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Japan`s Cabinet on Friday approved an energy policy reversing the previous government`s plans to gradually mothball nuclear power plants, a move likely to be unpopular with a wary public following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
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Ukraine is reinforcing security measures at its nuclear power plants in response to Russian threats, Ukraine`s ambassador told the UN atomic agency in a letter seen by AFP on Wednesday.
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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.
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Some 60,000 people gathered for a "Goodbye to Nuclear Power Plants" rally in Tokyo, in a display of public anger at the government`s decision to restart nuclear power plants.
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The government has given approval for setting up six nuclear power plants with assistance from French company Areva at Jaitapur in Maharashtra, Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy said.
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The construction of new nuclear power stations will be resumed in coast areas but only in a small number, a statement from the Chinese government said.
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The Chinese government has tacitly begun granting permissions for the resumption of construction of several new nuclear power plants that were halted after the Fukoshima disaster.
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The report says that none of the 58 nuclear power plants in France meet the safety standards set by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 18:43
National Fishworker`s Forum wrote to PM, asking for immediate cancellation of proposed nuclear power plants on the coastline.
Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012, 19:32
Despite protests against Kudankulam nuclear plant, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited plans to set up 20 nuclear reactors.
Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 21:15
Sri Lanka has expressed concerns over possible impact of radiation from India`s nuclear power plants located in the southern region.
Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 19:48
Weak links have been pointed out in the security of nuclear power plants along India`s coastline, a top official involved in the country`s disaster management efforts said.
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