nuclear safety

Prospect of civil nuclear deal with Pakistan unlikely: WH

The prospect of a civil nuclear deal with Pakistan being talked about in the public domain is quite unlikely, the White House said on Thursday but acknowledged that the US is in talks with Islamabad on issues related to nuclear safety and security.

Oct 16, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

Russia brands branch of Norwegian eco group 'foreign agent'

Russia on Friday added a branch of a Norwegian-based environmental NGO to its list of "foreign agents" under a controversial law that critics say is designed to curb civil society.

Mar 21, 2015, 01:18 AM IST

Japan court battles could delay nuclear restarts further

 The fight over restarting Japan`s nuclear industry is moving to the courts, where power companies face the risk of further delays in firing up idled reactors if judges side with local residents worried about nuclear safety.

Mar 05, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Kudankulam n-plant has foolproof safety systems: Russian developer

Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, is equipped with state-of-the-art safety mechanisms with unique features that make them foolproof, its Russian developer says.

Jan 06, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

China says all its 34 N-reactors are in safe condition

China today said all its 15 operational nuclear power reactors are safe and enhanced efforts are being made to ensure their safety.

Jun 04, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

South Korea idles 2 nuke plants after cable tests faked

South Korea has idled two nuclear power plants after finding that test results for crucial control cables were falsified in a new blow to an industry mired in a graft scandal and safety lapses.

May 28, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Japan vows to tighten nuke safety after accident

Japan pledged better safety practices in its troubled nuclear industry today after an accident at a government research facility that exposed 33 people to minor excess radiation and wasn`t immediately disclosed.

May 28, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

India has excellent track record of N-safety: Top official

Safety of nuclear technology comes through a troika of design, operation and regulation, Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India R Chidambaram said.

Apr 19, 2013, 21:50 PM IST

Iran urged to boost nuke safety review after quake

The head of the Gulf states` main political bloc is urging Iran to join an international accord on nuclear safety following an earthquake near the country`s lone energy-producing reactor.

Apr 14, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

Pakistan to produce nuclear safety equipment

Pakistan has joined a group of countries that are certified to produce `Class-I nuclear safety equipment`.

Oct 03, 2012, 12:30 PM IST

India committed to nuclear safety, says AEC chief

India is committed to nuclear safety and will implement the International Atomic Energy Agency`s (IAEA) "Action Plan on Nuclear Safety", a top nuclear expert has said.

Sep 20, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

SC to examine legality of law on nuclear safety

The controversial Civil Liability
on Nuclear Damage Act came under judicial scrutiny with the SC giving its nod to examine the legality of the law.

Mar 16, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

SC seeks Centre`s response to plea on nuke safety

The apex court notice to the Centre followed on a petition by non-governmental organisation, Common Cause.

Mar 16, 2012, 13:03 PM IST

No compromise on nuclear safety: Govt

Government on Monday said there
will be no compromise on nuclear safety or livelihood of any section of society in India`s pursuit of atomic power.

Mar 12, 2012, 13:09 PM IST

Contemporary India and Science!

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Feb 27, 2012, 17:37 PM IST

Contemporary India and Science!

Science has transformed our lives from impossible to possible.

Feb 27, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Concern on N-safety not addressed: NGO to SC

The NGO Common Cause placed before SC the letters and representations made by some bureaucrats, defence officials and scientists on the issue.

Dec 04, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

`India attaching high priority to nuclear safety`

India on Wednesday said it attaches
"the highest priority" to the safety of its nuclear plants.

Nov 02, 2011, 12:08 PM IST

`Back-up` measures proposed to enhance nuke safety

The NSRC has proposed setting up an emergency facility at
each of the nuclear reactor sites as one of the measures.

Sep 04, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

Japan to set up new nuclear safety agency

Japan`s government has decided to set
up a new nuclear regulatory agency under the Environment Ministry instead of the trade ministry to increase its
independence after the country`s atomic disaster.

Aug 11, 2011, 22:04 PM IST