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Japan may go without n-power


April 16th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Operations at Japan's all nuclear power plants could be suspended "momentarily" starting May 6, Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano has said."The number of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to strengthen roads for Toshiba JSW Turbine’s project


January 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to strengthen the bridges and the roads connecting power equipment major Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd's plant and ... Read more...

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Japanese finance minister Noda set to become prime minister


August 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan's governing Democratic Party (DPJ) on Monday choose Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its new leader, lining him up to become the country's new prime minister after premier ... Read more...

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Japan lifts milk restrictions from areas near n-plant


May 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has lifted restrictions on milk supplies from areas near the quake-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant imposed earlier over radiation contamination concerns, Kyodo ... Read more...

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Fukushima Gov. will not allow TEPCO to resume work at Fukushima nuke plant


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 22 (ANI): Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has said Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) would never be allowed to resume its operations at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. ... Read more...

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Japan widens evacuation zone near tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 22 (ANI): Japan has included some towns outside a 20-kilometer radius of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to the list of areas covered by its evacuation directive ... Read more...

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If cooling continues, no meltdown in Japan’s nuke plant


April 19th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 19 (ANI): Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant will not have a total meltdown if the current cooling of its overheating reactors continues, said Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano.'Compared with ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant to stabilise in 6-9 months


April 17th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 17 (IANS) The crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant will be stabilised to a condition known as "cold shutdown" in about six to nine months, the plant's operator said ... Read more...

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Japan to announce time of completion for nuke emergency


April 17th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 17 (ANI): Japan is likely to announce a timeline for resolving the nuclear emergency at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said while meeting with Fukushima ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant operator told to compensate residents


April 15th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 15 (IANS) The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant must pay one million yen ($12,000) to each household displaced or forced indoors by the nuclear accident ... Read more...

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Japan bans shipment of shiitake mushrooms near Fukushima nuke plant


April 13th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 13 (ANI): Japan has imposed a ban on the shipment of shiitake mushrooms grown outdoors in areas near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, citing high levels of radioactivity, ... Read more...

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Japan raises Fukushima accident level to worst


April 12th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has assigned the maximum severity level to nuclear accident at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Kyodo news agency said Tuesday ... Read more...

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Radiation risk from Japan nuke plant ‘considerably smaller’: Official


April 11th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano has said the risk of massive radiation leaks from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is lower than what it was ... Read more...

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Japan seeks Russia’s help to dispose radioactive water


April 5th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 5 (ANI): The Japanese Government has asked Russia to send a special radiation treatment vessel to help dispose of contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.A spokesman for Russia's ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant could continue releasing radiation for months


April 4th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 4 (ANI): The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan could continue to release dangerous radiation into the air for several months, said Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency officials.Chief Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Japan’s PM to visit Fukushima nuke operation base to encourage workers


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan will pay a visit to an operation base in Fukushima Prefecture to give encouragement to Self-Defense Forces members and other workers at the ... Read more...

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‘Long battle’ to resolve Fukushima nuke crisis: Japanese PM


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has admitted that there will be a long-term battle to stabilize Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.The Japanese government has also indicated ... Read more...

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Japan ignores UN advice on expansion of nuclear exclusion zone


April 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 1(ANI): Japan has said that there is no need to expand the 20-kilometre evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, despite warnings from the United Nations nuclear ... Read more...

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Japanese govt. discussing ways to bring tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant under control


March 30th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The Japanese government is reportedly considering adopting new measures to prevent the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant from further spreading radioactive particles.The Kyodo news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Radioactive levels at Fukushima lower than earlier reported:Kyodo


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Levels of radioactive iodine in water at Fukushima's reactor 2 are 100,000 times above the normal levels, Kyodo Japanese news agency said.Earlier Sunday the levels ... Read more...

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Japanese Government criticizes nuke plant operator for lacking transparency


March 27th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 27 (ANI): The Japanese Government has criticized the operator of radiation-leaking nuclear plant for lack of transparency and also for failure to protect the workers.Government has revealed a series of ... Read more...

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Radiation levels no danger to marine life: Japan


March 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's marine life is in no danger regardless of the radiation levels in the waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, government spokesman Yukio ... Read more...

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Japanese govt. asks people living within 30 km of nuke plant to voluntarily vacate


March 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 25 (ANI): Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano has said that people living within 30 kilometers of the troubled nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture have been voluntarily asked to leave the ... Read more...

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Fukushima nuclear plant shut for good


March 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20(ANI): The earthquake and tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant will never operate again as a power station, the Japanese government has said.Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano said that the plant, ... Read more...

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Food items with high radiation levels found near Japan’s tsunami affected nuke power plant


March 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 19 (ANI): Milk and spinach have been contaminated in areas near the earthquake-cum-tsunami affected Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, with reports saying that radiation levels in these food items have ... Read more...

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Radioactive substances found in Japan food


March 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have exceeded allowable limits in foodstuff like spinach and milk following leaks at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government's top spokesman said Saturday.Chief ... Read more...

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Thousands flee Tokyo as radiation fears mount


March 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.16 (ANI): Thousands of tourists and residents left Tokyo and fled to safer areas on wednesday, despite official reassurances that radiation levels in the capital were negligible and posed no threat ... 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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Fukushima plant operator to evacuate control room personnel


March 15th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant said Tuesday that all personnel must be evacuated from the control room at the plant's reactor No.1 ... Read more...

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Temperature rises in two more reactors at Japan n-plant


March 15th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Temperatures have been rising slightly in two units of Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant, where four other reactors were already shut following a series of ... Read more...

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Fourth n-reactor on fire in Japan, PM tells people to leave area (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) A fire broke out at a fourth reactor in Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant Tuesday, hours after a blast ripped its third reactor. As the ... Read more...

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11 hurt, 7 missing in Japan’s N-plant blast (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) At least 11 people were injured and seven others were missing in a second hydrogen explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Japan rocked by second nuclear explosion


March 14th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): The second hydrogen explosion in three days occurred at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on monday, sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air and wounding six workers. ... Read more...

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Explosion possible at Japanese nuclear plant


March 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) A hydrogen explosion is possible at a reactor of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant which was hit badly by an earthquake two days ago, a senior ... Read more...

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Meltdown may have occurred in two nuke reactors: Japanese Government


March 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.13 (ANI):Japanese Government officials have said meltdown may have occurred in two reactors at the Fukushima power station. Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano says it is possible that the radioactive cores ... Read more...

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