Congress on Wednesday launched a sharp attack on HRD Minister Smriti Irani accusing her of "interfering" with autonomy of higher education institutions, following the resignation of eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar as Chairman of Board of Governors of IIT Bombay.
A former scientist at a US government-owned nuclear weapons research facility in New Mexico pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to illegally taking a lab-owned computer to China and lying about it, a US prosecutor said.
The Centre informed the Bombay High Court today that it is considering the take over of late nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha`s bungalow in upscale Malabar Hill here, to convert it into a museum, in public interest.
N.Srinivasan, one of the pioneers of the Indian atomic energy programme and the first project director of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), passed away here Sunday due to cardiac arrest, the IGCAR said. He was 84.
Describing technology and innovation as key to country`s empowerment, noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Monday stressed on linking technological output with rural domains to meet requirements in areas like power generation, waste management and agriculture.