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After 2 year hiatus Japan set to restart nuclear reactor
World

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.

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

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.

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

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".

IAEA favours statutory backing for India's nuclear regulator
India

IAEA favours statutory backing for India's nuclear regulator

The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has called for statutory backing for the country's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) to ensure its decisions are not unduly influenced by external agencies.

IAEA wants India to enact policy for radioactive waste management
India

IAEA wants India to enact policy for radioactive waste management

Global nuclear watchdog IAEA today asked India to ensure its atomic regulator's independence to prevent an "undue influence" from other entities.

No dilution of India's Nuclear Liability Act: Government
India

No dilution of India's Nuclear Liability Act: Government

The government on Wednesday sought to allay concerns that the Indo-US talks may lead to dilution of India's Nuclear Liability Act and asserted that the law has not been amended and the onus of any damages remains with the supplier.

US hopes to invest in India's nuclear projects
Business

US hopes to invest in India's nuclear projects

The US has expressed hoped that its companies would participate in India's nuclear projects as the country has reached an understanding with America about its existing nuclear liability regime.

Indian victims cannot sue foreign suppliers for nuclear accident, says govt
Business

Indian victims cannot sue foreign suppliers for nuclear accident, says govt

Foreign suppliers of atomic reactors to India cannot be sued for the damages by victims of a nuclear accident but can be held liable by the operator who has the right of recourse, government said today

Obama-Modi solve nuclear deal impasse: But what will it cost India?
World

Obama-Modi solve nuclear deal impasse: But what will it cost India?

In the event of a Fukushima-type disaster — which cost Japan almost $105 billion — in India, every penny of the liability would be borne by Indians, their government and public sector companies. And, if the compensation is inadequate, the victims may not even be allowed to take the supplier to court.

Indo-US nuclear deal: Why is Modi pursuing what looks like a total loss in N-energy?
India

Indo-US nuclear deal: Why is Modi pursuing what looks like a total loss in N-energy?

The approval of the insurance agreement means that all suppliers, not only Americans, will now be freed from liability, and the Indian taxpayer would pick up the tab should there be, heaven forbid, a nuclear calamity.

Nuclear energy to defence: Key deals signed by the Obama during India visit
India

Nuclear energy to defence: Key deals signed by the Obama during India visit

Here are some key agreements and points of discussion during Obama's visit.

From nuclear energy to climate change:  The issues Modi and Obama will discuss
World

From nuclear energy to climate change: The issues Modi and Obama will discuss

US President Barack Obama arrives in India on Sunday for the second time, to build on what he calls one of the defining relationships of the 21st Century.

$100 bn in just 24 hours: Putin's India visit exerts immense pressure on Obama
World

$100 bn in just 24 hours: Putin's India visit exerts immense pressure on Obama

The Joint Statement released after the Modi-Putin summit gives broad hints about the upcoming areas of cooperation between India and Russia.

Putin's whirlwind visit: India, Russia deepen energy, defense ties
World

Putin's whirlwind visit: India, Russia deepen energy, defense ties

Putin's one-day visit to India, at which a raft of agreements were signed, comes at a time when Russia is at odds with the West over Ukraine.

Live: Russia to help India build 20 new nuclear power reactors, says President Putin
World

Live: Russia to help India build 20 new nuclear power reactors, says President Putin

Putin’s India visit comes at a time when the Russian economy is buffeted by Western economic sanctions over Ukraine and falling oil prices that has led to a sharp fall in the rouble. We track the latest updates.

Nuclear energy, oil in focus as Putin meets Modi on Thursday
Economy

Nuclear energy, oil in focus as Putin meets Modi on Thursday

Expansion of ties in a range of crucial sectors like nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence will be in focus when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliberate at the annual summit.

Defrost relations with Russia, last Soviet leader Gorbachev urges US, EU
World

Defrost relations with Russia, last Soviet leader Gorbachev urges US, EU

Gorbachev warned that current international efforts to solve the Ukraine crisis were "unequal to the danger that threatens us all."

Russia may set up 20-24 nuclear units in India, says envoy
Economy

Russia may set up 20-24 nuclear units in India, says envoy

Russia may set up a total of 20-24 nuclear energy units in India against previously agreed 14-16 plants as both countries are likely to come out with a roadmap for cooperation in the crucial energy sector during Russian President Vladimir Putin.

No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech
World

No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech

Putin once again expressed his displeasure over the toppling of Ukrainian Presidential Viktor Yanukovych but offered no insight into what Russia's next actions in eastern Ukraine could be.

Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals
World

Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals

News agency Interfax Ukraine said the problem had occurred at bloc No 3 - a 1,000-megawatt reactor - and the resulting lack of output had worsened the power crisis in the country.