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Amitabh Sinha


Amitabh Sinha is Resident Editor, Pune. 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.

‘Dissatisfied’,Prasar Bharati head resigns
Wed, May 27, 2009

In a curious turn of events,chairman of Prasar Bharati Board Arun Bhatnagar has resigned from his post expressing....

Rains premature but Bay low pressure could delay advance
Fri, May 22, 2009

The south-west monsoon is set to hit the Kerala coast in the next 3-4 days but the early arrival of rains may not necessarily translate into an advantage for the country.

Prasar Bharati row: chairman backs charges against Lalli,seeks probe
Fri, May 22, 2009

Isolating CEO B S Lalli further on the Prasar Bharati board,chairman Arun Bhatnagar has endorsed all the charges made by other board members...

Early,strong monsoon to greet new Govt
Fri, May 15, 2009

There is some good news awaiting the new Government. This year’s monsoon is not only scheduled to arrive on time but also expected....

Battle-hardy CRPF fights diseases
Sun, May 03, 2009

Among the many fights it has been engaged in,the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is waging one against its own ailments....

Downturn: scramble for ISRO jobs
Fri, Apr 24, 2009

With the recession taking away lakhs of jobs in the private sector,the Indian Space Research Organisation has emerged as a ray of hope....

Security agencies look abroad for training
Tue, Apr 21, 2009

In the aftermath of the Mumbai attacks and other terror incidents last year,a number of security organisations in the country....

The life and science of Thomas Kailath
Sun, Apr 19, 2009

Professor at Stanford for over half a century,Thomas Kailath is no stranger to awards and recognition. But the Padma Bhushan is special. He spoke to our correspondent

Securitymen pay price for Naxal belt poll schedule
Sat, Apr 18, 2009

With the killing of 29 securitymen and seven civilians by Naxalites during Phase I and the day preceding the vote making it one of the bloodiest starts to an election in recent times...

NALCO ignored CISF security suggestions
Sat, Apr 18, 2009

The deadly Naxal attack on the NALCO mines magazine in Koraput district of Orissa could possibly have been averted had the state-owned aluminium...

Cash-rich Rlys looks at MHA for funds
Thu, Apr 16, 2009

By Lalu Prasad Yadav’s calculations,the Indian Railways has cash surpluses to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore....

When shoes make the point
Tue, Apr 07, 2009

With his headline-grabbing act,Jarnail Singh has joined a growing list of people worldwide who have been trying to make their point through their shoes.

Can’t spare Central forces for matches during polls,Home Ministry tells IPL
Tue, Mar 17, 2009

There was no respite for organisers of the Indian Premier League on Monday with the Home Ministry making it clear that it had no Central security forces.....

Pak gets stronger dose of 26/11 evidence: CCTV tapes,DNA prints
Sat, Mar 14, 2009

In a comprehensive response to Pakistan’s queries on the Mumbai terror attack,India today handed over voluminous information to Islamabad...

Mallya’s $1.8 mn gets Gandhi items,Govt to seek ban on future auctions
Sat, Mar 07, 2009

Wiser from the last-minute scramble to get a set of Mahatma Gandhi’s personal belongings home from a New York auction....

Gandhi memorabilia set to return
Fri, Mar 06, 2009

By the time you read this,the fate of five articles of Mahatma Gandhi,which have been put for auction in New York...

India approaches US Govt,owner to stop Gandhi auction
Thu, Mar 05, 2009

As the time for auction of the Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia draws closer,the Government has intensified its efforts to prevent the personal possessions of the Father of the Nation...

$ for dollar,¥ for yen…govt invites symbol for rupee
Tue, Mar 03, 2009

The govt has decided to assign an internationally recognisable symbol to Indian rupee,much like the US dollar,Euro and Pound Sterling.

IGNCA Board set to expand after new appointments
Tue, Mar 03, 2009

Jnanpith Award winning author U R Ananthamurthy and entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar Shaw are among three people who have been appointed on the Board of Trustees of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.....

‘313 Brigade’ may hold fresh clues,say investigators
Fri, Feb 27, 2009

The mention of the '313 Brigade' in the conversations of the Mumbai terrorists during the November 26-29 attacks has investigators puzzled,as they have still not been able to decipher exactly what the term refers to.

Govt may bid for Gandhi’s belongings at New York auction
Thu, Feb 26, 2009

The Government is once again preparing,albeit reluctantly,to buy a few other personal belongings of Gandhi,which are set to be auctioned in New York in the first week of March.....

N-fuel shortage led to Rs 6,000-cr energy loss: CAG
Sat, Feb 21, 2009

The crippling shortage of nuclear fuel,which has forced India’s nuclear power plants to operate way below their capacities...

India signs uranium contract with Russia
Wed, Feb 11, 2009

Moving quickly to procure uranium for many of fuel-starved N-reactors in the country,India finalized two purchase agreements with Russia.

‘India protecting western world from Lashkar’s hate’
Thu, Jan 29, 2009

The US Senate was told that India 'unfortunately' had become the 'sponge' that was protecting America and the western liberal world from the hate unleashed by Lashkar which had emerged as second only to Al-Qaeda in being a threat to global security.

‘India is sponge that protects us all… Lashkar No 2 threat after al-Qaeda’
Thu, Jan 29, 2009

The US Senate was today told that India “unfortunately” had become the “sponge” that was protecting America and the western liberal world....