User: Jabiulla Topic: Energy
Category: Nuclear
Last updated: Jun 18 2019 24:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court 17.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 ...
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China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast 17.6.2019 Reuters: World News
China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.
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Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline 13.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United States has told European companies
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Trump Approved Saudi Nuclear Transfers After Khashoggi Killing: Senator 5.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said Tuesday.
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HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom 4.6.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbours it for ...
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Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment 4.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050.
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GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down 2.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media ...
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Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms 1.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms
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U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade - CEO 1.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday.
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France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts 28.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.
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Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan 28.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take...
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Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker 25.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.
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Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants 24.5.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants.
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Reality bites after IMF tells Pakistan to leave rupee to market forces 24.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Less than 10 months after coming to power in Pakistan with visions of creating a welfare system to lift millions out of poverty, economic crisis has forced Prime Minister Imran Khan into the hard realities of an IMF bail-out.
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While all eyes were on elections, the government moved to overhaul environmental clearance rules 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The suggested changes will weaken environmental clearance processes, favour industry, say experts.
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Pakistan says wants peace with India, Modi responds after victory speech 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an election fought in the wake of confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies.
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Pakistan Received $6.5 Billion Loan From China In July-April: Report 23.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
For the first time Pakistan has disclosed that it has taken a total debt of $6.5 billion from China in the current financial year, which is equal to 75 per cent of the total foreign loans of $8.6...
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Current affairs wrap of the day: May 23rd, 2019 23.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
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PM Modi stuns opposition with 'massive' election win 23.5.2019 Reuters: Top News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus first and take a hard line on national security.
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Pakistan says it wants peace with India, conducts missile test 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies.
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