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  • ceo of japan s toshiba resigns over doctored books

    CEO of Japan's Toshiba resigns over doctored books

    July 21, 2015 21:03 IST

    Tokyo: Toshiba's CEO and eight other executives resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 152 billion yen ($1.2 billion) over several years.Toshiba Corp. acknowledged a

  • when last such solar eclipse happened as that of today we

    When last such solar eclipse happened as that of today, we saw Tsunami!

    India | March 20, 2015 12:19 IST

    Yes, this is true! Similar to the solar eclipse that the world will witness today, we saw one on March 11, 2011 when the Earthquake-Tsunami happened in the Pacific Ocean which hit Fukushima. In Astrology, the

  • fukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive water

    Fukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive water

    World | July 24, 2014 11:24 IST

    Tokyo: The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has said it will accelerate the process of freezing irradiated water in underground tunnels.Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) would thus comply with the requirements of

  • magnitude 6.8 quake hits japan

    Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Japan

    World | July 12, 2014 6:58 IST

    Tokyo: A powerful quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted Fukushima prefecture in the northeast Japan early Saturday, Xinhua reported. There was no immediate news of any damage to property or injuries to anyone.The

  • 7.6 magnitude quake rocks japan coast tsunami advisory

    7.6-magnitude quake rocks Japan coast, tsunami advisory issued

    World | October 25, 2013 23:20 IST

    Tokyo: A 7.6-magnitude earthquake rocked the Japanese coast near Iwaki, Honshu on Friday night triggering a tsunami advisory. Seismic sea waves are expected to strike the coast, officials said. People living in coastal areas have

  • 10 warnings india and the world ignored before millions died

    10 warnings India and the world ignored before millions died

    India | November 13, 2013 7:07 IST

    New Delhi: Whether it was a major terrorist mayhem, or an emerging brutal dictator, or a major health warning, or a gruesome natural disaster, warnings were ignored by India and the world at their own

  • japan mayor offers fukushima kids home in his town

    Japan mayor offers Fukushima kids home in his town

    World | October 23, 2013 10:11 IST

    Matsumoto, Japan : A generation ago, Dr. Akira Sugenoya performed lifesaving cancer surgery on more than 100 children after the 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe. Today, as mayor of a central Japanese city, he's trying to avoid

  • new leak detected at fukushima n plant

    New leak detected at Fukushima n-plant

    World | October 17, 2013 19:40 IST

    Tokyo: Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said Thursday that it had found another leak at the site and that levels of radioactivity near a ditch

  • japan pm seeks overseas help on fukushima leak

    Japan PM seeks overseas help on Fukushima leak

    World | October 06, 2013 15:01 IST

    Tokyo : Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that Japan is open to receiving overseas help to contain widening radioactive water leaks at the crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima, with leaks and mishaps reported almost

  • fukushima overflowing tank cause of new leak at nuclear

    Fukushima: Overflowing tank cause of new leak at nuclear plant

    World | October 03, 2013 16:55 IST

    Tokyo: Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have

  • quake hits japan

    Quake hits Japan

    World | September 20, 2013 6:59 IST

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit Japan's Fukushima Prefecture Friday, with strong tremors felt in the capital city.The temblor hit the prefecture at 2.25 a.m. (local time), Xinhua reported.In 2011,

  • japan pm wants fukushima plant entirely scrapped

    Japan PM wants Fukushima plant entirely scrapped

    World | September 19, 2013 21:58 IST

    Okuma, Japan: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the operator of the country's crippled nuclear power plant on Thursday to scrap all six reactors at the site instead of just four already slated for decommissioning

  • japan investigates sea contamination off fukushima

    Japan investigates sea contamination off Fukushima

    World | September 19, 2013 7:57 IST

    Tokyo: Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Wednesday started a survey on the density of radioactive cesium off the coast of Fukushima prefecture to check the impact of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster,

  • severity of radioactive leak raised at japan plant

    Severity of radioactive leak raised at Japan plant

    World | August 29, 2013 7:52 IST

    Tokyo: Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Wednesday announced that they have officially raised the level of severity of the radioactive water leak at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant to level three.The NRA said the

  • japan govt. to fund plan to tackle fukushima leaks

    Japan govt. to fund plan to tackle Fukushima leaks

    World | August 08, 2013 10:06 IST

    Tokyo,Aug 8:  About 300 tonnes of contaminated water has been leaking into the sea daily since early in the crisis, which was caused by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.Japan's government says it will step in

  • some 2 000 fukushima workers face increased cancer risk

    Some 2,000 Fukushima workers face increased cancer risk

    World | July 20, 2013 13:54 IST

    Tokyo, July 20: Around 10 percent of the nearly 20,000 workers who have taken part in the clean-up of the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant were exposed to enough radiation to increase their risk of developing

  • japan radioactive water likely leaking to pacific

    Japan: Radioactive water likely leaking to Pacific

    World | July 11, 2013 8:49 IST

    Tokyo, Jul 11: Japan's nuclear regulator says radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima power plant is probably leaking into the Pacific Ocean, a problem long suspected by experts but denied by the plant's operator.Officials from

  • ex chief of fukushima plant dies of cancer

    Ex-chief of Fukushima plant dies of cancer

    World | July 09, 2013 17:39 IST

    Tokyo, July 9: Masao Yoshida, the man who risked his life at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant when it was spiralling into meltdowns, has died of cancer of the esophagus. He was 58.Officials at Tokyo

  • fukushima plant owner seeks to restart other plant

    Fukushima plant owner seeks to restart other plant

    World | July 02, 2013 16:38 IST

    Tokyo, Jul 2: The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said on Tuesday that it would apply for safety inspections at two idled reactors at another of its plants so it can restart operations there,

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