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Madras HC reserves order on Kudankulam petitions


August 29th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Disposing of a plea against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Madras High Court Wednesday reserved its decision on other petitions filed by G. Sundarrajan for ... Read more...

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Plea on Kudankulam project filed in Delhi High Court


August 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court against the department of atomic energy (DAE) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) for ... Read more...

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Science journalism pioneer dies


August 17th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88.The ... Read more...

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German energy firms earn profits, despite N phase-out


August 16th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 16 (IANS) Germany's big energy companies are making profits despite a government decision to phase-out atomic energy, industry experts said.At the top of the positive trend is the ... Read more...

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India allows investments from Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising economic relations, India Wednesday announced changes in regulation to allow investment from Pakistani firms and individuals.The Department of Industrial ... Read more...

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Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to be expanded


June 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to allot another five acres of land to the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to enable it expand, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

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Russia supports Iran’s peaceful n-programme: Putin


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia supports Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy and is in constant contact with Tehran on nuclear issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Top level changes at two atomic power operators


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Top level changes took place Friday at India's two nuclear power operators - Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ... Read more...

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Iran to build another n-plant in 2014


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran will build another nuclear power plant in the country's Bushehr city by early 2014, a top official said.The 1,000 MW project will commence next year, ... Read more...

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Foreign firms under scanner after Kudankulam stir


April 12th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government has in a fresh order asked all foreign outfits in India to furnish it with updated details of their workers and nature ... Read more...

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Won’t give up nuclear rights: Iran


April 12th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will attend the planned nuclear talks in Istanbul later this week but will not compromise on its right to atomic energy.Iran's chief ... Read more...

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The dangerous implications of India’s nuclear romance


April 1st, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Efforts are on to squelch the months-long peaceful movement by villagers living in the neighbourhood of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu which has delayed its commissioning. What brought the ... Read more...

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‘India to stress on n-safety, security interface’


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan will stress on the interface between nuclear safety and security at the Nuclear Security Summit here Tuesday to address threats by ... Read more...

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Nuclear fuel complex to be set up in Rajasthan’s Kota


March 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The union government plans to set up a nuclear fuel complex in Rajasthan's Kota to supply fuel to nuclear power plants across the country, the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam row enabled deliberations on atomic power: Kalam


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) imbroglio has enabled detailed deliberations on atomic power generation, its viability, safety and other aspects, said former Indian president A.P.J.Abdul ... Read more...

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India’s Mars mission gets Rs.125 crore


March 16th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) India's mission to Mars got Rs.125 crore (over $24 million) in the budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Friday.The allocation was a ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest leader sends legal notice to PM


February 28th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) After taking on the Indian nuclear establishment, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) coordinator S.P. Udayakumar pitted himself against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, sending him ... Read more...

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Probe shows foreign hand behind Kudankulam stir: Narayanasamy


February 24th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's contention that US and Scandinavian outfits were fuelling protests against Kudankulam power plant in Tamil Nadu was borne out by ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to unveil nuclear achievements Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil "some nuclear achievements" Wednesday, according to an announcement on Iran's presidential website."In the presence of the president, some new and ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gives hope to Nuclear Power Corp on Kudankulam


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) A team from the Indian nuclear establishment that met Tamil Nadu officials Monday went back with a positive feeling that the state government was looking at ... Read more...

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Iran’s n-plant to reach full capacity in February


January 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An underground nuclear power plant in Iran will achieve full generation capacity in early February, the country's atomic chief was quoted by an Iranian newspaper ... Read more...

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Iran ready to export n-services


January 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation has said the country is ready to export services related to nuclear energy to other countries, Press TV reported.Fereidoon ... Read more...

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Government vs Team Anna - demands on Lokpal


December 27th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A glance at the government and Team Anna's respective positions on key issues in the Lokpal bill.Inclusion of prime minister:Government's bill: Includes prime minister ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill: Who stands where


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Lokpal bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday, amid protests by political parties.Here is a glance on where various parties and Team ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill finally in parliament, tough ride ahead (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government Thursday finally tabled in parliament the much-debated Lokpal bill to combat corruption, with the prime minister and most of the bureaucracy under ... Read more...

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Salient features of Lokpal bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The following are the salient features of the proposed anti-graft Lokpal bill introduced by the government in the Lok Sabha Thursday:Lokpal and its role* The ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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Iran denies plans to build new nuclear plant


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 16 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) rejected Thursday an Iranian lawmaker's remarks stating that the country planned to build a new nuclear plant in the ... Read more...

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No consensus on Lokpal bill at all-party meeting (Intro Roundup)


December 15th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) An all-party meeting called late Wednesday to evolve a consensus on the Lokpal bill ended inconclusively, as Team Anna warned it might resume its ... Read more...

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800 police vans to be equipped with radiation monitors


November 30th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government proposes to equip 800 police control room (PCR) vans covering 80 cities in the country with radiation monitors to detect any radioactive source ... Read more...

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RPP Infra Projects bags orders of over Rs.340 million


November 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) RPP Infra Projects Ltd Tuesday said it has bagged orders worth over Rs.340 million from the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) and the Andaman ... Read more...

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India working on laser weapons


November 25th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) India is doing a lot of work on laser weapons, particularly at the technology level, said a top defence scientist."We are trying to see how to ... Read more...

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Iran to launch Bushehr n-plant in February


November 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 24 (IANS) Iran has announced that its Bushehr nuclear power plant will be launched in February next year.The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) made the announcement Wednesday, ... Read more...

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More private participation in R&D; needed: Ashwani Kumar


November 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The government is exploring ways and means to significantly enhance the engagement of the private sector in industrial research and development (R&D;), union Minister of State ... Read more...

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