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China halts nuclear project after citizens raise safety concerns
World

China halts nuclear project after citizens raise safety concerns

After days of protests by angry residents, the govt said that it would "temporarily suspend" selection of a location for a nuclear fuel processing plant.

NPCIL gets India's first nuclear liability policy
India

NPCIL gets India's first nuclear liability policy

India's first insurance policy covering public liability to an atomic power plant operator has been issued to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) but the reinstatement of insurance value post a claim will be decided later, industry officials said.

Ahead of NSG plenary in Seoul, India has little reason for optimism
World

Ahead of NSG plenary in Seoul, India has little reason for optimism

India has been trying to gain admission to the NSG ever since the historic India-US nuclear deal to gain access to nuclear material, equipment, know-how, and technology for use in its civilian nuclear energy programme

South Korea readies keyboard warriors in decades-old war with North
News & Analysis

South Korea readies keyboard warriors in decades-old war with North

In one college major at Seoul's elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders.

China bans exports with nuclear possibility to North Korea
World

China bans exports with nuclear possibility to North Korea

China on Wednesday banned exports to North Korea of technology and materials that might be used in weapons production in a new response to the North's development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

Pakistan's Nuclear Suppliers Group ambitions are half-baked: Here's why
World

Pakistan's Nuclear Suppliers Group ambitions are half-baked: Here's why

On 19 May, Pakistan formally applied to the Nuclear Suppliers Group for membership via a letter to the chairman of the NSG through Islamabad's ambassador in Vienna

As long as China is in the way, India in Nuclear Security Group is a non-starter
World

As long as China is in the way, India in Nuclear Security Group is a non-starter

India's entry into the NSG is unlikely in the foreseeable future, not because Delhi has failed to live up to non-proliferation standards but because it throws a spanner into Beijing's geopolitical calculations

Pakistan downplays scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's boastful nuclear remark
World

Pakistan downplays scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's boastful nuclear remark

Pakistan on Saturday sought to downplay its nuclear physicist Abdul Qadeer Khan's remarks about his country's reported capability to hit Delhi in five minutes, saying he is a private citizen and too much should not be read into his remarks.

US urges 'sustained' India-Pak dialogue to boost peace
World

US urges 'sustained' India-Pak dialogue to boost peace

Expressing concern that conflict between India and Pakistan could escalate to nuclear use, the US called for a "sustained" dialogue between the countries.

Not afraid of Pakistan's nuclear threat: Jitendra Singh
India

Not afraid of Pakistan's nuclear threat: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said India is not afraid of any threat by Pakistan's nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan and that "we are prepared to tackle everything".

US calls for improvement in India-Pakistan ties
World

US calls for improvement in India-Pakistan ties

The US has called for improvement in bilateral relationship between India and Pakistan, expressing concern over nuclear and missile developments in South Asia, saying a sustained and resilient dialogue process between the two neighbours is important.

Over thousand nuclear reactors may come up by 2050: Director General, World Nuclear Association
News & Analysis

Over thousand nuclear reactors may come up by 2050: Director General, World Nuclear Association

More than a thousand new nuclear power reactors may come up by 2050 as the world looks at alternate power sources to cut on carbon emission, a top official said on Monday.

North Korean missile launch attempt likely failed, says South Korea
World

North Korean missile launch attempt likely failed, says South Korea

A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea's military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that tempers somewhat recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.

AQ Khan's claim on nuclear attack rubbished by Indian strategic community
World

AQ Khan's claim on nuclear attack rubbished by Indian strategic community

India has the capability to hit entire Pakistan but nuclear weapons are not weapons of war but only meant for deterrence.

Nuclear-armed Pak can 'target' Delhi in 5 minutes, claims AQ Khan
World

Nuclear-armed Pak can 'target' Delhi in 5 minutes, claims AQ Khan

Nuclear-armed Pakistan has the ability to "target" the Indian capital Delhi in five minutes, the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has said.

Toshiba to more than halve its capital base to about $1.8 billion
Biztech

Toshiba to more than halve its capital base to about $1.8 billion

Japan's Toshiba Corp said it would more than halve its capital base - a move that comes in the wake of a $1.3 billion accounting scandal last year.

North Korea's nuclear attitude 'has not changed': China media
World

North Korea's nuclear attitude 'has not changed': China media

Chinese state-run media on Monday played down North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's pledge not to use nuclear weapons unless his country's sovereignty is threatened, saying that his pursuit of atomic arms remained dangerous.

North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms
World

North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms

North Korea's first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years formally adopted leader Kim Jong-Un's policy of developing the country's nuclear arsenal in tandem with the economy, state media said on Sunday.

Pakistan says its nuclear programme 'modest' compared to India
World

Pakistan says its nuclear programme 'modest' compared to India

Amidst global concerns over the safety of its nuclear weapons, Pakistan on Friday claimed that its "modest" nuclear programme was accident-free, unlike that of India.

India test-fires indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile
India

India test-fires indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile

India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear-capable intermediate range Agni-I ballistic missile, capable of hitting a target 700 kms away, from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army.