User: Ganeshperumal Topic: Energy
Category: Nuclear
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French electricity generation curbed by pensions strike 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Strikes over planned pensions reform had reduced French electricity generation by 5.1 gigawatts (GW) or around 6.4% of available generation capacity by 0850 GMT on Friday, data from grid operator RTE and utility EDF showed.
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Japan mayor admits receiving improper payment, says he returned it 23.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A Japanese mayor indicated on Thursday he had received an improper payment from a construction company after he was elected in 2018, the second scandal in recent months involving the host town of a nuclear power plant in rural Japan.
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UN, US "Must Act" To Prevent Conflict Between Nuke-Armed Nations: Pak PM 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran on Wednesday urged the international powers, including the UN and the US, to help de-escalate tensions with India, saying they "must act" to prevent the two nuclear-armed...
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France to shut down 14 nuclear reactors by 2035 - document 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
France plans to shut down 14 nuclear reactors by 2035, starting with two at Fessenheim this year, according to French government's public consultation document on energy policy.
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Japan Court Halts Nuclear Reactor Restart Citing Volcano, Earthquake Risk 18.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Japanese nuclear reactor near a fault line must remain shut because of the risk of its being struck by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, a high court ordered on Friday.
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NPCIL Announces Jobs For Diploma Engineers, 10th/12th Pass Candidates 17.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Interested candidates can submit their applications online at the official website of NPCIL on or before January 31.
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How Modi tried to manage China and Pakistan 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
'New Delhi showed itself willing -- at least for a period -- to tolerate the risk of conflict and to withstand Beijing's implicit and explicit threats.' 'But it also continued to try to cut some kind of deal with China to reduce tensions.'
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Japan firms join global calls to ditch coal-fired power - Reuters poll 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Japanese companies overwhelmingly feel Japan should shift away from its dependence on coal for power generation even though a third of firms say this would harm their business, a Reuters poll found, further evidence that the government is out of step with the global fight against climate ...
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Arrows of Arjuna in Mahabharata had atomic power: WB governor 15.1.2020 DNA
He had also claimed that flying objects were present during the time of Ramayana.
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‘Arjun’s arrows had nuclear power’: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s bizarre statement 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
Dhankhar made the comment while addressing a science and engineering fair in Kolkata on January 14.
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West Bengal governor, at science fair, claims Arjuna’s arrows had nuclear power 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
Jagdeep Dhankhar also said that though aircraft were invented in the early 20th century, flying chariots have been mentioned in the Ramayana.
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European Union To Lay Out Trillion-Ruro "Green Deal" 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Going green can be a costly business, as the EU's executive body will make clear on Tuesday when it launches a one-trillion-euro plan to finance its goal of making the bloc carbon neutral by 2050.
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False Alarm Sparks Nuclear Alert In Canada, Government Apologises 13.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massivenuclearpowerstationnear Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
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Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert 12.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
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False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents 12.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, prompting angry local mayors to demand an inquiry.
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Canadian province says it erroneously reported an incident at nuclear power station 12.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an "incident" at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, correcting itself shortly afterward to say nothing had occurred.
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Chief executive of UAE's ADNOC sees global economy in better shape in 2020 11.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The global economy is going into 2020 in better shape than last year, Sultan al-Jaber, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) said on Saturday, adding that he was pleased regional tension had dissipated in the past few ...
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Russia successfully tests world's first floating nuclear power plant 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Moscow, Russia has successfully tested the world's first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation confirmed on Wednesday. "Successful tests are a great achievement of a large team of Rosatom. In recent months, all necessary inspections of the NPP's systems and equipment have been carried out with a gradual increase in its capacity in accordance with the plan," Sputnik quoted the nuclear power station operator Rosenergoatom saying.
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US backs India's early entry into NSG 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
US backs India's early entry into NSG New Delhi, Mar 14 (UNI) The United States has reaffirmed its strong support of India’s early membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), an official source said here. This was conveyed at the 9th round of the India-US Strategic Security Dialogue held in Washington on Wednesday. The Indian delegation was led by Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary, while the US delegation was led by Andrea Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, a MEA source said. The two sides exchanged views on a wide range of global security and nonproliferation challenges and reaffirmed their commitment to work together to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems and to deny access to such weapons by terrorists and non-state actors, it said. "They committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six U.S. nuclear power plants in India". The source also ...
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Pakistan's nuke prog only for defence purposes': FO 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Islamabad, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, while speaking on the 20th anniversary of nuclear tests, has said that Pakistan's nuclear programme was only for defence purposes. A Dunya News report said that Mr Faisal said that Pakistan conducted nuclear tests in 1998 in response to the nuclear tests and "accompanying hostile posturing" by its neighbour. “These developments unfortunately put an end to the prospect for keeping South Asia free of nuclear weapons -- an objective which Pakistan had actively pursued,” he said. Notwithstanding these facts, Pakistan has remained steadfast in its commitment to non-proliferation and global peace and strategic stability, he said. Dr Faisal said Pakistan has demonstrated utmost restraint and responsibility in the stewardship of its nuclear capability since 1998. It is committed to the principle of Credible Minimum Deterrence and has persistently sought deterrence stability in the region. This objective has driven Pakistan to offer and ...
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