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Nano-technology will soon make GM obsolete: M.S. Swaminathan 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Noted agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan, hailed as the mentor of the Green Revolution that saw India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain, feels GM technology, which has generated much heat in the country, will soon become "obsolete" with the advent of nano-technology and other solutions.
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Britain goes 24 hours without using any coal-generated power 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
National Grid confirmed that Britain had gone a full 24-hour cycle without using coal to produce any of the country's electricity, media reports said.
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Children of Fukushima return, 6 years after tsunami set off nuclear crisis 23.4.2017 All International Stories
For over 4 years, residents were barred from Naraha in Fukushima after an earthquake and tsunami
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Congress to woo Gujarat voters by hard-selling happiness 22.4.2017 Top Stories
State Assembly polls to be held before year-end; Oppn party says BJP rule has spread depression
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Turkish President to start new diplomatic blitz with India visit 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Fresh after narrowly winning a referendum that gives him more powers in his current post, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to launch a new foreign policy initiative starting with a visit to India at the end of this month.
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First coal-free day in UK since Industrial Revolution 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UK went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to the National Grid.
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Saudi Arabia to shut doors on foreign employees at shopping malls 21.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The kingdom has been steadily closing off different areas of employment to foreigners
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A.P. issues notice on land for n-plant 20.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Kovvada unit will be first of 6 nuclear reactors in State; govt. hopes to complete acquisition in 6 months
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EDF's Hinkley Point project could be hit by construction worker strike 20.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
EDF's Hinkley Point project could be hit by construction worker strike
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Question mark looms over India's aircraft carrier 20.4.2017 Rediff: News
The defence ministry remains uncertain about spending billions of dollars on a carrier.
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As China races ahead, MoD dithers on India's aircraft carrier 19.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The ministry remains uncertain about spending billions of dollars on a carrier
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In 10 years, half of India's energy capacity will be from non-fossil fuel sources 19.4.2017 ET: Power
NEP3 outlines how the government expects the electricity sector to develop over the five years from 2017 to 2022, as well as the subsequent five years to 2027.
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In 10 years, half of India's energy capacity will be from non-fossil fuel sources 19.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Non-fossil fuels -- renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants -- will account for more than half (56.5 per cent) of India's installed power capacity by 2027, according to a draft of the third National Electricity Plan (NEP3).
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In 10 yrs, renewable sources will dominate half of India's energy capacity 19.4.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
NEP3 says the 2022 target be achieved, and renewable power capacity will reach 275 GW in 2027
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Toshiba plans to split business to improve financial health 19.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Japanese conglomerate Toshiba plans to split most of its main business branches, in addition to its memory chip unit, in order to improve its financial health, media reports said on Wednesday.
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Employ Jaitapur locals, Maharashtra CM tells company building N-unit 19.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Employ Jaitapur locals, Maharashtra CM tells company building N-unit
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Time for Punjab to go in for a nuclear plant: IIM-Ahmedabad 19.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has suggested in a report submitted to the Punjab government that it is time for the state to have its own nuclear power plant.
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Jaitapur work to start by Dec 2018 19.4.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday asked the French EDF company to ensure employment for locals and for adequate safety measures to be deployed while starting work on the Jaitapur nuclear plant, expected to begin in December 2018 and conclude by 2027. The 10,000 MW Jaitapur nuclear plant project has 6 reactors and EDF has assured that state-of-the-art technology with adequate safety measures will be used. A delegation of French officials, led by secretary general for foreign affairs Christian Masse and Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler, EDF company officials and representatives from the office of the French consul general in Mumbai met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday morning. Fadnavis also asked the French officials to keep the power rates commensurate with Government of India guidelines, which they have agreed to.   Making it clear that Maharashtra was already a power surplus state, Fadnavis told the delegation that it was now exploring the potential of solar, nuclear and other renewable ...
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Jaitapur nuclear project gets a French push 19.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Delegation assures government of safety; work will start in December 2018; six reactors to come up using EPR technology
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How will federal govt protect nuclear safety in an anti-regulatory climate? 18.4.2017 Latest News
NRC oversight has been crucial to the industry's overall positive safety record
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