The contaminated water underneath Fukushima’s highly-affected nuclear power station that began leaking from the reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami is slowly but steadily heading towards the sea.
Contending that benefits of public
distribution system have been "limited" for the poor, the
World Bank on Wednesday suggested that the idea of cash transfers
instead of foodgrains can be considered in the long term.
Conceding that there was a sizeable
percentage diversion of commodities in the PDS for APL category, Union Minister
of State for Public Distribution K V Thomas has advocated for
modernisation as a solution.
Government on Tuesday told the
Supreme Court that it was taking seriously the issue of
leakage of conversation between Tata chief Ratan Tata and
corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and that an inquiry has been
ordered into it.
Unidentified persons allegedly
caused a leakage in the Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline supplying
crude oil between Chumuha and Badhota villages here as Indian
Oil Corporation today ordered an inquiry into the incident.