nuclear technology

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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Not hankering after n-weapons, says Iran (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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Iran not hankering after n-weapons: Ayatollah Khamenei (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Iran threaten ties with Russia


August 14th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relations between the US and Russia may suffer following new, wide-ranging US sanctions introduced against Iran, said a Russian Foreign Ministry official Monday."Washington should ... 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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‘India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya’


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya in the 1980s in spite of being offered "huge" sums of money, said a ... Read more...

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The dangerous implications of India’s nuclear romance


April 1st, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Efforts are on to squelch the months-long peaceful movement by villagers living in the neighbourhood of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu which has delayed its commissioning. What brought the ... Read more...

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India, US to work for implementing n-deal (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening their global strategic partnership and work towards ... Read more...

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India, US to consolidate global strategic partnership


January 26th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening the India-US global strategic partnership, the two ... Read more...

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After India-Russia summit, PM says Kudankulam opening in weeks (Intro Roundup)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) On an official visit to Russia, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday made it clear that his government will go ahead with the Russian-aided Kudankulam ... Read more...

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After India-Russia summit, PM announces Kudankulam opening in weeks (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) On an official visit to Russia, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday cleared the doubts over operationalisation of the Russian-aided Kudankulam nuclear power plant in ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to strengthen economic, defence ties


November 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan and China have resolved to further strengthen bilateral ties in economic, defence and energy sectors at a meeting held in Russia on the ... Read more...

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Jaitapur plant will get consent: French ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) France is confident that the Jaitapur nuclear plant that has run into trouble because of earthquake concerns will get the green light, says outgoing French ... Read more...

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Pakistan about to get China’s latest n-technology


September 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan is in an advanced stage of negotiations with China for its latest third-generation nuclear technology to build a power plant, said a daily Monday.The ... Read more...

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India not buying Iran oil under US pressure: CPI-M


July 29th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India is not buying oil and gas from Iran because of US pressure while even some staunch American allies continue to do so, the ... Read more...

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Chinese think tank slams US’ overtly pro-India stance


July 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China has taken careful note of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech pitching for a larger global role for India in East Asia, with ... Read more...

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Deep shame over Osama’s killing in Pakistan, says daily


May 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The fact that Osama bin Laden was living right under the "military's nose" added to the way in which he was killed were matters of deep ... Read more...

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Greenpeace criticises India-Kazakh nuclear deal


April 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Environment organisation Greenpeace Tuesday criticised India for preparing to sign an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation with Kazakhstan during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit ... Read more...

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‘Pak must dump nuke fission power production as can’t handle Fukushima-like disaster’


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan must downsize its nuclear fission power production, as the country cannot handle a crisis like that caused by the stricken Fukushima power plant in Japan, whose radioactivity emission ... Read more...

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Greenpeace hails China’s move on nuclear plants


March 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Friday welcomed the Chinese state council's decision to suspend the approval process of its upcoming nuclear plants until their safety standards are ... Read more...

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Greenpeace welcomes China’s move to suspend nuke plant approval


March 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.17 (ANI): Greenpeace has welcome an announcement by the State Council in China to temporarily suspend approval for nuclear plants.It said China's recent announcement goes to show that nations are ... Read more...

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‘Paranoid’ about India, Pakistan desperate to expand its nuclear arsenal


January 28th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28(ANI): The acceleration of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is being driven by its 'paranoia' about India, according to a newspaper analysis.Pakistan is desperate to increase its nuclear arsenal size as it ... Read more...

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Pak’s one-GW nuke plant project likely to be finalised during Jiabao’s visit


December 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 7 (ANI): Pakistan is expecting a major breakthrough regarding the establishment of a one-gigawatt (GW) nuclear power plant during the Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao's three-day visit to Islamabad starting ... Read more...

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US opposed A.Q. Khan release in private


December 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bush administration stayed silent when rumours floated in early 2008 that Pakistan was about to release from house arrest disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, father ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke technology ‘not as advanced as some believe, says WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov.29 (ANI): Diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks have revealed that Iran's nuclear technology is not as advanced as is being made out by the United States and its ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue should be “top priority for Pakistan’s foreign policy”: JUI-F chief


November 27th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has called for a fervent and vigorous commitment by all stakeholders to raise the Kashmir issue at world level."We need to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks universities to groom global leaders


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said with India modernizing and playing a larger role in world affairs, the country will need global ... Read more...

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China n-firm’s ex-chief jailed for corruption (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The former head of China's state-run nuclear corporation was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption by a Chinese court.Kang Rixin, former general manager of China National Nuclear ... Read more...

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China’s Asian neighbors linking-up to neutralise its aggressive designs


October 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Oct. 31 (ANI): India is promoting itself throughout the Asian region as a counter-weight to China, and so are some other countries located in the area.China's military expansion and ... Read more...

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India not serious on composite dialogue, alleges Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan has accused India of not being serious about the composite dialogue process because "it never did what it said". The process was initiated in 2004 ... Read more...

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US retains options to halt military aid if Pak doesn’t alter its ‘double game’ on terror


October 25th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25 (ANI): While the United States has not attached any conditions to its two-billion-dollar military aid package for Pakistan, it does expect Islamabad to expedite its efforts in uprooting militancy ... Read more...

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India not ready to budge on Nuclear liability Bill


October 24th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's November visit to India, New Delhi has reportedly told the United States that it is not ready to amend ... Read more...

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Latest US aid offer ‘less than what Pakistan has already spent’: Gilani


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 23 (ANI): The latest military aid announced by the United States is less than the amount Pakistan has already spent, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made these ... Read more...

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Civilian N-technology discussed at US-Pak strategic dialogue: Clinton


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): The possibility of providing civilian nuclear technology to Islamabad for meeting the country's energy needs was discussed between the United States and Pakistan during the latest strategic dialogue, ... Read more...

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Worried US demands China nuclear pact details from Pak


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 22(ANI): The United States has asked Pakistan to give a detailed account of its nuclear pact with China, US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has said."We ... Read more...

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