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`Save Homi Bhabha’s house` campaign gains momentum

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:03

In a bid to save the heritage bungalow belonging to Homi Jehangir Bhabha from being auctioned, Indian scientists and Department of Atomic Energy employees have joined hands.

Facility to store atomic waste in glass form begins in IGCAR

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:43

To ensure safe storage of atomic waste from spent fuel used in reactors in the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Energy complex here, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) today commenced construction of a facility where canisters holding nuclear waste in glass form can be stored.

India looking to import uranium from Uzbekistan

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:13

A delegation of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) officials travelled to Uzbekistan last week to discuss the modalities of a possible contract, sources told PTI here.

India looking to import uranium from Uzbekistan

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:33

India already has a contract for uranium import from another Central Asian nation Kazakhstan and Mongolia.

Ambitious underground science project taking shape in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 11:31

India`s ambitious and largest ever Rs 1,500 crore science research project to study atmospheric neutrinos in a deep underground cave is gradually taking shape at a sleepy village near Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

Four faulty valves replaced in Kudankulam, says AERB

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 22:01

India`s atomic energy regulator said four defective valves were replaced at the first unit of the KNPP which is undergoing pre-commissioning tests.

No private licence given for monazite production: DAE

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 14:43

Maintaining that only state-run IREL can produce and process monazite, a beach sand mineral containing thorium, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has said no given licence to any private entity for this purpose.

Centre seeks dismissal of petitions against KNPP

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 00:34

Asserting that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant belonged to the "highest safety category" of plants currently in operation in the world, the Centre on Tuesday sought dismissal of petitions.

India scouting for sites to store N-waste

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 20:42

In a first initiative of its kind, India has begun scouting for deep underground sites to store the nuclear waste.

‘Work on Jaitapur, Koodankulam might be delayed’

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 15:06

The DAE has disfavoured the scrapping of these projects in view of the mounting energy needs.