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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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Iran not hankering after n-weapons: Ayatollah Khamenei (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:43 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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NAM summit opens in Tehran


August 30th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons". Khamenei said ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

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Top level changes at two atomic power operators (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Top level changes took place Friday at India's two nuclear power operators - Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini)and Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL), ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa writes to PM, demands Kudankulam power


April 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again, reiterating her demand that the state be allocated the entire 1,000 ... Read more...

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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China


April 6th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector has gained a strong foothold in China over the past quarter century, providing components or services to nine of the country's 14 ... Read more...

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Iran nuke talks set for Istanbul


April 1st, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 1 (IANS) Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, April 13 for the latest round of talks over Iran's ... Read more...

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Major Chinese industrial companies’ profits drop


March 27th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Profits for Chinese chemical producers, automakers and other major industrial companies fell 5.2 percent in the first two months of 2012 from the same period a ... Read more...

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Nuclear fuel complex to be set up in Rajasthan’s Kota


March 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The union government plans to set up a nuclear fuel complex in Rajasthan's Kota to supply fuel to nuclear power plants across the country, the ... Read more...

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EU accepts Iran talks offer


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has accepted Tehran's offer to resume negotiations with the Iran Six amid growing international concerns over the ... Read more...

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China’s industrial profit goes up in 2011 (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China's industrial enterprises saw their profits increase 25.4 percent year-on-year to reach 5.45 trillion yuan ($863.68 billion) in 2011, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said ... Read more...

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India takes first step towards ultra super-critical boilers


January 20th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The first step towards India's own advanced ultra super- critical boiler for coal-fired power plants has been taken with the realisation of two materials that can ... Read more...

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No Australian uranium for Pakistan: Gillard (Interview)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reiterated that Australia will not agree to export uranium to Pakistan, which is imploring Canberra to make a similar policy change ... Read more...

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Iran ready to export n-services


January 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation has said the country is ready to export services related to nuclear energy to other countries, Press TV reported.Fereidoon ... 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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Why India should avoid landing in hot waters of Hurmuz (Comment)


January 1st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
As Iran and the United States move towards a standoff in the Strait of Hurmuz, India is going to find itself in a serious dilemma because of its close relations ... Read more...

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Russia to help Bangladesh build n-power plant


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Bangladesh signed an intergovernmental agreement Wednesday in Dhaka to build the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation, Rosatom, said.The ... Read more...

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‘No radiation from Andhra truck accident’


October 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Tuesday said there has been no radioactive leakage from a container carrying uranium peroxide which met with an accident in ... 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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Bugs generate power while cleaning nuclear waste


September 7th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Researchers have figured out how a class of bugs can deliver double benefit -- generate power while cleaning up nuclear waste and other toxic metals. "Geobacter ... Read more...

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Belarus calls off nuclear fuel swap programme with US


August 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has suspended a joint programme for exchange of highly enriched nuclear fuel with the US in response to additional economic sanctions imposed by Washington, ... Read more...

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UAE, Russia discuss N-fuel supplies: Report


August 14th, 2011 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UAE is in talks with Russia over supplies of nuclear fuel for its first nuclear power plant to be launched in 2017, a media ... Read more...

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Fukushima cleanup will take decades : Japan


July 10th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear power plant, crippled by the March 2011 quake and tsunami, will take decades, said Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan Saturday.It was ... Read more...

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Fukushima n-plant operator confirms fuel meltdown


May 24th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 24 (IANS) The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has confirmed fuel meltdown in three reactors at its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the Kyodo news agency said ... Read more...

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‘Japan has no plans to dump spent nuclear fuel abroad’


May 10th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan has no plans to dispose its spent nuclear fuel overseas, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chiaki Takahashi was quoted by Kyodo news agency as ... Read more...

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British police arrest terror suspects near n-plant


May 4th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/London, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police arrested five men suspected to be terrorists near the Sellafield nuclear power plant in northwest Britain, police said Tuesday.The men, of Bangladeshi origin and ... Read more...

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Iran reloads fuel into Bushehr n-plant


April 8th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Iran Friday began reloading nuclear fuel into the reactor of its Bushehr power plant, Xinhua reported.The refuelling is being carried out after a series of checks ... Read more...

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US warns of new threats from Japan nuke plant


April 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 6 (ANI): United States government engineers sent to help Japan deal with its nuclear-related crisis, have warned of fresh threats from the Fukushima nuclear plant.According to a confidential assessment ... Read more...

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French experts to tackle Fukushima nuclear power plant crisis


March 29th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar 29(ANI): A French nuclear fuel company will send two experts to Japan to help tackle the crisis at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, French Industry and Energy Minister ... Read more...

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Work resumed on Fukushima plant power supply, cooling


March 24th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Work to restore main cooling and power functions at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant resumed Thursday.The efforts were hindered the previous day by ... Read more...

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Grayish smoke spotted in No. 3 reactor building of Japan’s affected nuke plant


March 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 21 (ANI): Grayish smoke was noticed coming out of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station's No. 3 reactor building on Monday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Coorporation has ... Read more...

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Green rust can guard groundwater from radioactive contamination


March 18th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Neptunium, a waste product from uranium reactors, could pose a serious health risk should it ever seep its way into groundwater - even five million years after it ... Read more...

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Fourth n-reactor on fire in Japan, PM tells people to leave area (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) A fire broke out at a fourth reactor in Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant Tuesday, hours after a blast ripped its third reactor. As the ... Read more...

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