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Power of Asia

Why India wants more nuclear power plants. Plus the new contender for the IMF's top job.

As Asia's appetite for energy grows, India's solution is to build more nuclear power plants. Is that the right answer? The BBC's Julian O'Halloran reports on India's nuclear ambitions.

And Anil Markyanda, Professor of Economics at Bath University describes controversial research showing the health risks of nuclear power are lower than those of fossil fuels.

Plus, the BBC's Mark Gregory explains the hurdles facing the latest contender for the IMF's top job, Stanley Fischer.

And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times wonders whether the end of the office is nigh, as more of us work from home.

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Mon 13 Jun 2011 11:32GMT


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