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Former AEC chief says India should aim for 40 percent electricity from nuclear power by 2050
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Former AEC chief says India should aim for 40 percent electricity from nuclear power by 2050

We think there is a scope for India to substantially increase nuclear power says former AEC chief.

India, Russia sign key pact for two nuclear power units in Kudankulum
Business

India, Russia sign key pact for two nuclear power units in Kudankulum

The reactors will be built by India's Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and Russia's Atomstroyexport company

Pakistan nuclear tests in 1998 created balance of power in South Asia, says Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan nuclear tests in 1998 created balance of power in South Asia, says Nawaz Sharif

Nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998 created a balance of power in South Asia and gave a strong message to the "enemies" that aggressors would meet an exemplary fate, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday.

Government approves 10 heavy water reactors to boost India's nuclear power programme
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Government approves 10 heavy water reactors to boost India's nuclear power programme

The cabinet has given the go-ahead for 10 heavy water reactors of 700 MW each to be constructed for boosting India's nuclear power programme.

How the Narendra Modi govt is systematically paving the way for a nuclear-powered India
India

How the Narendra Modi govt is systematically paving the way for a nuclear-powered India

The generation of nuclear power in India got a big boost on Wednesday with the Union Cabinet's decision to construct 10 indigenous nuclear reactors.

India's NSG membership dream threatens to derail MoU with Russia on nuke plant
World

India's NSG membership dream threatens to derail MoU with Russia on nuke plant

India has warned Russia of blocking all co-operation with foreign countries on developing its nuclear energy programme if New Delhi's logjam in the Nuclear Suppliers' Group continues.

US-North Korea spat has moved us closer to armageddon; United Nations needs to get involved
World

US-North Korea spat has moved us closer to armageddon; United Nations needs to get involved

Most Indians will not be ruining their breakfasts over the US-North Korea impasse because we feel it does not really concern us. There is an irony here: Washington’s policy has always been to project India and Pakistan as the two nuclear powers likely to move the Doomsday Clock to midnight and usher in armageddon.

Kudankulam nuclear power project Unit 2 reaches complete 1000MW power capacity
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Kudankulam nuclear power project Unit 2 reaches complete 1000MW power capacity

The second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu has attained its maximum capacity, the Russian builders announced on Sunday.

Iran has expressed wish to work with India on nuclear safety, accident prevention and management
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Iran has expressed wish to work with India on nuclear safety, accident prevention and management

Iran, once an international outcast due to its controversial nuclear programme, has expressed hope it can work in tandem with India to enhance nuclear safety and knowledge management in the region to prevent "accidents".

Narendra Modi’s Japan visit: Will Shinzo Abe take the next step for bilateral ties?
India

Narendra Modi’s Japan visit: Will Shinzo Abe take the next step for bilateral ties?

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan on 11 and 12 November, the issue of the civil nuclear deal is a major one.

China will install 58 million kw of nuclear power by 2020 in push to adopt clean energy
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China will install 58 million kw of nuclear power by 2020 in push to adopt clean energy

China will have 58 million kilowatts (kw) of installed nuclear power by 2020 as it expands its clean energy network and pursues green growth, the country's energy regulator announced on Monday.

Mixed feelings in Marshalls over epic nuclear case; island nation takes on India, Pak, Britain
World

Mixed feelings in Marshalls over epic nuclear case; island nation takes on India, Pak, Britain

As the Marshall Islands awaits an international court ruling Wednesday on whether its lawsuit against three nuclear powers can proceed, many in the western Pacific nation question the merit of the David-versus-Goliath legal battle.

Second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam comes online
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Second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam comes online

The second 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu was connected to the grid on Monday, said a senior official.

Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant to reach 100 per cent power in 3 months; operate at 1000MW
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Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant to reach 100 per cent power in 3 months; operate at 1000MW

"In the next three months, the second unit will reach to 100 per cent power and will operate at 1,000 MW," H.N. Sahu, Station Director of first and second units, told IANS.

Nehru didn't keep India out of UNSC or reject Kennedy offer, it is just rhetoric
India

Nehru didn't keep India out of UNSC or reject Kennedy offer, it is just rhetoric

In a bid to discredit former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, dozens of myths are being propagated to make him look like a half-wit whose policies and ideology somehow deprived India of its deserved status of a global superpower and pegged the country back by several years.

In turnaround, Sweden strikes a deal with opposition to continue nuclear power
World

In turnaround, Sweden strikes a deal with opposition to continue nuclear power

Sweden's left-wing government struck a deal with the opposition on Friday to continue nuclear power for the foreseeable future, backtracking on its pledge to phase out atomic energy.

'It's not an arms race': US downplays Pakistan's fear of India's entry into NSG
World

'It's not an arms race': US downplays Pakistan's fear of India's entry into NSG

Reacting to Pakistan's opposition to India becoming a member of the NSG, the US said it is not about an arms race, but about civilian use of nuclear energy.

High levels of radioactive material found in rivers running through Fukushima
World

High levels of radioactive material found in rivers running through Fukushima

Japanese researchers have detected relatively high levels of radioactive substances in sediment in multiple rivers running through Fukushima prefecture, the media reported on Friday.

Fukushima clean-up: Japan, US, France to team up to make the area habitable again, says officials
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Fukushima clean-up: Japan, US, France to team up to make the area habitable again, says officials

The Japanese government will team up with experts in the United States and France to develop brand new technologies to collect melted fuel from crippled reactors at Fukushima, an official said on Monday.