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Mumbai’s urban tunnel to be ready by January 2013


August 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) India's first twin tunnel on an urban transport network is nearing completion, heralding a significant infrastructure addition to the country's commercial capital.The first of the two ... Read more...

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BARC offers technology to turn sewage into fertiliser


July 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's premier nuclear research organisation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), is planning to deploy its technology in treatment of sewage through radiation, and its conversion into ... Read more...

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Nuclear technology will aid people, farms and factories: BARC director (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India's premier nuclear research organisation, will propagate the societal benefits of nuclear technology in agriculture, health and industry while completing ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks BARC help for uranium problem in water


July 11th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought technical help from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to tackle the growing problem of uranium in ground water, particularly ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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New AEC chairman Sinha expert on n-reactor technology (Profile)


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Ratan Kumar Sinha, the new Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is an internationally acknowledged expert on nuclear ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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Nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar dead (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and a key member of the team which made possible India's first peaceful nuclear explosion ... Read more...

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Conference on strategic electronics at Hyderabad


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) A three-day conference on "Strategic Electronics: Instrumentation, Control, Communication and Computing" organised by the Indian Nuclear Society (INS) kickstarts here Thursday.R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to ... Read more...

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Kakodkar to head railway safety panel


September 16th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Aiming for "zero tolerance" safety standards akin to nuclear power plants and space technology institutions, the Indian Railways Friday set up a high-level committee, headed ... Read more...

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Bhabha Centre officials to advise Bengal’s science panels


September 14th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government will revamp the existing advisory councils for development of science and technology in the state with the inputs from scholars and professors ... Read more...

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Punjab to identify villages having uranium-laced water


July 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) The Punjab government has decided to conduct a statewide survey to identify villages affected by the problem of uranium content in water, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir ... Read more...

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Adequate security for Bal Thackeray, family: Chavan


May 26th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Thursday that Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and his family members have been provided adequate security.Chavan's statement comes in ... Read more...

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Former BARC scientist commits suicide


April 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) A former scientist with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) allegedly committed suicide at her residence in southcentral Mumbai, police said Friday.Uma Rao, 63, was in ... Read more...

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On Chernobyl anniversary, experts confident about nuclear energy


April 26th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Leading atomic scientists in India Tuesday asserted that nuclear power plants in the country were safe as the world observed the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl ... Read more...

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Don’t believe in radiation rumours: Maharashtra advisory


March 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday said that the radiation released from a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant would not have any hazardous consequences in the state and ... Read more...

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India carries radioactive checks at airports after Japan disaster


March 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India Wednesday started checking travellers and goods from Japan for possible radioactive contamination as the nuclear crisis in the East Asian country escalated following last ... Read more...

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Jaitapur nuclear plant site safe, say scientists


March 14th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The nuclear top brass in the country Monday went into an overdrive to address safety concerns of Indian nuclear installations in the wake of the Japan ... Read more...

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To tackle rising cancer cases, Punjab to test tubewell water


February 14th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Acting after many cases of cancer and kidney-related disorders were reported due to drinking uranium-contaminated water, the Punjab government Monday gave the nod to test water samples of ... Read more...

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Plot to kidnap Sachin: Six terrorists get life term (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Six Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorists, including three Pakistanis, were Saturday awarded life imprisonment by a Delhi court for plotting to kidnap cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly ... Read more...

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IAEA chief Yukiya Amano to visit Mumbai, Kalpakkam


January 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director Geneal Yukiya Amano will visit the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) here next week and interact with top nuclear scientists in the ... Read more...

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Nuclear brass allay fears over Jaitapur plant


January 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) India's nuclear brass and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while pitching for the growth of nuclear power, Friday allayed fears of villagers of Rajapur who are protesting against ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dedicates Tarapur reprocessing plant to nation


January 7th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tarapur (Maharashtra), Jan.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday dedicated a 100-tonne annual capacity reprocessing plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC) here to the nation.The ... Read more...

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PM to launch fuel reprocessing plant


January 5th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a 100-tonne per annum Power Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Tarapur here Friday, officials ... Read more...

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Cold fusion offers best way to generate power: scientist


November 13th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) A revolution in nuclear science appears to be unfolding, offering prospects of a "third route" to nuclear energy besides fission and thermonuclear fusion, one of India's ... Read more...

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Obama platter for India: High-tech exports, n-clubs, Kabul role


November 7th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The US is set to convey its commitment to the easing of high-tech exports to India, support New Delhi's membership of premier nuclear clubs ... Read more...

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Asian nuclear conference starts Monday


October 9th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Senior officials of India's nuclear energy establishment will discuss all aspects and potential of atomic power with their global counterparts at the three-day International Conference on Asian Nuclear ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear scientist Homi Sethna dead (Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Renowned nuclear technocrat and scientist Homi N. Sethna died at his home here late Sunday, official sources said Monday. A former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), ... Read more...

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Navy launches survey of Mumbai harbour shipping channel


August 11th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy's survey vessel, INS Yamuna, Wednesday conducted a survey of the entire shipping channel leading to and from the Bombay Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port ... Read more...

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BARC job scam busted


August 7th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Police Saturday claimed to have busted a recruitment racket promising jobs in the sensitive Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) near here with the arrest of eight people, including ... Read more...

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India urges US to ease high-tech sanctions, airs Afghan concerns (Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In the run-up to US President Barack Obama's visit here in November, India Wednesday pressed the US for easing trade in dual-use technologies and conveyed its ... Read more...

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India to pitch for easing of US high-tech exports


July 13th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit in November, India will push for easing of high-technology exports and review steps required to implement the nuclear deal ... Read more...

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R.K. Sinha takes over as BARC director


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Eminent scientist R.K. Sinha Wednesday took over as director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) from Atomic Energy Commission chairman Srikumar Banerjee, an official said. Sinha was director ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down but not normal, says Greenpeace (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. It warned that ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down in Mayapuri, says Greenpeace


May 19th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. A team of ... Read more...

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