Insurance pool may be set up as cover against liability to US companies constructing reactors in India
As the high profile visit of US president Barack Obama begins, the two countries have reportedly made a breakthrough in the nuclear deal, it is learnt.
A recent observation of the Supreme Court, while hearing a petition filed by a filmmaker challenging censorship of his documentary, has left advocates of human rights in the country anguished and puzzled. Shoma A Chatterji explains why.
The synthetic organisms need amino acids to survive
American scientists claim to have developed “safer” genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that cannot spread in the wild. These GMOs have been created using synthetic biology.
Study by BARC scientists stresses the need to define safe limits for by-products like bromate in bottled and drinking water in India
A new study by scientists at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai has revealed the presence of bromate in packaged drinking water in the city. Bromate is produced as a by-product when water containing bromide is treated with ozone.
Health authorities of Gujarat and Rajasthan have been alerted about possible outbreak of Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever
Yet another infectious disease has made its presence felt in India. Five cases of viral haemorrhagic fever have been reported from a private hospital in Jodhpur.
Nungshi and Tashi Malik from Dehradun have created history as the only twin sisters in the world to have scaled the seven highest peaks across the seven continents. Surekha Kadapa-Bose brings us the story of their feat in the face of myriad odds.