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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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Statue Of Child In Nuclear Radiation Suit In Japan Sparks Online Furore 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A giant statue of a child wearing a radiation suit in the Japanese city of Fukushima has touched off a storm of criticism online as the nuclear-hit area seeks to rebuild its reputation.
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No radioactive waste leakage into Thane creek from BARC, govt tells Parliam... 4.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
No radioactive waste leakage into Thane creek from BARC, govt tells Parliam...
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Nuclear glasnost 21.12.2017 FrontLine: Science & Technology
The “Public dialogue-forum AtomEco 2017”, organised in Moscow on November 21 and 22, discussed the pros and cons of nuclear power generation and its future. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN recently in Moscow
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Russia finds 1,000-times normal level of radioactive isotope after nuclear accident claims 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Neither Russia nor Kazakhstan has acknowledged any accident.
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Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive pollution 21.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The source of the pollution was probably an accident somewhere between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains
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Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive pollution detected 21.11.2017 Zee News : World
Russian nuclear agency Rosatom on Tuesday denied its facilities experienced any incidents following reports of contamination by Ruthenium 106 radioactive isotope in parts of the country.
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Bechtel Selected to Help Radioactive Waste Cleanup at South Carolina Site 22.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
RESTON, Va: Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, and project management, has been selected as part of a joint venture to provide liquid waste services at a U.S. Department of Energy site in South Carolina. The Savannah River Site produced materials for nuclear defense during the Cold War.
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Japan to build underground repositories for radioactive waste 28.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Japanese government on Friday unveiled a plan to build underground repositories for the storage of highly radioactive waste from the disaster-struck Fukushima and other nuclear power plants in the country.
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Cyberattack hits Ukraine then spreads internationally 28.6.2017 All International Stories
Specialists said the ransomware was very similar to a virus that emerged last year called Petya
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Here's what dismantling a nuclear reactor involves: Robots, radiation, risk 12.6.2017 News
IEA says about 200 nuclear reactors around the world will be shut down over the next quarter century
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EU must earmark $505 billion to sustain current nuclear output 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The European Union said it will need to invest between 350 and 450 billion euro ($393-$505 billion) through 2050 in order to maintain its current level of nuclear power output, officials said.
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Nike put in hot seat for false marketing by Chinese TV show 17.3.2017 Latest News
The unwelcome publicity comes at a time when Nike needs China more than ever for growth
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Toll and challenge of Fukushima's N waste 14.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Six years after the largest nuclear disaster in a quarter-century, Japanese officials have still not solved a basic problem: what to do with an ever-growing pile of radioactive waste. Each form of waste at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and a tsunami on March 11, 2011, presents its own challenges. — 400 tonnes of contaminated water per day: The Tokyo Electric Power Company is pumping water non-stop through the three reactors to cool melted fuel that remains too hot and radioactive to remove. About 400 tonnes of water pass through the reactors every day, including groundwater that seeps in. The water picks up radiation in the reactors and then is diverted into a decontamination facility. But the decontamination filters cannot remove all the radioactive material. So for now, all this water is being stored in 1,000 gray, blue and white tanks on the grounds. The tanks already hold 9,62,000 tonnes of contaminated water, and Tokyo ...
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'Fishing out' radioactive elements from nuclear waste 13.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Fishing out' radioactive elements from nuclear waste
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Mass protests in Taiwan against nuclear energy 11.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Thousands of citizens took to the streets in Taiwanese capital Taipei on Saturday demanding the closure of atomic power plants and more citizen involvement in decisions on radioactive waste storage.
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Scientists made diamond batteries from nuclear waste that last thousands of years 30.11.2016 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists hope that the batteries will help in the disposal of radioactive waste.
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'Public won't feel safe about nuclear energy any time soon' 27.11.2016 New Kerala: World News
'Public won't feel safe about nuclear energy any time soon'
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'Public won't feel safe about nuclear energy any time soon' 27.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Despite some acknowledgement of the necessity of nuclear power to fulfil energy needs, people will continue in the short term to view nuclear technologies with apprehension, according to an official of the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
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Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project 31.10.2016 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project
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