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Tsunami alert after 6.8 earthquake rattles Japan's Fukushima

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Japan, with its epicentre located some 150 kilometers from the city of Namie in Fukushima prefecture triggering a tsunami alert, RT News reports.......

Heart-rending photos: The ghosts of Fukushima

It’s been more than two years since a massive earthquake and tsunami wrecked the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, resulting in a meltdown that became the world's worst nuclear crisis in 25......

Japan PM orders restart of N-reactors amid protests

A year after a meltdown at Fukushima, Japan on Saturday ordered country's nuclear reactors to go online to head off a summer energy crunch. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda instructed the Kansai......

Fukushima radiation tracked 600km away

Scientists have found radioactive material from the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor in tiny sea creatures and ocean water some 600 km off the coast of Japan, revealing the extent of the release......

Protests against Koodankulam nuke plant hit Chennai

Protestors are evoking memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Chernobyl accident and the recent Fukushima tsunami to warn people about the Koodankulam nuclear plant, reports A......

How much nuclear power fuels India's energy needs? Find out...

Although there has been a real push back against nuclear power, primarily spurred by an accident at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, there are still many countries that depend on nuclear power for......

TCS, Infy, Wipro recalling Indian staff from Japan

As Japan makes frantic efforts to deal with the nuclear radiation leaks from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the aftermath of earthquake and tsunami, Indian information technology......

Sensex sheds 272 points on global concerns

Increasing nuclear hazards in Japan, following another blast at the ill-fated Fukushima nuclear plant, spread a cloud of nervousness around the world, as a reuslt of which the Indian bourses opened......

India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

Under a 2010 nuclear liability law, nuclear equipment suppliers are liable for damages from an accident, which companies say is a sharp deviation from international norms India is offering to set......

Japan's economy slips into a recession

Japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election half-way......

Japan angered by French TV's 'Fukushima effect' joke

Japan has reacted angrily to a French television host who showed a composite picture of national team goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima with four arms and made a joke about the "Fukushima effect". Praising......

Macau Open: Sindhu, Prannoy, Praneeth in third round

Three Indians, including P V Sindhu, advanced to the pre-quarter-finals in the US $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, but it was curtains for Ajay Jayaram in the men's......

Jayaram, Prannoy, Praneeth in second round at Macau Open

Top seed K Srikanth suffered a straight-games defeat, but three other Indians, including Ajay Jayaram and H S Prannoy, advanced to the second round of the US $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold on......

Abe speech helps secure 2020 summer Olympics for Tokyo

Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Games on Saturday, beating Istanbul in a head-to-head vote after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a charismatic plea to the International Olympic Committee. The......

2020 Olympic Games bidders locked in tight race ahead of vote

The race for three cities hoping to land the 2020 summer Olympics will go down to the wire after two years of campaigning as Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo grapple with their own problems ahead of......
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Toshiba mulls splitting, listing part of chip business

TOKYO: Toshiba Corp on Friday said it was considering splitting off part of its chip business, with listing it an option, in a move that would help... ...
Japan reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Japan reduced greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2014 for the first time in five years, the environment ministry announced on Friday. The... ...
Agency chief

New York, Nov 27 (Just Eath News/IBNS): The head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Thursday delivered an opening... ...
The lady's for turning

Angela Merkel has championed open borders for Syrian war refugees. The cost for Germany's chancellor in recent months has been an ever louder... ...
French group Areva to help Japan dismantle nuclear reactors

Areva to link up with Hitachi GE Nuclear Energy, to address Japan's power issues post-Fukushima disaster. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe File... ...

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