We think there is a scope for India to substantially increase nuclear power says former AEC chief.
The reactors will be built by India's Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and Russia's Atomstroyexport company
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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".
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 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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
Japanese researchers have detected relatively high levels of radioactive substances in sediment in multiple rivers running through Fukushima prefecture, the media reported on Friday.
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.