• evacuation zone at nuclear plant declared restricted area

    Evacuation Zone At Nuclear Plant Declared Restricted Area

    World | April 21, 2011 12:02 IST

    Tokyo, Japan Apr 21: Japan declared a 12-mile (20-kilometre) area evacuated around its radiation-spewing nuclear power plant a no-go zone on Thursday, urging residents to abide by the order for their own safety or possibly

  • pm medvedev discuss nuke safety reviews

    PM, Medvedev Discuss Nuke Safety Reviews

    India | April 13, 2011 20:57 IST

    Sanya (China), Apr 13: In the backdrop of nuclear radiation fears in Japan after a tsunami, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today discussed the need for reviewing safety mechanisms of atomic

  • toxic water leak plugged at japan s crippled n plant

    Toxic Water Leak Plugged At Japan's Crippled N-plant

    World | April 06, 2011 17:55 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Apr 6: Japanese workers at the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant today plugged a crack leaking highly toxic water into the sea from a concrete pit, though authorities were concerned about a possible hydrogen blast

  • japan disaster sparks social media innovation

    Japan Disaster Sparks Social Media Innovation

    World | March 31, 2011 17:56 IST

    Tokyo, Mar 31: As Japan grapples with an unprecedented triple disaster—earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis—the Web has spawned creativity and innovation online amid a collective desire to ease suffering.Once the magnitude of the March 11 disaster

  • 10 million times higher radiation detected at fukushima n

    10 Million Times Higher Radiation Detected At Fukushima N-Reactor

    World | March 27, 2011 14:02 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Mar 27: Japanese authorities today detected radioactivity 10 million times higher than normal in water in one of the six reactors at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant forcing evacuation of workers, as the government

  • japan cites radiation in milk spinach near plant

    Japan Cites Radiation In Milk, Spinach Near Plant

    World | March 19, 2011 14:47 IST

    Tokyo, Mar 19: Spinach and milk taken from farms near Japan's crippled nuclear plant exceeded government-set safety limits for radiation, the government said Saturday, in the first report of food contamination from the accident.The tainted

  • radiation levels in japan not harmful iaea

    Radiation Levels In Japan Not Harmful: IAEA

    World | March 19, 2011 14:35 IST

    Vienna, Mar 19: Radiation levels currently detected in Japan and beyond in the wake of the nuclear crisis after last week's massive earthquake do not pose any harm to human health, an IAEA expert said."Regular

  • japanese radiation level extremely high us

    Japanese Radiation Level Extremely High: US

    World | March 17, 2011 14:06 IST

    Washington, Mar 17: Expressing deep concern over Japan's nuclear crisis, the US today said that the radiation level of the damaged Fukushima atomic plants is extremely dangerous and pose serious health hazard to a broader

  • more governments advising citizens to leave tokyo

    More Governments Advising Citizens To Leave Tokyo

    World | March 17, 2011 7:47 IST

    Tokyo, Mar 17: Australia, Britain and Germany advised their citizens in Japan to consider leaving Tokyo and earthquake-affected areas, joining a growing number of governments and businesses telling their people it may be safer elsewhere.The

  • thousands flee fukushima telegraph report

    Thousands Flee Fukushima : Telegraph Report

    World | March 16, 2011 14:48 IST

    Tokyo, March 16: Thousands of people have been fleeing  nuclear-stricken Fukushima Daiichi due to radiation fears, reports the British daily The Telegraph, whose corerspondent Andrew Gilligan has filed this report from Nasushiobara:"The railway station at