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Not just Villivakkam Lake, apartments and malls too can benefit from our technology: BARC scientist 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Corporation has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to restore the Villivakkam Lake, using waste water treated through a special technology. We spoke to J Daniel Chellappa, Senior Scientist at BARC, to know more about the plans and the larger implications.
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'Time is of the essence', IAEA tells Iran, pressing for answers 9.9.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.N. nuclear watchdog told Iran on Monday there is no time to waste in answering its questions, which diplomats say include how traces of uranium were found at a site that was not declared to the agency.
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"Chernobyl On Ice": Russia Launches First-Ever Floating Nuclear Reactor 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Akademik Lomonosov Nuclear Reactor: Russia launched the world's first floating nuclear reactor, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of a...
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2-day exhibition on DAE Technologies: Empowering India through Technology, inaugurated in New Delhi 11.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, is organizing a two-day exhibition on DAE spin-off technologies for non-power applications at New MotiBagh recreation club, New Delhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Shri Rakesh Gupta here today.
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How are humans damaging the earth? This book goes beneath the ground to reveal a slow violence 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
Robert Macfarlane’s ‘Underland’ explores underground structures both literally and metaphorically to unearth a story of destruction wrought by human beings.
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Creating a roadmap for future of renewable energy 24.7.2019 DNA
There is a need for a strong vision backed by a major policy push to promote renewable energy
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Ease of regulations for promotion of development works 11.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
This Ministry has been regularly receiving proposals from the North Eastern states, and during the last three years, projects to the tune of Rs.3400 crore have been sanctioned under different schemes and packages of this Ministry like Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR), North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Territorial Council (KAATC), Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), Dima Hasao Autonomous Territorial Council (DHATC) and Social & Infrastructure Development Fund (SIDF).
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Tamil Nadu Activist, Missing For 6 Months, Found In Andhra Pradesh 7.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Tamil Nadu-based environmental activist T Mugilan, missing for nearly six months, was found in a railway station in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. He was brought back to Tamil Nadu after the...
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Expenditure on Kudankulam project more than production: Kamal Haasan 28.6.2019 DNA
Makkal Needhi Maiyam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Friday raised questions on Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant and said the expenditure on the project is more than the production.
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Corrected: Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump - Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water 25.6.2019 Reuters: World News
(Corrects number of nuclear tests in 13th paragraph to 67 from 23)
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Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message.
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Olympic torch to pass through Japan’s disaster-hit areas 2.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Olympic torch to pass through Japan’s disaster-hit areas
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New sensor spots rare metals used in smartphones 24.4.2019 Sify Finance
Researchers have developed a new protein-based sensor that can detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, in a more efficient and cost-effective way.
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Tokyo unveils ‘cherry blossom’ Olympic torch 21.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tokyo unveils ‘cherry blossom’ Olympic torch
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Tokyo unveils 'cherry blossom' Olympic torch 20.3.2019 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.
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Nuclear Waste Disposal 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The solid wastes generated from nuclear facilities, depending upon their radioactivity content are stored/ disposed of in engineered structures such as stone lined trenches, reinforced concrete trenches and tile holes.
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Exclusive: U.S. to offer 'black box' nuclear waste tech to other nations 19.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Department of Energy's nuclear security office is developing a project to help other countries handle nuclear waste, an effort to keep the United States competitive against global rivals in disposal technology, according to two sources familiar with the ...
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India-Japan Vision Statement 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi visited Japan on October 28-29, 2018 for the India-Japan Annual Summit with Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe. During the visit, recognizing the unparalleled potential for development of relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe reviewed the significant milestones achieved over the last four years and outlined the following shared vision for the future of India-Japan relations:   The India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, firmly rooted in history and based on common values is the mainspring for advancing the two countries’ shared strategic objectives and achieving peace, prosperity and progress to realize a better future for the people of the two countries.
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Focus: Vattenfall looks to gas and biomass as end of coal power looms 29.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
Vattenfall is considering converting its German coal-fired power stations to use fuels including gas or biomass as utility companies in the country brace for a government deadline for phasing out coal altogether.
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Curbing dissent: Move to impose Conduct Rules on teachers is yet another assault on academic freedom 22.10.2018 Scroll.in
It will also greatly damage public universities as teachers are likely to leave for less restrictive workplaces.
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