Amitabh Sinha is a Senior Editor. He writes on Environment, Climate Change, Water, Science and Technology, Space and Nuclear affairs, and related stuff. He has worked with PTI, Reuters, and BBC before joining The Indian Express in 2007. Amitabh has a PG Diploma in Journalism from IIMC, New Delhi, and a Masters in Public Administration from National University of Singapore.
The latest survey, carried out by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), shows that there were in fact 1,109 grossly polluting industries along the Ganga river instead of the 764 that were known till now.
Javed Ali Khan (SP) got the entire Opposition together when he blamed a television channel — “whose name can be confused with the divine weapon of Lord Krishna” — for spreading communal disharmony in Sambhal district, UP.
These are based largely on indications that El Nino-like conditions could develop in the equatorial Pacific Ocean during the second half of the four-month season (June-September) that brings nearly 75 per cent of India’s annual rainfall.
NGT has slowed down the hunt for one of the universe’s fundamental particles in a giant cavern deep inside the Earth. What are neutrinos, why is the search for them so exciting, why does the observatory — India’s most ambitious scientific research facility yet — appear jinxed?