Journalist Dr. Prannoy Roy awarded RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Journalist Dr. Prannoy Roy, the executive co-chairman of NDTV, was conferred the RedInk Award for lifetime achievement.

  • Sreenivasan Jain of NDTV was presented ‘Journalist of the Year’ award.
  • Arnab Goswami of Times Now, was honoured with ‘Impact Editor of the Year’ award.
  • News website Scroll.in was given ‘the news start-up of the year’ award.

Apart from them, 24 other journalists were honoured with awards which were presented in the different categories including crime, politics, courts, health, environment and science.

The awards were presented by the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu at a function held in Mumbai.

About RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Award was instituted Mumbai Press Club (MPC) in in 2010.
  • It seeks to encourage good, ethical journalism that impacts people and society.
  • The award comprises a trophy and a citation.

India ranks 13th in generating electricity from nuclear source

India ranks at 13th position in the world in terms of generation electricity from nuclear source.

This information was given by Minister of State (MoS) Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply in the Rajya Sabha to an unstarred question.

As per the written reply

  • The ranking was based upon the data published by Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2014.
  • India’s current installed nuclear power capacity is 5780 MW. It is expected to increase to 10080 MW by 2019 on progressive completion of projects.
  • Union Government also has accorded sanction for two more projects with a total capacity of 3400 MW.
  • In future more nuclear power projects based both on indigenous technologies and with international cooperation are planned.
  • The total requirement of nuclear fuel i.e. natural uranium is over 5 five years is estimated to be around 5,940 tons.

It should be noted that India ranks 13th among the thirty one countries in the world which are generating electricity from nuclear source.