Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Hindustan Times and Towering trouble

The Hindustan Times and Towering trouble The Hindustan Times continues to cover issues related to telecom towers. The last among the series titled ” “towering trouble” appeared today (26 April 2013). I was slightly worried because another feature called “building … Continue reading

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Will cockroaches survive a nuclear war?

Will cockroaches survive a nuclear war? The “Myth buster” TV team from the Discovery channel   exposed three groups of German cockroaches (50 each) to 1000, 10,000 and 100,000 rads of gamma radiation using an irradiator located in the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading

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Two central ministers are reportedly afraid of telecom tower radiation!

Two central ministers are reportedly afraid of telecom tower radiation! The Economic Times (12 April 2013) carried a news item titled “Cell Troubles at Moily’s Home” reporting that  Moily and women development minister Krishna Tirath have refused to have a … Continue reading

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The Hindustan Times unwittingly scares public By publishing scientifically unsubstantiated claims on diseases and symptoms  attributed to cell tower radiation,The Hindustan Times unwittingly scares public  The highlighted portion titled “Why you should care” in  the  report (Residents hold march against … Continue reading

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Do cell phone towers cause cancer?

Do cell phone towers cause cancer? This question has been going rounds in the media for the past few years. Tons of printing ink has been spent on this issue.With easy availability of electronic means of communication all views get … Continue reading

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