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How India must respond to growing Chinese military might 29.4.2016 Rediff: Columns
As China begins rejuvenation of its military power, there is an urgent need for transformation of the Indian military, says Lieutenant General Anil Chait (retd).
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Modi invited to address US Congress on June 8 - Business Standard 28.4.2016 Google News India
Modi invited to address US Congress on June 8 Business Standard Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to address a joint meeting of the US Congress on June 8 during his visit here, Speaker of the US House of Representative Paul Ryan said on Thursday. “The friendship between the United States and India is ...
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Greens are often critical of the status quo. No wonder the police monitor us | Jenny Jones 28.4.2016 Guardian: Comment is Free
On issues from air pollution to civil liberties, elected Greens ask difficult questions – as a result, the establishment sees us as a threat Elected Greens are being systematically monitored by the Metropolitan police because we do not buy into the ideas that uphold the establishment status quo. We ask difficult questions, we often support people who are causing waves, and we promote policies that mainstream politicians feel threatened by. We are part of a wider movement for change and we do our bit to defend people whose right to protest is under threat. For example, I have been a big defender of the monthly Critical Mass bike ride in London, the peaceful protesters at G8 and the student demonstrations. However it’s worth noting that I’ve also sat down with senior police officers to discuss issues such as how they deal with people trafficking, FGM, wildlife crime and hit-and-run drivers, and how they catch all sorts of other criminals. I’ve helped steer policing policy and earned respect from the senior ...
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MOU with France on Jaitapur nuclear reactor 28.4.2016 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, Apr 28 : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite De France (EDF), France for implementation of six Evolutionary Pressurised Water Reactors (EPR) at Jaitapur, Maharashtra together with associated fuel, fuel services and other services.
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All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident: report 28.4.2016 TOI: Intl Business
Brussels, April 28, 2016 (AFP) -Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population of around 11 million people to protect against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident, the health minister was quoted as saying Thursday.
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Qwikipedia 28.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Rare earth minerals found in western Raj 28.4.2016 TOI: Jaipur
Thar Desert which is currently yielding about 1.7 lakh barrels of crude oil on daily-basis, is likely to become a hub for mining of rare earth minerals soon as a treasure of rare earth metals worth billions of dollars has been discovered in the western Rajasthan.
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Germany to give €1bn subsidy to boost electric car sales 28.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Electric car buyers will receive €4,000 when they choose a purely electric vehicle and €3,000 for a plug-in hybrid

Germany will subsidise electric car purchases to give a jolt to sluggish growth in the sector and help meet national climate goals with zero-emission mobility, the government said Wednesday.

Car buyers will receive €4,000 ($4,500) when they choose a purely electric vehicle and €3,000 for a plug-in hybrid, with the cost shared 50-50 between the public purse and car makers.

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German power giants to pay into public fund to finance nuclear phase-out 27.4.2016 TOI: Intl Business
Berlin, April 27, 2016 (AFP) -Germany's nuclear power plant operators are to pay more than 20 billion euros ($23 billion) into a special public fund to cover the cost of dismantling their atomic generators, a special government committee announced on Wednesday.
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Government to set up n-plants in Uttarakhand, north India 27.4.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, April 27 : The government is exploring avenues to expand nuclear energy programme and set up plants in north India, including in Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
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N-power Plants to Come Up in Uttarakhand, Punjab, UP: Government 27.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
Govt plans to set up nuclear power plants in North India, including one each in Uttarakhand and Punjab, LS was informed.
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Nuclear power plants to come up in Uttarakhand, Punjab, UP 27.4.2016 FirstPost: India

Government plans to set up nuclear power plants in North India, including one each in Uttarakhand and Punjab, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

The post Nuclear power plants to come up in Uttarakhand, Punjab, UP appeared first on Firstpost.

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Belgian cyclist banned for six years for using power motor 27.4.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has banned Belgian rider Femke van den Driessche for six years for using a hidden electric motor at the cyclo-cross world championships.
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Nuclear-power plants to come up in Uttarakhand, Punjab, UP: Government 27.4.2016 ET: Power
Government plans to set up nuclear power plants in North India, including one each in Uttarakhand and Punjab, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
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Live: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm 27.4.2016 Hindu: National
Live updates: 11.25 am: Uproar in Rajya Sabha by Congress, house adjourned till 11:35 am. (ANI) 11.24 am: High speed train Tejas to be launched in six months. Bullet train will bring along new t...
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Japan to address issues cited by IAEA 27.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Japan to address issues cited by IAEA
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Chernobyl: UN’s warning 27.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Chernobyl: UN’s warning
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Chernobyl: with disaster's effects still being felt after 30 years, UN renews commitment to a safer future 27.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Apr 27 : Marking 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear accident, senior United Nations officials on Tuesday underlined the need to take stock of the lessons learned from the disaster and the many problems that still linger, while renewing their commitment to a safer future.
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Toshiba reports $6.2-bn loss 27.4.2016 All International Stories
The company is trying to recover from an accounting scandal that has forced the sale of assets and executive resignations
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Was CPM right in aligning with Congress? Electoral fight in Bengal a litmus test for Karat and Yechury 26.4.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Their contrasting lines have been the driver of internal politics in the CPM. Since the party dominates the Left Front, their rivalry, springing as much from their contrasting lines as from their personalities, has influenced the Front as well.

The post Was CPM right in aligning with Congress? Electoral fight in Bengal a litmus test for Karat and Yechury appeared first on Firstpost.

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