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  • Russia to start building two nuclear reactors in Iran

    TEHRAN: Russia will start the construction of two nuclear reactors in Iran from next week, the spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency said on Tuesday...

    It comes a year after Tehran signed a contract with Moscow to build two reactors at the existing Russian-built Bushehr power plant in southern Iran...

  • Nuclear reactors: Karachi’s newest danger?

    Nuclear power and patriotic pride are inextricably intertwined in Pakistan...

    In the decades since the tests were conducted, Pakistan’s possession of a nuclear bomb is believed to be by many, the sole reason for why the country; located as it is at the intersection of where superpowers like to spar, continues to exist...

  • Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors

    TEHRAN: Russian and Iranian firms began work on Saturday on two additional reactors at Iran’s nuclear power plant on the Gulf coast at Bushehr, the project manager said...

    The plant has been a bone of contention with Iran’s Gulf Arab neighbours, even after a deal limiting its nuclear ambitions was signed with major powers in July last year...

  • Obama, Modi welcome work on nuclear reactors in India

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday welcomed the start of preparatory work on six nuclear reactors in India, a key step in closing the first deal stemming from a US-India civil nuclear accord struck over a decade ago...

    “Once completed, the project would be among the largest of its kind, fulfilling the promise of the US-India civil nuclear agreement and demonstrating a shared...

  • K-2, K-3 nuclear reactors to be safeguarded by IAEA

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Wednesday approved Pakistan's request for application of safeguards at nuclear power plant units K-2 and K-3, said a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

    K-2 and K-3 are pressurised water reactors with a installed capacity of 1,100MWs each and are being acquired from the People's Republic of China...

  • US plans to build six nuclear reactors in India

    WASHINGTON: The United States has assured India that it remains committed to strengthening bilateral civil nuclear cooperation with New Delhi and wants to build six nuclear power plants in the country...

    “They committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six US nuclear power plants in India,” said the joint statement issued after the talks...

  • US company to build six N-reactors in India

    WASHINGTON: An American company will build six nuclear reactors in India under an agreement announced after a White House meeting between Indian and US leaders on Tuesday...

    During their two-hour-long meeting and a working lunch, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also urged Pakistan to “bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terrorist attacks to justice”...

  • Iran ridicules US push for inspection of its military sites

    ”This comes after US officials said last month that the Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that Tehran struck in 2015 with world powers...

    ” The inspections are one element of what is designed to be a more aggressive approach by Washington to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon...

  • PHC orders Mardan jail’s inspection for Mashal lynching case trial

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday directed the district judge of Mardan to inspect the local prison and ascertain whether the prison is suitable for the trial of the suspects in the Mashal Khan lynching case by an anti-terrorism court...

    Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Abdul Shakoor fixed July 20 for the next hearing into a petition filed by Mashal’s father, Iqbal Khan, who has requested the court to shift the trial...
  • First online portal about labour inspection launched

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first online portal and database about labour inspection was launched on Friday with participation from labour departments of all the four provinces...

    The Gender Sensitive Labour Inspection System portal is part of ILO’s work with the provincial departments of labour aimed at assisting inspectors in their routine inspections by providing measurable indicators for gauging progress against gender-inclusive...

  • Sri Lankan team faces inspection for ‘scandalous behaviour’ on NZ tour

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's demoralised cricket team faces an investigation into alleged “scandalous behaviour” during its dismal tour of New Zealand, including drinking parties and squabbling, the sports minister said Tuesday...

    Dayasiri Jayasekera said he had been handed photos of national players attending all-night parties just before crucial matches against hosts New Zealand, who achieved a virtual clean sweep in the just-ended tour
  • No mechanism yet for animal inspection at Karachi livestock market

    KARACHI: Despite the looming threat of Congo virus which has claimed the lives of at least 16 people across the country in recent months, the authorities manning the livestock market off Super Highway are yet to adopt a proper mechanism for inspection of animals and the treatment required, it emerged during a visit to the market on Saturday...

    A number of traders Dawn spoke to admitted that their animals hadn’t been subjected to any...

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