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Cobalt-60 finally removed from Mexican cornfield

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:58

Mexico`s nuclear safety director says workers have succeeded in safely removing a shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 that had sat in a cornfield for almost a week after being abandoned by thieves.

Mexico finds stolen radioactive material outside box

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 10:50

Mexican authorities found a stolen medical device containing dangerous radioactive material outside the truck that was carrying it north of Mexico City, threatening the life of those who touched it, officials said.

Delhi radiation case: Court grants bail to five

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 00:30

A Delhi court granted bail to five accused in the 2010 radiation case in which one person died and eight others were affected.

UGC guidelines for using radioactive elements

Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 15:48

University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines to varsities on use and safe disposal of radioactive elements.

Two Cobalt-60 patients to be discharged from hospital

Last Updated: Friday, May 14, 2010, 21:10

Two patients, who were admitted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital last month after being exposed to radiation from radioactive object in scrap, are likely to be discharged soon.

DU panel to probe disposal of Cobalt-60 from campus

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 22:01

Delhi University has constituted a committee headed by a retired professor to probe the disposal of radioactive material Cobalt-60 from its campus, with a report expected in a month`s time.

Experts recover all Cobalt-60 source from Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 21:14

Radiation Emergency Response team has recovered all the radioactive Cobalt-60 sources from Delhi.

Experts search Mayapuri scrap yard for radiation sources

Last Updated: Sunday, May 02, 2010, 21:18

Experts continued their searches at Mayapuri scrap market where radioactive Cobalt-60, exposure to which has claimed one life and injuries to six others, was recovered a month ago.

DU`s Cobalt mess-up just one of 16 cases in India

Last Updated: Sunday, May 02, 2010, 10:28

Delhi University`s auctioning of a gamma irradiator containing Cobalt-60 without following procedures is the latest among 16 cases of radioactive material being stolen, lost or misplaced in the country in the past ten years.

IAEA asks India to account for radioactive material accident

Last Updated: Sunday, May 02, 2010, 09:41

The UN nuclear watchdog on Saturday demanded an explanation from India for a fatal accident involving radioactive material.

Atomic Board slaps show-cause on DU for radiation exposure

Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 21:35

Taking a serious view, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday slapped a notice on Delhi University to explain how safety rules were violated after the radiation exposure in a Delhi scrap market was traced to its Chemistry department.

Inquiring into how Cobalt-60 reached scrap dealer: Dikshit

Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 14:18

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said her government is inquiring into how a radioactive material reached a scrap dealer from Delhi University.