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Pakistan province rewrites text books to satisfy Islamic conservatives 30.10.2014 Zee News : South Asia
A Pakistani province is rewriting school books to make them more Islamic, inserting verses on jihad, removing pictures of unveiled women and changing material on recent history, officials said on Thursday. 
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Drones spotted over seven French nuclear sites, says EDF 30.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Unidentified drones had flown over seven plants this month by mystery operator as Greenpeace denies involvement

Frances state-run power firm Électricité de France (EDF) on Wednesday said unidentified drones had flown over seven nuclear plants this month, leading it to file a complaint with the police.

The unmanned aircraft did not harm the safety or the operation of the power plants, EDF said, adding that the first drone was spotted on 5 October above a plant in deconstruction in eastern Creys-Malville.

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India committed to modernisation of Vietnam's defence, says PM Modi 29.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Oct. 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India remains committed to the modernisation of Vietnam's defence and security forces, adding that the two nations have agreed to enhance their security cooperation.
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Vietnam India scale the Great Wall of China 29.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The strategic gap that kept India and Vietnam apart in the past may have at least been bridged with the present Vietnamese prime ministers ...
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Power outages at Kudankulam nuclear plant dangerous: Study 29.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
According to a study based on analysis of grid data, there have been 21 power outages at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) from Oct 22, 2013, to Oct 22, ...
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India ignores China's frown, offers defence boost to Vietnam 29.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
For the first time, India sent clear signals that it may be willing to sell the Brahmos short range cruise missiles to Vietnam, a long-standing demand by ...
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Japan nuclear plant gets approval to restart, over three years after Fukushima 28.10.2014 CNN-IBN: World
A town in southwest Japan became the first to approve the restart of a nuclear power station on Tuesday, a step forward in Japan's fraught process of reviving an industry left idled by the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011.
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India to step up strategic ties with Vietnam 28.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Oct 28 : India is committed to strengthening strategic relations with Vietnam, with defence, space and energy sectors topping the list, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday.
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Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit 28.10.2014 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 28 : Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.
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Radiation exposure ups aggressive thyroid cancer risk 28.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Oct 28 : Nuclear power plant accidents could be devastating and researchers have now found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer.
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Radiation exposure ups aggressive thyroid cancer risk 28.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Nuclear power plant accidents could be devastating and researchers have now found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer.
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A PURPOSELESS POWER-LINE VIA KODAGU TO KERALA 28.10.2014 Star of Mysore
A PURPOSELESS POWER-LINE VIA KODAGU TO KERALA
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India to step up strategic ties with Vietnam 28.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
India is committed to strengthening strategic relations with Vietnam, with defence, space and energy sectors topping the list, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday.
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National Grid: no risk of winter blackouts 28.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Operator reassures households that strong electricity and gas supplies can withstand negative surprises such as cold winter or supply disruption

Britain will have enough energy to keep the country running in a cold winter, despite a spate of fires at power plants and shutdowns weakening electricity capacity, National Grid said.

In its winter outlook, the operator of pipes and pylons said that electricity margins the difference between peak demand and available supply had fallen to 4.1% from 5% at peak periods last year because of planned generator closures, breakdowns and delays to new plants.

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Japan edges back towards nuclear power with vote to restart reactors 28.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Legislators in Satsumasendai agree to restart Sendai plant, first move in country since Fukushima earthquake disaster of 2011 Continue reading...
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India to step up strategic ties with Vietnam 28.10.2014 deccanherald.com
India is committed to strengthening strategic relations with Vietnam, with defence, space and energy sectors topping the list, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. India and Vietnam will also cooperate in the field of peaceful civil nuclear energy, he said after the two countries signed seven agreements following talks between Prime Ministers Modi and Nguyen Tan Dung. "In the defence sector, cooperation with Vietnam is important for us," the Indian leader said, speaking in the presence of his Vietnamese counterpart. "India is committed to the modernization of the armed forces of Vietnam," he added, expanding training processes, joint exercises and cooperation in military equipment. Modi said the two countries discussed how to strengthen their relations. "There were several similarities in our thoughts," he said in comments that could be directed at China. "Soon we will operationalise a Line of Credit worth $100 million through which Vietnam will get new Indian naval vessels," he said. Stressing ...
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Japan nuclear plant gets approval to restart, over three years after Fukushima 28.10.2014 Zee News : World
A town in southwest Japan became the first to approve the restart of a nuclear power station on Tuesday, a step forward in Japan`s fraught process of reviving an industry left idled by the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011.
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Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit 28.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.
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Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit 28.10.2014 ET: Power
India's atomic power plant operator NPCIL is setting up two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district.
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Koodankulam Turbine to Run with Parts from Another Unit 28.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Koodankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.
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