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Japan nuclear regulator to greenlight restarting reactors

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:59

Japan`s nuclear regulator was on Wednesday expected to approve the restarting of two atomic reactors, in a move likely to ignite fresh protest over returning to the technology more than three years after the Fukushima crisis.

Iran says expects deal soon on Russia building new nuclear reactors

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:22

Iran said on Tuesday it expected to sign a deal with Russia in late August on the building of two new 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactors in the Islamic Republic, potentially boosting its case that it is refining uranium for civilian energy, not atom bombs.

PM confident on deal over two new reactors in Kudankulam

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 20:11

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".

China defends its plans to build nuclear reactors in Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 18:53

Amid concern in India and the US over a Chinese plan to build two 1000 MW nuclear reactors in Karachi, China on Wednesday defended its civilian nuclear cooperation with Pakistan, saying it was under "strict" international norms.

TEPCO seeks 2 more restarts of Japan nuke reactors

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 18:02

Tokyo Electric Power Co requested on Friday that safety inspections be carried out to allow it to restart two nuclear reactors, despite concerns over how it has handled the catastrophe at the Fukushima plant.

Russia, Britain agree nuclear power reactors deal

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 17:24

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom, Rolls-Royce and Finnish utility Fortum agreed on Thursday to consider building nuclear power plants in Britain.

Fukushima’s radioactive underground water heads to sea

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 18:12

The contaminated water underneath Fukushima’s highly-affected nuclear power station that began leaking from the reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami is slowly but steadily heading towards the sea.

Muon imaging technology can help calculate Fukushima damage: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 12:32

A recent study has attributed muon imaging to have the ability to assess damage inside Fukushima nuclear reactors and locate the melted fuel from the core.

India`s nuclear programme is largely indigenised

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 23:31

Designing and building PHWR and fast breeder reactors Indian nuclear programme is largely indigenised, said a top official of BHAVINI.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 19:01

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

US for IAEA involvement in security of Pak nuke reactors

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 17:16

Terming the relationship with Pakistan as transparent, a US official has said he hopes that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) would be involved in the physical security of nuclear power reactors of Pakistan.

India keen on thorium-based reactors

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 17:20

India is pursuing a research programme for developing thorium-based reactors for generation of power, parliament was informed Wednesday.