Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicHomi J Bhabha

Topic: Homi J Bhabha

Mystery of 1966 Air India crash, that killed nuclear pioneer Bhabha, is unravelling bit by bit

Air India 101 crashed at Mont Blanc, at nearly the same spot as Air India 245 in 1950. Since the ’80s, big discoveries & bigger conspiracy theories have emerged.

Dr Homi J Bhabha, the man who set India on its path as a nuclear power

Known as the ‘father of the Indian nuclear programme’, Dr Homi J. Bhabha was born on 30 October 1909. ThePrint remembers him on his 109th birth anniversary.

Sabotage or accident? The theories about how India lost nuclear energy pioneer Homi Bhabha

Bhabha died on this day in 1966, 3 months after he said India could make an atom bomb in 18 months. Was it sabotage? Or just an accident?

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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