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UN says threat of a hacking attack on Nuclear Plants is growing

The UN has warned that vicious non-state groups who seek weapons of mass destruction are capable of creating a mass disruption using cyber technologies and launch a hacking attack on a nuclear power plant’s computer system which will result in the uncontrolled release of radiation. In the Security Council meeting, the focus was on ways to ..

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India and CTBT

India’s stand on signing the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) raises many questions on India’s intent to make the world nuclear weapon free. However India’s argument places the treaty as discriminatory and finds it weak in its present format with the mighty nuclear nations not ratifying the treaty. Historical legacy of India’s Efforts Prime ..

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Australia agrees to provide uranium to India

Australia has agreed to supply uranium to India. It is making internal arrangements to ensure the supply. It is known that earlier Australia had denied supply of uranium to India as it was not a signatory to Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) although India signed treaties with more than 8 countries including the US for nuclear trade.

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Current Affairs : November 17, 2011

Muslim minorities request not to allow Taslima in India The Muslim minorities not to permit writer Taslima Nasreen,to stay in India. Ms Nasreen was not accepted by her own country Bangladesh for making blasphemous statements against Islam. India: IAEA report disturbing but won’t affect ties with Iran India held that the International Atomic Energy Agency ..

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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 Authority Bill has been cleared by Cabinet in this context. Details are awaited.

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