On December 31 2020, the newsrack service will be shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

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User: thinthu Topic: Energy
Category: Nuclear
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 21:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Obama is critical of India in his book 20.11.2020 Rediff: News
He had come in search of jobs in America to rescue his presidency and India failed him in more ways than one, obseves Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.
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As ‘America first’ finishes second, Trump is leaving behind a trying foreign policy legacy for Biden 10.11.2020 Scroll.in
Trump spent his one term in the White House rolling back or striking down many of Obama’s policies, withdrawing from international institutions and treaties.
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Joe Biden: A long-time friend of India 8.11.2020 Rediff: News
United States President-elect Joseph Biden has always been a strong supporter of India and India-US partnership since his days in Senate and later as a Vice-President.
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National Cancer Awareness Day on Nov 7: Significance in fight against cancer 4.11.2020 Scroll.in
On National Cancer Awareness Day, people are encouraged to report to government hospitals, CGHS and municipal clinics for free screening.
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Trump or Biden, no change seen in India strategic ties 3.11.2020 Rediff: News
Irrespective of the outcome of Tuesday's keenly-contested US presidential election, America's strategic relationship with India is expected to maintain the current momentum and strengthen further, policy documents and remarks from the two campaigns indicate.
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Watch: Spot the robot dog sniffs out radiation at nuclear power plant remnants in Chernobyl 29.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The robot, developed by Boston Dynamics, has been used for purposes ranging from maintaining physical distancing to pulling heavy vehicles.
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PLA accelerates fortification of Indian border 12.10.2020 Rediff: News
In fact, given the current tensions and massed troops on both sides, there is a danger that the LAC will become more like the Line of Control with Pakistan, a heavily fortified and strongly defended border where weapon fire exchanges regularly occur. Indeed, Stratfor Worldview research has listed a sharp increase in new Chinese facilities along the LAC in 2019-20.
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Can Himesh scare China away? 6.10.2020 Rediff: Movies
A playlist of 10 'so bad it's good' songs, our hostile neighbours will regret the day they decided to take panga.
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The Political Fix: Will India’s illiberal turn under Modi hurt chances of engaging with the West? 28.9.2020 Scroll.in
A newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Pakistani-American arrested for illegally exporting computer equipment to Pak's atomic body 24.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Pakistani-American arrested for illegally exporting computer equipment to Pak's atomic body
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Veteran nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid-19 24.9.2020 Rediff: News
Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu succumbed to Covid-19 early on Thursday at a private hospital in Koklata, a health department official said. He breathed his last just three days after turning 68.
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Alarm grows at China's military trajectory 14.9.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The India-China border has joined the South and East China Seas as the hottest points of tension for the Chinese military. These areas of dispute have caused a growing chorus of worldwide alarm at Beijing's ambitions and military capability, as exemplified in the Pentagon's latest annual report on military developments in China.​
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In photos: India’s nuclear dreams are a nightmare for residents of a uranium-rich Jharkhand area 8.9.2020 Scroll.in
In Jaduguda, which has India’s oldest mines for the radioactive element, residents describe the degradation of their health and the environment.
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Forces capable of dealing with Chinese actions, says Gen Rawat 4.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Forces capable of dealing with Chinese actions, says Gen Rawat
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India ready to face full spectrum of war: CDS Rawat 3.9.2020 Rediff: News
The former Chief of Army Staff said India faces the most complex threats and challenges spanning a full spectrum of possible conflict -- from nuclear to sub-conventional -- but asserted that the armed forces are ready to deal with them.
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Lets make a world free from Nuclear - NEDF 9.8.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Lets make a world free from Nuclear - NEDF
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Securing the Future of India's Internet Economy 23.7.2020 Rediff: Business
'Google and Facebook need to be tamed, their garb of 'Investing in India's future' need to be pulled off,' observes Vibhu Arya.
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Indigenous Kakrapar atomic plant achieves criticality 22.7.2020 Rediff: News
Modi said it is a "trailblazer for many such future achievements."
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Why Xi Jinping's fantasy will be crushed by reality 18.7.2020 Rediff: News
'Ladakh is a tiny salami-slice issue.' 'The big one for China is Arunachal Pradesh, more than 83,000 sq km.' 'Do they imagine they can grab any of this by force?' 'In the 21st century, nursing those thoughts only means you need to get your heads examined.' 'It isn't going to happen,' declares Shekhar Gupta.
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India, EU seal civil nuclear energy pact 15.7.2020 Rediff: News
The agreement provides for extensive cooperation in the civil nuclear energy sector including in research and development for peaceful uses of nuclear energy, they said.
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