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India still hopeful of nuclear deal with Westinghouse 18.2.2018 Hindu: News
‘Reactor-maker may come out of bankruptcy soon’
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ISRO planning to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission around April this year: Dr Jitendra Singh 17.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch Chandrayan-2 Mission around April this year.
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Science should have the last word 16.2.2018 Hindu: Lead
As India continues to be hidebound with tradition and rituals, the need for ‘scientific temper’ is essential as never before
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Why Justin Trudeau's India visit is important 16.2.2018 Rediff: News
'The India-Canada relationship has suffered benign neglect. Its full potential has not yet been realised,' says Rup Narayan Das.
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Thackeray to meet Fadnavis over opposed oil refinery project 15.2.2018 General News
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will be meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday over widespread objection on an upcoming oil refinery in Ratnagiri district.Thackeray will be accompanied by a delegation of locals from Ratnagiri who are opposing the project.It is notable that the Shiv Sena has announced a break-up from its ally in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and will be contesting the 2019 general election alone.The chemical industry projects in Ratnagiri are also part of Shiv Sena's grievances with the BJP, given the projects require displacement of several houses in the area as well as pose health hazards.Locals are up in arms over the West Coast Refinery and Petrochemical project proposed to go on floors in Ratnagiri district along the Konkan coast, and have staged protests as well.Besides the refinery, the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project is also proposed to come up just 15 kilometers away.
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Renewable energy push a great opportunity for Tamil Nadu to tap: Report 15.2.2018 News
The IEEFA report also cautions against the state's efforts to build 22,500 Mw of coal-fired power plants despite its favourable investment and lower tariff for wind and solar
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Centre to states: Strengthen cyber security 13.2.2018 Hindu: Home
New Delhi: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked states to focus on strengthening the cyber security ecosystem to push adoption of digital services in the country, a senior official said.T...
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Activists Protest Against Westinghouse Officials’ Visit to Andhra Pradesh’s Kovvada 13.2.2018 The Wire

The visit is meant to resuscitate plans for the Kovvada nuclear project.

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Cyprus says Turkish warships continue to block drilling rig 13.2.2018 General News
Turkey has faced criticism after its warships continued to impede a rig from reaching a location off Cyprus where Italian energy company Eni is scheduled to drill for gas. Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides yesterday told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remains anchored about 50 kilometres from the drilling target off the island nation's southeastern coast. He said both the government and Eni are focused on ensuring that drilling goes ahead as planned. The Turkish warships also prevented other merchant vessels from approaching the area, citing ongoing military manoeuvres, Christodoulides said. Cyprus says a Turkish notice blocking off the area for military activity violates international law and is legally invalid. In 1974, Cyprus was divided into a Greek Cypriot south, where the internationally recognised government is seated, and a Turkish Cypriot north that only Turkey recognises and where over 35,000 Turkish troops are stationed. Turkey opposes the .
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Clues to the origin of heavy elements 12.2.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Just over 300 years ago, in late 1717, the price of gold was first standardised by Sir Isaac Newton. It continues to be the economic standard to this day. In the form of gold coins and later as backing for paper money, it fluctuated with world crises, market forces and economic policies. After World War II, when the European nations were economically shattered, gold was tied to the US dollar, with the delegates at the Bretton Woods Conference, held in 1944, fixing the rate of 35 dollars to an ounce of gold. After 1971, when the dominant US dollar was no longer tied to gold, the metal became freely traded. Gold, as a chemical element, is not vital to human existence like oxygen but with its imperishable shine and unusual properties like its malleability and density, it has become one of the most coveted commodities. From the ancient Egyptian pharaohs who insisted on being buried in the flesh of the gods to the financiers who made gold the bedrock of the global economy, humankinds attachment to the yellow ...
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When will governments wake up to the terror threat? 12.2.2018 Rediff: News
'It is strange that a country like India, which had gone through crisis after crisis resulting from militancy, insurgency and terrorist attacks, should still be practising ad hocism in managing its security imperatives,' says B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant and former member of the Joint Intelligence Council.
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World Government Summit: PM Modi holds bilaterals with world leaders 12.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and had a “good discussion” on ways to boost bilateral strategic ties ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s first visit to India next month. Modi met Philippe on the sidelines of the World Government Summit here. “The two leaders had a good discussion on strengthening our strategic partnership. Modi said that he was looking forward to the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India next month,” External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. There has been a significant progress in Indo-French cooperation through regular high-level exchanges and growing commercial exchanges, including in strategic areas such as defence, nuclear energy and space. Last year, Modi visited France soon after Macron assumed office. Modi also met Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sapar Isakov here and the two leaders shared their views on bilateral and regional issues, Kumar said. Modi earlier on Sunday met UAE Vice President and Prime Minister ...
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Narendra Modi meets French PM Edouard Philippe in Dubai, says he 'looks forward to' Emmanuel Macron's India visit 11.2.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and had a "good discussion" on ways to boost bilateral strategic ties ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's first visit to India next month
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Modi meets French PM, discusses ways to strengthen ties 11.2.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and had a "good discussion" on ways to boost bilateral strategic ties ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's first visit to India next month. Modi met Philippe on the sidelines of the World Government Summit here. "The two leaders had a good discussion on strengthening our strategic partnership. Modi said that he was looking forward to the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India next month," External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. There has been a significant progress in Indo-French cooperation through regular high-level exchanges and growing commercial exchanges, including in strategic areas such as defence, nuclear energy and space. Last year, Modi visited France soon after Macron assumed office. Modi also met Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sapar Isakov here and the two leaders shared their views on bilateral and regional issues, Kumar said. Modi earlier today met UAE Vice ...
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Mitochondria: Immigrants that add power to the mother’s cells 10.2.2018 Hindu: Science
Millions of years ago, the ‘purple bacterium’ immigrated to plant and animal cells to form the mitochondria
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee emphasises on encouraging development of science and research 9.2.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday emphasised on encouraging research, especially at the university level.
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Russia to boost Sudan military: Bashir 8.2.2018 General News
President Omar al-Bashir today said that Khartoum and Moscow have agreed on a programme to boost Sudan's military capabilities. In an address to army officers and soldiers in the Red Sea town of Port Sudan, Bashir said the plan aimed to enable the Sudanese military to counter any threat. He said "Sudan has a programme with Russia to develop the Sudanese armed forces in a way that will deter anybody who intends to harm the country", the official SUNA news agency reported. SUNA gave not details of the plan. Bashir's comments follow his visit to Russia in November, where according to Sudanese media he asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to "protect" his country from the United States. The visit came just weeks after the United States lifted its trade embargo imposed on Sudan in 1997. During his trip, Bashir also asked for Moscow's cooperation in the field of nuclear power, according to media reports. Sudan's air force is comprised mainly of Russian warplanes, and .
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Nuclear Energy Collaboration With Canada 8.2.2018 General News
Nuclear Energy Collaboration With Canada
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Execution of Unit I and II of Kudankulam Nuclear 8.2.2018 General News
Execution of Unit I and II of Kudankulam Nuclear
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'Nuclear A-B-C' for chilren on 30th anniversary of Indo-Russian n-coop 8.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The 30th anniversary of the start of Indo-Russian cooperation in nuclear energy was marked here on Thursday with the launch of the "Nuclear A-B-C" booklet for chilren designed to create awareness about the power of the atomic particle.
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