Memories of a Traumatic Disaster

Today is March 11. It was exactly four years ago that deadly tsunami hit the northern prefectures of Japan and devastated. The subsequent aftershocks and the whole Fukushima episode had literally frightened and placed people in Japan at high levels of uncertainty. That was the…

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Disaster is a fact, so is life and death

Some weeks back, along with friends I conducted some measurements to verify the radiation levels at different locations of Komatsugawa, especially where our children frequently play on weekends. Almost 9 months have passed since the disaster, still the fear of radiation linger in the minds…

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Ganbare Nippon!

The immigration officer at Chennai Airport asked me whether it is safe to go to Tokyo now. I told the situation is getting improved. That might be what anybody could have said on 26th March. Things were uncertain when started to Tokyo. Uncertainty prevails even…

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Japan and Earth Quakes

These are the news I read from Mainichi Daily News about the mild quakes on July 5, 2008. A fairly strong earthquake jolted Ibaraki Prefecture Saturday afternoon, the Meteorological Agency said. There was no immediate report of casualties or damage to property, police said. No…

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