User: sandman1965 Topic: Energy
Category: Nuclear
Last updated: Jul 29 2014 09:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Google offers $1 million prize for anyone who can build a smaller inverter 24.7.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
The challenge is to shrink power converters to about a tenth of their present size, which was described as on par with large picnic coolers.
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US Republicans seek more say in Iran nuclear deal 24.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
US Republicans seek more say in Iran nuclear deal
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Google offers big prize for small power box 24.7.2014 ET: Infotech
The challenge is to shrink power converters to about a tenth of their present size, which was described as on par with large picnic coolers.
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Not investing in new nuclear power would be a costly gamble for the UK 23.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Nuclear must be a part of the UK's low carbon energy mix because renewable sources cannot provide power 24/7

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India's January-June Iran oil imports climb by a third 23.7.2014 ET: Oil & Gas
India, Iran's top oil client after China, raised the imports to some of the highest levels in nearly two years in the first quarter.
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BJP sets 'Mission 44' target for J&K polls 23.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Audacious as its sounds, BJP has set an ambitious "Mission 44" target aimed at gaining a majority in the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly in the coming state polls that the party feels will be highly ...
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India's nuclear capacity could jump threefold by 2023-24: Modi 22.7.2014 Rediff: Business
Modi praised the contribution of nuclear scientists in the successful implementation of India's three-stage nuclear programme.
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Energy shot 21.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is an experimental fusion reactor being constructed at Cadarache in the south of France. It is the most challenging of all the research and development taking place in science and technology in the world today, and promises to go a long way in solving the world's energy problems. This is an instance when Homi Bhabha was quite wrong; he had predicted in the 1950s that fusion power was just round the corner, but we are still thinking of uncertain dates at least 10 to 20 years hence.
Modi says nuclear power crucial, but do not ignore welfare of locals 21.7.2014 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday backed international collaboration in atomic energy and said he expected the nation to achieve its target of raising nuclear power output three times from the current 5,780 MW by 2023-24, within the projected ...
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Narendra Modi hints at larger role for private sector in nuclear energy 21.7.2014 ET: Policy
Indicating greater role of pvt sector in nuclear energy, the PM said there was need to tap additional investments sources for the ambitious expansion program.
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PM Modi visits BARC; praises scientists 21.7.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
PM Modi on Monday visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre where he was apprised of the safety and security measures adopted by the DAE and India's excellent record in this regard.
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PM Narendra Modi asks scientists to present the human face of India's nuclear capabilities 21.7.2014 DNA: India
According to an official press release, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the atomic energy establishment to present the human face of India’s capabilities in nuclear science to the world and extolled its success achieved despite years of international technology denial. He asked the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to make special efforts to expand its research and extend on a national scale applications of atomic science in areas like healthcare, waste management, water treatment, agriculture and food preservation. The Prime Minister expressed these views during a visit to DAE in Mumbai where he was briefed by RK Sinha, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, and other top officials and scientists at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre on India's atomic energy programme. He was also told about DAE's extensive research and development and education programmes and its contributions in varied areas such as healthcare, especially cancer treatment, food security, solid waste management and water ...
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PM visits Bhabha Atomic Research Centre 21.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister asks Department of Atomic Energy to draw up a programme of year-long diamond jubilee celebrations.
Focus to be on the human and developmental dimensions of atomic science, with special outreach to the youth: PM
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Narendra Modi in Mumbai on first visit as PM 21.7.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Narendra Modi arrived in Mumbai on Monday on his first visit to Mumbai after becoming the Prime Minister.
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The five biggest threats to human existence 21.7.2014 Guardian: Science

We have a duty to prevent existential threats from becoming reality. Here are some of the greatest facing humanity

Back to the future with antibiotic resistance

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Helping hands 21.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
The media were agog when a “secret” report of the Intelligence Bureau was leaked a few days after the swearing-in of the Narendra Modi-led government
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PM Narendra Modi to Visit Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai Today 21.7.2014 NDTV
PM Narendra Modi to Visit Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai Today
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit BARC in Mumbai on Monday 20.7.2014 DNA: India
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be visiting the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai. Modi is likely to be briefed on the development of the Indian Pressurised Water Reactor, large scale accelerators, Indian Neutrino Observatory and large size nuclear recycle plants during his visit, a state government official said. The PM would interact with the scientists of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and BARC during his visit. Modi would land here from Delhi in the afternoon and return to the national capital after BARC visit in the evening. There is no other programme scheduled, sources said, adding that BARC event would not be open to the media. This will be Modi's first visit to Mumbai after becoming the Prime ...
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Iran nuclear deadline extended by four months 19.7.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Iran and world powers on Saturday gave themselves four more months to negotiate a historic nuclear deal after failing to close major gaps in marathon talks in ...
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Iran nuclear deadline extended to November 24: diplomats 19.7.2014 DNA: Mumbai
 Iran and world powers have struck late a deal to extend their tomorrow deadline to strike a nuclear accord easing fears Tehran will get the bomb, an Iranian and a Western diplomat said. "Negotiations on the extension of the Geneva (interim) deal have been successful. The details of the agreement will be announced soon," the Iranian source said. The Western diplomat confirmed the agreement, saying that the parties have given themselves until November 24 to strike what would be an historic deal. "It's until November 24," the diplomat said. More details of the agreement were expected in a news conference later yesterday in Vienna. Iran and the six powers have been negotiating almost constantly for months, trying to forge an accord by July 20 when an interim deal agreed in Geneva in November expires. After a decade of rising tensions, the mooted accord between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany is aimed at easing concerns that Iran might develop nuclear weapons and ...
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