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Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant 15.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
A Japanese industrial group has unveiled a swimming robot designed be used underwater to probe damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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Pak eyes 2018 start for China-funded dam opposed by India 13.6.2017 TimesOfIndia
The $12-$14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam should generate 4,500 megawatts (MW) of electricity, and a vast new reservoir would regulate the flow of water to farmland. India has opposed any construction in the Indus Basin and has criticised CPEC because the corridor runs across Gilgit-Baltistan in PoK.
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NDRF demo on response to n-incidents 13.6.2017 Hindu: News
Team shows how they rescue victims from affected area
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The road from St. Petersburg 12.6.2017 Hindu: Lead
Nostalgia may be useful, but it cannot make up for a lack of substantive drivers in India-Russia ties
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Think renewable energy 12.6.2017 Hindu: Letters
There is absolutely no doubt that there is an urgent need to follow the path of sustainable development, especially in the context of climate change (“Expensive, hazardous and inequitable”, June 7). B...
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France to close some nuclear reactors, says ecology minister Hulot 12.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
French environment and energy minister Nicolas Hulot said on Monday that the government plans to close some nuclear reactors of state-controlled utility EDF to reduce nuclear's share of the country's power mix.
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Here's what dismantling a nuclear reactor involves: Robots, radiation, risk 12.6.2017 News
IEA says about 200 nuclear reactors around the world will be shut down over the next quarter century
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INSIGHT-Radiation, risk and robots: Ripping out a reactor's heart 12.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
As head of the Muelheim-Kaerlich nuclear reactor, Thomas Volmar spends his days plotting how to tear down his workplace.
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How far has Jeremy Corbyn come - and how far could he still go? 12.6.2017 Latest News
He has been successful as he's driven by ideals rather than pure political interest
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GE, Westinghouse keen to take nuclear insurance from Rs 1,500-crore pool 12.6.2017 ET: Power
“We are seeing interest from global nuclear suppliers to buy the policy to cover their liabilities,” said Alice Vaidyan, chairman and managing director, GIC.
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NDRF sets up base in Capital 12.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
An National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, equipped with nuclear and biological combat gear, has been positioned in the Capital to quickly respond to dangerous threats to not just the seat of po...
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NDRF base equipped to respond to bio, nuke attacks comes up 11.6.2017 Rediff: News
A third team to combat chemical or radiological leakage or attack incidents has also been based at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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NDRF base comes up in Delhi, to respond to bio, nuke attacks 11.6.2017 Zee News : India National
An elite NDRF team equipped with nuclear and biological combat gear has been positioned in the heart of the national capital.
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Kudankulam expansion condemnable: Achuthanandan 11.6.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Veteran CPI (M) leader V.S. Achuthanandan today expressed concern over plans to set up two more reactors at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district, and said the move was co...
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How to communicate in a crisis 10.6.2017 Business Standard: Today
Nuclear projects carry an element of risk from both equipment and human failure
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Toshiba to pay $3.7 bln to keep building U.S. reactors 10.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Toshiba Corp will contribute $3.68 billion to continue building two nuclear reactors in the U.S. state of Georgia, enabling the completion of a plant project begun by the Japanese conglomerate's now-...
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Kalpakkam radiation level is under permissible limit claims DAE 10.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) on Saturday asserted that its Kalpakkam (Madras) Atomic Power Station (MAPS) in Tamil Nadu has several safety features on par with any other nuclear plant in the world with radiation levels inside the plant have never gone beyond the permissible limit at any point of time. DAE statement came amid media reports stating that an officer in MAPS died due to radiation in the plant. MAPS, which is located at 80 km from south of Chennai, is of TYPE Nuclear Power Plant with a design capacity of 440 MW. It has two units. The first unit was commissioned in 1984 and the last in 1986. It is operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), under the administrative of DAE. "The radiation levels inside the plant have never gone beyond the permissible limit at any point of time. The radiation protection programme of the station is reviewed by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) in its regular inspections, besides periodic corporate reviews", DAE said. Stating that ...
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Jeremy Corbyn lost UK election, but is still its biggest winner 10.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The veteran left winger and serial campaigner turned his party into a movement
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The history of noise 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
How war, politics and geography drove the fascinating expansion and transformation of sound as we know it
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Is working from home bad for health? 9.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The underlying health risks of working from home must not be overlooked
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