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BARC offers technology to turn sewage into fertiliser


July 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's premier nuclear research organisation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), is planning to deploy its technology in treatment of sewage through radiation, and its conversion into ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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Atomic panel seeks to ‘win hearts’ of Kudankulam people


November 24th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman S. Banerjee Thursday exuded confidence that by allaying fears over the Kudankulam nuclear power project, they would win the "hearts of ... Read more...

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Nuclear scientist flays opposition to Jaitapur project


August 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Terming as "totally unacceptable" the opposition by environmental activists to the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Maharashtra, top nuclear scientist M.R. Srinivasan Wednesday strongly advocated ... Read more...

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Jaitapur Project: Ramesh accuses Shiv Sena of political opportunism


April 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday criticised the Shiv Sena for politicising the Jaitapur nuclear plant issue.Speaking as the opposition ... Read more...

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Don’t believe in radiation rumours: Maharashtra advisory


March 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday said that the radiation released from a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant would not have any hazardous consequences in the state and ... Read more...

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No radiation effect in India, affirms AEC chief


March 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) There has been no effect in India of radiation exposure from the quake-hit reactors in Japan, said Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief Srikumar Banerjee ... Read more...

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India’s atomic board to review safety at nuclear plants


March 15th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board will carry out a comprehensive reassessment of safety and emergency mitigation measures at all nuclear power plants in the country in ... Read more...

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Strike balance between environment, development: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India must find ways to strike an appropriate balance between environmental concerns and developmental needs, President Pratibha Patil said Monday."The government attaches the highest importance to ... Read more...

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Nuclear brass allay fears over Jaitapur plant


January 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) India's nuclear brass and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while pitching for the growth of nuclear power, Friday allayed fears of villagers of Rajapur who are protesting against ... Read more...

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PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it "a significant milestone in India's three-stage indigenous nuclear programme"."I am ... Read more...

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Seventeen killed as truck overturns in Gujarat


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Seventeen people, including four women and three children, were killed and four injured when a truck overturned on a state highway in Anand district Tuesday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Ten killed, several injured in Bihar temple stampede


October 17th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Banka (Bihar), Oct 17 (ANI): At least ten persons were killed and several others injured in a stampede that broke out at Tildiha village of Bihar's Banka District on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Compete with China, Modi tells Gujarat’s ceramic industry


September 21st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday hoped that the state's ceramic industry will reinvent itself to provide strong competition to China in the global market. He was speaking ... Read more...

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Major security breach foiled in BARC (Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) A major security breach - the second in the past nine months - was foiled at the high-security Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) when security personnel and police ... Read more...

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BARC job scam busted


August 7th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Police Saturday claimed to have busted a recruitment racket promising jobs in the sensitive Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) near here with the arrest of eight people, including ... Read more...

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NAFED to distribute BARC-developed seeds


March 29th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Farmers' cooperative NAFED will distribute high-yielding seeds developed by the Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to farmers to increase agricultural productivity, NAFED Managing Director C.V. Ananda Bose ... Read more...

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HPCL introduces green fuel Euro-IV to India


January 18th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh commissioned HPCL's Euro-IV compliant oil refinery here on Sunday."The Prime Minister and the government of India is committed to ... Read more...

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Alert after speedboats vanish off Mumbai coast (Lead)


February 22nd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Coast Guard and Mumbai Police were on alert after fishermen reported sighting two unidentified speedboats Sunday afternoon off the north Mumbai coast, an official said. Some fishermen saw ... Read more...

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Terror probes should be multi-dimensional: Madani


August 13th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Investigations into terror attacks should be "multi-dimensional" rather than focusing on a single religious community, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) leader Maulana Mahmood Madani said Wednesday. Speaking after addressing an ... Read more...

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