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India's NSG bid: Most countries have expressed support, claims MEA

Jun 24, 2016

India's NSG bid: Most countries have expressed support, claims MEA

The ministry of external affairs (MEA) in a press release, issued on Friday said that “discussions on expansion of membership, or what is called 'participation' in NSG, were certainly not hypothetical.” #China #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #NSG #NPT #Ministry of External Affairs #nuclear supplier group
The biggest takeaway from Narendra Modi's US visit is impetus to nuclear power

Jun 13, 2016

The biggest takeaway from Narendra Modi's US visit is impetus to nuclear power

If everything goes well, the much-discussed Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement of 2005 between India and the Unites States will take some concrete shape by 2017 #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Nuclear energy #IAEA #India-US Relations #NPCIL #Westinghouse #Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreemen #World Nuclear Association
Nuclear Security Summit: We should consider policy and not just the technicalities of nuclear weapons, energy, and commerce

Mar 26, 2016

Nuclear Security Summit: We should consider policy and not just the technicalities of nuclear weapons, energy, and commerce

Such double standards weaken the nuclear regime that will find a challenger in every Iran and North Korea when their geopolitical situation demands it. #India #CriticalPoint #Nuclear energy #Iran #North Korea #Nuclear Security Summit #Nuclear Summit #Nuclear regime
Fukushima disaster: Three ex-TEPCO executives charged with negligence

Feb 29, 2016

Fukushima disaster: Three ex-TEPCO executives charged with negligence

Three former Japanese utility executives were formally charged on Monday with negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster, becoming the first officials from the company to face a criminal trial. #Japan #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #Tepco #Nuclear disaster
The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist

Dec 31, 2015

The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist

With India hoping to follow China in its rapid and mammoth nuclear power expansion, it merits consideration whether such an expensive yet foundational project is feasible #ConnectTheDots #Nuclear energy #Transparency #Department of Atomic Energy #Kudankulam #Atomic Energy Regulatory Board #Skills
The future is nuclear: Why Modi government should open up atomic energy sector

Dec 12, 2015

The future is nuclear: Why Modi government should open up atomic energy sector

The situation sounds asinine, that even the government can't invest in itself, but it is emblematic of highly restrictive laws on nuclear activity in India. #InMyOpinion #Nalco #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #NPCIL #Modi government #Atomic energy #Atomic Energy Act #Thorium Energy Conference
PM Modi and Japan's PM Shinzo Abe sign MoU on peaceful use of nuclear energy

Dec 12, 2015

PM Modi and Japan's PM Shinzo Abe sign MoU on peaceful use of nuclear energy

India on Saturday inked an MoU with Japan on civil nuclear energy and announced that the deal was not just about commerce and clean energy but also a sign of mutual confidence and partnership for a secure world. #India #Japan #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #MoU #Shinzo Abe
After 2 year hiatus Japan set to restart nuclear reactor

Aug 10, 2015

After 2 year hiatus Japan set to restart nuclear reactor

Japan is set to restart a mothballed nuclear reactor for the first time in two years on Tuesday, the operator said, as anti-atomic sentiment still runs high following the 2011 Fukushima crisis. #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #Nuclear reactors
Japan: Man lands drone with radioactive sand at PM's office to protest N-energy

Apr 25, 2015

Japan: Man lands drone with radioactive sand at PM's office to protest N-energy

Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday. #United States #White House #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #Shinzo Abe #NHF #Yasuo Yamamoto
We worship nature like God: PM Modi takes on developed nations over environmental norms

Apr 06, 2015

We worship nature like God: PM Modi takes on developed nations over environmental norms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the developed countries for questioning India's credentials in curbing environmental pollution and said those who "lecture" the country "refuse" to provide nuclear fuel for clean energy". #Narendra Modi #climate change #TheySaidIt #Nuclear energy #Fuel #Modi #Pollution #clean energy #developed nations #PM Modi #environmental norms