Japan has more than doubled its initial estimate of radiation released from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in the week after the March 11 tsunami, ahead of the launch of an official probe Tuesday.
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
Two more sources of radiation were detected in the Mayapuri scrap market in the city where Cobalt-60 was recovered, taking the total sources of radioactive substance found in the industrial area to 10.
As investigators groped for clues
to find the source of Cobalt-60 that created panic in West
Delhi, the possibility of the nuclear material being part of
some imported industrial waste is not being ruled out.
Maintaining that there was no
release of radioactivity in and outside the Kaiga Atomic Power
Plant, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India on Sunday said it is
only a drinking water cooler that was contaminated.