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The plan hinges on Tokyo Electric (Tepco) restarting its Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant to cut fossil fuel costs, a contentious issue staunchly opposed by the local governor.
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In a major relief to the Japanese authorities, a typhoon caused no new disaster as it brushed by the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power station.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 15:02
Shinzo Abe was given a specially-printed suit to protect him from radiation during the tour, on which he was accompanied by a large press pack.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 09:27
Central cabinet will discuss nuclear liability law ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s US visit with reports suggesting that an agreement will be signed which may not be in tune with the law.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 07:38
A strong earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit Japan`s Fukushima Prefecture, with strong tremors felt in the capital city.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 19:20
The researchers of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster have brought a new focus to the forthcoming long-term effects on Japanese wildlife following the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear leakage of radioactive water.
Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 15:48
The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said it still did not know what caused steam seen inside a reactor building.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:25
The boss of Fukushima operator TEPCO met local leaders to ask for their blessing to restart the world`s biggest nuclear plant.
Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:43
Japan`s tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear complex has suffered another radioactive water leak, its operator said.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 11:49
The Fukushima nuclear disaster has not caused any immediate health risks, UN experts reported in Vienna Friday as part of their interim investigation results.
Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 08:52
About 10,000 Taiwanese took to the streets to protest against further development of nuclear power on the island.
Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 23:28
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that any military conflict on the Korean peninsula had the potential to be worse than the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl.
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