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CORRECTED - Focus: How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost 24.2.2018 General News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This Feb. 22 story has been refiled to correct paragraph 35 to read "advance class" instead of "H-Class".)
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India, Canada ink six pacts 23.2.2018 General News
India and Canada today signed six agreements, including in the area of nuclear science, energy cooperation and information communication technology. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between India's Department of Atomic Energy and the Department of Natural Resources of Canada for co-operation in the fields of science, technology and innovation. India and Canada have already signed an agreement on peaceful use of nuclear energy. To step up cooperation in the field of energy, terms of reference for the India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue were exchanged between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Department of Natural Resources of Canada. A joint declaration of intent between the Ministry of Electronics And Information Technology and the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada on cooperation in the field of Information Communications Technology and Electronics was also signed. An MoU between the two countries for cooperation in
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Heavy Water Board signed an agreement with M/s Clearsynth, Mumbai for sale of 20 tonnes of Heavy Water in a year 23.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Heavy Water Board, a constituent industrial unit of DAE, signed a collaborative agreement with M/s Clearsynth, Mumbai yesterday for sale of 20 tonnes of Heavy Water in a year for development of deuterium labeled compounds, NMR Solvents, d-labeled Active Pharma Ingredients (APIs).
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Indian scientists develop next generation technology loop to generate clean energy 22.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian scientists have developed a super critical carbon di oxide Brayton test loop facility that would help generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. This next generation technology loop was developed indigenously by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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Focus: How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost 22.2.2018 Reuters: Money News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would ...
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Focus: How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost 22.2.2018 General News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise.
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Power Finance Corporation to consider second interim dividend 22.2.2018 General News
On 26 February 2018
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Digvijaya flags concerns over proposed nuclear power plant 21.2.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Mandla Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to... more »
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Digvijaya flags concerns over proposed nuke power plant in MP 20.2.2018 General News
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the decision to set up a 1400 MW nuclear power plant in tribal-dominated Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. In his letter addressed to the prime minister and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the AICC general secretary said the proposed 1400 MW Chutka nuke project will affect the conservation as well as bio-diversity of the Narmada river. "The Narmada river is a lifeline of tribals living for ages in Mandla district as they earn their livelihood by fishing," Singh, currently on "Narmada Parikrama", wrote in the letter. "Since the last four months of my Narmada Parikrama (circumambulation), I found that the river area is shrinking and getting polluted. In such situation, establishing a nuclear power plant would not only destroy bio-diversity of the Narmada river, but would also prove disastrous for this water body," he stated. Singh claimed a total of 606 .
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Pak will collapse like Soviet Union if it pursues arms race: Ex-envoy 19.2.2018 General News
Pakistan will collapse like the erstwhile Soviet Union if it does not quit a "losing arms race", and, must also seriously consider casting aside its dependence on the armed forces, especially the army, to be regarded as a great nation, said a former envoy.Interacting with students and academia at the Florida State University (FSU) recently, Pakistan's former Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, said Pakistan lacks greatness because most of its political problems are resolved with the help of military force."Pakistan needs economic power and education as its' current focus, nuclear weapons are of no use if it truly seeks to be a great power once again," Haqqani was quoted as saying during his interaction, which came before his speech on the theme "Seeking Lost Glory: Lessons of Islamist Extremism."Haqqani was critical of the fact that Pakistan believes nuclear weaponry is important and makes them an equal on the world stage."However, they prioritise it over economic and ...
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Soddy suggests the term “isotope” 19.2.2018 Hindu: Home
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1921 for investigating radioactive substances and elaborating on the theory of isotopes, it was Frederick Soddy who also suggested the term “isotope” on February 18, 1913. A.S.Ganesh looks into the life of Soddy and how he arrived at “isotopes”...
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Canadian Prime Justin Trudeau Minister To Visit Gujarat Today: Live 19.2.2018 NDTV News - Latest
On the third day of his week-long trip to India, the Canadian Prime Minister of Justin Trudeau will visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, Gujarat. He is scheduled to visit the Sabarmati...
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Justin Trudeau, With Family In Tow, Visits Taj Mahal 19.2.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began his first full day of his week-long visit to India by taking a tour of the iconic Taj Mahal followed by a trip to an elephant conservation center in...
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India still hopeful of nuclear deal with Westinghouse 18.2.2018 Hindu: News
‘Reactor-maker may come out of bankruptcy soon’
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Begins Weeklong India Visit 17.2.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also expected to focus on areas including civil nuclear cooperation, space, defense, energy and education.
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ISRO planning to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission around April this year: Dr Jitendra Singh 17.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch Chandrayan-2 Mission around April this year.
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Science should have the last word 16.2.2018 Hindu: Lead
As India continues to be hidebound with tradition and rituals, the need for ‘scientific temper’ is essential as never before
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Why Justin Trudeau's India visit is important 16.2.2018 Rediff: News
'The India-Canada relationship has suffered benign neglect. Its full potential has not yet been realised,' says Rup Narayan Das.
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UK Blames Russian Military For 'Notpetya' Cyber-Attack 15.2.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Britain on Thursday accused the Russian military of being behind last year's "NotPetya" cyber-attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affecting thousands of computers.
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Thackeray to meet Fadnavis over opposed oil refinery project 15.2.2018 General News
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will be meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday over widespread objection on an upcoming oil refinery in Ratnagiri district.Thackeray will be accompanied by a delegation of locals from Ratnagiri who are opposing the project.It is notable that the Shiv Sena has announced a break-up from its ally in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and will be contesting the 2019 general election alone.The chemical industry projects in Ratnagiri are also part of Shiv Sena's grievances with the BJP, given the projects require displacement of several houses in the area as well as pose health hazards.Locals are up in arms over the West Coast Refinery and Petrochemical project proposed to go on floors in Ratnagiri district along the Konkan coast, and have staged protests as well.Besides the refinery, the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project is also proposed to come up just 15 kilometers away.
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