Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicRadioactive uranium

Topic: radioactive uranium

Atomic energy cheaper than solar, wind for end consumers, says nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar

New Delhi: Nuclear energy might be capital intensive, but the cost to the consumer is much lower than that of other renewable resources, like...

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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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

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Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
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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