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Protest against Kudankulam n-plant to continue Friday (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), would continue their 'jal satyagraha' or ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... Read more...

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Kudankulam stir has foreign backing: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Against the backdrop of activists renewing their opposition to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, Home Minister Shushilkumar Shinde Monday said the ... Read more...

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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Thousands of villagers protest against Kudankulam plant


September 9th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Thousands of villagers, including women and children living near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday made the Kudankulam beach behind the upcoming power plant their ... Read more...

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Iran ready to hold nuclear talks: Minister


September 9th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said his country was ready to hold negotiations with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme, state-run Press TV reported."We have ... Read more...

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Not hankering after n-weapons, says Iran (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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Kalam supports FDI in retail


August 27th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Pitching for foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday said the country should build capacity for aggressively marketing its products at ... Read more...

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21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way


August 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country ... 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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Villagers observe ‘black day’ against N-plant


August 15th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) People in some villages in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Wednesday observed a 'black day' to protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, an activist said.Villagers in ... Read more...

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Children petition against Kudankulam reactors


August 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.The ... Read more...

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AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor


August 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Friday gave its nod to load real fuel in the first unit of 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Belgium backs India for NSG, hopeful of India-EU trade pact (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Backing India's membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Belgium Wednesday agreed to cooperate with this country in the field of nuclear research and ... Read more...

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Belgium hopeful of India-EU trade pact by 2013 summit


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Belgium Wednesday expressed hope that India and the 27-nation European Union should be able to seal a free trade agreement at their 2013 ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened: Officials


July 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran's security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said."We do have the plan to close the Strait ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invites Morsi to non-aligned meet in Iran


July 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has invited Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, to a summit of Non-Aligned countries to be held in Tehran Aug 29.It ... Read more...

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Istanbul to host next Iran n-talks


June 20th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New talks over Iran's nuclear energy between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (Group 5+1) will be held in ... Read more...

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‘Pact with France soon for Jaitapur nuclear plants’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India hopes to seal by the end of the year a pact with France for multiple nuclear energy units at Jaitapur in ... Read more...

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India-US talks open with call to harness full potential of ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) India and United States opened their strategic dialogue Wednesday with a call to harness the full potential of their multifarious relationship encompassing strategic, economic and ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam project protestors slam safety report


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) A 12-page illegible safety evaluation report (SER) for the Rs.14,000 crore two 1,000 MW nuclear power reactorsis a practical joke on the people of India, protestors ... Read more...

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Fukushima like accidents to recur


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (IANS) Nuclear disasters like that of Chernobyl and Fukushima are likely to recur once in 10-20 years, threatening Europe with the world's highest risk of radioactive contamination, ... Read more...

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Indefinite hunger strike against Kudankulam N-plant called off


May 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leading the protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project Tuesday announced its decision of call off its indefinite hunger ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest: 23,000 surrender voter ID cards


May 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Around 23,000 people belonging to nine villages in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu have surrendered their voter identity cards to draw attention to the continued neglect ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges Apple to use clean energy


May 9th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Greenpeace India activists Tuesday urged global computer maker Apple to use renewable energy to power its data centres worldwide instead of fossil fuels like coal ... Read more...

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South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast against Kudankulam N-plant resumes


May 1st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) At least 24 activists of the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Tuesday launched an indefinite fast at four villages in Tirunelveli district, around 650 km ... Read more...

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