Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicRadioactive uranium

Topic: radioactive uranium

Pakistan exposed as allegation of ‘theft, sale of radioactive material’ in India falls flat

Pakistan foreign ministry cited 3 instances of such smuggling, but in 2 of them, Indian investigation agencies found the material was not radioactive and in 1 it was 'weakly radioactive'.

India slams Pakistan’s claim on seizure of ‘radioactive’ material in Jharkhand’s Bokaro

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that Pakistan's unverified claim was an attempt to malign the country and asserted that India maintains a stringent law-based regulatory system.

This sunny innovation can purify water in 30 minutes

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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