India is expanding a covert uranium enrichment plant that could potentially support the development of thermonuclear weapons, a defence research group said on Friday, raising the stakes in an arms race with China and Pakistan.
The Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said it has identified the exact location of water leakage at the bottom of the container of the plant`s No.1 reactor, media reported Wednesday.
Thousands of protesters staged a sit-in near the presidential palace in Taiwan`s capital on Saturday to oppose a controversial nuclear power plant and show support for a high-profile activist on hunger strike.
After three years of hectic negotiations, India and France have agreed on the cost of power that will be generated by Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP), clearing a major hurdle in the path of the project.
Tepco, the operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, said today it booked a whopping USD 7.54 billion April-December profit owing to an electricity rate hike and its massive government bailout.
Some 1,400 people filed a joint lawsuit on Thursday against three companies that manufactured Japan`s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, saying they should be financially liable for damage caused by its 2011 meltdowns.
A top Iranian nuclear negotiator expressed hope Sunday a deal with world powers could be implemented within a month, but said technical talks on the matter are proceeding slowly, Mehr news agency reported.
With public opposition to nuclear energy plants leading to land acquisition issues, AEC chairman R K Sinha today suggested that the government could allow it to use the sites earmarked for thermal plants to set up N-plants.