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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Kalam supports FDI in retail


August 27th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Pitching for foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday said the country should build capacity for aggressively marketing its products at ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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New Brazilian firm to oversee nuclear submarine project


August 10th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has approved a plan to set up a state-owned company to oversee production of the country's first nuclear submarine.The company, ... Read more...

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Iran to file complaint against US, EU over sanctions


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will file a complaint against the US and the European Union (EU) for imposing unilateral sanctions on the country without the approval of the ... Read more...

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US has ’solemn duty’ to stop nuclear Iran: Romney


July 30th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS) US presidential candidate Mitt Romney, currently on a visit to Israel, emphasized that America has "a solemn duty and a moral imperative" to prevent Iran from ... Read more...

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Egypt to continue transporting Iran oil


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 16 (IANS) Egypt will not stop transporting Iranian oil through the Suez Canal and internal pipelines despite the EU embargo on Tehran's oil exports, RIA Novosti reported.The EU-brokered ... Read more...

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China to allow private capital in power industry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will encourage private capital in the power industry, an area where only state-owned companies were previously allowed, according to the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.Private capital ... Read more...

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‘Pact with France soon for Jaitapur nuclear plants’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India hopes to seal by the end of the year a pact with France for multiple nuclear energy units at Jaitapur in ... Read more...

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Fukushima like accidents to recur


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (IANS) Nuclear disasters like that of Chernobyl and Fukushima are likely to recur once in 10-20 years, threatening Europe with the world's highest risk of radioactive contamination, ... Read more...

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Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... Read more...

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Japan’s fiscal-year current account surplus falls


May 10th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 10 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus in fiscal 2011 ending in March plunged 52.6 percent on year to mark the sharpest fall since comparable data was collected in ... Read more...

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South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

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Facts about France


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) Here are key facts on France, where voting in the first round of the 2012 French presidential election took place Sunday. Located in western Europe, France ... Read more...

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Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said ... Read more...

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India no rival, says China as daily slams ‘missile delusion’ (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India is not a rival but a cooperation partner, China said Thursday after India test-fired a 5,000 km range nuclear capable missile. In sharp contrast to ... Read more...

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India swept by missile delusion: Chinese daily


April 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India may have missiles that can reach most parts of China but stands "no chance in an overall arms race" with the country, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Nuclear-armed Iran unacceptable: Pentagon


April 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran must not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons, the US Department of Defense has said."Our assessment of the programme remains the same... We are ... Read more...

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Russian, South Korean leaders meet in Seoul


March 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak Monday during the ongoing Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.Medvedev said their seventh meeting is "evidence ... Read more...

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French nuclear group sells stake in Canadian mining project


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 3 (IANS) French leading nuclear company Areva has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its 27.94 percent stake in the Millennium uranium mining project in Canada ... Read more...

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Will battle terror together: Zardari


February 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have agreed to fight terrorism together, said President Asif Ali Zardari Friday, after a trilateral summit here.The leaders of Pakistan, Iran and ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... Read more...

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Pakistan doesn’t want war with India on Kashmir: Gilani


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan and India have fought four wars on the Kashmir issue but can't afford any more in "this 21st century", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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IAEA team arrives in Iran


January 29th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS) A delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has arrived in Iran to discuss the country's controversial nuclear programme, Iranian media reported Sunday.Iran's envoy to ... Read more...

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China, Russia worried over US war threats: daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A leading state-run Chinese daily warned Monday that Moscow and Beijing were seriously concerned over US attempts to go to war with Iran.After Iraq and Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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US seeks EU sanctions to force Iran back into talks


January 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US expects the European Union (EU) to take steps to pressure Iran back into negotiations on its controversial nuclear activity, said Secretary of State ... 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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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... 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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BJP writes to Medvedev against Gita ban


December 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sent a letter to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev condemning the likely ban on Bhagavad Gita by a Siberian ... Read more...

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Nuclear plants need to be hardened: Scientist


December 16th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Post-Fukushima, nuclear plants across the globe need to be hardened and re-evaluated beyond the design basis to withstand natural calamities and hazards, an energy scientist said ... Read more...

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US institute looks for Indian partners for energy storage


December 16th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) A US energy research institute is looking for potential industrial partners in India for business collaboration in energy storage, its director said Friday."We are looking at ... Read more...

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China’s power consumption growth slows in October


November 15th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) China's power consumption rose 11.35 percent in October from a year earlier, but slowed from September's 12.2 percent growth, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Kudankalam plant safe: Kalam


November 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Calling the nuclear plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu "clean and safe", former president and missile scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday said the 2,000-MW plant was ... Read more...

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US renews 1979 sanctions against Iran


November 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has renewed the 1979 financial sanctions against Iran, the White House reported."Because our relations with Iran have not yet returned ... Read more...

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