World powers warn of `serious gaps` in Iran talks

With just eight weeks left to broker a historic deal with Iran, world powers warned Friday they remained at loggerheads with the Islamic republic over curbing its nuclear ambitions.

Leaving Iran with nuclear enrichment would be catastrophic: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that any nuclear deal leaving Iran with the capability to enrich uranium would be "catastrophic."

Russia seeks to make nuclear power cost-effective

Making the case for nuclear power over coal or gas-based plants that hasten climate change, Russia`s atomic energy corporation has unveiled the "atomic kilowatt hour" as a new cost-effective product of immense importance to energy-hungry emerging economies.

India nuke enrichment plant expansion operational in 2015: IHS

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.

Bolivia to develop nuclear power: president

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday that, with Argentina`s help, his country was working to develop nuclear power.

Japanese rally against nuclear power

Thousands of campaigners rallied against nuclear power in Tokyo Saturday, as the government and utilities move toward resumption of reactors in southern Japan.

India needs nuclear power till renewables fill gap: Abdullah

India needs nuclear power for civilian use till the time renewable energy is able to replace the use of fossil and nuclear fuels, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said Thursday.

India can generate 27,000 MW of nuclear power in 10 years: PM

PM Manmohan Singh batted for nuclear power as "dependable and clean option", even as he underlined need to ensure that all ingredients by which nuclear fuel is made do not fall in hands of terrorists.

Pakistan plans to produce 8,900 MW nuclear power by 2030

Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAES) Dr Ansar Parvez said that nuclear power was set to become a major player in the country`s power sector.

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.

Future generations` safety worries Michael Douglas

Actor Michael Douglas supports nuclear disarmament and urges countries with nuclear power to save the planet.

UN nuclear inspectors in Japan as China demands openness

Inspectors from the UN`s nuclear watchdog arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to monitor marine pollution near Fukushima as China demanded Japan provide "accurate" information on how it is handling the crisis.

Iran seeking `content` in new nuclear talks

Talks on a protracted row over Iran`s nuclear ambitions resume this week in Geneva, with Tehran announcing a visit by the UN atomic watchdog chief.

Scientists back `nuclear power` to help slow down global warming

Top climate scientists have claimed that the development of safer nuclear power can help in decelerating the effects of global warming by cutting down on fossil fuel pollution.

Kudankulam nuclear plant stops power generation

The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Tuesday night stopped operations due to a feed water problem, states a report on Wednesday.

PM confident on deal over two new reactors in Kudankulam

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".

HC notice to Centre on Tarapur N-project rehabilitation issue

Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking rehabilitation of those displaced by Tarapur Atomic Power Project, the Bombay High Court on Saturday directed that the Relief and Rehabilitation department of the Union government be made a respondent.

Valve problem hits Kudankulam project

Problems with valves in the first unit at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has delayed the synchronisation of the unit with the grid, officials said.

China`s largest N-power firm holds open house

China`s largest nuclear power company Wednesday said it will hold an open house event Aug 7 every year as part of efforts to make its operations more transparent.

India`s next two indigenous fast reactors will be lighter

The next two fast breeder reactors designed by the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research would save a lot of money in material cost.