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Mushroom Cloud Looms Over Beijing


June 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Video and photographic evidence of a multi-coloured ”mushroom cloud” hanging over Beijing’s skies has left internet users increasingly concerned, as they have been unable to determine what ... Read more...

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ULFA slams army’s missile programme in Assam, Nagaland


March 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) The banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Monday slammed the central government's proposed plan to base the Akash and Brahmos missile regiments in ... 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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US caught by surprise by India’s 1974 nuke test


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) India's "peaceful nuclear explosion" on May 18, 1974, caught the US by surprise in part because the intelligence community had not been looking for signs that ... Read more...

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Iran working on atomic bomb: IAEA


November 9th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) United Nations weapons inspectors have suggested that Iran "carried out activities relevant to the development of a nuclear device" and that the project may ... Read more...

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GPS - a new tool to detect clandestine N-tests


June 8th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) US researchers are unveiling a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the earth's global positioning system (GPS).Even underground nuclear tests leave their mark on the ... Read more...

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Why is Mars red?


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Ever wondered why Mars is red? According to a scientist, about 180 million years ago, a planet-shattering yet naturally occurring nuclear reaction may have wiped out everything on ... Read more...

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Japan rocked by second nuclear explosion


March 14th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): The second hydrogen explosion in three days occurred at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on monday, sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air and wounding six workers. ... Read more...

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Thousands flee, some hurt as Mount Merapi erupts on Java


October 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNT MERAPI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Mount Merapi erupted on the Indonesian island of Java on late Tuesday afternoon, causing thousands of residents to flee the area, officials said.The eruption began at ... Read more...

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Bombing Earth-bound asteroids may be a viable last resort, experts say


October 14th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Researchers have said that bombing Earth-bound asteroids may be a viable option to avoid a collision.And other scientists are suggesting that, despite previous assumptions, we wouldn't need ... Read more...

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Nuclear blast in space could paralyse Britain


September 21st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Detonation of a nuclear weapon in space by North Korea and Iran could paralyse Britain's power, transport and communication systems, a top official has said. Defence Secretary Liam Fox ... Read more...

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Sethna a pillar of India’s nuclear programme: PM (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Calling Homi Sethna a "pillar of India's nuclear energy programme", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday in a condolence message praised the eminent scientist for his immense ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan condoles passing away of Homi Nusserwanji Sethna


September 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent charge) for Science & Technology Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday expressed grief at the sad demise of Dr. Homi Nusserwanji Sethna.In his condolence message, Mr. ... Read more...

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Radioactive risk warning as Russian fires out of control


August 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (DPA) Firefighters in Russia had yet to make headway against the worst wildfires in the country's history Tuesday despite international help, with more than 550 fires still burning, the ... Read more...

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Factfile on deflecting asteroids (To go with Massive asteroid could hit Earth in 2182)


July 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Three ways of deflecting an asteroid: * Nuclear blast: A large nuclear explosion on an asteroid might be enough to deflect an asteroid but has significant political ... Read more...

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‘French soldiers used as nuclear guinea pigs’


February 16th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (DPA) The French military used soldiers to test the effects of nuclear radiation on humans during an atom bomb test in the 1960s, the daily Le Parisien reported Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Moon was not created from nuclear explosion, say critics


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Critics have rejected the theory put forward by some scientists that the Moon may have been formed because of a massive nuclear explosion that occurred at the edge ... Read more...

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Nuclear explosion may have given birth to the Moon


January 30th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has proposed a new theory regarding the formation of the Moon, which suggests that a massive nuclear explosion that occurred at the edge of ... Read more...

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Russian Scientists Warn Of Massive Asteroid Hitting The Earth


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan.02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of a giant asteroid hitting the earth has created a sensation among the astronomers and scientists. The discovery has been made by the astronomers working ... Read more...

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New model can track movement of radioactive fall-out after nuclear explosion


November 23rd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): A scientist has developed models that can track the movement of radioactive fall-out carried by the wind after a nuclear explosion.The models have been developed by Adam Wachtor ... Read more...

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Canada assures full cooperation to track down Tahawwur Rana


November 18th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Visiting Canadian Prime Minister, Steven Harper on Tuesday assured India of full cooperation in tracking down the links of Canada born Lashkar operative Tahawwur Rana.Rana is ... Read more...

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UN Security Council meets on North Korea


July 7th, 2009 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 7 (DPA) The UN Security Council held discussion Monday on the reported launch of seven missiles by North Korea in defiance of the UN resolution demanding a halt ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan-Bhaichung row ridiculous, says Houghton


June 18th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India's chief football coach Bob Houghton Thursday termed the ongoing row between Mohun Bagan and national captain Bhaichung Bhutia as "ridiculous", saying the spat could have been ... Read more...

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N. Korea may carry out more nuke tests, says Moscow-based diplomat


May 25th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 25 (ANI): A senior North Korean diplomat in Moscow, Russia, has said that his country may carry out more nuclear tests unless the United States ends its "intimidation."The official ... Read more...

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UN nuclear test-ban body to meet after North Korea test


May 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 25 (DPA) The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) was set to meet Monday in Vienna, following North Korea's announcement of a second nuclear test. The news of the test by the ... Read more...

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India condemns North Korea’s nuclear test (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Monday condemned North Korea's nuclear test as unfortunate and described it as a development of serious concern for the entire world. "We've heard the claims of ... Read more...

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India denounces North Korea’s nuclear test


May 25th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Monday described the nuclear test by North Korea as a matter of serious concern for the entire world. "It is a development of serious concern... India is ... Read more...

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How to save Earth from an asteroid impact


March 27th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 27 (ANI): Scientists have used a virtual model to investigate options to save the Earth from an asteroid impact.According to a report in New Scientist, the model was developed by ... Read more...

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British, French nuclear submarines collide in Atlantic


February 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A British and a French nuclear submarine collided in the Atlantic Ocean, a media report said Monday.According to the report, both the submarines had nuclear warheads on board ... Read more...

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British, French nuke submarines collide underwater


February 16th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): British and French nuclear submarines armed with ballistic missiles threatened to cause a disaster after colliding in the Atlantic, it emerged last night.The Britsh Royal Navys HMS ... Read more...

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India-US n-trade awaits some ‘technical steps’


October 18th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The historic India-US civil nuclear deal may be "done", but the US companies eyeing a $150 billion business opportunity cannot start nuclear trade with India before a couple ... Read more...

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IAEA reinstalls seals and cameras in North Korea


October 15th, 2008 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 15 (DPA) Inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) started to reinstall seals and cameras at the country's plutonium reprocessing plant Tuesday, a source close to the agency said.Monday, ... Read more...

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Chernobyl explosion affected Sweden more than Poland


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, have tracked the Chernobyl fallout to reveal that much more plutonium was found in the Swedish soil at ... Read more...

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Iraq signs nuclear test ban treaty


August 21st, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 21 (Xinhua) Iraq has signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), the treaty's preparatory commission said.Iraq's joining the CTBT Tuesday is an important milestone as it was one of ... Read more...

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Pokhran villagers complain of government apathy


May 12th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Khetaulai (Rajasthan), May 12 (ANI): As India marked the 10th anniversary of the second Pokhran nuclear explosion, residents in neighbouring villages of Pokhran complained of government apathy. Residents of Khetaulai, the village ... Read more...

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