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Nuclear power as safe as air travel: Kakodkar


September 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) Nuclear power is actually as safe as air travel, even though people perceive it as dangerous, top nuclear scientist and ex-chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission ... Read more...

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Nuke scientist is Kashmir varsity chancellor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist Srikumar Banerjee has been named the first chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir, it was announced Monday.Banerjee was among the scientists who ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s elite behave like foreign agents: A.Q. Khan


August 13th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan's elite "toe the American line and behave like foreign agents", said disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan who lamented the "current inept and corrupt ... Read more...

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US techno-spy takes on Iranian black hole terror (Review) (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Book: Dark Rising; Author: Grieg Beck; Publisher: Pan Macmillan; Price: Rs.350 (Indian Edition); Pages Rs 470; Genre: AdventureThe Cold War has given way to a nuclear arms race where the quest ... Read more...

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Kailash Chandra Purohit to head NPCIL


June 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Nuclear scientist and technocrat Kailash Chandra Purohit took over as the new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Monday, an ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear scientist to head Tokyo centre


June 21st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Indian nuclear scientist S.K. Jain has been elected chairman of the Governing Board of World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), Tokyo Centre, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Iran arrests suspects over n-scientists’ murders


June 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has announced the capture of a number of prime suspects in the killings of two of the country's nuclear scientists.The ministry said the ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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Kakodkar chosen for Maharashtra Bhushan Award


April 26th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar will be conferred this year's Maharashtra Bhushan Award for his contribution in making India a major global atomic power, an ... Read more...

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Young nuclear scientist found dead in his Kalpakkam quarters


April 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Nuclear scientist Mohammed Mustafa, 24, was found dead in his quarters at Kalpakkam, around 80 km from here, with his wrists slashed Monday evening, police said.Speaking ... Read more...

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Nuclear power key to India’s development: Official


April 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Batting for upcoming nuclear power plants in the country, Principal Scientific Advisor to the union cabinet R. Chidambaram Friday said that nuclear energy will play ... Read more...

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Resources required to meet objectives: Railway minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday underlined that enormous resources would be required to meet the objectives of safety, development and modernisation of the Indian Railways."The Indian ... Read more...

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Probe Shiv Sena, NGOs leading Jaitapur protests: Congress


February 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A day after the Shiv Sena attempted to gag eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar, the Congress hit back by demanding a probe into the funding pattern ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke groups, Shiv Sena abort pro-Jaitpur meeting


February 26th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (IANS) Several NGOs and the Shiv Sena, opposing the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant Sunday aborted a meeting to be addressed by eminent ... Read more...

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Pakistan to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to write to global policing agency Interpol for issuing an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez ... Read more...

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Sticky bomb a bigger threat: NSG chief


February 15th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) The emerging trend of sticky bombs, as used in an attack on an Israel embassy car, is a bigger threat than improvised explosive devices (IED), the ... Read more...

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Musharraf may be returning to his own grief: Daily


January 26th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's heroics in returning to his country could prove to be another misadventure for him, a Pakistani daily said Thursday.Not ... Read more...

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Iran makes arrests in scientist’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has arrested several people in the killing of a nuclear scientist that Tehran blamed on Israel and the US, parliament speaker Ali Larijani told ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Himachal to explore hot springs for power generation


January 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will explore the possibilities of exploiting the hot springs in the state to generate electricity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."An ... Read more...

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Mideast situation


January 13th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Mideast situation.The two leaders reviewed the recent face-to-face meetings between the ... Read more...

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Britain condemns killing of Iran n-scientist


January 12th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Britain has condemned the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran and called for a negotiated solution to concerns about its nuclear program."We condemn the ... Read more...

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Iran blames Israel for killing nuclear staff (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Iran blamed Israel Wednesday for assassinating an Iranian nuclear official earlier in the morning in a car bomb attack in Tehran, Xinhua reported.Media reports gave varying ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear scientist killed in car bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) A car bombing in Tehran killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks against such scientists in Iran, media reports said.A motorcyclist ... Read more...

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Was India A.Q. Khan’s mysterious fourth customer?


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A US arms control expert has made the astonishing claim that India may have been the mysterious fourth customer of Pakistan's notorious nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer ... Read more...

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Nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar dead (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and a key member of the team which made possible India's first peaceful nuclear explosion ... Read more...

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Nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar dead


December 21st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), passed away after a brief illness here Wednesday, an official source said.He is ... Read more...

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‘Divine footprints’ on pond attract hundreds of devotees


December 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) "Human footprints" on the surface of a pond adjoining a temple in West Bengal's Howrah district Thursday saw hundreds thronging to see what they believed to ... Read more...

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Fukushima disaster can’t be cited to stop Kudankulam: Scientist


September 21st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The nuclear disaster in Japan's Fukushima following a tsunami cannot be cited as an argument against the two reactors that are being built in Kudankulam in ... 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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Nuclear scientist flays opposition to Jaitapur project


August 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Terming as "totally unacceptable" the opposition by environmental activists to the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Maharashtra, top nuclear scientist M.R. Srinivasan Wednesday strongly advocated ... Read more...

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US denies role in Iranian scientist’s death


July 26th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) The US State Department has denied the allegation that Washington was involved in the recent assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist, Xinhua reported.Reacting over ... Read more...

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North Korea paid bribes for Pakistan n-technology: A.Q.Khan


July 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) North Korea bribed top Pakistani military officials to have access to sensitive nuclear technology and equipment in the late 1990s, claims disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. ... Read more...

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A.Q.Khan’s security demands curbs on his movements


June 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has asked Abdul Qadeer Khan, the disgraced scientist considered the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, for his response to ... Read more...

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Pakistani nukes are very safe, says A.Q. Khan (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The Taliban and external forces cannot seize Pakistan's nuclear weapons because they are "highly secured" and only a handful know where they are kept, disgraced ... Read more...

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