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India committed to nuclear safety, says AEC chief


September 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) India is committed to nuclear safety and will implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) "Action Plan on Nuclear Safety", a top nuclear expert has said.Addressing ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear establishment mulls atomic waste sites


January 11th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian authorities are considering various locations to store nuclear waste generated by atomic power plants, a senior official of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ... Read more...

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Conference on strategic electronics at Hyderabad


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) A three-day conference on "Strategic Electronics: Instrumentation, Control, Communication and Computing" organised by the Indian Nuclear Society (INS) kickstarts here Thursday.R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to ... Read more...

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Nothing will detract from NSG’s clean waiver to India: France


July 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Days after India hinted that it may not buy nuclear reactors from countries which did not sell it enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology, France Tuesday ... Read more...

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Post Fukushima disaster, Oz nuke industry calls for renewed debate on nuke energy


April 21st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Australian nuclear industry is calling for a renewed public debate about the use of atomic energy in the country.Leading nuclear companies told a forum at the Lowy ... Read more...

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Spent nuclear fuel ‘is anything but waste’, says expert


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An expert has claimed that spent nuclear fuel, which includes some plutonium, often is inaccurately referred to as waste but it's not.The US's inability to recycle spent nuclear ... Read more...

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PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it "a significant milestone in India's three-stage indigenous nuclear programme"."I am ... Read more...

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Haryana gets global nuclear energy centre


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Haryana Friday got another first after it was announced here that the state would host the world's first Global Centre for Nuclear Energy partnership. The global centre ... Read more...

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Going nuclear is a 100-year commitment: IAEA official


October 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as 60 more countries in the world have shown interest to embrace nuclear power to meet their energy needs, only one third of these may ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear scientist Homi Sethna dead (Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Renowned nuclear technocrat and scientist Homi N. Sethna died at his home here late Sunday, official sources said Monday. A former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), ... Read more...

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India, Canada ink landmark civil nuke cooperation pact


June 28th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 28 (ANI): India and Canada on Sunday evening broke new ground historically by signing a landmark civil nuclear cooperation agreement.Welcoming the signing of the agreement after bilateral ... Read more...

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Pakistan should be given NSG waiver : Gilani


May 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded a waiver for his country as a Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) to enable it fulfil its civil nuclear needs.Speaking ... Read more...

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Pakistan test fires n-capable ballistic missiles (Lead)


May 8th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (DPA) Pakistan Saturday successfully tested two ballistic missiles capable of delivering both conventional and non-conventional warheads, the military said. The launches of the short-range Hatf III and medium-range Hatf ... Read more...

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IAEA can’t confirm Iran nuke program is peaceful


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), Mar. 2 (ANI): The UN nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said it can't guarantee that the Iran nuclear program is exclusively for peaceful purposes.Citing insufficient cooperation from ... Read more...

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EU to discuss nuclear pact with Russia


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 23 (IANS) The Council of the European Union (EU) Tuesday mandated its executive body, the European Commission, to negotiate a broad nuclear partnership agreement with Russia. The European Atomic Energy Community ... Read more...

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Israel asks world to deny N-right to Iran


November 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov. 20 (ANI): In the wake of Iran refusing to export 70 percent of its low-enriched uranium for further processing, Israel has urged the international community to impose sanctions aimed ... Read more...

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Mounting pressure against new uranium mining and nuclear power plants


October 19th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant, CNSThere is a growing civil society movement against the new uranium mining and nuclear power plants in India. The National Alliance of Anti-nuclear Movements (NAAM) is mobilizing citizens to ... Read more...

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Mongolia President arrives in Delhi on four-day visit of India


September 13th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.12 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj arrived in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon on a four-day state visit to India.President Elbegdorj will commence his official visit to India from ... Read more...

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Mongolia President to arrive in Delhi on four-day visit of India


September 13th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.12 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon on a four-day state visit to India.President Elbegdorj will commence his official visit to India ... Read more...

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India, Mongolia likely to ink atomic energy pact


September 12th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.12 (ANI): After signing civil nuclear cooperation pacts with the United States, Russia, France and Kazakhstan, India is likely to ink another bilateral atomic energy cooperation agreement with Mongolia ... Read more...

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G8 stand on nuclear commerce will not affect India: PM


July 29th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India will not be affected by the G8 stand on nuclear commerce as there is no consensus among the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to prohibit ... Read more...

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Developing countries block IAEA plans for n-fuel banks


June 19th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 18 (DPA) Developing countries Thursday effectively blocked plans by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for nuclear fuel banks that aim to keep countries from acquiring sensitive nuclear technology by ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Moscow sign deal for nuclear power plants


May 14th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 14 (IANS) Bangladesh and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate setting up nuclear power plants in Bangladesh and transfer of related technology. Similar MoUs were signed with ... Read more...

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India’’s second largest fast breeder reactor to be commissioned by 2011


December 4th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Chairman of India''s Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar today said that India''s second largest fast breeder reactor will be commissioned by year 2011. Addressing the ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear scientists to benefit from end of British ban


November 11th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) The end of a British ban on exporting sensitive nuclear technology to India will facilitate greater exchanges between nuclear scientists from the two countries, a British minister said.After ... Read more...

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Private players in n-power may be allowed: scientist


October 3rd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) The country can allow private players into nuclear power generation if the issues of safety - of plant and materials - are taken care of, a leading scientist ... Read more...

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India, France finalise civil nuclear cooperation pact


September 30th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): Ending 34 years of nuclear trade isolation, India and France today finalized a landmark agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, covering the supply of reactors and atomic fuel. The agreement ... Read more...

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It’s final: India, France to sign nuclear pact Tuesday


September 30th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major step marking New Delhi's re-entry into global nuclear trade, India and France have finalized an agreement that will enable full civil nuclear cooperation between the ... Read more...

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Key policy changes needed to free India’s n-power business


September 12th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Inc. may be gung ho over the country joining the nuclear club but experts say some key policy issues need to be addressed before domestic firms ... Read more...

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Russia says its n-sector open to foreign investment


June 25th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, June 25 (RIA Novosti) Russia's nuclear industry is open to both domestic and foreign investors, a Russian deputy prime minister told an international nuclear forum Wednesday. "In addition to large-scale ... Read more...

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Nuke safety body lauds India’s nuclear power plant safety standards


April 30th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): The chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), S K Sharma, said on Wednesday that Indias first national report on the safety of its nuclear ... Read more...

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India ready to provide home for n-fuel bank: Menon


April 19th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon on Saturday said India would be glad to provide a home for a nuclear fuel bank, which would supply fuel to nations ... Read more...

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India hopeful of n-deal, open to fuel bank idea


April 19th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) As anxieties mount over the future of its nuclear deal with the US, India Saturday said it was hopeful of bringing the deal "to fruition soon" and ... Read more...

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Mumbai University to set up chemical engineering centre


March 12th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) In a bid to promote the use of chemical engineering in nuclear technology, the University Institute of Chemical Technology (UICT) of the Mumbai University in collaboration with the ... Read more...

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New power plants might cannibalize energy produced by earlier nuclear power plants


March 5th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new report has determined that unless there is a major improvement in nuclear power efficiency, each new power plant will simply cannibalize the energy produced by earlier ... Read more...

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