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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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 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.
Expressing concern that conflict between India and Pakistan could escalate to nuclear use, the US called for a "sustained" dialogue between the countries.
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".
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.
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.
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.
India has the capability to hit entire Pakistan but nuclear weapons are not weapons of war but only meant for deterrence.
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.
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.
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'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.
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 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.