Evacuations in Japan around N-plant
Mar 15, 2011
DU may face action for radiation leak
Apr 29, 2010
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015
The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said on Tuesday it had found a pool of highly contaminated water on the roof of a plant building and that it had probably leaked into the sea through a gutter when it rained.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly radioactive water to the sea, the plant's operator announced Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the crippled plant.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Nearly four years after the Mayapuri scrap market in West Delhi was hit by a radiation leak, businessmen in the Asia's largest junk trade hub say no adequate preventive mechanism has been put in place by the authorities as promised after the incident.
South | Reported by Pallava Bagla | Thursday May 15, 2014
Six workers at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu sustained nearly 50 per cent burn injuries today due to spillage of hot water in the turbine building.
World News | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
Fire broke out on a Russian nuclear submarine undergoing repairs, but no injuries or radiation leaks have been reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 20, 2013
An estimated 300 tonnes of radioactive water is believed to have leaked from a tank at Japan's crippled nuclear plant, the operator said on Tuesday as it battled the latest toxic water threat.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 8, 2013
A nuclear power plant in California, which was shut down last year after a radiation leak, will be permanently closed, its owners said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 25, 2013
At least four people, and possibly up to 55, were exposed to radiation when radioactive material leaked during a laboratory experiment in Japan, the facility's operators said on Saturday, although authorities were not told of the leak for two days.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 11, 2013
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has sprung yet another leak of radioactive water, its operator said on Thursday, the latest in an increasingly long line of mishaps to rattle public confidence.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Recent problems at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant are highlighting its precarious state two years after it was damaged by a massive earthquake and tsunami.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 30, 2011
Firefighters extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine on Friday as some crew members remained inside, officials said, assuring that there was no radiation leak and that the vessel's nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board.
Delhi News | NDTV Correspondent and agencies | Friday September 2, 2011
Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet against six Delhi University teachers in the Mayapuri radiation leak incident that killed one and affected 10 people last year. Six professors from the Chemistry Department - VS Parmar (Head of Department), AV Prasad, Ramesh Chandra Rastogi, Ashok Kumar, Rita Kakkar and Rooplal - have been charged under section...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday March 27, 2011
Mounting problems, including incorrect radiation figures and a shortage of storage tanks, stymied emergency workers Sunday as they tried to nudge Japan's stricken nuclear complex back from the edge of disaster.Workers are struggling to remove radioactive water from the tsunami-ravaged nuclear compound and restart the regular cooling systems for the...
World News | William J. Broad, The New York Times | Sunday March 13, 2011
The different radioactive materials being reported at the nuclear accidents in Japan range from relatively benign to extremely worrisome. (Watch: Explosion at Fukushima nuclear power plant)The central problem in assessing the degree of danger is that the amounts of various radioactive releases into the environment are now unknown, as are the winds ...
India News | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday May 5, 2010
The Department of Atomic Energy has confirmed that all the missing Cobalt 60 from Delhi University (DU) has been recovered. Sixteen pencils containing the radioactive material have been located and have been safely moved to the Narora Atomic Power Station. (Read & Watch: Radiation leak source traced to Delhi University Chemistry lab)Last mon...
India News | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday May 5, 2010
Even as the search continues for a part of the missing deadly Cobalt-60 in north India which was callously sold by the Delhi University to a scrap dealer, NDTV's Science Editor Pallava Bagla visited a similar Gammacell - a machine that weighs as much as the combined weight of 8-10 full grown elephants - and found out that in an act of grave neglige...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 2, 2010
Describing the Delhi radiation death case as a "wake-up call," Kapil Sibal said the Centre was proposing a regulatory framework for educational institutions that deal with such material.
Cities | Neha Khanna | Friday April 30, 2010
It's been three weeks since radiation was first detected, since then 11 people have been hospitalized, one person has died but at Mayapuri's scrap market, as far as safety goes, nothing much has changed.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday April 29, 2010
The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has said Delhi University can be penalised for violating the rules and for carelessly discarding radioactive material.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday April 28, 2010
Three weeks since exposure to deadly radiation sent 19-year-old Gaurav to the hospital, his relatives have been waiting anxiously.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent & Agencies | Thursday April 29, 2010
The origin of radioactive Cobalt-60 found in west Delhi's Mayapuri has been traced to Delhi University's Chemistry Department where it was lying unused since the last 25 years.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 27, 2010
A man hospitalised after radiation exposure in the national capital earlier this month died due to multi-organ failure on Monday, doctors said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2010
A high-level meeting will soon discuss Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to scan and dispose of junk materials carrying radioactive waste.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2010
Close on the heels of radiation exposure at a scrap market here, experts on Tuesday detected one more source of radiation in the same area even as another affected person was admitted to AIIMS taking the number of victims to seven.