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UN chief calls for diplomatic solution to Iranian n-issue


September 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has regretted that Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are yet to reach agreement on resolving Iran 's ... Read more...

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No cause for alarm on uranium in water: Himachal minister


August 29th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The uranium content in the groundwater of Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels, a minister said here Wednesday.The maximum concentration of uranium in the state ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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US keeps Russia on ‘national threat’ list


August 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has extended a legal act that lists Russia, among 16 other states, as a national threat, and allows for the freezing ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... 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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Kudankulam plant to start commercial operations in August


May 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Friday announced that the first of the two 1,000 MW units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is ... Read more...

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Gang linked to Iran n-scientists killings held


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 6 (IANS) Iran has busted a drug gang linked to the killings of its nuclear scientists, authorities said Sunday.Major drug smugglers linked to the assassination of nuclear scientists ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp achieves generation target for 2011-12


March 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Tuesday reached its target of generating 32,000 million units with an average plant load ... Read more...

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Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Between 90 and 100 kg of uranium has been enriched to 20 percent at a facility in the Iranian city of Natanz, the country's news ... Read more...

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Time running out for Iran: France


January 21st, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged "more decisive" sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme but warned that time was running out to avoid military ... Read more...

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Madras Atomic Power Station restarts one unit


January 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Nuclear power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has restarted its second unit at its Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) that was shut ... Read more...

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Iran ready to export n-services


January 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation has said the country is ready to export services related to nuclear energy to other countries, Press TV reported.Fereidoon ... Read more...

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Belarus to recycle nuclear waste in Russia


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 23 (IANS) Belarus will dispatch nuclear waste from a soon-to-be-built atomic power plant for recycling in Russia, a top official said.Alexander Mikhalevich, deputy academic secretary of the National ... Read more...

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Was India A.Q. Khan’s mysterious fourth customer?


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A US arms control expert has made the astonishing claim that India may have been the mysterious fourth customer of Pakistan's notorious nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer ... Read more...

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Paraguay seeks Indian investment


December 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Paraguay is open to Indian investors in the fields of agriculture, cement production, mining and hospitality, an envoy of the country said Wednesday."Paraguay is open to ... Read more...

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North Korea says its building n-reactor


November 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday said it was building a nuclear reactor and its production of low enriched uranium was underway.North Korea said that its nuclear activities related ... Read more...

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Bilateral with Australia called off


October 30th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) The scheduled bilateral meeting between Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was called off this morning on her request, officials said. The ... Read more...

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‘No radiation from Andhra truck accident’


October 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Tuesday said there has been no radioactive leakage from a container carrying uranium peroxide which met with an accident in ... 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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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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Don’t worry, India’s deterrence is robust: Pokhran II scientist


January 31st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Allaying apprehensions about reports of Pakistan doubling its nuclear arsenal, a veteran Indian scientist who played a key role in India's second nuclear test has said India ... 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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India asks Australia to show progress in nuclear energy


January 20th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) As Canberra sticks to its ban on selling uranium to New Delhi, India Thursday made it clear to Australia that the full potential of their strategic partnership ... Read more...

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Kaiga-4 nuke plant synchronised with southern power grid


January 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The fourth unit of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS), Kaiga-4, India's 20th nuclear reactor, began supplying electricity after it was linked to the southern power grid early Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks Indian investment in agriculture, IT


December 8th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Promising tax rebates, Zambia Wednesday sought Indian investment in a host of sectors, including agriculture, construction, mining and IT.Zambia's envoy here identified education, heavy engineering and pharmaceuticals as ... Read more...

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US failed to remove weapon grade uranium due to Pak delaying tactics


December 1st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The United States failed to remove from Pakistan a stash of highly enriched uranium capable of providing enough material for multiple "dirty bombs".The uranium has been waiting ... Read more...

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Zardari considers Saudi King an ‘elder brother’, claims Pak following WikiLeaks expose


November 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Following the WikiLeaks report claiming that Saudi King Shah Abdullah considered the Pakistan president the greatest obstacle to Pakistan's progress, Farhatullah Babar has said that President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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US in the eye of WikiLeaks storm, Pakistani daily


November 30th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The US is in the eye of a storm following the WikiLeaks expose and "must come clean on issues which are bound to agitate people and governments ... Read more...

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U.S. Attempted To Remove Uranium From Pakistan For Years, WikiLeaks Reveals


November 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. State Department diplomatic documents that have been recently released by WikiLeaks have pointed out that for years United States has been instrumental in removing ... Read more...

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Pak slams release of WikiLeaks cable showing US pressure to scupper illicit nukes


November 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 29(ANI): Pakistan has criticized the release of classified US diplomatic cables by whistleblower website WikiLeaks which claims that highly enriched uranium could be diverted from a research reactor in the ... Read more...

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US wanted to remove uranium from Pakistani reactor: WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS/AKI) US diplomatic cables released by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks show that since 2007 the US has been engaged in an effort to remove highly enriched uranium from a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns WikliLeaks expose


November 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Monday condemned the expose by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks and said it was still analysing the information contained in the sensitive US diplomatic cables."The US administration ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: US trying to remove uranium from Pak facility over illicit nuke use fears


November 29th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29(ANI): The United States has mounted a highly secret effort, so far unsuccessful, to remove highly enriched uranium from a Pakistani research reactor that American officials fear could be diverted ... Read more...

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US scientists’ ’shock’ over N. Korea’s nuke advances at new facility


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Some American scientists have expressed shock after visiting North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility, saying that a row of centrifuges have been designed to enrich uranium.Robert Carlin and two ... Read more...

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