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China aspires to put a man on moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to accelerate its efforts to improve space technologies, China is leaving no stone unturned in its long-awaited aspiration of making a moon landing by ... Read more...

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N. Korea to develop nuclear capability for peaceful use


November 30th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): A North Korean daily has said that his country is actively constructing light-water reactors, but only for peaceful use.The Rodong Sinmun daily said in a report that "thousands" ... Read more...

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President, PM condole Homi Sethna’s death (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said India had lost "a true patriot" while Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described Homi Sethna as the "pillar of India's nuclear energy ... Read more...

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President, Prime Minister condole passing away of Dr. Homi Sethna


September 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh led the nation on Tuesday in paying their tributes to Dr. Homi Nusserwanji Sethna, who passed away on ... Read more...

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Denmark’s privately built rocket fails to lift off


September 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Two Danish space enthusiasts have failed in their first attempt to send a privately built rocket into space, a media report said Monday. Their spokeswoman, Sophie Dalgaard, says a ... Read more...

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Iran uses new machines to enrich uranium: IAEA


August 10th, 2010 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 10 (IANS) Iran has used a second set of centrifuge machines to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity at its Natanz facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said. The ... Read more...

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Pak-China nuclear deal ‘peaceful’, under IAEA safeguards: Basit


July 1st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1(ANI): Pakistan has reiterated that its nuclear deal with China is purely for peaceful purposes, and is under the safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman ... Read more...

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Watchdog role not enough for IAEA: new chief Amano (Lead)


September 14th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 14 (DPA) The International Atomic Energy Agency's next head Yukiya Amano Monday stressed that the IAEA must balance its dual role in nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear energy. "Merely being a 'nuclear ... Read more...

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South Korean rocket launch different from North Korea: Official


August 17th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 17 (Xinhua) The South Korean foreign ministry said Monday it is inappropriate to compare the country's rocket launch, scheduled Wednesday, with that of North Korea's missile tests. Last week, Pyongyang said ... Read more...

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Iran to present new proposals soon: Ahmadinejad


April 27th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 27 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Monday that Tehran would soon present its new package of proposals aimed at resolving the country's nuclear standoff. In an interview to ... Read more...

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We have right to peaceful use of space, says North Korea


April 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 8 (Xinhua) Every country has the right to use outer space for peaceful purpose, a North Korean diplomat to the UN said. "Every country has an inalienable right to use ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to attack US, South Korea, Japan


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 9 (Xinhua) North Korea Monday warned that any attempt to intercept its satellite launched for "peaceful purpose" would result in a war against the US, South Korea and Japan. "We ... Read more...

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Iran pledges to fully cooperate with IAEA


February 7th, 2009 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran has reiterated that it will continue cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in resolving the country's nuclear controversy, the official IRNA news agency reported Friday."The ... Read more...

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Iran wants US policy change before talks


November 15th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 15 (IANS) Iran Saturday called on the US to change its policy towards the Islamic country before holding any talks to ease tensions between the two sides, the official IRNA ... Read more...

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China hails opening up of Indo-Pak trade after 60 years


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Oct 22 (ANI): China has reportedly hailed the opening up of bilateral trade between India and Pakistan through two road routes after 60 years, saying that the two countries ... Read more...

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Iran’s cooperation with IAEA sincere, serious: Mottaki


September 14th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minster Manouchehr Mottaki said Sunday his country's cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog was sincere and serious, the official IRNA news agency reported."Iran continues its sincere ... Read more...

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IAEA to table new report on Iran Monday


September 12th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 12 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will present a new report on Iran's controversial nuclear programme to its board of governors in Vienna Monday, the official IRNA News ... Read more...

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China’s call to maintain integrity of nonproliferation regime


September 8th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (Xinhua) Commenting on the Nuclear Suppliers Group's (NSG) waiver for India, China Monday urged global cooperation to maintain the "integrity and validity of the international nuclear nonproliferation system"."China always ... Read more...

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Ahamdinejad slams West for targeting Iran’s sovereignty


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 2 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has lashed out at the West, especially the US, for targeting the Islamic country's dignity and sovereignty under the pretext of the ongoing nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran hails NAM states’ support for its nuclear drive


July 31st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 31 (IANS) Iran has praised the member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for backing its nuclear programme which is for "peaceful" purpose, the official IRNA news agency reported Thursday. ... Read more...

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China to participate in Geneva talks on Iran


July 17th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 17 (Xinhua) China Thursday announced that it would send a senior diplomat to Geneva to attend the international talks on Iranian nuclear standoff slated for Saturday. Assistant Fforeign Minister Liu ... Read more...

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Iran ready for talks but can’t accept threats: Khamenei


July 16th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday said that his country was ready for talks over its nuclear programme but would never accept any threat from the so-called ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad pledges to prove US plot to kill him


June 26th, 2008 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Tehran, June 25 (RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday promised to provide proof that the US was behind an attempt on his life planned during his visit to Iraq in ... Read more...

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Iran calls EU sanctions ‘illegal, meaningless’


June 24th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Iran Tuesday condemned the new sanctions by the European Union (EU) over its controversial nuclear programme, and said the sanctions are " meaningless and against the international laws". ... Read more...

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