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Westinghouse expected to sign deal with Indian firm NPCIL to promote nuclear exports during Donald Trump's visit
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Westinghouse expected to sign deal with Indian firm NPCIL to promote nuclear exports during Donald Trump's visit

Trump has made bilateral trade with India a top priority, seeking greater market access for US products from farm goods to motorcycles.

CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron
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CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron

CERN scientists have laid out a $40 billion vision to build a reactor 4 times larger than the LHC.

Research platform says India ranked 4th in global military strength in 2018; 124th in terms of generosity
India

Research platform says India ranked 4th in global military strength in 2018; 124th in terms of generosity

Notably, with a GDP growth of 7.2 percent in 2018, India was also ranked at the top of the list of at least 35 countries. Bangladesh and China were at the spots of 2 and 3 respectively with a growth percentage of 7 and 6.6. US was recorded to have a growth of 2.9 percent.

CSIR plans to ramp up supply of radiation shielding window glass for India's nuclear reactors
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CSIR plans to ramp up supply of radiation shielding window glass for India's nuclear reactors

CSIR-CGCRI's Director K. Muraleedharan said the lab has developed two products for the nuclear energy sector in India.

Rosatom open to signing NPCIL contract for six 1200 MW nuclear reactors at one go
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Rosatom open to signing NPCIL contract for six 1200 MW nuclear reactors at one go

At present, India and Russia have signed an agreement for six 1,000-MW nuclear reactors, of which two have been built and are operational at Kudankulam.

South Korea’s oldest nuclear plant to halt operations on its 40th birthday
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South Korea’s oldest nuclear plant to halt operations on its 40th birthday

South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the 40-year-old Kori No. 1, will halt operations at midnight on Sunday

India-US nuclear deal: All you need to know about the landmark agreement
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India-US nuclear deal: All you need to know about the landmark agreement

The India-US nuclear deal was initiated in 2005, after nearly 30 years of US-imposed sanctions since India tested its first nuclear weapon (1974).

Six years after Fukushima disaster, Japan to restart two nuclear reactors amid environmental concerns
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Six years after Fukushima disaster, Japan to restart two nuclear reactors amid environmental concerns

A Japanese court on Tuesday gave the green light to switch on two more nuclear reactors despite heavy public opposition, in the latest victory for the government's pro-atomic push.

India, Russia sign defence and energy deals worth billions of dollars
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India, Russia sign defence and energy deals worth billions of dollars

The Rosneft-Essar deal will be the biggest foreign takeover in India, and Russia's largest outbound deal.

Mitsubishi, Toshiba and Hitachi in talks for merger of nuclear units
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Mitsubishi, Toshiba and Hitachi in talks for merger of nuclear units

Three Japanese conglomerates are in talks to combine their loss-making domestic nuclear fuel operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the outlook for restarts of reactors following the Fukushima nuclear crisis remains bleak.

Days before fifth anniversary of atomic disaster, Japan court orders shutdown of two nuclear reactors over safety fears
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Days before fifth anniversary of atomic disaster, Japan court orders shutdown of two nuclear reactors over safety fears

A Japanese court Wednesday ordered the shutdown of two nuclear reactors previously declared safe under post-Fukushima safety rules, a decision that comes just days before the fifth anniversary of the atomic disaster.

After 2 year hiatus Japan set to restart nuclear reactor
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After 2 year hiatus Japan set to restart nuclear reactor

Japan is set to restart a mothballed nuclear reactor for the first time in two years on Tuesday, the operator said, as anti-atomic sentiment still runs high following the 2011 Fukushima crisis.

PM's three-nation tour: Modi aims to shop for nuclear power in France and Canada
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PM's three-nation tour: Modi aims to shop for nuclear power in France and Canada

Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to advance the purchase of massive nuclear reactors and fuel from France and Canada to power a resurgent economy, overriding domestic opposition and concerns over liability laws as he embarks on a foreign tour.

Japan: Nuclear reactors to be reactivated after 4 years
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Japan: Nuclear reactors to be reactivated after 4 years

The governor of Japan's Kagoshima prefecture on Friday approved the reactivation of two nuclear reactors at the Sendai plant. Sendai was the first plant in Japan where new regulations were imposed by Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) after the accident at the Fukushima plant triggered by an earthquake and tsunami 11 March 2011

US clears building of new nuclear facilities after almost 30 years
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US clears building of new nuclear facilities after almost 30 years

The project represents the first new nuclear facilities in the US to begin construction and receive NRC license in nearly three decades.

UN nuclear agency may press Iran on rare isotope in bomb probe
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UN nuclear agency may press Iran on rare isotope in bomb probe

The UN nuclear watchdog says it wants Iran to clarify past production of small amounts of a rare radioactive material that can help trigger an atomic bomb explosion, but which also has non-military uses.

South Korea keen on setting up nuclear power plant in India
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South Korea keen on setting up nuclear power plant in India

India is willing to have cooperation with South Korea in other aspects of the nuclear field, like research.

7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan; no damage reports
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7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan; no damage reports

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early Saturday off Japan's east coast, the US Geological Survey said, and Japan's emergency agencies issued a tsunami advisory for the region that includes the crippled Fukushima nuclear site.

China's nuclear reactors in Pakistan are 'matter of concern': India
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China's nuclear reactors in Pakistan are 'matter of concern': India

India said Friday that China's plans to build two 1,000 MW nuclear reactors in Pakistan are a "matter of concern" and the issue is likely be discussed during Prime Minister Manmohan's Beijing visit Oct 22-24