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NAM summit opens in Tehran


August 30th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons". Khamenei said ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia discuss ties


August 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and Australia have held talks on boosting bilateral relations, especially in the nuclear energy sector.The UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for International ... Read more...

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Russia supports Iran’s peaceful n-programme: Putin


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia supports Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy and is in constant contact with Tehran on nuclear issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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After India fires missile, China calls for n-security


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) China has called on the international community to work together in promoting international nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament and nuclear security.The statement came Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Iran n-talks constructive: EU


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 15 (IANS) Talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have been described as "constructive and useful" by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.Speaking ... Read more...

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`Upcoming n-summit aims for world without nuclear weapons’


March 19th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 19 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Monday that the ultimate goal of the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul is to obtain a "world without ... 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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Obama denies asking Australia to sell uranium to India


November 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barak Obama has denied speculations that America influenced Australia to overturn its policy of not selling uranium to India. "We have not ... Read more...

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PM assures highest safety for Kudankulam, seeks Jayalalithaa’s support (Roundup)


October 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a team of experts would be formed to allay safety concerns ... Read more...

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PM seeks Jayalalithaa’s support for Kudankulam, assures highest safety


October 7th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a high-level committee would be set up to address safety concerns ... Read more...

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IAEA endorses action plan for nuclear safety


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 23 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Thursday unanimously agreed to an action plan to help strengthen global nuclear security in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear ... Read more...

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India should file more patents, have more Nobels: PM (Roundup)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday regretted India's low filing of patents compared to several developing countries, and said the nation should aim to produce more ... Read more...

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PM regrets India’s low filing of patents


August 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Regretting India's low filing of patents against several developing countries, Prime Minister of Manmohan Singh Sunday said original thoughts and innovation needs to be ... Read more...

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Germany says will help India in nuclear safety


May 31st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A day after Germany announced it will phase out all its 17 nuclear plants by 2022, German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday agreed to help ... Read more...

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Nervousness in extensive use of nuke energy after Japan disaster: PM


April 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who returned home on Saturday after a five-day visit to China and Kazakhstan, has saidthat there is nervousness in ... Read more...

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India for peaceful resolution of Iranian nuclear issue


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Expressing support for Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy "consistent with their international obligations", India has called for intensification of efforts to address ... Read more...

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India should learn from Japan episode: Jairam Ramesh


March 18th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India is not prepared to abandon nuclear power as a source of energy, but should definitely take lesson from the nuclear disaster in Japan and ... Read more...

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German Chancellor Merkel delays extending lifespan of nuclear reactors


March 15th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday announced that the government decided to delay by three months the plans for extending the running time of its nuclear reactors, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh signs nuclear power deal with Russia


February 25th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh has signed here a "primary deal" with Russia for installing a 2,000 MW nuclear power plant, which would be its first. To be located at Rooppur ... Read more...

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Jordan, Turkey ink nuclear deal


February 18th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 18 (IANS) Jordan and Turkey have agreed to share their nuclear expertise and explore the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.The nuclear cooperation agreement signed Thursday entails exchanging of ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to expedite 26/11 probe, backs India for UNSC seat (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday inked 30 agreements in areas ranging from science, peaceful use of nuclear energy to culture and pharmaceuticals and also inked a contract ... Read more...

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N. Korea to develop nuclear capability for peaceful use


November 30th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): A North Korean daily has said that his country is actively constructing light-water reactors, but only for peaceful use.The Rodong Sinmun daily said in a report that "thousands" ... Read more...

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India supports Iran’s peaceful use of n-power: Nirupama Rao


November 21st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Terming the Persian Gulf region India's "natural partner", Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Sunday reiterated that India supports Iran's right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy and ... Read more...

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China strikes positive note on India’s UNSC seat


November 9th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) A day after US President Barack Obama endorsed India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, China Tuesday said it is ready for consultations ... Read more...

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India, Japan hail negotiations for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy


October 25th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct.25 (ANI): Prime Ministers of India and Japan on Monday welcomed commencement of negotiations between their countries on an Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in ... Read more...

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India will not force n-deal on Japan: Manmohan (Second Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India will not force the civil nuclear agreement on Japan as it recognises the sensitivities involved, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday, indicating that ... Read more...

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Question mark over civil nuclear deal with Japan (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India will not force the civil nuclear agreement on Japan as it recognises the sensitivities involved, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday, putting a ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lands in Tokyo for annual summit


October 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday arrived in the Japanese capital on a three-day visit during which he will hold extensive bilateral talks with his counterpart Naoto Kan.In ... Read more...

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PM heads East this Sunday to bolster economic ties


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With the Indian economy getting "increasingly integrated" with its partners in East Asia, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads eastwards this weekend for a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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Rethink n-liability bill, Left urges government


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government should "rethink" the nuclear liability bill and India should wait for some years before making the "transition" to greater use of nuclear energy, Communist ... Read more...

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PM asks parliament to unanimously pass n-liability bill


August 25th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured parliament that the civil nuclear liability bill did not compromise India's interests and urged that the measure be adopted unanimously. The ... Read more...

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India, Canada ink landmark civil nuke cooperation pact


June 28th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 28 (ANI): India and Canada on Sunday evening broke new ground historically by signing a landmark civil nuclear cooperation agreement.Welcoming the signing of the agreement after bilateral ... Read more...

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Chinese firms sign nuke reactor deals with Pak despite international outcry


June 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 25 (ANI): Despite serious objections being raised by both the US and India over China's offer to help Pakistan build two nuclear reactors, a couple of Chinese companies have already ... Read more...

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China-Pakistan n-deal must satisfy IAEA: EU


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Amid India's concerns over the China-Pakistan nuclear deal, the European Union's chief diplomat Catherine Ashton said Wednesday that any such arrangement should respect the IAEA guidelines. ... Read more...

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‘Peaceful’ nuclear deal with Pak in line with international obligations: China


June 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jun.17 (ANI): A day after the United States sought clarifications from China over its nuclear deal with Pakistan, Beijing has asserted that the sale of two nuclear reactors to Islamabad is ... Read more...

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