Nuclear plants

French, Belgian nuke plants vulnerable to attack: Greenpeace

International experts warned on Tuesday about security shortcomings at French and Belgian nuclear plants.

Oct 10, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Switzerland voters back govt's plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy

Switzerland voters back govt's plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy

In a referendum on Sunday, May 21, more than 58% voted in favour of a government's law that will ban new nuclear plants in the country.

May 24, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Canada to supply uranium for India's nuclear plants; PM Modi calls it 'new era of bilateral cooperation'

Canada to supply uranium for India's nuclear plants; PM Modi calls it 'new era of bilateral cooperation'

Turning a new chapter in its relationship with Canada, India on Wednesday clinched a multi-million-dollar deal for uranium to power its civilian nuclear programme for five years and also inked 13 agreements on skill development as Prime Minister Narendra Modi after talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper sought Canada's "cooperation and investment in every area of India's national development priority".

Apr 16, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

South Korea accuses North of cyberattacks on nuclear plants

South Korea`s government accused North Korea Tuesday of carrying out cyber-attacks last December on its nuclear power plant operator, describing them as a provocation which threatened people`s lives and safety.

Mar 17, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Iran to build two more nuclear plants: Rouhani

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said the country would build two more nuclear plants in the southern city of Bushehr in line with the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Jan 14, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

South Korea nuclear plants stage drill against cyber attack

 South Korea`s nuclear power plant operator launched a two-day drill Monday, testing its ability to thwart a cyber attack, after a series of online information leaks by a suspected hacker.

Dec 22, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

India agrees to identify second site for Russian N-plants

India has agreed to identify a second site for Russian-designed nuclear plants, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said Thursday.

Dec 11, 2014, 16:00 PM IST

New nuclear plants, military cooperation high on agenda: Putin

Terming the ties with India as a "privileged strategic partnership", Russian President Vladimir Putin tonight disclosed that construction of new nuclear plants besides military and technical cooperation was high on the agenda during his visit to New Delhi.

Dec 10, 2014, 00:56 AM IST

France investigates mystery drone activity over nuclear plants

France has launched an investigation into unidentified drones that have been spotted over nuclear plants operated by state-owned utility EDF, its interior minister said on Thursday.

Oct 30, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

Need to build more nuclear plants, says Pakistan

Pakistan has told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it wants to build more nuclear power plants to ease its severe energy crisis, a media report said Friday.

Sep 26, 2014, 12:23 PM IST

Japan nuke watchdog gives green light for two reactors to restart

Japan's nuclear watchdog Wednesday (Sep 10) gave the green light for two reactors to restart, a year after the nation shut down its last unit, but the operator still has to persuade local communities they are safe.

Sep 10, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

`Govt working on providing insurance cover to nuclear plants`

The government is working with a group of experts and officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Finance Ministry, insurance companies to work out modalities of providing insurance cover to existing and new nuclear plants.

Jun 28, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Iran, Russia to finalise new nuclear plants deal: Media

Iran is moving to finalise plans with Russia to build at least two more nuclear power plants on its southern Gulf shores, media reports said on Monday.

Jun 23, 2014, 14:53 PM IST

Modi govt agrees to give greater access to nuclear watchdog

Signalling the continuity of policy, the new government has ratified the Additional Protocol, a commitment given under Indo-US nuclear deal by the previous dispensation to grant greater access to the IAEA.

Jun 23, 2014, 09:10 AM IST

Any donation from 2 overseas contributors to Greenpeace must have MHA nod

The Union Home Ministry has asked RBI to seek prior permission from it for any donation to be made to NGO Greenpeace by two overseas contributors, a move which was earlier recommended by the Intelligence Bureau.

Jun 19, 2014, 09:48 AM IST

Floating nuclear plants could withstand tsunamis

A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms could help avoid disasters like Fukushima.

Apr 17, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Greenpeace protests Europe`s ageing nuclear plants

Greenpeace activists broke into the grounds of nuclear plants in six European countries Wednesday, urging governments to close down ageing reactors on safety grounds.

Mar 05, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

China loans Pakistan $6.5 billion for nuclear plants

China has agreed to grant cash- strapped Pakistan USD 6.5 billion for two nuclear power plants being constructed in Karachi as part of efforts to deepen bilateral civil nuclear cooperation.

Jan 02, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Pakistan says new nuke power plants covered by safeguards

Dispelling concerns about the safety of its upcoming largest civil nuclear project being implemented with Chinese help, Pakistan today said its is safe and fully covered under IAEA safeguards.

Dec 26, 2013, 21:14 PM IST

India committed to highest safety standards at its N-plants

India has said it is committed to implementing the highest safety standards at its nuclear power plants as it seeks to harness the benefits of atomic energy to meet its growing energy requirements.

Nov 07, 2013, 13:48 PM IST