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".
The regulators said the plant is now deemed capable of avoiding severe accidents such as the Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns in an equally serious situation.
India has said it is committed to implementing the highest safety standards at its nuclear power plants as it seeks to harness the benefits of atomic energy to meet its growing energy requirements.
The NSRA Bill, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha in September 2011, has been criticised by leading RTI activists and transparency groups for its attempts to create high levels of secrecy around matters concerning nuclear power plants and the technology they use.
The global nuclear watchdog today suggested strengthening certain fire safety measures and stronger root-cause analyses of problems at the two atomic power plants in Rawat Bhata in Rajasthan.
A 10-member team from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday began inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.
A second PIL has been filed in the SC asking it to clarify if Russia can escape the liability clause in case of accidents.
The Madras High Court today cleared the decks for the loading of fuel and commissioning of unit 1 and 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project .
The CAG report on the AERB that highlighted flaws in safety procedures has sadly gone unnoticed despite the large ramifications for the nation's growing nuclear power sector.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he will nominate Allison Macfarlane, an expert in nuclear waste, as the nation's top nuclear safety cop, seeking to turn the page on a period of bitter acrimony at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
India today made a strong pitch for membership of four exclusive nuclear clubs contending that it would help strengthen its export control systems and maintain highest international standards of its nuclear programme.
The Supreme Court today refused to give any direction to the Government on the appointment of an independent regulatory body to oversee nuclear plants.
The US administration isn't entirely happy with Indian concessions limiting the liability of nuclear equipment suppliers in the event of accidents. More hard bargaining lies ahead.
Civil nuclear cooperation was one of the key issues discussed today by India and France, which assured New Delhi that stringent safety standards will be implemented in the proposed plants in Jaitapur amid nuclear safety concerns.