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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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North Koreas Kim Jongun makes second appearance 17.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
North Koreas state media on Friday reported another public appearance by leader Kim JongUn his second in four days after an extended absence that has seen him reemerge with a walking ...
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NRC: Yucca closure plans meet safety objectives 17.10.2014 Sify News
Federal nuclear regulators say permanent closure plans for Yucca Mountain met all the necessary objectives in safety evaluations completed before the Obama administration pulled the plug on the
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Private firms to join US nuke talks 17.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Oct. 16: India and the US are for the first time inducting private nuclear firms in diplomatic talks on the controversial liability law, offering the clearest hint yet of Delhi's new flexibility on resolving a dispute critical to bilateral ties.
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'Kerry Air' grounded again, this time in Vienna 17.10.2014 Sify News
The United States may be the mightiest military and economic power in the world but when it comes to shuttling its top diplomat around the globe, it's beginning to look like a poor orphan.
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Hinkley Point C subsidy scheme being investigated by National Audit Office 16.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Watchdog checking whether guaranteed prices of £92 per MW/hour for planned nuclear plant represents value for money

The National Audit Office has begun an investigation into the controversial subsidy regime for the planned new Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Somerset, a week after Brussels approved taxpayer support for the project.

The financial watchdog, which scrutinises public spending on behalf of parliament, said it would be checking whether the guaranteed prices of £92 a megawatt hour double the current cost of electricity represented value for money.

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