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IAEA expert dies in Iran car accident


May 8th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert died Tuesday in a car accident in central Iran, reports said.Two experts of IAEA were injured in a car ... Read more...

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Greens worried after Karachi heavy water leak


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The recent leak of heavy water at the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (Kanupp) has environmentalists and civil society activists in Pakistan worried.They are now raising questions ... Read more...

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36 killed in heavy rains in eastern Uttar Pradesh


September 26th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 36 people died and about 25 others were injured in heavy rains that lashed parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh Sunday, officials said Monday.Most ... Read more...

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More embankments to control floods in Bihar


July 5th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Bihar plans to construct more embankments to control floods and protect millions of people from being uprooted, a minister said Tuesday."Construction of embankments is the only ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar have been forced to abandon their homes as flood waters entered nearly 100 villages and rising levels of most rivers threatened ... Read more...

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Kolkata roads still waterlogged


June 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) City dwellers had a harrowing time Saturday as several parts of Kolkata remained waterlogged following heavy rainfall since Thursday night in the city and other southern ... Read more...

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Pioneers of India’s n-energy programme to help US


January 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 4 (IANS) Canada's CANDU reactors - famous in India for pioneering its nuclear energy programme in 1963 - are now likely to help the US meet its demand ... Read more...

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Government hurrying to pass n-bill as gift for Obama: CPI-M


August 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Tuesday that while it has conveyed its objections about the nuclear liability bill, the government is in a ... Read more...

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‘Energy efficient’ orangutans need less food fuel than we do


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Orangutans are more economical - in terms of food fuel needs, than any other primate, including humans, a new study has found.According to the research, orangutans need less ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts rail, road traffic in Haryana, Punjab (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hundreds of harried passengers were stranded at railway stations in Punjab and Haryana Tuesday as many trains were cancelled or delayed due to excessive rains. Road and ... Read more...

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Heat wave grips India, mercury soars


May 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Many parts of north and east India continued to reel under a heat wave with the mercury nearing a scorching 50 degrees Celsius in Jalgaon in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Snapshot of rural life in China more than 2,000 years ago


May 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Archaeologists are for the first time trying to reveal a snapshot of the rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.The rural farming village of Sanyangzhuang was flooded ... Read more...

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Major Pipeline Leak In Boston Makes Water Unfit For Consumption


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boston, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, a major water pipeline that supplies water to around 2 million people in the greater Boston area developed a major leak. The leak ... Read more...

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Survivor Camps Uprooted By Heavy Rains In Haiti


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disaster is a never ending phase when nature is involved. A situation where you can do nothing but only surrender to the inevitable. Haiti which had ... Read more...

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Iran emerges victorious in simulated war games at Tel Aviv University


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Dec. 23 (ANI): Due to Obama administration's diplomatic approach to Tehran, Israel, which has been demanding aggressive action against Iran's nuclear facilities, has been left in lurch leaving the Islamic ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear program was first in South Asia: Pakistani expert


December 7th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): India was the first country in the South Asia to have a nuclear program and it didn't go nuclear in response to Chinese quest for atomic weapons but ... Read more...

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Authorities reviewing procedures after Kaiga contamination


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is reviewing its processes and procedures after the contamination of a water cooler with radioactive Tritium in Kaiga nuclear plant, ... Read more...

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NPCL told to review radiation level, security at nuke plants


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Singh Chavan announced here on Thursday that radiation levels and security measures of all nuclear power stations in ... Read more...

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Kaiga leakage dominates parliament, authorities file complaint


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Kaiga, (Karnataka), Dec 2 (ANI): The alleged leakage at the Kaiga nuclear plant in coastal Karnataka dominated proceedings in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, even as plant officials filed ... Read more...

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Government should take Kaiga incident more seriously: BJP


December 1st, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked the government to take the incident of radiation contamination at Kaiga nuclear plant more seriously. "The government ... Read more...

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No leak at Kaiga nuclear plant, nothing to worry: PM


November 30th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Aboard Air India One, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid apprehensions about radiation contamination at the Kaiga nuclear plant in Karnataka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has denied any radiation leak ... Read more...

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Kaiga employees shaken by radioactive water


November 29th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Workers at the Kaiga atomic power plant in Karnataka are a shaken lot after the drinking water of a laboratory cooler was found contaminated with radioactive ... Read more...

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Kaiga incident is not a nuclear leak: Prithviraj Chavan


November 29th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj Gudi New Delhi / Karwar, Nov 29 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Singh Chavan said here on Sunday that the Kaiga incident is not a ... Read more...

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No harm to public from Kaiga atomic plant leak: official


November 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Contamination of drinking water by radiation at the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in northwest Karnataka has been contained to avert harm to the public, health and environment, ... Read more...

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Solar wind may have stripped off water from Venus


September 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Observations by the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Venus Express mission have provided strong new evidence that the solar wind has stripped away significant quantities of water from Venus, ... Read more...

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Solar wind strips off water from Venus


September 16th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Observations by the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Venus Express mission have provided strong new evidence that the solar wind has stripped away significant quantities of water from Earth's ... Read more...

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Pakistan has increased nuke warheads to 90: report


September 1st, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has increased its nuclear warheads from 60 to around 70-90 and is enhancing its nuclear weapon capabilities across the board by developing and deploying new nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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Bihar asks Nepal to secure Kosi embankments


July 10th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) Fearing a repeat of last year's devastating floods, the Bihar government has requested Nepal to deploy armed security forces on embankments of the Kosi river to ensure that ... Read more...

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Iran invites Gulf States to develop jointly nuclear plants


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Dec.2 (ANI): Gholamreza Agazadeh, the Head of Irans Atomic Energy Organisation, speaking at a conference in Tehran on Sunday proposed developing light-water nuclear plants jointly with neighboring Gulf Cooperation Council ... Read more...

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Critics mobilise NGOs to derail n-deal at NSG


August 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Non-proliferation hawks have roped in "more than 150 experts and NGOs from 24 countries" to derail the India-US civil nuclear deal at the Nuclear Suppliers Group ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles death of school children in Karnataka


August 15th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday condoled the death of school children in the bus tragedy that occurred in Dakshin Kannada district near Mangalore city ... Read more...

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Death toll in Mangalore bus accident rises to 11


August 14th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Aug 14 (ANI): The death toll in the Mangalore school bus accident that took place today has risen to 11. According to police sources, another 18 were missing after a ... Read more...

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Party workers from 20 states to participate in BSP meet


August 7th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) representatives from 20 states are expected to converge here for the party's national workers meet Saturday. While bulk of the estimated 250,000-odd crowd is ... Read more...

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Iran slams US for meddling in IAEA-Tehran talks


May 28th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, May 28 (IANS) Iran's new Speaker Ali Larijani Wednesday said parliament would set limits on cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over the nuclear issue if the US continues ... Read more...

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Pak nuke plant gas leakage kills two


April 9th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.9 (ANI): At least two workers were reported killed on Tuesday after gas leaked from the Khushab Nuclear Plant, which was undergoing annual maintenance. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) sources were ... Read more...

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