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IAEA team to review safety of Rajasthan atomic plants


September 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of growing nuclear safety concerns in India, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Rajasthan in ... Read more...

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Iran’s talk with IAEA constructive: Iranian envoy


August 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) Iranian permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali Asghar Soltanieh said the new round of negotiations between the Islamic republic and the IAEA ... Read more...

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Iran vows to react swiftly to any Israeli attack


August 19th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iran's reaction to any threat and aggression of Israel against its territory will be very swift and crushing, according to IRNA news agency.Isareli media has ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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IAEA to meet Iran over access to n-site


June 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Iran have scheduled a meeting for June 8 to get access to the Parchin ... Read more...

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China to build 30 radiation monitoring stations


May 19th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A province in northwest China will set up more than 30 radiation monitoring stations in the next five years.Gansu province will invest 30 million yuan (around ... Read more...

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Turkish PM warns of ‘disastrous’ consequence if Israel strikes Iran


April 1st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 31 (INAS) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that the outcomes of an Israeli air strike on Iran's nuclear facilities would be "disastrous", reports said Saturday.Erdogan ... Read more...

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Behind the scenes: India shaped BRICS position on West Asia, Afghanistan


March 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Amid differing perceptions, India played a crucial role in shaping the collective stance of the BRICS countries on the need for dialogue to resolve the ... Read more...

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Nuclear terrorism is for real, says Chinese daily


March 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Compared to potential threats from nuclear states, nuclear terrorism is a more urgent threat, the online edition of China's People's Daily warned Thursday.As the world was ... Read more...

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Majority of Israelis oppose unilateral Iran strike: Poll


March 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 8 (IANS) Most Israelis oppose the idea of their country launching an unilateral strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, without US backing, according to a poll released on ... Read more...

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Israel’s ultimatum to Obama on Iran n-plans


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to deliver an ultimatum to the US over Iran's nuclear plans, a media report said Sunday.At Monday's meeting between ... Read more...

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US to ask Israel to let sanctions affect Iran


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has plans to ask Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu next week not to attack Iran's nuclear facilities in the coming months ... Read more...

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West seeks Iran regime change: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The West is using a nonproliferation campaign as a blind for bringing about regime change in Iran, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."Under the ... Read more...

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‘India has long way to go in nuclear disaster safety’


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Notwithstanding the "enviable" record in handling safety concerns over nuclear plants, India has a long way to go in addressing the problem of nuclear ... Read more...

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Obama orders freeze on Iranian property


February 7th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has ordered the freezing of Iran's property under American jurisdiction, including that of the country's central bank, the White House said.The ... Read more...

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Iran optimistic about IAEA visit


January 30th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (IANS) Tehran is optimistic about the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s visit to the country and the country is ready to reply to any concerns raised ... Read more...

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WSJ: U.S. military seeks more powerful bomb against Iran


January 28th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. military has made a secret request for additional funding to upgrade its largest conventional bomb because it is not yet capable of destroying Iran's most ... Read more...

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Publisher regrets suggesting Obama assassination


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) A Jewish newspaper columnist has apologised for suggesting that Israel assassinate US President Barack Obama.Andrew Adler wrote that ordering Obama's assassination could be one of ... Read more...

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US presidential candidate warns of bombing Iran’s nuke sites


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rick Santorum, an ultra-conservative Republican presidential candidate, has vowed to ensure that Iran would not produce a nuclear weapon if he was elected president.The former ... Read more...

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No military component in Iran’s nuclear programme: Russia


December 10th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There is no military component in Iran's nuclear programme, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said.Western powers and Israel suspect Iran of seeking to build nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran criticises IAEA for leaking its scientists’ identity


November 19th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 19 (IANS) Iran has criticised the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over leaking information about Iranian nuclear scientists and jeopardising their lives.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s ... Read more...

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Iran to ‘powerfully’ respond to a US attack


November 10th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran will respond "powerfully" to any attack by the US and Israel, said Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said Thursday."The enemies, especially the United ... Read more...

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Tougher security for nuclear facilities needed: UN chief


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged an increase in security standards for nuclear energy plants."To adequately safeguard our people, we must have strong ... Read more...

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Pakistani pleads guilty to nuke export


September 10th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A Pakistani national living in a Washington suburb has pleaded guilty to a scheme to illegally export to Pakistan nuclear-related devices and equipment.In a plea agreement, ... Read more...

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India aims at over 50,000 MW of nuclear power by 2030


August 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) India plans to import light water reactors from Russia, the US and France to boost its nuclear energy genating capacity to 50,000-60,000 MW by 2030, former ... Read more...

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Quake jolts US East Coast, n-plant shut down


August 24th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) A strong earthquake - similar to one that struck 67 years ago - on the US East Coast shut down a nuclear power plant and prompted ... Read more...

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‘Indian nuclear facilities safe’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has initiated a safety review of India's nuclear power stations in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and all ... Read more...

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China drafts safety plan for n-plants


June 16th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) China was greatly concerned over the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, and was now drafting a new safety plan for its own ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s nuclear status ‘established fact’


June 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan says that its status as a nuclear weapon state is "an established fact"."Pakistan is a nuclear-weapon state. This is an established fact," the foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Exposure to nuke radiation leads to more male births


May 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Exposure to nuclear radiation triggers an increase in male births, says a new study. The research shows that radiation from atomic bomb testing before the Partial ... Read more...

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India concerned about safety of Pakistan’s nukes


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) In the wake of a spate of terror attacks in Pakistan, the most recent being an assault on a naval base ... Read more...

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China to spend $23 mn on nuclear safety


May 15th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China will spend 150 million yuan ($23 million) on nuclear safety, authorities said.The ministry of environmental protection said in a report for 2011 that its total ... Read more...

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Iran tests new home-made missile system


April 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 17 (ANI): Iran has successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, named Sayyad 2.Tehran's defense officials said that the system would be deployed across the country in the near future, ... Read more...

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Over one in 10 nuke plants worldwide can be hit by natural disasters


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 3 (ANI): Over one in ten nuclear power plants worldwide are at risk from earthquakes or tsunamis similar to the natural disaster that crippled Japan's Fukushima reactors, warns a research.According ... Read more...

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Tokyo passengers trigger off radiation detectors at Chicago airport


March 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Mar 18 (ANI): Passengers coming in from earthquake and tsunami hit Japan triggered off radiation detectors at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport while passing through customs."We are aware of the radiation. We ... Read more...

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