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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 01:11

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:22

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 01:55

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:01

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

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 23:02

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

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:25

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.

PMANE revives stir against nuclear plant

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 16:51

Reviving anti-nuclear stir, People`s Movement Against Nuclear Energy began fast for implementation of demands including scrapping plans to set up units 3, 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Sanctions can never press Iran, says Zarif

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 02:39

Sanctions` pressure against Iran could never serve as an instrument to press the country, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said Wednesday.

India wants to move forward on civil nuclear coop with Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 23:28

India wants to move forward on civil nuclear energy cooperation with Russia and reach commercial agreements on the third and fourth reactors of the Kudankulam atomic power plant.

Only nuclear, solar power can meet India`s needs: Kakodkar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 19:26

Only the nuclear and the solar power can meet the mammoth energy requirements of India, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Anil Kakodkar said on Sunday.

US denies nuclear energy talks with Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 13:52

The United States has flatly denied "rumours" from Islamabad that it had discussed the possibility of civil nuclear energy cooperation with Pakistan, but said it was supportive of Islamabad`s efforts with its energy problems.

India to push for early deals in N-energy, banking with Russia

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 18:27

Early agreements on these issues could pave way for key announcements in December when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would travel to Moscow for his annual meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.