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S Korea`s longest-running nuclear reactor restarts

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 23:01

South Korea has resumed operation of its longest-running nuclear reactor, Gori-1, amid fears of summer power shortage.

Japanese PM stresses need to restart Oi nuke reactor

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 16:36

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda assured that reactors 3 and 4 at the Oi facility have been secured and pose no safety risk even if the plant is rocked by a major earthquake or inundated by a tsunami.

NPCIL declines to release nuke safety report

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 18:30

NPCIL is putting up the project at Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district around 650 km from here with Russia supplying the entire equipment

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor

Last Updated: Saturday, May 05, 2012, 18:10

Japan’s closed down its last running Nuclear reactor on Saturday, resulting in the complete shutdown of 50-strong reactors in the country.

Cut nuclear reliance to zero: Japan minister

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 18:48

Japan`s government struggles to persuade a wary public that it is safe to restart reactors.

New probe finds worse damage at Fukushima reactor

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 19:50

A new probe at Japan`s crippled nuclear power plant has found fatal radiation levels and hardly any cooling water inside one of the reactors, renewing concerns about the plant`s stability.

Another Japan reactor shuts down; only one left

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 11:15

PM Yoshihiko Noda has promised to reduce Japan`s reliance on nuclear power over time and plans to lay out a new energy policy by the summer.

80% in Japan support nuclear phase-out: Poll

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 23:47

The weekend survey conducted among 3,000 voters showed 80 per cent support the idea of ending nuclear power while 16 per cent are opposed to it.

Fukushima: Japan leaders feared "devil`s chain reaction"

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 21:16

Yukio Edano told the panel that at the height of tension he feared a "devil`s chain reaction".

Russia to build most powerful laser station

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 09:36

Russia is all set to build the world`s most powerful dual-purpose laser station at an approximate cost of 45 billion rubles ($1.5 billion).

Officials investigating US nuke reactor shutdown

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 00:23

Exelon Nuclear officials believe a failed piece of equipment at a switchyard caused the shutdown.

Japan cabinet OKs bill to cap nuke reactor life

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 17:46

With only three of the country`s 54 reactors now online, officials are desperately trying to avoid a power crunch.