The Radiation Doctor

Monthly Archives: May 2016

With smartphones becoming more and more popular every day, and more people jumping to the bandwagon of owning phones, we have seen an aggressive expansion by telecom players in the world in order to serve usable connectivity options to these phones. This generally has resulted in more telecom players and partnerships in order to set up mobile towers to fight: a) a growing population b) a proportionately patterned growth in the number of… Read More

There is absolutely no truth or scientific reasons that radiations from mobile towers and handsets have an adverse impact on humans or other living creatures, said the government in the Lok Sabha, on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad wondered why such a debates arise only in India. “Yeh vishay kyon Hindustan mein hee uthaye jaate haen (Why are such issues raised in India only?),” Prasad said during Question Hour, adding that… Read More

Originally published in The Times of India Seeking to link the call drop problem with the campaign by some NGOs against mobile towers, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the so-called radiation from such towers has never been an issue for these organisations in the US, Europe or even China. Prasad said misplaced concerns of mobile tower radiation could seriously jeopardise India’s path to greatness as seamless mobility could be affected… Read More

Union Telecom Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, launched a background paper on EMF emissions from mobile towers Mumbai: Telecom experts and doctors of international repute in a joint conference on ‘Electromagnetic Emissions in Mobile Telephony and its Health Impact’ at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Thursday said that electromagnetic emissions from mobile towers are not linked to health hazards as has been found by years of scientific research. The conference… Read More