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$3.2-bn loss reported by Areva, the French nuclear giant

Areva, the France’s State-controlled nuclear giant reported to have lost around €2.4 billion ($3.2 billion) in 2011. This was much on the back of a troubled uranium mining venture that has been the subject of investigation. The gloomy figures exhibit ..

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Nuclear Safety and Regulatory Authority Bill Approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a new independent nuclear safety regulatory authority which will report to the Parliament and will be headed by a professional with extensive experience in atomic energy. The Nuclear Safety and Regulatory ..

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Japan: New Nuclear Safety agency to come up

The Government of Japan has decided to establish a new nuclear regulatory agency, which shall be under the Environment Ministry rather than the trade ministry. The idea is to increase its independence after the country’s atomic disaster. The current Nuclear ..

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NTPC’s Siang project

NTPC, India’s largest power producer, is reportedly planning a massive 10,000 mw hydel project in Upper Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh. This proposed project is an ultra-mega hydel project would cost Rs. 1,00,000 crore, and project implementation would stretch to a ..

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Current Affairs : February 16, 2010

Appointments:President of the All India Students Federation (AISF) – Paramajit Singh DhabanMr Paramajit Singh Dhaban has been elected as the new national President of the All India Students Federation (AISF) in the 27th National Conference of AISF. Chief Justice of ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : Business & Economy : August 22, 2009

August 21, 2009: Support Price for grains hikedAugust 21, 2009: RBI puts Rs. 10000 cap on 3rd party ATM withdrawalsAugust 20, 2009: Some of 100 Most Powerful Women featured in ForbesAugust 19, 2009: Narayana Murthy will join National Payment Corporation ..

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