• Short Summary

    THE PRIME MINISTERS OF INDIA, MRS INDIRA GANDHI, WENT TO THE TROMBAY ATOMIC ENERGY ESTABLISHMENT AT BOMBAY ON THURSDAY (12 JANUARY) TO RE-NAME IT IN HONOUR OF DOCTOR HOMI BHABHA, THE LEADING INDIAN SCIENTIST KILLED IN AN AIR CRASH IN EUROPE LAST YEAR.

  • Description

    THE PRIME MINISTERS OF INDIA, MRS INDIRA GANDHI, WENT TO THE TROMBAY ATOMIC ENERGY ESTABLISHMENT AT BOMBAY ON THURSDAY (12 JANUARY) TO RE-NAME IT IN HONOUR OF DOCTOR HOMI BHABHA, THE LEADING INDIAN SCIENTIST KILLED IN AN AIR CRASH IN EUROPE LAST YEAR.

    MRS GANDHI RE-NAMED THE COMPLEX OF RESEARCH LABORATORIES AND THE REACTOR THE HOMI BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTRE. LEADING NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS FROM MANY COUNTRIES WERE IN BOMBAY FOR THE SOLEMN DEDICATION CEREMONY. AMONG THEM SAT THE DEAD SCIENTIST'S MOTHER, LISTENING TO MRS GANDHI SAY THAT WHILE SHE FELT PRIDE IN THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF INDIA'S ATOMIC ENERGY ESTABLISHMENT, THE ABSENCE OF THE MAN WHO LEFT IT AS A LEGACY TO THE NATION SADDENED HER.

    EARLIER, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, DOCTOR VIKRAM SARABHAI, SAID THE DOCTOR BHABHA HAD LEFT ISLANDS OF SELF-CONFIDENCE IN A COUNTRY BEST BY A THOUSAND PROBLEMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAER4GRR0HOS1V2VHZE4MNR7V9S
    Media URN:
    VLVAER4GRR0HOS1V2VHZE4MNR7V9S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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