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After 11 years, CISF to showcase tableau at Rajpath on Republic Day 23.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The live elements in different uniforms project the diverse areas of its functioning, said the CISF.
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Hollow men: In the US, the disdain for intellect has increased during Trump years 21.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The United States’ long history of distrust for intellect and science conveniently set the stage for such debilitating and portentous national leadership.
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The big news: Karnataka Congress moves MLAs to resort as crisis deepens, and nine other top stories 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: The defence ministry said the Centre has answered all questions on Rafale deal, and Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un will hold a summit in February.
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Donald Trump nominates 3 Indian Americans to key administration post 17.1.2019 Zee News : World
So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions.  
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Remembering Lal Bahadur Shastri on 53rd death anniversary: Inspirational quotes from ex-PM 11.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Today is the 53rd death anniversary of ex-PM Lal Bahadur Shastri.
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21 new nuclear reactors expected by 2031: DAE 4.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) informed Parliament on Thursday that 21 new nuclear power reactors with a total installed capacity of 15,700 MW are expected to be set up in the country by 2031. It also informed Parliament that five sites —  which would have total 28 nuclear reactors — have been accorded 'in principle' approval by the central government. Jitendra Singh, minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions and prime minister's office (PMO), told Rajya Sabha through a written answer that at present, there are nine nuclear power reactors at various stages of construction that are targeted for completion by 2024-25. “In addition, 12 more nuclear power reactors have been accorded administrative approval and financial sanction by the government in June 2017,” he added. Singh handles the DAE, which comes under the PMO. “Thus, 21 nuclear power reactors, with an installed capacity of 15,700 MW are under implementation, envisaged for progressive completion by the year ...
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INDO-France Pact For Sustainable Development  3.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
During the recent visit of French Foreign Minister to India, both the Governments noted that satisfactory progress had been made in pursuance of the Industrial Way Forward Agreement in 2018 between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite de France (EDF) and adopted the Status of Progress for implementation of Industrial Way Forward Agreement.
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Proposals for New Atomic Power Plants 3.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
At present, there are nine (9) nuclear power reactors at various stages of construction, targeted for completion by 2024-25. In addition, twelve (12) more nuclear power reactors have been accorded administrative approval and financial sanction by the Government in June 2017.
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Commissioning of Nuclear Power Plants 3.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
During the period 2014-15 to 2015-16, two nuclear power plants Kudankulam Units 1&2 (2 X 1000 MW) were commissioned and commenced commercial operation. There are presently no proposals for accord of administrative approval & financial sanction of nuclear power projects pending with the Government.
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All issues raised by Congress on Rafale clarified by Supreme Court: Sushma Swaraj 3.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Unsatisfied by the minister's reply during the Question Hour, the Congress members including former prime minister Manmohan Singh staged a walkout.
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Lists of nuclear installations shared between India and Pakistan 2.1.2019 Zee News : World
This is the 28th consecutive exchange of such lists between the two South Asian nuclear powers, the first one having been done on January 1, 1992.
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15,000 tonnes of uranium needed to achieve supply security of fuel for nuclear plants: Parliamentary panel report 30.12.2018 Zee News : India National
India currently imports uranium from Kazakhstan, Canada and Russia.
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PM pays homage Vajpayee, Pt Madan Mohan Malviya on their Birth anniversaries 25.12.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the country ought to reiterate its commitment towards creating the India, the poet-politician dreamt of. “Tributes to Atal Ji on his Jayanti. We reiterate our commitment towards creating the India he dreamt of,” Mr Modi tweeted. In an […]
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Status of Work in GCNEP 20.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Phase–I of the project titled “Establishment of Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP)” at Kheri Jasaur, near Bahadurgarh, Haryana has been completed. 30th September 2020 is the date of Phase –II of the project.
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Rosatom's new uranium-plutonium fast neutron reactor fuel 18.12.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The MOX fuel is produced at the company's mining and chemical combine in the city of Zheleznogorsk in Russia's far eastern region of Siberia.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 14th 2018 14.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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 Atomic Energy Production 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The targets for nuclear power generation are set on an annual basis, as a part of annual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).
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World's first floating nuclear plant operational in Russia 12.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
World's first floating nuclear plant operational in Russia
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Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24 10.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Katowice (Poland), White House representatives are arriving at climate talks in Poland on Monday to promote coal and other fossil fuels.It’s expected that President Donald Trump’s energy adviser, Wells Griffith, will take part in the COP24 event, said a BBC News report. The controversial meeting occurs as investors managing $32tn (£25tn) in assets call for an […]
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NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies at New Delhi airport 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a basic training programme at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. The five-day training programme, aimed at enhancing the preparedness of Airport Emergency Handlers (AEHs) to respond to CBRN emergencies at the airports, started today (December 10, 2018).
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