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US authorities keeping an eye on n-plant that lost power


April 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has said its staff was monitoring the situation at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina after it lost offsite power.The ... Read more...

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Scientists cite 15 `near-misses’ at US n-plants


February 29th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) carried out 15 special inspections last year spurred by potentially serious incidents at power plants, the Union of Concerned Scientists ... Read more...

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N-liability: India will work within its own laws


November 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In a post-Fukushima world, India has to work within framework of its own law on issues relating to civil nuclear liability, official sources said ... Read more...

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Jellyfish shut down Scottish n-reactors


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Nuclear reactors at a plant in Scotland have been hit by a school of jellyfish, a media report said.A large influx of jellyfish from the North ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Japan’s TEPCO apologizes for massive radiation spike


March 28th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.28 (ANI): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) officials have apologized for the huge spike in radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, saying it was a mistake.Emergency workers struggling ... 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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Japan attaches power cable to crippled nuke plant to stop radiation


March 19th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Hopes rise at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant as engineers attached a power cable outside the plant on Saturday in an attempt to restart water pumps to cool overheated ... Read more...

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Japan “racing against time” to prevent nuclear disaster: IAEA


March 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said that Japan's battle to stabilize the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and its attempt to prevent ... Read more...

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Israel’s Stuxnet Worm tests delay, not destroy Iran’s nuke plans


January 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.16 (ANI): Israel's decision to test the Stuxnet Computer Worm in the Dimona complex in the Negev Desert appears to have wiped out roughly a fifth of Iran's nuclear centrifuges ... Read more...

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Radioactive risk warning as Russian fires out of control


August 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (DPA) Firefighters in Russia had yet to make headway against the worst wildfires in the country's history Tuesday despite international help, with more than 550 fires still burning, the ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Sushma on n-bill, BJP says redraft it


May 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said Tuesday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had spoken to her on the nuclear safety bill and indicated ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress undecided on nuclear liability bill


March 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, the second largest constituent of the Congress-led ruling coalition, says it is yet decide its stand on the nuclear liability bill that was ... Read more...

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U.S. terror suspect in Yemen worked for New Jersey power plants


March 12th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by BNO News
BUENA, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. man charged in Yemen with being a member of al-Qaida worked at a number of power plants for more than six years, officials 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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Tapping industrial waste heat could reduce fossil fuel demands


April 2nd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that tapping industrial waste heat could reduce fossil fuel demands in the short term and improve efficiency of countless manufacturing processes.The scientists, ... Read more...

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