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‘The Expendables 2′ - a nostalgia reloaded (IANS Movie Review)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Director: Simon West; Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, Jason Stratham, Jet Lee; Rating: **1/2Right at the end of "Expendables", in a shot that ... Read more...

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New material can sniff out hard-to-detect N-weapons


September 13th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed new materials which could help handheld devices sniff out hard-to-detect nuclear weapons and materials -- even portable nuclear bombs."The terrorist attacks of 9/11 ... Read more...

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One killed in French nuclear plant blast


September 12th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured Monday in an explosion at a French nuclear plant, BBC reported.The explosion took place in the Marcoule ... Read more...

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Israelis bombed Syrian ‘nuclear facility site’ in 2007: IAEA


April 29th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 29(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano has said that a target destroyed by Israeli warplanes in the Syrian desert in 2007 was the covert site of ... Read more...

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High radiation water found outside Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant


March 29th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.29 (ANI): Highly radioactive water has been found outside No.2 reactor of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, said Tokyo Electric Power Company officials.The water was found in ... Read more...

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US, S.Korea plan to discuss N.Korea’s nuke programme


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Mar.2 (ANI): US and South Korean officials will discuss North Korea's recently disclosed uranium enrichment programme.The US adviser for non-proliferation and arms control department, Robert Einhorn, will meet Wi Sung-Lac, South ... Read more...

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Pakistan all set to overtake Britain as world’s fifth largest nuke power


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan is all set to overtake Britain as the world's fifth largest nuclear power as it has increased its nuclear weapons stockpile by nearly 40 percent in last ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda actively planning to make ‘dirty bomb’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): After getting close to producing workable and efficient "biological and chemical weapons", Al-Qaeda is actively trying to get nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists from Pakistan to build ... Read more...

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Pakistan has 100 n-weapons; edges ahead of India: Report


January 31st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Edging ahead of India, Pakistan has doubled its nuclear arsenal over the last several years and now has more than 100 deployed weapons, according ... Read more...

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‘Rapidly expanding’ Pak arsenal now possesses over 100 deployed nuke weapons: Expert


January 31st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31(ANI): Pakistan has doubled its nuclear weapons stockpile over the past several years, increasing its arsenal to over 100 deployed weapons, an expert has said.According to the Washington Post, four ... Read more...

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Pak holds nuclear weapons to ensure peace, stability: General Wynne


December 16th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 16(ANI): Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman, General Khalid Shameem Wynne, has said that the country is compelled to maintain strong conventional forces backed up by nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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Radioactive mouse on the loose in Washington state


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): Authorities in the US state of Washington are looking for a radioactive rodent - just two weeks after a radioactive rabbit was trapped.The Tri-City Herald reported that ... Read more...

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U.S. makes new nuke concessions to India


April 21st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): India will receive new concessions as part of its bilateral civilian nuclear agreement with the United States.In a move that has angered arms control advocates, Washington agreed to Indian ... Read more...

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Obama for concrete action to secure nuclear materials


April 14th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the world has an opportunity to deepen cooperation and strengthen the institutions and partnerships that help prevent nuclear materials ... Read more...

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India draws roadmap to 1,000 MW fast breeder reactor design


January 29th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian nuclear scientists will take three steps to improve their experience and expertise before they start on the design of a 1,000 MW fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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North Korea began uranium n-weapons programme in ’90s: South Korea


January 6th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 6 (DPA) North Korea used international negotiations to buy time for its nuclear weapons programme, having started a uranium-based programme shortly after a 1994 deal to abandon nuclear weapons, South ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan may have helped North Korea build nuclear bomb’


December 28th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan may helped North Korea find a second way to build nuclear weapons as early as the 1990s, the Washington Post reported Monday citing a previously ... Read more...

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AQ Khan says N.Korea possessed nuke weapons capability as far back as 1999


December 28th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 28 (ANI): Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan has revealed that the North Korean Government opened a second way to build nuclear weapons as early as the 1990s.According ... Read more...

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North Korea says it is in final phase of uranium enrichment (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (DPA) North Korea said Friday that it was entering the final testing phase of uranium enrichment, which could give it a second way to produce nuclear weapons. It also said ... Read more...

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North Korea says it’s in final phase of uranium enrichment


September 4th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (DPA) North Korea said Friday that it was entering the final phase of uranium enrichment and was reprocessing plutonium for nuclear weapons from spent fuel rods. "Experimental uranium enrichment has ... Read more...

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N-power the new green fuel, says PM’s scientific adviser


August 13th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India's per capita electricity consumption has to go up eight times for Indians to have the same quality of life as Americans and Japanese, and for this ... Read more...

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North Korea helping Myanmar build nuclear reactor: Report


August 2nd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Myanmar is building a secret nuclear reactor and plutonium extraction facilities with North Korean help, with the aim of acquiring its first nuclear bomb in five years, a ... Read more...

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North Korea’s plutonium plans violate UN resolution, says US


June 17th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 17 (DPA) North Korea's plans to turn its plutonium stock into atomic bomb material would violate the latest UN Security Council resolution, the US warned Wednesday. Speaking at the first ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens nuclear test


April 29th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 29 (DPA) North Korea Wednesday warned that it would conduct another nuclear test if the UN Security Council refused to apologise for criticising the Stalinist state's April 5 rocket launch. "Unless ... Read more...

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Denaturing plutonium in nuclear bombs makes them unsuitable for warfare


March 12th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Washington, March 5 (ANI): In a move which would be taken positively by advocates of world peace, a team of engineers has developed a technique to denature ... Read more...

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New technique may herald end of nuclear arms


March 5th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): In a move which would be taken positively by advocates of world peace, a team of engineers has developed a technique to denature plutonium created in large ... Read more...

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Israel says Iran’’s activation of nuke plant, an international failure (Re-issue)


February 27th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.26 (ANI): Irans decision to activate the Bushehr nuclear reactor highlights the international community''s failure to stop that country from obtaining a nuclear weapon, the Jerusalem Post quoted senior Israeli ... Read more...

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Israel says Iran’s activation of nuke plant, an international failure


February 26th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.26 (ANI): Iran's decision to activate the Bushehr nuclear reactor highlights the international community's failure to stop that country from obtaining a nuclear weapon, the Jerusalem Post quoted senior Israeli defense ... 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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Import of n-technology necessary for India’s energy security


July 20th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) If India did not import nuclear technology or fuel - that the US nuclear deal is expected to facilitate - then it could face an unmanageable deficit ... Read more...

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Russia hopes progess in N Korea’s denuclearisation process


July 12th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Russia Friday said progress being made at six-nation talks on North Korea's controversial nuclear programme has raised hopes for an advancement in the denuclearisation of the communist country. ... Read more...

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UPA-Left exchange of documents on n-deal


July 10th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Excerpts from the exchange of documents on the India-US nuclear deal by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left, as released by the Left parties: Left ... Read more...

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US must buy uranium from black market to pre-empt terrorists designs


June 18th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 18 (ANI): A top intelligence official of the IAEA has reportedly said that that the US administration must buy uranium and plutonium from the black market to keep ... Read more...

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‘US not doing enough to keep nukes out of unwanted hands’


June 17th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 17 (IANS) A US intelligence official suggests Washington is not doing enough to keep nuclear material out of the hands of terrorists, as others downplayed new revelations about ... Read more...

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Countries call on Syria to cooperate on nuclear inspection


June 5th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 5 (DPA) A majority of countries on the UN nuclear watchdog's board of governors called on Syria Thursday to cooperate with international nuclear inspectors trying to find out whether it ... Read more...

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