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2009-06-16 15:05:16

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced nearly $9 million in awards to support the next generation of American nuclear energy development. Chu said the Department of Energy will provide $2.9 million in scholarships and fellowships to 86 U.S. nuclear science and engineering students, and will offer more than $6 million in grants to 29 U.S. universities and colleges in 23 states. The Nuclear Energy Universities Program supports the country's nuclear energy research infrastructure while...

2008-09-24 03:00:26

Text of report headlined "Pakistan to install 10 n-power plants" by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 24 September [by Khalid Mustafa] Islamabad: Pakistan will install 10 nuclear power plants in toto for which six sites have been selected to make possible "the mission impossible" to increase capacity to generate 8,800 MW of nuclear energy in over 22 years time, a senior government official told The News. "The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has selected six sites on the...

2008-07-22 06:00:45

Principal Financial Group has named Naim Munir to the newly created position of vice president and chief medical officer of the company. Mr Munir will have direct oversight of all areas of medical management with a focus on prevention, quality and cost-effective care delivery. Mr Munir most recently served as executive medical director for quality and care management at Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey. He holds a medical degree from Rush Medical College. Dave Shafer,...

2008-07-06 03:00:07

Excerpt from report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Islamabad, 5 July: Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lt. Gen. (r) Khalid Qudwai Saturday [5 July] said all the evidences are available about Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan's involvement in nuclear proliferation and provision of nuclear technology information and material to North Korea, Libya and Iran. "All the evidence about Dr Qadeer Khan's involvement in proliferation is available and can be revealed before a...

2008-07-05 09:00:10

By MUNIR AHMAD By Munir Ahmad The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's army under President Pervez Musharraf supervised a shipment of uranium centrifuges to North Korea in 2000, the disgraced architect of Pakistan's atomic weapons program said Friday. The claim is the most controversial leveled by Abdul Qadeer Khan, who in recent months has been agitating for an end to house arrest and backing off his 2004 confession that he was solely responsible for spreading...

2005-09-12 08:18:51

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan called on the United States and other Western countries on Monday for help developing civilian nuclear technology that would meet its growing energy needs. The call came while President Pervez Musharraf was in New York, where he will meet U.S. President George W. Bush later this week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Foreign Ministry spokesman Muhammad Naeem Khan declined to say whether Musharraf, an ally in...

2005-09-02 05:12:21

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Iran's top nuclear negotiator is due to visit Pakistan soon as part of Tehran's effort to head off sanctions over its controversial nuclear program. Nuclear-armed Pakistan admitted in March that Abdul Qadeer Khan, a scientist revered as the father of its atomic bomb, had supplied Iran with centrifuges that can be used to produce enriched uranium for nuclear power plants or weapons. Iran insists its program is peaceful and says traces of...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'