A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday morning, seismologists reported.
A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Ji received a minor sentence because he warned people to stay away from him at the scene of the blast and confessed his crimes in the court, state-run Xinhua quoted the court ruling as saying.
Japanese authorities may have underestimated by 20 percent the radiation doses workers got in the initial phase of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, a Japanese newspaper reported on Saturday, citing a UN panel.
As Japan`s defence chief, Satoshi Morimoto is destined to take part in the Cabinet’s imminent decision on the new national energy policy.
Tokyo Electric Power Co has released about 150 hours of video records of the company`s teleconferences from March 11 to March 16 last year.
Subcontractors allegedly forced workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to.
Nuclear power returned to Japan`s energy mix as the first reactor to be restarted since 2011 earthquake and tsunami came back online.
Japan`s Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda said the restart at the Oi nuclear power plant, in central Fukui prefecture, was necessary to avert power shortages.
Tokyo Electric Power Company said the leak was found early
from a pipe attached to a temporary decontamination
China will resume constructing nuclear power plants that had been halted following an accident last year in Japan.
The stress tests are aimed at showing the reactors can withstand the scale of disaster that crippled Fukushima reactors last year.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai