firmly etched in the scientists’ memory.

On Camera

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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