World`s first nuclear power plant to turn 60 this week

The first nuclear power plant in the world, which showcased the peaceful uses of atomic energy to the world, especially during the Cold War era, turns 60 this week.

Nuclear liability: Russians seek risk reinsurance for Kudankulam 3 and 4

The final resolution of the vexed issue of India`s nuclear liability law applying on the Kudankulam units 3 and 4 in Tamil Nadu state hinges on the reinsurance of the risk, according to the Russian builders of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

Cost of nuclear power proving high, DAE in a fix

As the cost of electricity generation by nuclear power plants is turning out to be on the higher side, the Department of Atomic Energy is in a fix over how to bring down the cost.

IAEA inspectors to arrive in Iran

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors will arrive in Iran Saturday to check the Arak heavy water plant.

Iran has right to peaceful use of atomic energy: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Min supported Iran`s right to develop peaceful N-program.

China`s push for atomic energy inevitable: Expert

China`s development of
nuclear energy is inevitable, a Chinese expert said Monday, indicating that it will be difficult for the country to change its overall energy policy.

High-level meet to review threat to atomic energy plants held

A high-level security meeting
reviewed threat to country`s major atomic energy plants and
discussed plans to provide specialised training to CISF
personnel to tackle exigences.

Ramesh backs atomic energy generation, Jaitapur N-plant

Batting for the use of atomic energy, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday slammed environmentalists opposed to it saying the ongoing debate over the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant.

South Korea to complete design of new mid-size reactor

SMART is expected to have a power output of around 100 megawatts.

`India to produce 35,000 MW of nuclear power by 2020`

India is expected to produce
35,000 MW of nuclear power by 2020, a senior official from
Atomic Energy Commission said.

25 schools of atomic energy across India planned

In an effort to assist India`s
growing need of human resources for expanding nuclear power
industry, about 25 schools of atomic energy are being planned
in the next two years to produce at least 500 engineers.

UAE to set up nuclear regulatory body

The United Arab Emirates will set up a nuclear regulatory body to monitor the peaceful use of atomic energy in the country.

PM to inaugurate intl conference on atomic energy

Prime Minister will inaugurate a three-day international conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy here Tuesday that will discuss options to contribute in developing a roadmap for the growth of nuclear energy.

India plans to set up 20 units of indigenous PHWR

India is planning to set up 20
units of indigenous 700 MW of PHWR
type reactors and the Centre has already agreed, in principle,
for four such units, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman, Anil
Kakodkar, said on Tuesday.