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Australia could be reliable supplier of uranium: Anil Kakodkar

 Former Atomic Energy Commission of India chairman Anil Kakodkar has said the country should accelerate its nuclear energy production programme by taking advantage of the civil nuclear deal it has struck with Australia last year.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

No HRD Ministry pressure behind resignations of heads of educational institutions: Smriti Irani

The resignations of heads of some educational bodies were "entirely on personal reasons", Government said on Monday, and dismissed suggestions they stepped down because of pressure from the HRD Ministry.

Aug 03, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Irani rejects Kakodkar's view on IIT directors' selection

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday rejected the views of nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on the selection process of directors of the IITs.

May 27, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Ratan Tata proposed for IIT-B Board's chairman

Noted industrialist Ratan Tata figures among a list of three names proposed by IIT Bombay as the next chairman of its Board of Governors.

May 25, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Selection process of IIT directors like 'running lottery': Kakodkar

Breaking his silence, Chairman of IIT Bombay's Board of Governors Anil Kakodkar on Friday said he had resigned because he did not want to be part of the selection process of IIT directors which was "too casual" and "running a lottery".

May 23, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

AAP accuses BJP of 'politicising' education

 In the wake of the resignation of nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar as the chairman of the board of governors of IIT Bombay, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday accused the BJP-led Centre of "politicising" educational institutes.

Mar 18, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Kakodkar quits IIT Bombay board

The HRD Ministry was hit by yet another controversy with chairman of IIT Bombay's board of governors and nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar resigning apparently due to differences with the Ministry over selection of some IIT directors.

Mar 18, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Cong attacks Smriti Irani over nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar's resignation

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.

Mar 18, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Kakodkar's resignation: Cong alleges govt interference

The resignation of noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar as Chairman of Board of Governors of IIT Bombay was raised in the Rajya Sabha with Congress alleging government "interference" in the institution and wanting a clarification.

Mar 18, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Anil Kakodkar resigns as chairman of board of governors of IIT-B

Nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned as the chairman of the board of governors of IIT Bombay apparently because of differences with the Ministry of Human Resource Development over selection of some IIT directors.

Mar 18, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

US civil nuclear deal is in India's 'best interests': Kakodkar

Noted scientist and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Thursday hailed the civil nuclear deal with the US as being in the "best interests" of the country, since it would enable India to meet its growing energy demand.

Feb 20, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

Focus on technology to improve education

Experts discussed the challenges and solutions for education at the Indian Science Congress. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

Feb 05, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Kakodkar rues low-key celebration of Bhaskaracharya's work

Noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Thursday night said the 900th birth anniversary of renowned mathematician and astronomer Bhaskaracharya should have been celebrated on a grand scale at the national level.

Sep 18, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Kakodkar stresses on linking tech output with rural domains

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.

May 13, 2014, 00:08 AM IST

The Glocal University

Universities in rural settings are increasingly implementing global technologies to solve local problems, says former Atomic Energy Commission chief Dr Anil Kakodkar in a chat with Uma Keni Prabhu.

Nov 25, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

`Sustainable development only way to India`s future goals`

Solar Energy Commission of India president Anil Kakodkar has cautioned the people against recklessly destroying natural resources without considering future needs and sustainability of the ecosystem.

Nov 18, 2013, 23:45 PM IST

Nuclear projects needed to tackle energy challenges: Kakodkar

Former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Anil Kakodkar said though Japan`s March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has dampened the sentiments for nuclear energy in India.

Nov 12, 2013, 00:49 AM IST

Only nuclear, solar power can meet India`s needs: Kakodkar

Only the nuclear and the solar power can meet the mammoth energy requirements of India, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Anil Kakodkar said on Sunday.

Aug 11, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

IITs should encourage students to do research: Kakodkar

Every student should have a choice of concurrent education in all learning domains, said eminent nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar.

Oct 28, 2012, 00:01 AM IST

New N-plants may be located in heart of city

Scientists are busy designing nuclear reactors that can be located in the heart of the city.

Oct 24, 2012, 16:44 PM IST