nuclear sector

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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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector is seeking to expand its presence in China after gaining a strong foothold, providing components to nine of the country's 14 operating ... 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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Kazakhstan keen to expand civil nuke ties with India


February 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Kazakhstan is keen to expand civil nuclear ties with India, its envoy here said Wednesday.Ambassador Doulat Kuanyshev said the two strategic partners should look beyond ... Read more...

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Nuclear deal: US reiterates need for level playing field


September 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Voicing unease with the "current playing field" in the Indian nuclear energy industry, the US Friday said the issue can be surmounted ... Read more...

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CPI-M flays nuclear safety authority bill


September 21st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday denounced the proposed Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill and asked the government to "set up a genuinely independent nuclear safety regulatory ... Read more...

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UAE signs pact with Korea for nuclear cooperation


March 16th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and South Korea Tuesday signed an agreement for cooperation in the areas of nuclear safeguards, export controls and physical protection.The pact ... Read more...

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PM to launch fuel reprocessing plant


January 5th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a 100-tonne per annum Power Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Tarapur here Friday, officials ... Read more...

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India, France ink pact for 2 n-reactors, Mirage deal finalised (Roundup)


December 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) France Monday signed a multi-billion dollar framework accord for building two advanced nuclear reactors in India as visiting President Nicolas Sarkozy endorsed New Delhi's claim for ... Read more...

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India, France to enhance cooperation in defence sector


December 6th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec6 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that both India and France have decided to enhance cooperation in the defence sector.In a joint statement, Dr ... Read more...

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Sarkozy backs India for UNSC, NSG (Evening Lead)


December 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) Nearly a month after the US backed India's bid to join top non-proliferation groupings, French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday declared support for New Delhi's membership of the ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India downplays differences, hopes for high-tech trade (Lead)


November 4th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Two days ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, India Thursday sought to downplay differences over a host of persisting issues like outsourcing and a UN ... Read more...

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India looks forward to robust cooperation with US in civil nuclear sector


November 4th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said that India looks forward to early realisation of a robust India-United States cooperation in civil nuclear sector.It has also ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh concludes Japan visit, leaves for Malaysia


October 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, left for Malaysia on Tuesday after concluding his three-day visit to Japan during which the two sides decided to speed up ... Read more...

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France’s Nuvia is first n-sector support company to make India base


October 14th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) French nuclear engineering and support services company Nuvia is planning to use India as its third global hub to service the domestic and overseas markets, apart ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear power generation exceeds target


October 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Electricity generation from India's nuclear power plants exceeded its target for the first time in nearly half a decade, mainly due to the availability of imported fuel, an ... Read more...

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PL Engineering and Nuvia to form JV for nuclear sector


September 29th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) PL Engineering, a Punj Lloyd Group company, Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Indian unit of French nuclear engineering company Nuvia to form a joint venture to ... Read more...

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IAEA approves site for Egypt’s first nuclear plant


September 18th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has approved an Egyptian site to host the country's first nuclear power plant. The site in El Dabaa is about 295 km from ... Read more...

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Stringent liability will deter nuclear suppliers, warns CII


August 24th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industries, a top business chamber, Tuesday lauded the civil nuclear liability bill but cautioned the government against stringent suppliers liability saying it would ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel report on n-liability bill tabled


August 18th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A parliamentary panel report on the controversial civil nuclear liability bill was tabled in both houses of parliament Wednesday amid noisy protests and adjournments. A section of ... Read more...

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UAE to seek public opinion on nuclear rules


August 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government will seek public opinion before introducing laws governing its nuclear installations, officials said Saturday. The Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation (FANR) said it will post ... Read more...

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U.S. and India agree on cooperation for peaceful uses of nuclear energy


July 31st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States and India reached an agreement on Friday to cooperate on peaceful uses of nuclear energy that will cause the reprocessing of U.S.-obligated nuclear material ... Read more...

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Government offers dialogue on nuclear liability bill (Lead)


March 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Ruling out foreign investment in India's nuclear sector, the government Wednesday offered dialogue to a combative opposition over the civil nuclear liability bill, saying contentious issues should ... Read more...

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India needs a seed policy: Jairam Ramesh


February 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said India needs to have a seed policy and the country's agriculture should not be dependent on the private sector ... Read more...

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Atomic Energy Commission chief Kakodkar to retire Nov 30


October 30th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Eminent scientist Anil Kakodkar, who played a strategic role in clinching the India-US civilian nuclear deal last year, will retire as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) ... Read more...

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Consider nuclear energy to overcome power shortage: Pranab


September 29th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that India should consider nuclear energy as a source to overcome power shortage and fuel economic growth.Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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India role model for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy: IAEA


September 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 29 (ANI): IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei on Tuesday praised India for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy.Addressing International conference on 'Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy' in ... Read more...

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Push for FTA with US sans agriculture


June 29th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 29 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is pushing for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States without agriculture to bypass ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite to enter hydel, wind power sectors


June 20th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Mining-cum-power company Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) is planning to enter hydel, wind and nuclear power generation, a top official said here Saturday. "We are interested in setting up ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp, French firm sign pact on reactors


February 4th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Following the government's green signal to foreign companies to participate in India's nuclear power programme, AREVA of France Wednesday signed a pact with state-run Nuclear Power Corp ... Read more...

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Canada, Britain now eye India’s nuclear sector


January 18th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) It seems everybody wants a piece of India's nuclear pie. Less than a week after a US nuclear industry team visited India, officials from the British and ... Read more...

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India may open nuclear sector for private players soon


December 6th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government will consider opening up the nuclear sector for private players once it completes bilateral civil nuclear cooperation pacts with other countries, Science and Technology Minister ... Read more...

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Power majors team up to construct nuclear plant


October 29th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) State-owned power majors National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) and Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) have formed a joint venture to set up a nuclear power project.In ... Read more...

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Japan non-committal on civil nuclear cooperation with India


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo , Oct 22 (ANI): Japan today appeared non-committal on civil nuclear cooperation with India even as the two countries agreed that atomic power could play an important role as a ... Read more...

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‘US will abide by all commitments to India’


October 3rd, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) The United States has assured that it "will continue to abide by the commitments it has made to India" throughout the process leading to Congressional approval of the ... Read more...

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