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A Gandhian breathes his last on Gandhi Jayanthi Music loses a maestro The ‘Q’ factor cost him Cabinet Secretary’s post Bal Thackeray Samskrt loses a passionate exponent... Flute falls silent He breathed transport development Colour-Chem's colorful personality The motor sportsman is no more Big ideas, not big words, are important... He contributed so much to the telecom revolution New team at the helm at TANSTIA A welcome biography on a towering CA He was the greatest. If only he had fastened the seat-belt... He took space science to such great heights! Deora – the best networked politician.... A statue for RV, at last! Jeppiar calls it a day The Rajha of Rajapalayam... Cement, calcium carbide, shipping… TSN turned these and more into gold Missile Man takes flight Justice Iyer, 100 India’s Master Builder… MSV – the King of Light Music Another Leo of real estate and education is no more A versatile, humane and efficient administrator/litterateur Tribute: Dr. Krishnamoorthy Srinivas Honest civil servant Tribute – Baldev Raj The honest Sardarji Brilliant Saeed saab M Subramaniam Music Samrat!!! - TMS Question on Operation X KB Sir for all... ‘Hero’ rides into the sunset Tribute - R K Baratan Sivaraman, 100 Dr M G K Menon This trendsetter is no more Father of German unification no more... The scientist-engineer who lucidly explained economics Dada of drip irrigation... A genius civil servant fades A honest bank executive... Remembering I K Gujral… Endearing Aachi... The Hero of bicycles rests in peace Saeed Jaffrey Centurion ‘Leo’ rests in peace Tribute – Ja Ra Su ‘Mandolin’ stops playing... When SPIC spawned star managers... ‘Sai’ Srinivasan no more R Desikan – the crusader of consumer interests is gone Remembering Chariji A multi-faceted leader rests in peace Scientist and leader of educational reforms How to build a nation Transport S Narayanan VV Goes... He elevated B&C to its best... He took Kone to great heights… A multi faceted prince is no more... KP is no more A versatile legend moves on Fighter-pilot turned monk... Master of strokes
 
Tribute – Baldev Raj

For several years Baldev Raj, Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Research at Kalpakkam, was active in the spread of information on nuclear power technology. The long years of development of fast breeder test reactors and the prototype fast breeder reactors received impetus under Raj. I remember the several seminars and conferences he organised that helped expand information on nuclear power. After retirement, Raj took charge as Director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies Bengaluru and expanded the institute through multidisciplinary pursuits, utilising his stature to take it closer to the government decision-making process. This substantially helped in enlarging research grants and, in turn, the expansion of faculty strength. Raj was a prolific author of around 1000 academic papers and more than 70 books. Padma Sri Raj was the recipient of more than 100 awards and assignments in more than 30 countries. 


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