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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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Iran nuke talks to be extended for 4 months 19.7.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Iran and six world powers failed Saturday to meet their target date for cutting a nuclear deal but agreed to extend the talks until November 24 in a bid to overcome stubborn differences over the size and capacity of activities by Tehran that could be used to make nuclear ...
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Mehbooba Mufti again seeks discussion on Gaza violence in Lok Sabha, walks out 19.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Jammu & Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday attempted to disrupt Lok Sabha over killing of “innocent” people, including children, in Gaza following attacks by ...
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PM Modi Very Impressive, Visa Controversy in the Past, Top US Official Tells NDTV: Full Transcript 18.7.2014 NDTV National
US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns speaks to NDTV in an exclusive interview after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi - the first official contact between the Obama administration and the ...
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US Hopeful of Addressing Nuclear Liability Issues With India 18.7.2014 NDTV
The US is hopeful that there may be an opening to address its frustration over the contentious nuclear liability issues with the new Indian government, a top American official has ...
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Iran nuclear talks: gaps remain as deadline approaches 18.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
All sides are prepared to extend talks beyond Sunday, but an extension faces significant opposition in US Congress Continue reading...
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Best Bargain 17.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
When it comes to Russia, the Indian imagination remains trapped in the sepia-tint of a Raj Kapoor film, indelibly associated with the Soviet-era India-Russia friendship. It was perhaps a bit of this magic that floated to the surface when the prime minister, Narendra Modi, alluded to the two countries being best friends ' something even a child in India knows about. What an Indian child may not know, but what both Mr Modi and Vladimir Putin, meeting on the side-lines of the BRICS summit in Brazil, are aware of is that the India-Russia friendship is all about hard-nosed realism. It has been that way since the collapse of the Soviet Union, when India's pragmatism led it to seek friendships further ashore, with the United States of America and Israel among other nations. That has never meant India spurning Russia or biting the hand that fed it the wherewithal to build up its nuclear, defence, space and heavy industry sectors when few others were willing to do so. Russia continues to be India's biggest ...
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'Unit 1 of KNPP to resume production in 30 to 35 days' 17.7.2014 ET: Power
Unit 1 of Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which has been shut down for maintenance, would commence production after 30 or 35 days, KNPP director Sundar said.
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Obama and Kerry discuss 'path forward' on Iran nuclear talks as deadline looms 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

US secretary of state returned from Vienna where ongoing negotiations expected to falter on permanent nuclear deal

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Modi meets Putin, invites him to visit Kudankulam - Times of India 17.7.2014 Google News India
Modi meets Putin, invites him to visit Kudankulam Times of India NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil and invited him to visit the Kudankulam nuclear power plant during his forthcoming visit in December. "Talked ...
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