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No deal with Pakistan on n-plant: Sri Lanka


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday denied reports that it was to build a nuclear power plant in the east of the country with the assistance from Pakistan.Terming the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to establish warning system for n-disasters


June 30th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Atomic Energy Authority is to set up nuclear disaster early warning system in the naval bases around the island in the wake of increasing ... Read more...

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Delhi radiation case: Court grants bail to five


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to five accused in the 2010 radiation case here in which one person died and eight others were affected.Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Court summons six Delhi varsity dons in radiation case


February 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued summons to six people accused of involvement in the Mayapuri radiation case of 2010 and endangering lives. The court earlier ... Read more...

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India seeks IAEA help for safety of N-plants


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The government has sought assistance from the Operational Safety Review Team of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the safety reviews and audit of its ... Read more...

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India, France to hold talks; n-deal on agenda


October 13th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 summit of emerging and developed economies, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe comes to India next week for talks that will ... Read more...

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Six professors charged in Mayapuri radiation case


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a charge sheet against six Delhi University teachers in the Mayapuri radiation leak incident that killed one and affected eight last ... Read more...

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Japan to continue using n-power despite Fukushima crisis


May 9th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan will continue to use nuclear power despite the ongoing crisis caused by radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, a top official has ... Read more...

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Sensex reverses early losses, broader markets up too (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday rose shrugging off early weakness. Broader markets too moved up after a lukewarm start.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant crisis may be worse than Chernobyl (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) The crisis at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, the level of which has been raised from five to seven, the worst on an international scale, may ... Read more...

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Kaiga n-plant was shut over false alarm: Official (Lead)


April 10th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Everything is safe at the Kaiga atomic power station and it was a false alarm that led to the shutting down of its third reactor on ... Read more...

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Quake hits imports of Japanese fish for sushi


April 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Japanese sushi may be hard to find in eateries across capital following the government's decision to ban import of food from the earthquake and tsunami-affected ... Read more...

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Complications arise in radioactive water removal at Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant


March 31st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency in Japan has said that complications have risen in efforts taken to remove radiation contaminated water from a reactor building at the ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies who fled Japan in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami and ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan


March 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies contracted to work in Japan but who had left the country in the ... Read more...

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Fresh coolant to be injected into Japan’s Fukushima No. 2-reactor


March 26th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.26 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will inject fresh water into Fukushima No. 2 nuclear reactor core, to enhance its cooling efficiency.Earlier, it was revealed that highly radioactive water ... Read more...

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Cherry Blossom Festival affected by radiation fears


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Cherry Blossom Festival have been affected by the radiation fears in Japan.Japan with its array of shops has been a popular destination for tourists all ... Read more...

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Countries roll out preventive measures (To go with ‘Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?’)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what other nations are doing to protect themselves against the radiation leak from Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant:China: It has increased ... Read more...

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Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?


March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) As panic and myths do the rounds after the radiation leak at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, experts feel India should not worry about the ... Read more...

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500 Indians return from quake-hit Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) It was a happy homecoming for nearly 500 Indians who landed at the Delhi airport Wednesday night from quake-hit Japan, even as that country continues ... Read more...

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No evacuation plan yet for Indians in Japan (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With the radiation leak from the Fukushima nuclear power plant continuing, Indians have started to leave quake-hit Japan. However, officials said Wednesday that no evacuation ... Read more...

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No threat to India from Japan radiation leak


March 16th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India Wednesday said it faces "no danger" from the radiation leak in Japan's quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant as it is travelling in the ... Read more...

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False alert causes n-radiation scare in Bangladesh


March 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Panic gripped many in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh after they received text messages warning of radiation following the explosions in a Japanese nuclear reactor damaged ... Read more...

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China safe from radiation leaking from reactors in Japan say officials


March 16th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Officials in China have said that the country will not be affected by the wide dispersion of radiation from leaking reactors in Japan, in the next three ... Read more...

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Fukushima workers evacuated amid fresh nuclear threat


March 16th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 16(ANI): Workers battling to prevent a nuclear meltdown at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant have been temporarily evacuated following fears that the containment vessel around reactor No. 3 may ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 401 points, amid fears of nuclear catastrophe in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar15 (ANI): The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday plunged 401 points to 18,037 and the Nifty fell 122 points to 5,408 due to looming threat of ... Read more...

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Safety plans in place at Kaiga atomic unit in Karnataka


March 14th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Multi-level safety measures have been put in place at the state-run Kaiga atomic power station in the coastal Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, a senior official ... Read more...

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Indian reactors are safe, says scientist


March 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Japan's killer earhtquake that caused a nuclear reactor to shut down and a radiation scare are unlikely to negatively impact India's ambitious nuclear power programme, says ... Read more...

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Japan battles to reduce pressure on quake damaged nuke plants


March 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 12 (ANI): Japan continues to struggle to reduce the pressure on two nuclear plants that were damaged by a massive earthquake on Friday.The government warned of a possible radiation leak ... Read more...

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Japanese gov’t says blast rocks nuclear power plant, causes radiation leak


March 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion rocked the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan on Saturday, local media reported, but few details were immediately available.NHK Television and the Kyodo ... Read more...

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Radiation leaks at n-research centre in South Korea


February 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 20 (IANS) A South Korean nuclear power research centre Sunday issued a radiation leak warning, forcing its staff to immediately evacuate, the local media reported. A "white" warning was issued ... Read more...

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Workshops, manual…Delhi University looks anew at lab safety


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The radiation leak fiasco here that claimed one life was a "wake-up call" for Delhi University. Its chemistry department, which came under heavy fire for ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down but not normal, says Greenpeace (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. It warned that ... Read more...

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Radiation levels down in Mayapuri, says Greenpeace


May 19th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have come down in the six hotspots of west Delhi's Mayapuri area but were still not normal, environmental NGO Greenpeace said Wednesday. A team of ... Read more...

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Greenpeace again to survey Mayapuri scrap market


May 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace said it will once again conduct a survey in Delhi's Mayapuri scrap yard Wednesday after its team found radiation levels in the area very ... Read more...

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