ASEAN leaders launch EU-style regional economic bloc

ASEAN leaders launch EU-style regional economic bloc

The Kuala Lumpur declaration on the establishment of the AEC was Sunday signed by the leaders of 10-nation grouping in front of world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Nov 22, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

Australia's Sex Party stripped of official registration

The Australian Sex Party, a tiny party known for its salacious name and election day antics, said on Thursday that it had been deregistered after the country`s election watchdog ruled it did not have enough activists.

May 07, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

US civil nuclear deal is in India's 'best interests': Kakodkar

Noted scientist and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Thursday hailed the civil nuclear deal with the US as being in the "best interests" of the country, since it would enable India to meet its growing energy demand.

Feb 20, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

AEC, NPCIL officials hold discussions on progress of Unit-1 FAC

Three top officials of Atomic Energy Commission and Nuclear Power Corporation of India on Saturday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Jul 13, 2013, 12:30 PM IST

KNPP unit-I to be operational shortly: Sinha

The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project is expected to become operational shortly, Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, AEC said on Tuesday.

Oct 30, 2012, 15:50 PM IST

‘Don`t link Fukushima disaster with Kudakulam row’

AEC Chief asked the agitators not to panic
over safety issues and said the KNPP had state-of-the-art
features and is a great boon for future.

Nov 12, 2011, 20:11 PM IST

All N-plants in the country pass stress tests: AEC

In a reinforcement of nuclear safety in India, all the atomic power plants have "passed" the stress tests in the aftermath of the Fukushima accident.

Oct 17, 2011, 22:26 PM IST

CSC is under consideration by India: AEC chairman

India is considering becoming a
signatory to the international convention on nuclear damage
and the DAE is providing
relevant information to the Centre in this regard, a top
nuclear scientist said on Tuesday.

Oct 05, 2010, 20:18 PM IST

`NSG should coop despite N-Liability bill concern`

Despite concerns over recently
passed Nuclear Liability Bill, the Nuclear Suppliers Group
needs to show a better understanding to carry out trade with
India, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Srikumar Banerjee
said today.

Sep 28, 2010, 18:50 PM IST

Tummalapalle mine to start producing uranium by year end

The Tummalapalle mine in Andhra
Pradesh is likely to start producing uranium by end of 2010 or
early 2011, a top Atomic Energy Commission official said

Aug 10, 2010, 00:46 AM IST

Radioactive substance detection mechanism nationwide soon: AEC

All air, sea and land ports of
the country would soon be equipped with radioactive substance
detection mechanism to keep a check on its illegal import,
Atomic Energy Commission Chairman said here on Thursday.

Apr 29, 2010, 19:45 PM IST

Post-retirement, Kakodkar to pursue research in thorium

After his superannuation
as the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), top
nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar now plans to focus more on
research in building safer atomic power reactors.

Jan 08, 2010, 00:28 AM IST

Nuclear liability limit needed to enter global trade: Kakodkar

A law to limit the liability of nuclear equipment makers in case of accident is a basic need to enter global nuclear trade, the ex-head of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has said.

Jan 05, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

Energy independence should be ultimate goal: Kakodkar

The outgoing chairman of Atomic
Energy Commission Anil Kakodkar today said India should have a
long-term goal to achieve energy independence.

Nov 30, 2009, 23:09 PM IST

Anil Kakodkar steps down as atomic body chairman

Eminent nuclear scientist Anil
Kakodkar, who played a crucial role in the Indo-US civil
nuclear deal, stepped down as the chairman of the Atomic
Energy Commission (AEC) on Monday.

Nov 30, 2009, 18:42 PM IST

Srikumar Banerjee named AEC Chairman

Srikumar Banerjee, a leading expert
in Materials and Technology in the country and Director of
BARC has been appointed as chairman
of Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary DAE and will take charge on December one.

Nov 26, 2009, 21:06 PM IST