Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today said Japan "cannot do without" nuclear power, speaking on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the devastating Fukushima disaster.
To meet the country's growing needs, the government plans to set up nuclear power plants in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab.
Narendra Modi's visit to Russia yielded 16 agreements ranging from defence, energy, space cooperation, manufacturing, and education. Of particular interest to some has been the announcement regarding the purchase of Russian nuclear reactors for Kudankulam as well as an as-yet-undecided site.
There are now signs India's $150 billion dollar nuclear power program is finally getting off the ground
Pakistan ruled out sharing its nuclear weapons with Saudi Arabia, insisting on Friday that the atomic arsenal would continue serving solely for Pakistan's national defense even as world powers and Iran near a possible nuclear agreement.
The agreement on the Indo-US nuclear deal is more optics than a major forward movement on nuclear power projects. The real gains of the Modi-Obama summit are the end of mistrust and a positive environment for future collaboration
The head of the UN's atomic watchdog today warned that "terrorists" could attack or sabotage nuclear facilities in countries where security is weak, and urged governments not to let their guard down.
As government charts out a multi- pronged growth agenda for power sector, it is cautious about not being saddled with technology discarded by West in the name of nuclear energy.
Western officials say Iran needs to cooperate with the IAEA probe if it wants to reach a diplomatic deal with world powers.
The US is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal.
Tony Abbott is expected to meet new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers during a two-day visit also aimed at boosting trade.<br />
Fifty-five Greenpeace activists from some 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday for an audacious break-in at the country's oldest nuclear power plant to highlight weaknesses at atomic installations.
Tony Abbott is expected to meet new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers during a two-day visit also aimed at boosting trade.
Ruling out construction of nuclear power plants, Thailand's military junta has said it will look into coal powered power plants to meet energy needs of the country.
The target of nuclear energy generation in the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012) was 1,63,395 Million Units (MUs), which was revised to 1,24,608 MUs.
The United States said on Tuesday that Iran has the ability to produce fissile material for a nuclear bomb in two months, if it so decided, as Tehran and six world powers swung into a new round of talks in Vienna on resolving their atomic dispute.
Plant chief Akira Ono said Monday that improving water management is crucial to the decontamination of the area so evacuees can return to their homes.
The government plans to continue the direct benefit transfer to LPG consumers, through the AadhAar card. The process of cash-transfer is currently suspended. Chidambaram said 57 crore Aadhar cards have already been issued.
Sellafield said in a statement Friday it had found "elevated levels of radioactivity at one of the on-site radiation monitors at the north end of the site."