The long-awaited restart of Japan`s nuclear power plants is facing yet another setback and may be delayed until 2015, Japanese media said on Wednesday, piling pressure on struggling utilities to push for fresh price hikes.
About 120 tonnes of radioactive water has leaked from the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the plant`s operator said.
According to an estimate, in the towns of Okuma where part of the nuclear plant stands, for example, 81 percent of the residents may have difficulty returning home.
A government backed research agency in Japan has apologised for comparing radioactive material to an angry wife quarrelling with her husband.
UN chief said that the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was a wake-up call for the world.
Agriculture Ministry said this was the first time that more than trace levels of cesium had been found in rice.
Japan`s Cabinet has approved a plan to move nuclear regulatory agency to the Environment Ministry.
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