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Delhi radiation case: Court grants bail to five


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to five accused in the 2010 radiation case here in which one person died and eight others were affected.Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Court summons six Delhi varsity dons in radiation case


February 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued summons to six people accused of involvement in the Mayapuri radiation case of 2010 and endangering lives. The court earlier ... Read more...

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Six professors charged in Mayapuri radiation case


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a charge sheet against six Delhi University teachers in the Mayapuri radiation leak incident that killed one and affected eight last ... Read more...

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India to phase out Cirus nuke research reactor soon


December 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Saurav Jha Kaiga (Karnataka), Dec 1 (IANS) India will soon phase out the Cirus research reactor, the 40-MW power unit supplied by Canada in the mid-50s with heavy water from the US ... Read more...

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DU to seek lifting of radioactive substances ban


October 7th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A team of Delhi University officials Thursday headed to Mumbai to meet the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) officials and request them to lift the ban on ... Read more...

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Mayapuri radiation: Court notice to Delhi University


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi University on a plea filed by two people seeking compensation after being exposed to radiation from Cobalt ... Read more...

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Workshops, manual…Delhi University looks anew at lab safety


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The radiation leak fiasco here that claimed one life was a "wake-up call" for Delhi University. Its chemistry department, which came under heavy fire for ... Read more...

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Radioactive Fish Found Near Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant


June 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Montpelier, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Connecticut River fish was tested positive for radioactive Strontium-90 which had all tracks leading straight towards the nuclear plant of Vermont Yankee. Reportedly, the ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down but not normal, says Greenpeace (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. It warned that ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down in Mayapuri, says Greenpeace


May 19th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. A team of ... Read more...

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Greenpeace again to survey Mayapuri scrap market


May 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace said it will once again conduct a survey in Delhi's Mayapuri scrap yard Wednesday after its team found radiation levels in the area very ... Read more...

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Decontamination of New Delhi’s radioactive hotspots underway


May 17th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Experts have started the process of decontaminating radiation hotspots in New Delhi.Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) officials visited the ... Read more...

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Experts decontaminate Delhi’s radiation hotspots (Lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A team of experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Sunday started the process of decontamination of radiation hotspots ... Read more...

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Experts visit radiation hotspots in Delhi’s Mayapuri


May 16th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A team of experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has visited Mayapuri here following reports that radiation exposure ... Read more...

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Radiation risk still remains in Delhi scrap market: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Greenpeace has said there are still radiation-related risks to people at a scrap market in New Delhi where a person died last month after exposure to Cobalt-60 ... Read more...

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Radiation risk makes Mayapuri unsafe: Greenpeace (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Mayapuri area in West Delhi is "not a safe zone for human beings", environment organisation Greenpeace said Friday after its team visited the scrapyard where a person ... Read more...

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Radiation victims recovering in army hospital


May 14th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The two people, who were taken ill after an accidental radiation exposure to nuclear waste at a Delhi scrap market last month, are recovering well in an ... Read more...

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Army Hospital provides proper treatment to Cobalt-60 exposed patients


May 14th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Army Hospital (Research and Referral) would soon discharge the two patients exposed to radiation from nuclear scrap."The two patients have shown good recovery over the ... Read more...

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Mayapuri residents at high radiation risk: Greenpeace (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) West Delhi's Mayapuri area is "not a safe zone for human beings", environment body Greenpeace said Friday after a visit to the scrapyard where a person died ... Read more...

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Greenpeace probe reveals radiation risk in Mayapuri


May 14th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) An investigation by environment body Greenpeace has revealed immediate radiation risk to people at a scrapyard in west Delhi's Mayapuri area where a person died after exposure ... Read more...

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Delhi to have central mechanism to dispose of scrap


May 10th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday decided to engage a central government enterprise to dispose of scrap material in a systematic, fast and transparent manner. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said ... Read more...

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Compensation paid to radioactive victim’s widow


May 7th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday handed over a cheque for Rs.200,000 to the widow of Rajendra Prasad who died here of multi-organ failure caused by exposure to radiation ... Read more...

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DU has violated radioactive waste rules: Centre


May 7th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday said that Delhi University had violated rules by selling scrap containing radioactive material.Making a statement in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister of ... Read more...

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DU teachers demand VC’s resignation and legal action against him


May 6th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) staged a demonstration here on Wednesday demanding the resignation of Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental over the radiation leak fiasco.They ... Read more...

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Nuclear negligence: Heads must roll (Comment)


May 6th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Narayanan Suresh With a population of nearly 1.2 billion, human life has never been a premium in India. Thousands die every year due to easily avoidable causes such as stampedes at temples, ... Read more...

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No radioactive material lying in open in Delhi: Nuclear watchdog (Second Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Radioactive materials are no longer lying in the open in India's national capital and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has taken possession of all such pieces, an ... Read more...

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Delhi free of radioactive materials: Nuclear watchdog (Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Radioactive materials are no longer lying in the open in India's national capital and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has taken possession of all such pieces, an ... Read more...

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Delhi University teachers demand VC’s resignation


May 5th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A day after the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) demanded the resignation of the vice chancellor over the radiation leak fiasco, the university's teachers' association ... Read more...

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UGC forms panel for radioactive material usage rules


May 4th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) Tuesday formed a five-member committee to formulate guidelines for procurement, usage, storage and disposal of radioactive and hazardous material in the wake ... Read more...

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Lodge FIR against VC in radiation case, say DU students


May 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A police case should be lodged against Delhi University (DU) vice chancellor Deepak Pental for gross negligence and irresponsibility over the radiation leak fiasco, the Delhi University ... Read more...

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Delhi enforces rules for radioactive material disposal


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) After the radiation leak fiasco, in which person was killed and seven affected, the Delhi government Monday enforced rules for disposal of radioactive material as per the ... Read more...

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Delhi University teachers to hold protest on radiation leak (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A group of Delhi University teachers will stage protest near Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental's office Wednesday and demand an independent probe into the radiation leak in ... Read more...

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Nuclear specialists declare Delhi University safe


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Nuclear specialists have declared Delhi University safe after inspecting the radioactive material storage room.Experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) began their scrutiny of the ... Read more...

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IAEA seeks more info. in Mayapuri radioactive waste incident


May 1st, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN atomic watchdog, on Saturday said that it has sought more information related to the radioactive waste incident, which occurred at New ... Read more...

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‘No radiation source found in Delhi University’ (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) An Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) team has not found any radiation source on the Delhi University campus, Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental said Saturday. "AERB officers are already ... Read more...

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