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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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Oil producing countries set to feel economic chill if price stays low 16.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Sudden slump in price of crude now at its lowest for four years sends tremors through capitals of worlds great oil powers

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Spat between nuclear powers over Ukraine threatens global stability, Vladimir Putin warns US 16.10.2014 DNA: Opinion
President Vladimir Putin warned Washington that a spat between nuclear powers over the Ukraine crisis could threaten global stability and said in remarks published on Wednesday that Russia would not be "blackmailed" by sanctions. Taking a tough line on the eve of talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Milan, Putin said the sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union over Moscow's role in the crisis were hindering peace moves. "We hope that our partners will realise the recklessness of attempts to blackmail Russia, will remember the risks that a spat between major nuclear powers incurs for strategic stability," he told the Serbian newspaper Politika before a brief visit to Belgrade on Thursday. "For our part, we are ready to develop constructive cooperation on the principles of equality and real consideration of mutual interests." Putin, who has stepped up anti-Western rhetoric during the crisis, said in August Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready ...
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Florida governor debate reflects nasty campaign 16.10.2014 Sify News
The Florida governor's race that was already one of the most negative in the state's history became even nastier— and weirder — as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie
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Finland bats for India’s UN security council, NSG bid 16.10.2014 TOI: Home
Finland has come out in strong support of India’s candidature for permanent membership of the UN security council as well as the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
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Lockheed announces breakthrough on nuclear fusion energy 15.10.2014 Guardian: Environment
  • 100MW reactor small enough to fit on back of a truck
  • Cleaner energy source could be in use within 10 years
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India, Finland sign 10 agreements, to cooperate in civil nuclear energy 15.10.2014 DNA: Top News
India and Finland today signed 19 agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy as well as management of radioactive waste from atomic power plants as President Pranab Mukherjee began his two-day visit to the key Scandinavian country. The president, who arrived here last night, began his visit to Finland after inspecting a guard of honour which was followed by a one-to-one meeting with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto and delegation-level talks. The agreement for nuclear cooperation was signed by Indian Ambassador to Finland Ashok Kumar and Director General of Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland Petteri Tiippana in presence of Mukherjee and Niinisto. 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 and radiation ...
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India, Finland to cooperate in civil nuclear energy 15.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
India and Finland on Wednesday signed 19 agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy as well as management of radioactive waste from atomic power plants as President Pranab Mukherjee began his two-day visit to the key Scandinavian ...
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31st DAE Safety & Occupational Health Professionals Meet at Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (Bhavini), Kalpakkam 15.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The three day long 31st Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Safety & Occupational Health Professionals Meet today commenced at Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (BHAVINI), Kalpakkam Tamil Nadu).
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What's at stake in Iran nuclear talks? 15.10.2014 Sify News
An Iranian nuclear agreement is the Obama administration's grandest foreign policy objective, a legacy-defining endeavor that holds the prospect of ending the gravest potential threat to Israel
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US says no talk about extending Iran nuclear negotiations 15.10.2014 DNA: Money
World powers and Iran are not discussing extending a late November deadline for reaching an agreement over Tehran's nuclear programme, a senior US official said on Wednesday, adding there was still time to reach a deal. The State Department official spoke ahead of a meeting later on Wednesday between US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Vienna. "We're not talking about extension or anything like that in the room. We're talking about getting this done by the 24th (of November)," the US official said. Iran and the six major powers aim to end a decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme by reaching a settlement to curb the country's atomic activities in exchange for a lifting of sanctions hurting its oil-dependent ...
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President Pranab Mukherjee begins two-day visit to Finland, to go to Santa Claus village 15.10.2014 DNA: India
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday began his two-day state visit to Finland during which 15 agreements and Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the two countries. Mukherjee, who arrived here last night, inspected Guard of Honour before proceeding for a one-to-one meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto. The important agreements which would be signed include arrangement for cooperation between the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India and the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland, Indian Institutes of Technology and Finnish Higher Education Institutions, Department of Bio Technology, and Tekes, Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation for Cooperation in the field of Biotechnology among others. Besides 15 agreements which would be signed during the visit, four other pacts would be announced. "There will be meetings of the business delegation and the Indian community. There will be a visit to the Parliament of Finland where he meets the Speaker and other Parliamentarians. ...
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