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Hindi at the UN 4.1.2018 Hindu: Letters
 This move is not just uncalled for but also highly prodigal. It also goes against the spirit of inclusiveness propagated by the Constitution (“Spat over Hindi as official language at UN”, Jan. 4). Su...
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Dominion Energy to buy Scana Corp in $7.9-bn deal 3.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Dominion Energy will also assume Scana's debt of $6.7 billion, making the total deal worth $14.6 billion
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China’s hypersonic missile threat to India, US, Japan: Report 3.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Beijing China’s new “hypersonic” ballistic missiles will not only challenge the defences of the... more »
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Oil and gas sector is changing - and so is geopolitics 31.12.2017 All Beyond Business Stories
Book review of 'Windfall'
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The Hindu’s pick of top 10 non-fiction books from 2017 30.12.2017 Hindu: Home
To pick the 10 best books in an incredible year of non-fiction books is perhaps an impossible task, but here goes our list, subjective, and by no means the last word on it.
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A sense of an ending 29.12.2017 Hindu: Home
The literary world reflected the tumult in the world with books on politics, the economy, migration and gender
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Kudankulam: CAG faults NPCIL for plant delays, cost overruns 28.12.2017 Hindu: National
Missed deadlines led to additional interest payments; no recovery was initiated
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CAG raps money erosion in commissioning and operation of Kudankulam plant 27.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Implementation of the first two units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu, by Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) had several deficiencies, says the office of the Union comptroller and auditor-general (CAG).That included avoidable payment of interest on borrowings, non-transparency in availing of loans to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore from HDFC, lapses in rate fixation and undue benefits to foreign collaborating partners. All resulting in losses of several thousands of crores.Commercial operation of Unit I was done six months before getting a licnece for regular operation. Schedule dates for completion of the project were repeatedly postponed for both units, due to delayed completion of different activities, many were attributable to Atomstroyexport (ASE), a Russian company. However, there was no revision of schedule in repayment of the Russian credit taken, resulting in start of repayment of Russian credit before revenue generation, causing additional interest ..
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Fukushima operator wins first safety approval since disaster 27.12.2017 Zee News : South Asia
Like many other nuclear power plants in the country, the plant in central Japan has been idle since the 2011 meltdown triggered by a tsunami after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
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Fire in Kolkata building, no injuries 26.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A fire broke out in a commercial building in the central part of the city on Tuesday afternoon but was soon extinguished, an official said. There were no casualties.
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Sustainable energy balance needed to meet rising global demand, say experts 25.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With global energy demand expected to grow 30 per cent by 2040 as per International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates, a sustainable energy balance needs to be achieved to meet this requirement while also ensuring reduction in hazardous emissions, experts said.
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A mixed bag for the industry in North Andhra region 25.12.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Economic slowdown, and fallout of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax hit investor sentiment
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Prof Anil Kakodkar at Tezpur University convocation 22.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Prof Anil Kakodkar at Tezpur University convocation
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Why is Pakistan rattled? 22.12.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Fearful of losing strategic advantage, the only option for Pakistan is to rattle its nuclear sabre!''Pakistan thereby hopes to play on the worldwide fear of an outbreak of nuclear war in South Asia,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
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Sena, BJP cross swords over Ratnagiri refinery 22.12.2017 Hindu: Home
The mega greenfield oil refinery proposed to come up at Nanar village in Ratnagiri district has become the latest point of dispute between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. On Thursday, S...
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No need to fear science; learn it at the Regional Science Centre 21.12.2017 Hindu: News
An exhibit of a nuclear power plant is only the latest in a long line of attractions at the Regional Science Centre, Coimbatore, which hopes to attract more kids towards the sciences
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Central min blames power plants for coal shortage in country 21.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Central min blames power plants for coal shortage in country
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U.S. accusations are unfounded: Pakistan 20.12.2017 Hindu: International
‘They belie the facts on the ground’
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India a leading global power, Pakistan needs to show it can be responsible for its nukes: US 20.12.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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‘Withdraw cases againstKudankulam protesters’ 20.12.2017 Hindu: Home
SC directions are being flouted, says Stalin
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