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Partner Japan to have 26 percent stake in DMIC


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan Monday held their first-ever economic dialogue and agreed to accelerate the partnership in several infrastructure projects such as the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial ... Read more...

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Japan, South Korea plan big oil investments in Venezuela


April 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Japan and South Korea plan to invest nearly $14 billion in various energy projects in Venezuela, Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said."In total between Japan and Korea ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold economic dialogue, discuss n-deal (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning multi-faceted ties and ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold maiden economic dialogue Monday


April 29th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday that are expected to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning ... Read more...

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Japan may go without n-power


April 16th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Operations at Japan's all nuclear power plants could be suspended "momentarily" starting May 6, Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano has said."The number of ... Read more...

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Japanese chipmaker files for bankruptcy


February 27th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 27 (IANS) Japan's Elpida Memory Inc said it filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with 448 billion yen (about $5.55 billion) in debt, the biggest bankruptcy filing by ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to strengthen roads for Toshiba JSW Turbine’s project


January 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to strengthen the bridges and the roads connecting power equipment major Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd's plant and ... Read more...

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New industrial policy soon, says Jayalalithaa


January 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said her government would shortly come out with a new, investor-friendly industrial policy that will aim at balanced and ... Read more...

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Japan lifts milk restrictions from areas near n-plant


May 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has lifted restrictions on milk supplies from areas near the quake-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant imposed earlier over radiation contamination concerns, Kyodo ... Read more...

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Japan expands nuclear evacuation zone


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese government on Friday expanded the evacuation zone beyond the 20-kilometer (12.4-mile) radius surrounding the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was established on Thursday.Japanese Chief Cabinet ... Read more...

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Fukushima Gov. will not allow TEPCO to resume work at Fukushima nuke plant


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 22 (ANI): Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has said Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) would never be allowed to resume its operations at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. ... Read more...

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Japan widens evacuation zone near tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 22 (ANI): Japan has included some towns outside a 20-kilometer radius of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to the list of areas covered by its evacuation directive ... Read more...

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Japan declares 20 km no-go zone around Fukushima n-plant


April 21st, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visited the Fukushima prefecture as the government Thursday declared the 20-km evacuation area around the crippled nuclear power plant as ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant to stabilise in 6-9 months


April 17th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 17 (IANS) The crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant will be stabilised to a condition known as "cold shutdown" in about six to nine months, the plant's operator said ... Read more...

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Japan to announce time of completion for nuke emergency


April 17th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 17 (ANI): Japan is likely to announce a timeline for resolving the nuclear emergency at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said while meeting with Fukushima ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant operator told to compensate residents


April 15th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 15 (IANS) The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant must pay one million yen ($12,000) to each household displaced or forced indoors by the nuclear accident ... Read more...

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Japan bans shipment of shiitake mushrooms near Fukushima nuke plant


April 13th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 13 (ANI): Japan has imposed a ban on the shipment of shiitake mushrooms grown outdoors in areas near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, citing high levels of radioactivity, ... Read more...

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Japan raises Fukushima accident level to worst


April 12th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has assigned the maximum severity level to nuclear accident at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Kyodo news agency said Tuesday ... Read more...

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Radiation risk from Japan nuke plant ‘considerably smaller’: Official


April 11th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano has said the risk of massive radiation leaks from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is lower than what it was ... Read more...

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Japan dumps contaminated water into ocean


April 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 5 (IANS) The operator of the Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has started to discharge contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean to speed up efforts to tackle ... Read more...

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Japan seeks Russia’s help to dispose radioactive water


April 5th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 5 (ANI): The Japanese Government has asked Russia to send a special radiation treatment vessel to help dispose of contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.A spokesman for Russia's ... Read more...

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Japan: radioactive source contaminating sea not clear


April 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) on Monday used colored powder in an effort to locate the source of highly radioactive water leaking into the sea, officials said.In its ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant could continue releasing radiation for months


April 4th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 4 (ANI): The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan could continue to release dangerous radiation into the air for several months, said Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency officials.Chief Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Japan’s PM to visit Fukushima nuke operation base to encourage workers


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan will pay a visit to an operation base in Fukushima Prefecture to give encouragement to Self-Defense Forces members and other workers at the ... Read more...

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‘Long battle’ to resolve Fukushima nuke crisis: Japanese PM


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has admitted that there will be a long-term battle to stabilize Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.The Japanese government has also indicated ... Read more...

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Japan ignores UN advice on expansion of nuclear exclusion zone


April 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 1(ANI): Japan has said that there is no need to expand the 20-kilometre evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, despite warnings from the United Nations nuclear ... Read more...

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“Workers losing race to save quake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant”: Expert


March 30th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The radioactive core in a reactor at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has melted through the bottom of its containment vessel to a concrete floor raising ... Read more...

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Japanese govt. discussing ways to bring tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant under control


March 30th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The Japanese government is reportedly considering adopting new measures to prevent the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant from further spreading radioactive particles.The Kyodo news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Radioactive levels at Fukushima lower than earlier reported:Kyodo


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Levels of radioactive iodine in water at Fukushima's reactor 2 are 100,000 times above the normal levels, Kyodo Japanese news agency said.Earlier Sunday the levels ... Read more...

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Japanese Government criticizes nuke plant operator for lacking transparency


March 27th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 27 (ANI): The Japanese Government has criticized the operator of radiation-leaking nuclear plant for lack of transparency and also for failure to protect the workers.Government has revealed a series of ... Read more...

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Radiation levels no danger to marine life: Japan


March 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's marine life is in no danger regardless of the radiation levels in the waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, government spokesman Yukio ... Read more...

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Japanese govt. asks people living within 30 km of nuke plant to voluntarily vacate


March 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 25 (ANI): Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano has said that people living within 30 kilometers of the troubled nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture have been voluntarily asked to leave the ... Read more...

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Fukushima nuclear plant shut for good


March 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20(ANI): The earthquake and tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant will never operate again as a power station, the Japanese government has said.Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano said that the plant, ... Read more...

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Condition at Fukushima n-plant improving: Japan (Second Intro Roundup)


March 20th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Japanese government said Saturday condition at four reactors at the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant were improving.Following Japan's Self-Defence Force (SDF) and firefighting personnel shooting water ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine detected in Tokyo tap water


March 19th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Traces of radioactive iodine were discovered in tap water in Tokyo in the wake of the disaster at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media ... Read more...

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