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Won’t give up nuclear rights: Iran


April 12th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will attend the planned nuclear talks in Istanbul later this week but will not compromise on its right to atomic energy.Iran's chief ... Read more...

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Iran denies plans to build new nuclear plant


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 16 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) rejected Thursday an Iranian lawmaker's remarks stating that the country planned to build a new nuclear plant in the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam n-plant safe, but no negotiator’s role: Kalam


November 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday vouched for the safety of the proposed Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu, where a protest is underway by ... Read more...

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Iran produces 70 kg high-grade enriched uranium


October 18th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that Iran has so far produced nearly 70 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium.Iran should convert 20 percent enriched ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued after quake hits Japan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 10th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 10 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern Japan coast Sunday, prompting the authorities to issue a tsunami warning.The quake occurred ... Read more...

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Japanese n-specialists enter Fukushima reactor building


May 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 5 (IANS) Nuclear specialists entered one of the damaged reactor buildings at the Fukushima nuclear power plant Thursday for the first time since it was crippled in a ... Read more...

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Israelis bombed Syrian ‘nuclear facility site’ in 2007: IAEA


April 29th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 29(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano has said that a target destroyed by Israeli warplanes in the Syrian desert in 2007 was the covert site of ... 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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Japan to dismantle Fukushima Daiichi plant owner after crisis is averted: Report


April 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): The Japanese Government is reportedly set to dismantle the Tokyo Electric Power Co. after it fixes the damage at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, according to a secret ... Read more...

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Experts rule out Japan type nuke disaster in the US


March 29th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 29 (ANI): Though the U.S. earthquake zone is active, scientists say ingredients do not exist there for a Japan-style nuclear disaster."There is that uncertainty when you hear that something has ... Read more...

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‘Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant can resist quakes’


March 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Bushehr nuclear facility is resistant to earthquakes, Russia, which helped build the plant, said Tuesday.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the remark as Japan ... Read more...

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Emotional welcome for Aussies returning from quake-hit Japan


March 14th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.14 (ANI): Australians returning from earthquake-cum-tsunami-hit Japan were given a emotional welcome at Sydney Airport on Monday morning.Recalling their precarious situation, Tania and Norman Walsh said they were stuck on the ... Read more...

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‘North Korea may conduct 3rd nuke test in 2011′


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 24 (ANI): North Korea might carry out a third atomic test next year and prospects for bilateral talks with the South are "slim", according to a research report of a ... Read more...

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Pak holds nuclear weapons to ensure peace, stability: General Wynne


December 16th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 16(ANI): Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman, General Khalid Shameem Wynne, has said that the country is compelled to maintain strong conventional forces backed up by nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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Libyan leader Gaddafi risked nuclear disaster: Wikileaks


December 4th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Secret cables released by whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was prepared to leave highly enriched uranium potentially unprotected and at risk of hijack ... Read more...

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U.S. Attempted To Remove Uranium From Pakistan For Years, WikiLeaks Reveals


November 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. State Department diplomatic documents that have been recently released by WikiLeaks have pointed out that for years United States has been instrumental in removing ... Read more...

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China wants early resumption of Six-Party Talks to tackle N Korea’s nuke enrichment


November 24th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 24 (ANI): Concerned with North Korea's advancement in it's nuclear enrichment programme, China has reportedly urged all parties concerned to re-start the Six-Party Talks at the earliest possible date.Chinese Foreign ... Read more...

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US scientists’ ’shock’ over N. Korea’s nuke advances at new facility


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Some American scientists have expressed shock after visiting North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility, saying that a row of centrifuges have been designed to enrich uranium.Robert Carlin and two ... Read more...

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Bush says he ordered Pentagon to plan Iran attack


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) George W. Bush directed the Pentagon to plan an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities, the former US president has revealed in his memoirs.He also considered a ... Read more...

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Bush ‘considered military strike on Syria,’ memoir claims


November 6th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has admitted in his memoir 'Decision Points' that he had considered ordering a US military strike against a suspected Syrian nuclear ... Read more...

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Dissident group accuses Iran of secretly constructing underground nuke site


September 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): A dissident group, the People's Mujahedeen of Iran, that had previously revealed the existence of several hidden nuclear sites in the country, has claimed that Iran is secretly ... Read more...

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China, North Korea seek restart of nuclear talks


August 31st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) China and North Korea have said they both seek an early resumption of the six-party nuclear talks to ease tensions in the Korean peninsula. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il ... Read more...

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Hezbollah chief calls on Lebanon to build nuclear reactor


August 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 25 (DPA) Seyyed Hassan Nasarllah, leader of the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah, called on Lebanon's government to follow Tehran's footsteps and build a nuclear facility to generate electricity like the ... Read more...

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Government hoodwinking nation on n-bill: BJP


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the government of trying to "hoodwink" the nation by trying to bring in amendments to the civil nuclear liability ... Read more...

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Amended nuke liability bill too faces opposition


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The amended nuclear liability bill too faces objections from the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Left parties ahead of a discussion on it in ... Read more...

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60 Minutes Reported Break In At High Grade Uranium Facility, Pelindaba, Which Could Have Been Used For Making Assault Weapons


June 21st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Breaking in at the Pelindaba nuclear facility more than eighteen months ago is the stuff that makes us break into cold sweat. The facility ... Read more...

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Iran attack: Israeli security establishment divided over Washington’s support


April 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Apr 21 (ANI): The Israeli security establishment is at odds on whether it would need Washington's support if Israel decides to attack Iran.Fox News quoted senior Israeli officials, as saying ... Read more...

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Obama’s New Nuclear Plant Brings Jobs to Georgia


February 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Washington, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plans to break ground on the first nuclear power plant to be built since the horrible accident in 1979. ... Read more...

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Can hospital scanner curb nuclear waste threat?


January 30th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Medical equipment used for diagnosis of patients with heart disease and cancer could be a key weapon in stopping nuclear waste seeping into the environment, according to new ... Read more...

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Hospital scanner could be key weapon in curbing nuclear waste threat


January 30th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that medical equipment used for diagnosis of patients with heart disease and cancer could be a key weapon in stopping nuclear waste seeping ... Read more...

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US can’t succeed in Afghanistan without Pak: Gilani


January 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.15 (ANI): Underlining Pakistan as an important ally of the US, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said international forces led by America cannot succeed in Afghanistan without Islamabad's assistance.Addressing ... Read more...

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Science labs asked to reinforce safety norms: Chavan


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The government said Sunday that the scientific establishments have been asked to reinforce their safety standards in the wake of incidents like the laboratory fire at Bhabha ... Read more...

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IAEA inspects Syrian reactor for second time


November 18th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 18 (DPA) The world's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), conducted a second inspection of a Syrian reactor Tuesday - a day after the agency made clear it ... Read more...

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China conducts nuclear emergency exercise


November 11th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China has conducted an extensive exercise to evaluate emergency response to a nuclear radiation leak, Xinhua reported. The National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee organised the exercise, codenamed "Sacred Shield-2009", ... Read more...

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UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Iran


October 25th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (RIA Novosti) Four UN nuclear inspectors arrived in Iran early Sunday to inspect the country's second uranium enrichment facility. The delegation from the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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