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Forging a new nuclear deal 2.2.2018 Hindu: Home
The India-U.S. civil nuclear agreement is obsolete. In reviving it, India must heed the new global realities
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Wipro Lighting to commercialise Li-Fi soon 2.2.2018 HBL: Gaming
Partners Scotland-based pureLi-Fi to design hardware
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Fidel Castro's eldest son commits suicide: Cuba state media 2.2.2018 deccanherald.com
The eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide today, state media reported. He was 68 years old. "Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, who had been treated by a group of doctors for several months due to deep depression, took his life this morning," Cubas official newspaper Granma reported. "Fidelito" -- as he was known on island nation -- had initially been hospitalized for his condition and then continued with outpatient follow-ups. Born on September 1, 1949, he was the son of the revolutionary Castros first marriage to Mirta Diaz-Balart. A scientist who trained in the former Soviet Union, Fidel Jr helped usher in the development of a nuclear power program in the Communist-ruled country. At the time of his death he had served as a scientific adviser to the Cuban government and was vice president of the countrys Academy of Sciences. Funeral arrangements will be made by the family, state media ...
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A booster dose for science and tech 1.2.2018 HBL: Industry & Economy

Science and technology received a shot in the arm with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley increasing the outlay for research and development in the country by 7.5

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Budget proposes up to 17pc hike for science ministries, depts 1.2.2018 General News
The government today proposed to hike the budget for science ministries and departments between 5 and 17 per cent, with the Department of Atomic Energy and the Department of Space placed on the opposite extremes of the allocation chain. The Union Budget earmarks Rs 13,971.41 crore for the Department of Atomic Energy, which is mandated to generate nuclear power in India. The allocation is 5.76 per cent more than what was allocated to the DAE in the previous Budget. The DAE also runs a chain of cancer hospitals and several research institutes such as the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai. The Department of Space, which administers the Indian space programme and has won accolades for its recent feats, saw an increase of 17.78 per cent in budgetary allocation, the highest for any science department or ministry. The budget for the Ministry of Science and Technology, which focuses on core scientific research, was proposed to be hiked by 6.11 per cent - ...
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India wants the world to buy its weapons but are they good enough? 1.2.2018 Latest News
New Delhi hopes to export made-in-India military technology, including its BrahMos missiles, to smaller countries in Asia that fear China's rise
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Dinesh Srivastava is new NFC chief executive 31.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Was Deputy Chief Executive of NFC
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Reliance Infrastructure Q3 net profit declines 20% to Rs 3 billion 31.1.2018 News
It won two projects worth Rs 50 billion comprising 750 MW combined cycle power plant and 500 MMSCFD floating storage regasification unit
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Dinesh Srivastava new Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel 31.1.2018 General News
Dinesh Srivastava today took over as the Chief Executive of the city-based Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC). In this capacity, he will also be the Chairman of the NFC Board, a release from the NFC said. Prior to this, he held the position of Deputy Chief Executive, NFC. Srivastava worked at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai for three decades, and is a senior professor at the Homi Bhabha National Institute. A metallurgical engineer from the University of Roorkee, he has contributed exclusively in the development of advanced structural materials of extreme strategic value for India's nuclear energy programme, the release said. "Target of his work has been self-reliant development of critical nuclear components for the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)," it added. NFC is a unit of the Department of Atomic Energy. As per the NFC website, it is responsible for the supply of nuclear fuel bundles and reactor core components for all the nuclear power reactors operating .
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China develops female radiation virtual human 31.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese scientists have constructed a whole-body female radiation virtual human called Rad-Human and a complete radiation dose database with Chinese anatomical body characteristics.
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China goes nuclear with latest state-brokered power deal 31.1.2018 General News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), China's No. 2 nuclear power producer, will take over the country's top nuclear power plant builder to create a company worth almost $100 billion, the latest state-orchestrated marriage in the nation's vast power sector.
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Dinesh Srivastava takes over as NFC chief executive 31.1.2018 BusinessLine - News

Dinesh Srivastava, distinguished scientist, took over as the Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) here on Wednesday. He has succeeded G Kalyanakrishnan who retired on superannuation.

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Trump vows to rebuild American military might 31.1.2018 Hindu: International
“We face rogue regimes, terrorist groups, and rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values”
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China, Russia challenging American values: Trump 31.1.2018 General News
President Donald Trump today said that "rivals" like China and Russia are challenging America's interests, economy and values. "As we rebuild America's strength and confidence at home, we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad. Around the world, we face rogue regimes, terrorist groups, and rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values," Trump said in his maiden State of the Union Address. "In confronting these dangers, we know that weakness is the surest path to conflict, and unmatched power is the surest means of our defence," he said and asked the Congress to end the dangerous defence sequester and fully fund the military. "As part of our defence, we must modernise and rebuild our nuclear arsenal, hopefully never having to use it, but making it so strong and powerful that it will deter any acts of aggression, he said. "Perhaps someday in the future there will be a magical moment when the countries of the world will .
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UK PM May says she wants free trade deal with China 31.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WUHAN, China (Reuters) - Britain is seeking a free trade agreement with China, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday as she flew to the country for talks with Chinese leaders, adding that more should be done immediately to open up market access for British ...
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Gandhi will remain ever relevant as Buddha and Christ, say politicians, journalists 30.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Politicians and civil society members remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary on Tuesday, comparing the 'Father of the Nation' with Lord Buddha and Jesus Christ.
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Chinese military paper urges increase in nuclear deterrence capabilities 30.1.2018 Reuters: World News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China must strengthen its nuclear deterrence and counter-strike capabilities to keep pace with the developing nuclear strategies of the United States and Russia, the official paper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) said on ...
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Cyberconflict: Artificial intelligence is the weapon of the next Cold War 30.1.2018 Business Standard: Tech World
As during the Cold War after World War II, nations are developing and building weapons based on advanced technology
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KSB Pumps gets Rs 413-cr order from NPCIL; shares surge 5% 29.1.2018 General News
KSB Pumps today said it has received an order worth Rs 413 crore from the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). In a regulatory filing, the company said the order is for supply of primary collant pumps and electric motor along with auxiliaries and accessories for their Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidhyut Pariyojana Project 1 and 2. The sales/supply of products/services for these orders will be in a phased manner during the year 2022 and 2023, it added. Shares of the Mumbai-based industrial machinery maker rose 5 per cent to settle at Rs 915 apiece on the BSE.
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KSB Pumps secures orders worth Rs 413 crore 29.1.2018 General News
From Nuclear Power Corporation of India
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