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Wastewater from Fukushima reactor to be released into the ocean, Japan authorities say
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Wastewater from Fukushima reactor to be released into the ocean, Japan authorities say

Government officials said they will take 'every measure' to ensure the safety of treated water, and address misinformation.

Russia launches 'Chernobyl on ice' in the Arctic inspite of danger warnings
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Russia launches 'Chernobyl on ice' in the Arctic inspite of danger warnings

The nuclear reactor Akademik Lomonosov is 144-metre long weighs 21,000 tons and has two reactors.

How Russia's 'unstoppable' nuclear-powered cruise missile works, and why it keeps failing
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How Russia's 'unstoppable' nuclear-powered cruise missile works, and why it keeps failing

The missile could, in theory, fly forever and attack at hypersonic speeds, making it unstoppable.

India is contributing a tenth of the tech going into the largest nuclear reactor of its kind
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India is contributing a tenth of the tech going into the largest nuclear reactor of its kind

ITER is the biggest nuclear fusion experiment and the largest scientific project to be undertaken in history.

India is waking up from nuclear energy dream
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India is waking up from nuclear energy dream

India was promised a 10,000 MWe nuclear power capacity by the Year 2000, but even now it has only touched 7,000 MWe

China’s artificial Sun reaches fusion temperatures thrice that of the real Sun
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China’s artificial Sun reaches fusion temperatures thrice that of the real Sun

At 100 million °C, the reactor attained the minimum temperature needed for sustained nuclear fusion.

Nuclear reactor in Karnataka nabs world record for running 895 straight days
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Nuclear reactor in Karnataka nabs world record for running 895 straight days

The indigenous reactor, powered by domestic fuel, has been operating continuously since May 2016.

India signs MoU with companies to construct six nuclear reactors in Maharashtra
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India signs MoU with companies to construct six nuclear reactors in Maharashtra

The EPR is a third generation PWR design whose earlier versions are in use in some nuclear plants in India.

Russia offers India latest third-generation reactors for post-Kudankulam nuclear project
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Russia offers India latest third-generation reactors for post-Kudankulam nuclear project

Russia has offered India the latest "Generation 3-plus" nuclear reactor —the VVER-1200 — powered by advanced fuel, to be set up at a yet-to-be designated site in parallel to the ongoing 6,000 MW Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu.

Robot sent to study Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan
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Robot sent to study Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan

Japanese authorities sent a robot to the Fukushima nuclear plant on Tuesday to measure radiation levels inside and evaluate its condition ahead of a future dismantling of a reactor.

Nuclear power is set to expand in Asian countries: M.R Srinivasan
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Nuclear power is set to expand in Asian countries: M.R Srinivasan

Days after Vietnam stalled its plans to build nuclear power plants citing safety concerns, a nuclear expert in India says overall nuclear power is likely to expand in Asian countries.

EDF to propose deal for six nuclear reactors in India by end of 2016
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EDF to propose deal for six nuclear reactors in India by end of 2016

EDF will deliver a proposal to the Indian government by year's end to build six nuclear reactors, an executive at the French utility said on Thursday, in what could be the world's biggest nuclear deal.

North Korea confirms restarting nuclear reactor ahead of US-China summit
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North Korea confirms restarting nuclear reactor ahead of US-China summit

North Korea on Tuesday confirmed the restarting of a nuclear reactor seen as its main source of weapons-grade plutonium, raising the second red flag in 24 hours over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

India, France ink key pacts on nuclear energy, bullet trains; IAF to get 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition
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India, France ink key pacts on nuclear energy, bullet trains; IAF to get 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition

The proposed MoU seeks to establish a National Institute of Marine Biology and Biotechnology in India, with a Hub and Spoke network of laboratories spanning India’s marine regions from the Andaman to Lakshadweep.

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

Fire causes shutdown at Belgian nuclear reactor
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Fire causes shutdown at Belgian nuclear reactor

A fire caused the shutdown of a nuclear reactor in eastern Belgium today, media reports said, making it the fourth reactor to go offline in the country.

Japan drafting plans to close old nuclear reactors
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Japan drafting plans to close old nuclear reactors

Japan will push nuclear operators to draft plans to scrap a quarter of the country's 48 reactors, which are either too old or too costly to upgrade to meet new standards imposed after the Fukushima disaster, the Nikkei reported on Friday.

Kudankulam nuke power plant safe: DAE official
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Kudankulam nuke power plant safe: DAE official

The Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu is safe and functioning normally, a senior official of the Department of Atomic Energy said shortly after a country-made bomb exploded near the facility.

India says China's n-reactors in Pakistan is matter of concern
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India says China's n-reactors in Pakistan is matter of concern

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh, addressing reporters ahead of the prime minister's back-to-back visits to Moscow and Beijing from Sunday, said China's plans to build the reactors in Karachi "are a matter of concern for India".

Kundankulam ready to generate power by October end
India

Kundankulam ready to generate power by October end

With fine-tuning of systems still on, power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to happen October-end or November, a senior official said Saturday.