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Last updated: Oct 21 2014 21:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Does China's nuclear power pose a threat to India? 21.10.2014 Rediff: Columns
Despite four disarmament section talks and six strategic dialogues between the two foreign ministries, China's intransigence on recognising Indian nuclear status resulted in no confidence building measures in the nuclear field between the two, says Srikanth Kondapalli.
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Modest expectations 20.10.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
All right-thinking Indians will have hoped for high-profile and constructive results from the prime minister’s visits abroad. Despite the habitual and pointless carping of his political rivals, Narendra Modi won high marks for projecting India in a vigorous and positive light in Bhutan, Nepal, Japan and the United States of America, and even his critics must admit that none of their weathered leaders could match the prime minister’s abundant energy and ability to conduct himself in a manner appropriate to the occasion.
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Citing illness, CEO of France's Areva steps down 20.10.2014 Sify Finance
The CEO of French nuclear manufacturer Areva is stepping down, saying an unspecified illness has left him unable to do the work.
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While Didcot B burned, renewable energy powered on 20.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

Fire at Oxfordshire power station is a reminder of the energy security risks of centralised fossil fuel power and that all energy sources suffer from intermittency

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Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change 20.10.2014 Sify News
In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
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Major turbine problem at Kundankulam nuclear plant 20.10.2014 TOI: India
A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has caused uncertainty on its early commissioning, said a ...
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Japan's trade minister quits over funding scandal 20.10.2014 Sify Finance
Japan's trade minister resigned Monday amid growing controversy over allegations that she misused campaign funds, though she did not admit to any wrongdoing.
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Anti-nuke activist Udayakumar quits AAP 19.10.2014 Rediff: News
Noted anti-nuclear activist and convener of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy S P Udayakumar has quit Aam Aadmi Party, saying he was doing so as he felt it was not paying attention to people of south Tamil Nadu.
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Anti-nuke activist Udhayakumar quits AAP 19.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Noted anti nuclear activist and convener of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy S P Udhayakumar has quit Aam Aadmi Party, saying he was doing so as he felt it was not paying attention to people of south Tamil ...
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Coast guard ship Amartya to further bolster security off Karnataka's coast 19.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Indian Coast Guard’s mandate to protect Karnataka’s 320-km long coast from a 26/11-type seaborne incursion received a shot in the arm with arrival of inshore patrol vessel Amartya at New Mangalore Port on ...
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Low oil price means high anxiety for Opec as US flexes its muscles 19.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Motorists, airlines and industry are enjoying low energy costs, the US is relishing its reduced reliance on the Middle East and Opec is wondering how to reassert its authority

During a week of turmoil on the global stock markets, the energy sector played out a drama that could have even bigger consequences: a standoff between the US and the Opec oil-producing nations.

While pension holders and investors watched aghast as billions of pounds were lost to market gyrations, a fossil-fuel glut and a slowing global economy have driven the oil price down to a level that could save the world $1.8bn a day on fuel costs. If this is some consolation for households everywhere after last weeks hit on stock market wealth, it means pain for the Opec cartel, composed mainly of Middle East producers.

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'Mosquito' barb at jet 19.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Oct. 18: The Rafale fighter aircraft the Indian Air Force is buying from France "will be swatted like mosquitoes in an August night" by Chinese combat planes in a war, Russian ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin claims.
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Anti-nuclear activist Udayakumar quits AAP, says it did not address their issues 19.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Anti-nuclear activist and PMANE (People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy) convenor S P Udayakumar has announced that he has quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which he had joined in March this ...
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Iran to get $900m by Nov 18.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (PTI): India will pay Iran $900 million in two tranches beginning next week to clear part of the dues for crude it buys from the Persian Gulf nation.
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Soon, a PM-led council for nuclear safety 18.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
India will set up a new Council on Nuclear Safety to be headed by the prime minister, taking a leap forward towards setting stronger safety standards for nuclear ...
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India to pay Iran $900 million in crude oil dues 17.10.2014 ET: Oil & Gas
India will pay Iran $900 mn in two tranches beginning next week to clear part of the past dues for crude oil it buys from the Persian Gulf nation.
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Japan reactor near active volcanos called unsafe 17.10.2014 Sify News
A prominent volcanologist disputed Japanese regulators' conclusion that two nuclear reactors were safe from a volcanic eruption in the next few decades, saying Friday that such a prediction was
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President Pranab Mukherjee Met Santa Claus During Finland Visit 17.10.2014 NDTV National
President Pranab Mukherjee today returned home after a five-day visit to Norway and Finland. Apart from signing a number of agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy and pacts to ...
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Friday news quiz 17 October 2014 17.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Nuclear fusion 'breakthrough', Ada Lovelace day and new members of the UN security council  test your knowledge of the week's events Continue reading...
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President Pranab Mukherjee returns home after visit to Norway, Finland 17.10.2014 DNA: Mumbai
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday returned home after a five-day visit to Norway and Finland during which he signed a number of agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy and pacts to step up cooperation in defence. The President returned home this morning. During his visit to Oslo, India and Norway signed over a dozen pacts to step up cooperation in defence, science and technology, education and other sectors. In Finland, the two countries signed an agreement for nuclear cooperation. The arrangement for cooperation between the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India and the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland will ensure cooperation in the field of nuclear and radiation safety regulation concerning exchange of information personnel related to the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Mukherjee also became the first Indian President to visit Santa Claus's official workplace and meet him in ...
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