User: Ganeshperumal Topic: Energy
Category: Nuclear
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Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal 15.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year's talks, according to three people with knowledge of the ...
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Courting trouble on the Rafale 15.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The strategic illiteracy on display in the arguments put forth on the Rafale deal before the Supreme Court is breathtaking, argues Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
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Japan court rejects bid to shut down Shikoku Electric reactor 15.11.2018 Reuters: World News
A high court in western Japan on Thursday rejected a lawsuit to shut down Shikoku Electric Power Co's only operable nuclear reactor.
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Nehru's vision, Bhabha's mission 14.11.2018 Rediff: Columns
Nehru's faith in science and technology, his genuine respect for Bhabha, and their burning ambition worked synergistically to place India on the nuclear map of the world.
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IAEA pushes Japan for urgent disposal of contaminated Fukushima water 13.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Tokyo, November 13 - Japan must urgently tackle a buildup of contaminated water at its Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Tuesday.
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South Africa's Eskom warns of power cuts due to low coal stockpiles 12.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
South Africa's cash-strapped power utility Eskom said on Monday the risk of nation-wide electricity outages had increased significantly due to a sharp fall in coal stockpiles at five of its power stations.
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At UN, India Makes Climate Change Case For Nuclear Power 10.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power...
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India attempts to alter the regional strategic landscape: Pakistan General 10.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Hayat was speaking at a book launch event hosted by Center for International Strategic Studies Islamabad (CISS).
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Fukushima tests to help assess cooling of damaged reactors - Tepco 9.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami nearly eight years ago, said on Friday it planned tests early next year to see how much melted uranium fuel has cooled in the damaged reactors.
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Why Ajit Doval is wrong 9.11.2018 Rediff: News
'How do we explain that on the economic, internal security and strategic fronts, India's unstable coalitions have acted more decisively and boldly than all our full-majority governments yet?' asks Shekhar Gupta.
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Analysis: Australian pay packets squeezed as more employers take 'nuclear option' 9.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
In Australia, it's known as the "nuclear option". An employer applies to the court to rip up an expiring wages deal, puts workers back on their industry's minimum pay, and then negotiates a new contract.
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Toshiba to shed troubled assets, cut jobs; shares jump nearly 12 percent 8.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Toshiba Corp said it is liquidating its British nuclear power unit and selling its U.S. liquefied natural gas business, in an effort to shed troubled assets that could have exposed the Japanese company to future losses.
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Japan approves extension for reactor damaged in 2011 quake, tsunami 7.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Japan's nuclear regulator has approved an operations extension for a 40-year-old reactor near Tokyo that was damaged in the same earthquake and tsunami that sparked the Fukushima disaster nearly eight years ago, a move likely to be controversial.
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Japan approves extension for reactor similar to Fukushima units that melted down 7.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Japan's nuclear regulator approved an extension of operations for a 40-year-old reactor near Tokyo that has the same basic design as those that melted down in the Fukushima crisis nearly eight years ago, a move that is likely to be controversial.
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Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Wants More Online Regulation 7.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A whistleblower who claimed data consultancy Cambridge Analytica played a role in obtaining data from Facebook users called Tuesday for greater government regulation of social media and online...
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Show of strength 7.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Induction of Arihant has helped India break into the elite nuclear triad club In a time, when a credible nuclear deterrence is the need of the hour, India has done well for itself by completing the nuclear triad – the capability to fire nuclear weapons from land, air and sea – with the first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant. The ‘annihilator of enemies’ Arihant is a feather in the cap for India that seriously pursues a minimum deterrence and no-first-use nuclear policy. India’s capability to launch nuclear weapons or ballistic missiles with up to 3,500 km ranges is a feat in itself and enough to deter enemies from even contemplating any ‘mis-adventurism’. One more nuclear submarine, Aridh­man, will report to the Nuclear Command Authority, under direct charge of the prime minister, later this year. To strengthen India’s defenses further, the third ‘advanced technology vehicle’ will join the forces in two years from now. In seventies, people scoffed at the idea of India acquiring nuclear triad on ...
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Saudi Crown Prince Launches Kingdom's First Nuclear Plant Project 6.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Saudi's crown prince on Monday launched a project to build the first nuclear research reactor in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Saudi crown prince launches project for first nuclear plant in Saudi Arabia 6.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Saudi's crown prince on Monday launched a project to build the first nuclear research reactor in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Warship INS Arihant can dive to 300 metres, remain under water for months 5.11.2018 Zee News : India National
INS Arihant, the indigenously-built nuclear-propelled submarine that completed its first deterrence patrol, is capable of firing ballistic missiles and can stay under water for months.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: November 2nd 2018 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
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