Indian nuclear scientist Homi Sethna dies aged 86
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Indian nuclear scientist has died at the age 86. His death was announced by , a long time associate of Sethna. The cause of death was announced as .
During his career Sethna held several posts including director of theand chairman of the . During his time with the AEC Sethna presided over India's nuclear experiment at in 1974.
, governor of , said in a condolence message “Dr. Homi Sethna was one of India's pioneering nuclear scientists, who had played a crucial role in the successful conduct of India's first peaceful nuclear test in 1974. Even after his retirement, he held many important positions and continued to contribute to the task of nation building. I pay my respects to the memory of Dr. Sethna… and convey my heartfelt condolences to his family members.”
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