North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington`s hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses.
Making the case for nuclear power over coal or gas-based plants that hasten climate change, Russia`s atomic energy corporation has unveiled the "atomic kilowatt hour" as a new cost-effective product of immense importance to energy-hungry emerging economies.
India is expanding a covert uranium enrichment plant that could potentially support the development of thermonuclear weapons, a defence research group said on Friday, raising the stakes in an arms race with China and Pakistan.
Inspectors from the UN`s nuclear watchdog arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to monitor marine pollution near Fukushima as China demanded Japan provide "accurate" information on how it is handling the crisis.
Hinting at the clinching of a deal for setting up of two more reactors in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project during his visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed confidence that it would be "finalised shortly".