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Atomic energy board clears construction of Kudankulam 3&4 units 24.6.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted clearance for the First Pour of Concrete (FPC) of the third and fourth units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP). The excavation of main plant area of KKNPP 3 and 4 is completed and is ready for construction activities. Those who protest against the project said that the clearance is illegal by AERB's own guidelines.The AERB meeting held on June 19 has granted clearance to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the FPC, said AERB in an announcement. In general terms, the clearance for FPC implies commencement of first pour of structural concrete and continuation of construction works of the safety related structures.KKNPP-3 and 4 are two units of VVER (Russian) pressurised water ractors to be constructed at Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu. These reactors will be repeat design of KKNPP-1 and 2 with design improements based on commissioning and operational experience feedback from these two established units."The FPC ...
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S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North’s nuclear program. Mr. Moon made ...
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South Koreans march to protest United States missile defence system 24.6.2017 Zee News : World
Around 4,000 people participated in the demonstration, the largest since South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the system, known as Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).  
Edamon-Kochi power corridor by March next year, says official 24.6.2017 BusinessLine - Aditi Nigam
Ease of doing business to be improved
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Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor 23.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Government’s announcement for the plan of construction of ten new Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) of 700 MWe capacity vindicates the confidence in the indigenous PHWR technology which has been built over a period of nearly four decades
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Arnab Goswami's Republic TV hounding my family, says activist Udayakumar 23.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Republic TV accused Udayakumar of calling Arnab agent of Indian nationalism, saffron brigade
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Modi-Trump Summit: Truly historic step is unlikely 22.6.2017 Rediff: Columns
At no other time has a single meeting of the leaders of two democracies been so critical and hazardous.
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Iran objects to Tillerson's call for regime change, delivers protest at UN 21.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Iran objects to Tillerson's call for regime change, delivers protest at UN
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Scientists to explore meltwater at Greenland Cold War camp 21.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists in Denmark plan an expedition to Greenland's remote northwest to measure how fast ice is melting around a Cold War-era US military base, which risks leaking toxic waste into the environment.
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India ratifies United Nations TIR Convention 19.6.2017 News
Becomes the 71st country to come on board
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CM not bold enough, says Pon. Radhakrishnan 17.6.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Blames him for protests, campaigns against Central schemes
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High-capacity 'Universal' memory in the offing 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In what could be a ground-breaking development in the future of Resistive Random Access Memory (ReRAM), researchers have found a way to create a 'Universal' memory that is as fast as RAM and has a non-volatile storage capacity comparable to Flash.
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Neutrino Observatory, India-based Rs 1500 crore particle physics project, is delayed 17.6.2017 India Today| STATES
India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), the Rs 1,500 crore frontline particle physics research project, has been delayed even though the particles can unravel unsolved mysteries of the universe.
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Move to acquire more land for naval project kicks up storm in A.P. 14.6.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Govt. yet to fulfil promise of providing jobs: displaced families
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Danai Gurira joins 'Avengers: Infinity War' cast 14.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Danai Gurira joins 'Avengers: Infinity War' cast
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US cyberweapons, effective against N Korea, fail to muzzle IS 14.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Jihadists use social media, computers not to develop weapons but to recruit, coordinate attacks
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Pak eyes 2018 start for China-funded dam opposed by India 13.6.2017 TimesOfIndia
The $12-$14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam should generate 4,500 megawatts (MW) of electricity, and a vast new reservoir would regulate the flow of water to farmland. India has opposed any construction in the Indus Basin and has criticised CPEC because the corridor runs across Gilgit-Baltistan in PoK.
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Jeremy Corbyn lost UK election, but is still its biggest winner 10.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The veteran left winger and serial campaigner turned his party into a movement
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The arc to Tokyo 10.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The India-Japan nuclear deal is today less significant than it would have once been
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Shake-out in Westminster 9.6.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The British general election has slain many political assumptions about the leading parties and voter choices
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