UK concerned over "threatening" Russian nuclear strategy

Britain`s defence minister voiced concern on Friday that Russia may have "lowered the threshold" for using nuclear weapons and said Britain must update its own deterrent in response to Russian modernisation of its nuclear forces.

Why chain India to the past with N-energy? asks Indian-American expert

Noting that the US has not set up a new nuclear installation for decades, an Indian-American academic has accused President Barack Obama of hypocrisy in pushing India on a technology the US won't even touch.

Take atomic energy seriously, manage it safely: Experts

The need to share worldwide research and development on nuclear energy was highlighted by experts at a symposium on atomic energy today on the third day of Indian Science Congress here.

India, South Korea shore up strategic ties

In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.

Putin a key architect of India-Russia partnership: PM Modi

PM Modi and Russian President Putin held a joint press conference. India, Russia signed 16 agreements in areas including armed forces training, nuclear energy, oil exploration, infrastructure, medical research in Delhi's Hyderabad House.

Will Putin's visit mark a new chapter in India-Russia relations?

As Russian President Vladimir Putin flew in to Delhi on Wednesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed confidence that the visit will take the bilateral relations to "newer heights."

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India for summit talks with PM Modi

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in India to attend the 15th annual India-Russia Summit.Putin will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address a joint session of the Parliament.

Putin-Modi Summit in New Delhi tomorrow; nuclear energy, oil in focus

Expansion of ties in a range of crucial sectors like nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence will be in focus when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliberate at the annual summit here on Thursday with an aim to further strengthen the already close strategic partnership.

PM Modi pitches for closer cooperation with Canada in N-energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for closer engagement between India and Canada in areas of trade and investment, nuclear energy, healthcare, infrastructure development and people-to-people contacts.

With Modi momentum, US seeks enhanced energy collaboration
With Modi momentum, US seeks enhanced energy collaboration

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi "providing a new momentum", the US has suggested four areas where India and the US can enhance collaboration in energy and sustainable development.

'Very difficult' to do without nuclear energy: Japanese minister

Japan's newly-appointed Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi has said it would be "very difficult" for Japan to do without nuclear energy, as the country prepares to restart its atomic reactors, media reported Monday.

Japan to push for closure of ageing reactors

Japan will push nuclear operators to draft plans to scrap a quarter of the country`s 48 reactors, which are either too old or too costly to upgrade to meet new standards imposed after the Fukushima disaster, the Nikkei reported on Friday.

1840 MW nuke power generated after Indo-US nuclear deal

The Indo-US nuclear deal has led to generation of 1840 MW nuclear power from imported fuel for the country`s reactors, the government today said.

Energy security based on clean, reliable sources is essential for India`s future: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai and urged the atomic energy establishment to present the human face of India`s capabilities in nuclear science to the world. He also praised the success achieved despite years of international technology denial.

Iran, powers to meet on nuclear issue this week: Diplomat

Iran will hold talks with world powers in Vienna this week aimed at resolving the Islamic republic`s disputed nuclear programme, an Iranian diplomat was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Nuclear team `will defend Iran`s rights`: Khamenei

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday the country`s nuclear negotiating team at talks in Vienna will defend "the rights of the nation" in negotiations with world powers.

Opting for coal-based energy `wasteful approach` by govt: IPCC

Emphasising on the need to decarbonise electricity generation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chairman R K Pachauri on Saturday termed as a "wasteful approach" by the government to opt for coal-based power projects and pressed for the use of renewable and nuclear energy sources to satisfy the country`s power needs.

Li`s visit to Britain to end China-UK diplomatic freeze

Ending a diplomatic freeze over Tibet-related issues, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit Britain next week during which a number of bilateral deals related to nuclear energy and finance are likely to be signed.

International inspectors to visit Iran nuclear site

Iran`s official news agency is reporting that international inspectors will visit two nuclear sites in the coming days.

Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear power

Japan`s Cabinet on Friday approved an energy policy reversing the previous government`s plans to gradually mothball nuclear power plants, a move likely to be unpopular with a wary public following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.