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BARC offers technology to turn sewage into fertiliser


July 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's premier nuclear research organisation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), is planning to deploy its technology in treatment of sewage through radiation, and its conversion into ... Read more...

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Obama confident of US nuclear plants’ safety


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama has said that nuclear power should remain a part of the US energy matrix, while acknowledging the risks highlighted by the escalating ... Read more...

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Russia’s ‘Silicon Valley’ to cost $4 bn


December 26th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The construction of Skolkovo research hub near Moscow, dubbed Russia's answer to Silicon Valley in the US, could cost up to 120 billion rubles (nearly $4 billion), ... Read more...

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After US and France, Russia backs India for NSG


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Russia Tuesday followed the US and France in backing India's membership of elite nuclear clubs, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), as Moscow and New ... Read more...

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Government not to allow privately-run n-power plants


August 13th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The government Friday said it has no intention to allow private firms to set up nuclear power plants independently, flatly rejecting the recommendation of the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan wants revision of ‘flawed’ NPT


April 12th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 12 (IANS) With the global Nuclear Security Summit beginning in Washington, Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev has sought a revision of the "flawed" Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to make it more "effective". Spelling ... Read more...

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India-France nuclear energy cooperation agreement enters into force


January 14th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): The India-France cooperation agreement on the development of peaceful uses of nuclear energy enters into force today.The agreement will give a new impetus to cooperation for the development ... Read more...

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India, Russia concerned over the safety of nuke weapons in Asia


December 8th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.8 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday expressed grave concern over the safety of nuclear weapons in Iran and other ... Read more...

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India, Russia express concern over safety of nuclear weapons in the region


December 8th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.7 (ANI): Russian President Medvedev on Monday expressed concerns over the safety of nuclear weapons in Iran and other neighbouring countries.Making an apparent reference to Pakistan, Russian ... Read more...

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India, US putting finishing touches to reprocessing pact


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22(IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Tuesday summit with US President Barack Obama, Indian and US officials were busy putting finishing touches to a crucial agreement ... Read more...

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South Korea says reports of North Korea preparing for 3rd nuke test ‘absurd’


September 14th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Sep. 14 (ANI): South Korea has rejected reports claiming that North Korea is preparing for a third nuclear."(We) haven't heard of anything like that, which thus cannot be confirmed," Korea's Yonhap ... Read more...

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North Korean ready for third nuclear test: Reports


September 13th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Sep. 13 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has reportedly instructed party and military leaders to start preparing for a third nuclear test with the use of enriched uranium.Fox News ... Read more...

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Pak overhauled nuke command and controls following 9/11: US report


September 10th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.10 (ANI): A latest US report has revealed that Islamabad, over the years, has overhauled its nuclear command and controls besides implementing new personnel security programmes.The report also acknowledges that Pakistan ... Read more...

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Scientists use waste to recover uranium from polluted waters


September 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): Researchers at Birmingham University, UK, using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from ... Read more...

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Researchers use waste material to extract uranium


September 7th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical residue of cheap waste material from plants, researchers have recovered uranium from effluents discharged by uranium mines. "By using a cheap ... Read more...

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Brazil’s first n-sub to be launched in 2021


August 28th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 28 (Xinhua) Brazil's first nuclear submarine jointly built by Brazil and France would be launched in 2021, Defence Minister Nelson Jobim said. Jobim told the country's parliament Thursday that though ... Read more...

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Nuclear science unravels mysteries of ancient mummies


July 8th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A study has said that advanced nuclear science can shed new light into the well-being and nutrition of ancient mummies.Paleoradiology uses nuclear technologies such as X-rays, computed tomography ... Read more...

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‘Loose nukes greatest danger in Pakistan’


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 3 (IANS) The threat of insiders in the nuclear establishment working with outsiders seeking a bomb is nowhere greater than in Pakistan, according to a ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Japan Friday


June 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Friday leave for a two-day visit to Japan, the world's second largest economy, for the third annual strategic dialogue between the ... Read more...

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Pranab heads to Washington to sign 123 pact


October 9th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Washington early Friday morning to sign the bilateral 123 civil nuclear cooperation agreement with the US. With the US enabling ... Read more...

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Indias nuclear trade talks with US companies underway


September 11th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 11 (ANI): With the Indo-US nuclear deal text being sent to the American Congress for a final nod, India on Thursday began preliminary discussions with U.S. companies ... Read more...

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India moving towards nuclear cooperation with France, Russia


September 11th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India Thursday said it would move towards finalising bilateral agreements on civil nuclear energy cooperation with countries like France and Russia, though the "actual cooperation" would begin ... Read more...

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‘Nuclear power generation should be under public sector’ (Lead)


July 23rd, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam, July 23 (IANS) Private sector power companies should first gain all round expertise in operating thermal, gas and other fuel-based power stations before venturing into the field of nuclear power, a ... Read more...

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History will compliment us for n-deal: PM


July 22nd, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Describing the nuclear deal as a passport to global nuclear trade and linking it up with national development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said it is "a ... Read more...

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Nuke plants needed to meet Indias energy needs: Sonia Gandhi


July 17th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), July 17 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi today strongly defended the Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation deal at a public rally in Nellore.Justifying the deal, Gandhi ... Read more...

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New law bans Iranians from studying nuclear technology in the Netherlands


July 8th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): The Dutch government has passed a new law under which Iranians will be banned from access to courses and facilities related to nuclear technology in the Netherlands.According ... Read more...

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The two Mukherjees of India House


May 23rd, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 23 (IANS) After the Sens of America, meet the two Mukherjees of London. The impeccable sense of timing behind the Ministry of External Affairs' move to post ... Read more...

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