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30,000 children to wear radiation detectors

TOKYO: Japan raises spectre of Fukushima ‘melt-through’. Officials in Japan says they will hand out radiation readers to more than 30,000 children in the wake of the meltdown in three of the six reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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Italians turn their backs on Berlusconi

ROME:  A trouncing in referendums that have wiped out Italy’s plans to return to nuclear power after a shock local election defeat mean the Italian Prime Minister, Mr Silvio Berlusconi has lost his magic, Italian newspapers said on Tuesday.

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M F Husain laid to rest in UK

LONDON:  The body of India’s most acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Husain was on Friday laid to rest with full Muslim religious rites at Brookwood cemetery in the UK, honouring his last wishes.

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