Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicNuclear leak

Topic: Nuclear leak

Close shave at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia evokes Chernobyl, highlights risk of nuclear meltdown

Fire caused by Russian shelling now doused, normal radiation levels confirmed. Though plant is more secure than Chernobyl in 1986, fire in reactors would have caused major disaster.

China’s nuclear leak is no Chernobyl, but how it was handled is troubling

The leak at China's Taishan plant isn't overly concerning. It is the silence of the regulatory body and careful choice of words that is the real problem.

Chernobyl lessons unlearned: Russia hides another nuclear leak

On 26 July, a large group of experts published a paper attributing a radiation cloud that spread over Europe in 2017 to an undeclared accident in Russia.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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