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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

Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma

Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world's worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio.

Apr 30, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, an advance that may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power from the oceans.

Feb 22, 2017, 00:53 AM IST

India renews talks on building nuclear power plants: Report

The Indian government has put renewed vigour into nuclear power plans as part of its infrastructure development programme, with negotiations on to unlock long-standing agreements with French, Russian and US companies, said a report released here on Tuesday.

Oct 25, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

South Korea to mull development of nuclear-powered submarine

South Korean military is to mull the development of its own nuclear-powered submarine against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the media reported on Tuesday.

Oct 18, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant and nuclear power generation in India

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, beginning of golden future for India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 11, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

'China can cooperate with India in nuclear sector'

Describing China as an "important player" in the nuclear sector, a senior Chinese state policy researcher has said it is one of the areas where it can cooperate with India, a remark which comes amidst growing strain between the two countries over the NSG issue.

Jul 22, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Nuclear deal holding but more work needed: Iran negotiator

Iran's nuclear deal with world powers is holding a year after it was agreed but more needs to be done to ensure its full implementation, a top Iranian negotiator said Wednesday.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

Stronger Indian nuclear industry can make n-power more competitive: Jaishankar

Amidst India's aggressive bid for entry into the elite NSG, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Monday said that a stronger Indian nuclear industry can help make nuclear power more competitive globally.

Jun 13, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
Russia eyes manufacture of n-power components in India

Russia eyes manufacture of n-power components in India

 Russian atomic power corporation Rosatom is looking forward to participating in the Make in India programme and assembly of fuel rods and control system components appear to be on the cards, an official said.

Jun 09, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
North Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress; Kim Jong-un praises nuclear tests

North Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress; Kim Jong-un praises nuclear tests

North Korea kicked off its first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years today, with state media lauding the isolated country's "prestige" as a nuclear power while maintaining a news blackout on the event itself.

May 06, 2016, 20:08 PM IST

Pak's nuclear warheads aimed at deterring India: US report

Pakistan’s nuclear warheads, which are estimated to be between 110-130, are aimed at deterring India from taking military action against it, according to the latest US Congressional report.

Jan 21, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

 India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its USD 150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground.

Dec 24, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Interest in nuclear power up despite Fukushima: IAEA chief

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says interest in nuclear power has increased, mainly in Asia, despite the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

Dec 07, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

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Oct 22, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Pak can become world's 5th strongest country in terms of atomic power: Reports

In the next ten years, Pakistan could become world's fifth strongest country in terms of atomic power. To know more on this watch the full video.

Oct 22, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

Japan restarts second nuclear reactor despite opposition

Japan Thursday restarted a second nuclear reactor after a shutdown triggered by the 2011 Fukushima crisis, as the government pushes to return to a cheaper energy source despite widespread public opposition.

Oct 15, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Pakistan is responsible nuclear power: Sharif

 Pakistan is a responsible nuclear power, and wants peaceful relations with all neighbours, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.

Sep 06, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

India's nuclear posture entering dynamic new phase: Report

After nearly two decades of nuclear competition with Pakistan, India with the several long-range ballistic missiles in development is seemingly now paying attention to its future strategic relationship with China, a think-tank report has said.

Sep 03, 2015, 07:49 AM IST
What is the importance of nuclear power in Japan?

What is the importance of nuclear power in Japan?

Nuclear power had been an integral source of electricity for Japan until the Fukushima crisis in 2011 led to the government shutting down all reactors.

Aug 11, 2015, 17:29 PM IST