User: Jabiulla Topic: Energy
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Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage 20.1.2018 General News
The operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris that could be melted fuel. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) inserted a special camera into one of the plant's three melted-down reactors on Friday, a company spokesman said, as part of its efforts to dismantle the disaster-hit facility in northeastern Japan. Images captured by the camera and released late Friday show rubble spread over the bottom of the unit, including part of a fuel container and rock-like fragments that could contain melted nuclear fuel. Locating fuel debris is a key part of the plant's decommissioning process, which is expected to take decades. Due to extremely high radiation levels, TEPCO has struggled to inspect the reactors which melted down when the plant was hit by a huge tsunami in March 2011. However it has recently succeeded in using cameras to visually monitor inside the units, last ..
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Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
Locating fuel debris is a key part of the Fukushima plant’s decommissioning process, which is expected to take decades. The operator plans to begin removing the debris in 2021.
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Entry into nuclear groups reaffirms India's non-proliferation pledge: PM 20.1.2018 News
"I thank Australia and other members of the Australia Group for export control for supporting India's entry in it," Modi tweeted.
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Three-day buyer-seller meet from January 23 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
In an effort to promote business relations between micro, small and medium industries (SME) and large-scale buyers, Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (MADITSSIA) is organis...
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With 5 out of 5, Agni missile programme is bang on 19.1.2018 HBL: Home
It’s five in a row success for Agni 5, India’s nuclear-capable, long- range surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The test flight on Thursday from the Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha,With also marks a ha...
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New camera to probe condition of Fukushima reactor 19.1.2018 General News
The operator of the Japanese nuclear power plant Fukushima Daiichi on Friday introduced a telescopic arm with a camera into No. 2 reactor of the disaster-stricken plant, in an attempt to probe its condition for possible decommissioning.
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NASA's small nuclear reactor to power habitat on Mars 19.1.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
This pioneering space fission power system could provide up to 10 kilowatts of electrical power, enough to run two average households, continuously for at least 10 years
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Nasa's Kilopower - This tiny nuclear reactor could power life on Mars 19.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
On the Moon, Kilopower could be deployed to help search for resources in permanently shadowed craters
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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
National Aeronautics and Space Administration and U.S. Department of Energy officials, at a Las Vegas news conference, detailed the development of the nuclear fission system under NASA’s Kilopower project
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U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars 19.1.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said on ...
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US Tests Nuclear Power System To Sustain Astronauts On Mars 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is...
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Self-healing fungi concrete could help repair buildings 18.1.2018 Hindu: Science
The fungal spores mixed with the concrete matrix will help heal the cracks.
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Rolls-Royce shares jump as commercial marine unit goes on the block 17.1.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce said on Wednesday it was considering the sale of its commercial marine business, which has been hit by weak demand in offshore oil and gas markets, as part of a restructuring of the company into three core units.
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Rolls-Royce shares jump as commercial marine unit goes on block 17.1.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce is considering the sale of its commercial marine business, which has been hit by weak demand in offshore oil and gas markets, as part of a restructuring of the company into three core units.
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Rolls-Royce considers sale of commercial marine operation 17.1.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce said on Wednesday it was considering the sale of its commercial marine business, which has been hit by weak demand in offshore oil and gas markets, as part of a restructuring of the company into three core units.
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‘Socialism a necessity for human survival’ 17.1.2018 FrontLine: Politics
Interview with John Bellamy Foster, Editor of Monthly Review. By JIPSON JOHN and JITHEESH P.M.
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In Social Media Warfare, Common People Are Not Just Victims But Also Weapons 17.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Information warfare does not require highly sophisticated cyber tools. Its weapon of choice is the social media.
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Budget 2018: Will Arun Jaitley meet power industry's Budget expectations? 16.1.2018 All Economy & Policy Stories
PwC and Business Standard take a look at the key issues facing the power sector and the industry's expectations from Budget 2018
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Power outages: Water disruption major cause, says World Resources Institute 16.1.2018 Latest News
Fourteen of India's top 20 largest thermal power utility companies have experienced water shortage-related disruptions at least once between 2013 and 2016, losing more than $1.4 billion in total potential revenue, according to a report released by World Resources Institute.Water consumption from India's thermal power generation rose steadily every year between 2011 and 2016 but would stay below its 2016 level by 2027 if the country's ambitious renewable goals are successfully achieved and the notified stringent water regulations implemented, the study said. India plans to achieve 175 GW of installed renewable power capacity by 2022. WRI report recommended that the Union government should mandate that power plants monitor and disclose water withdrawal and discharge data, create guidelines and policy incentives to drive better performance in managing water use and risks, and prioritize solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind projects whenever possible. More than 80 per cent of India's ...
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15 hurt in knife incident at Russian school 15.1.2018 General News
Russian authorities say 15 people have been hurt in a knife incident at a school in the Ural mountains city of Perm. The local department of the Investigative Committee, a Russian law enforcement agency, says the incident started with a knife fight between two students and that teachers and other students were hurt when they tried to break it up. The Investigative Committee says it is treating the incident as attempted murder of two or more people. Of the 15 who were hurt, 12 have been hospitalised, the city health department says. The regional health ministry adds that a female teacher and two students aged around 15 have been seriously wounded and are in surgery. Nine children received what the department calls "superficial injuries.
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