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How Modi tried to manage China and Pakistan 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
'New Delhi showed itself willing -- at least for a period -- to tolerate the risk of conflict and to withstand Beijing's implicit and explicit threats.' 'But it also continued to try to cut some kind of deal with China to reduce tensions.'
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Arrows of Arjuna in Mahabharata had atomic power: WB governor 15.1.2020 DNA
He had also claimed that flying objects were present during the time of Ramayana.
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‘Arjun’s arrows had nuclear power’: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s bizarre statement 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
Dhankhar made the comment while addressing a science and engineering fair in Kolkata on January 14.
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West Bengal governor, at science fair, claims Arjuna’s arrows had nuclear power 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
Jagdeep Dhankhar also said that though aircraft were invented in the early 20th century, flying chariots have been mentioned in the Ramayana.
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Russia successfully tests world's first floating nuclear power plant 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Moscow, Russia has successfully tested the world's first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation confirmed on Wednesday. "Successful tests are a great achievement of a large team of Rosatom. In recent months, all necessary inspections of the NPP's systems and equipment have been carried out with a gradual increase in its capacity in accordance with the plan," Sputnik quoted the nuclear power station operator Rosenergoatom saying.
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US backs India's early entry into NSG 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
US backs India's early entry into NSG New Delhi, Mar 14 (UNI) The United States has reaffirmed its strong support of India’s early membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), an official source said here. This was conveyed at the 9th round of the India-US Strategic Security Dialogue held in Washington on Wednesday. The Indian delegation was led by Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary, while the US delegation was led by Andrea Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, a MEA source said. The two sides exchanged views on a wide range of global security and nonproliferation challenges and reaffirmed their commitment to work together to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems and to deny access to such weapons by terrorists and non-state actors, it said. "They committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six U.S. nuclear power plants in India". The source also ...
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Pakistan's nuke prog only for defence purposes': FO 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Islamabad, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, while speaking on the 20th anniversary of nuclear tests, has said that Pakistan's nuclear programme was only for defence purposes. A Dunya News report said that Mr Faisal said that Pakistan conducted nuclear tests in 1998 in response to the nuclear tests and "accompanying hostile posturing" by its neighbour. “These developments unfortunately put an end to the prospect for keeping South Asia free of nuclear weapons -- an objective which Pakistan had actively pursued,” he said. Notwithstanding these facts, Pakistan has remained steadfast in its commitment to non-proliferation and global peace and strategic stability, he said. Dr Faisal said Pakistan has demonstrated utmost restraint and responsibility in the stewardship of its nuclear capability since 1998. It is committed to the principle of Credible Minimum Deterrence and has persistently sought deterrence stability in the region. This objective has driven Pakistan to offer and ...
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Indo-France Accords 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
During the ongoing visit of President of France Mr.Emmanuel Macron to India signed 14 agreements of strategic importance on Defence cooperation both the nation can use each other military bases. Sometime ago India and America also signed same type of agreement to use each other military bases, joint defence exercise and exchange of military weapon armaments and related material. The France is already collaborating with India under the Make in India policy and building nuclear submarines at Mazgaon Dock of Indian Navy at the Western Naval Command at Mumbai. Two such nuclear submarines have been inducted into the Indian Navy fleet. The Indo-French Defence Pacts came amides Chinese expansionist design to lord over Pacific Ocean trade sea routes and to make its presence felt in Indian Ocean. On the accord in the maritime security and keeping the International Waters free Mr.Macron said both the countries will have unprecedented level of cooperation to such peace and stability in the Indian and Pacific ...
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Yucca Mountain or bust 25.12.2019 Central Chronicle
The power demands of modern life require the infusion of fuel and the disposal of resulting waste. If the nation is to move beyond fossil fuels, common sense dictates that a future run on clean energy must include a robust role for emissions-free nuclear power. While building a dependable supply chain for nuclear fuel, the […]
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Nataraja: How the dancing avatar of Shiva made his way from rock sculptures to modern physics 24.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The deity, with obscure origins in the Indus Valley Civilisation, has inspired the likes of Carl Sagan and found a home at CERN.
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Readers’ comments: The people must come together to save the Constitution 21.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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US berated Pakistan for misusing F-16: US News 12.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Washington, The US had reprimanded Pakistan in August for misusing the F-16 fighter jets which amounted to a violation by Islamabad of the terms governing the sale of US fighter jets and a dangerous form of military escalation among nuclear powers, six months after Indian Air Force shot down an F-16 jet during an aerial […]
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Will India’s recent entry into space weaponisation trigger an arms race with China? 4.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from space technology expert Bharath Gopalaswamy’s ‘Final Frontier’: India and Space Security’.
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Pope assails crime of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima 25.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pope assails crime of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima
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Sedition cases: Stalin asks Tamil Nadu government to rescind charges against Kudankulam protestors 21.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Around 9,000 protestors were charged between 2011 and 2013 under several sections of the law, including sedition for the peaceful anti-nuclear agitation.
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Gandhi Sagar Dam faced risk of bursting, could have led to mishap like Chernobyl 20.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Shajapur, State Water Resources Minister Hukum Singh Karada made a big disclosure about the opening of the gates of Gandhi Sagar Dam during the heavy rains in September in Neemuch-Mandsaur district. For the first time, he conceded that had the gates of the dam were not opened in time, then there could have been an […]
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The big news: Maharashtra under President’s Rule as stalemate continues, and nine other top stories 13.11.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Delhi’s air quality was in the severe category due to below-normal temperatures, and there were 60 hate crimes against Sikhs in the US in 2018.
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Russia wants to jointly develop small, medium-sized N-plants, including floating N-station, with India 7.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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ISRO, Kundakulam power plant alerted of cybersecurity breach 6.11.2019 DNA
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) issues a press release stating that the identification of malware in NPCIL system is correct
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Top news: Amit Shah hails Modi for closing ‘gateways to terrorism’ by scrapping J&K’s special status 31.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest stories of the day.
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