Pak's nuclear warheads aimed at deterring India: US report

Pakistan’s nuclear warheads, which are estimated to be between 110-130, are aimed at deterring India from taking military action against it, according to the latest US Congressional report.

India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors
India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

 India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its USD 150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground.

Interest in nuclear power up despite Fukushima: IAEA chief

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says interest in nuclear power has increased, mainly in Asia, despite the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

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Pak can become world's 5th strongest country in terms of atomic power: Reports

In the next ten years, Pakistan could become world's fifth strongest country in terms of atomic power. To know more on this watch the full video.

Japan restarts second nuclear reactor despite opposition

Japan Thursday restarted a second nuclear reactor after a shutdown triggered by the 2011 Fukushima crisis, as the government pushes to return to a cheaper energy source despite widespread public opposition.

Pakistan is responsible nuclear power: Sharif

 Pakistan is a responsible nuclear power, and wants peaceful relations with all neighbours, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.

India's nuclear posture entering dynamic new phase: Report

After nearly two decades of nuclear competition with Pakistan, India with the several long-range ballistic missiles in development is seemingly now paying attention to its future strategic relationship with China, a think-tank report has said.

What is the importance of nuclear power in Japan?
What is the importance of nuclear power in Japan?

Nuclear power had been an integral source of electricity for Japan until the Fukushima crisis in 2011 led to the government shutting down all reactors.

Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus
Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus

Japan will Tuesday begin restarting its nuclear power programme, officials said, after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.

Japan to restart 1st reactor under new rules since crisis

A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan on Monday, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation's return to nuclear power.

Japan A-bomb survivors speak out against nuclear power, decry Abe’s view of war

 When Atsushi Hoshino set out to revive a group representing atomic bomb survivors in the rural northeast Japanese prefecture of Fukushima 30 years ago, one topic was taboo - criticising the nuclear power industry upon which many relied for jobs.

China working on world's largest nuclear power expansion

China began working on a new atomic power plant, taking the number of its nuclear power units under construction to 26 and making it the largest expansion of nuclear power in the world, state media reported on Saturday.

Pakistan will not allow India's regional hegemony: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan`s acquisition of nuclear power "smashed India`s dreams" for regional hegemony, a top advisor to Islamabad said on Sunday.

China approves pilot nuclear power project

China has approved the construction of a domestically-developed third generation Hualong One reactor that will help optimise the country's energy structure and build a diversified clean energy system.

Japan's nuclear industry pledges to refire reactors

Japan's pro-nuclear lobby pledged on Monday that 2015 would be the year reactors are restarted, despite public wariness that has lingered since the Fukushima disaster.

Japan's ruling party wants 20% nuclear power in energy mix: Reports

Japan`s ruling party wants a revived nuclear power sector to eventually make up a fifth of electricity generation, local media said, a controversial move for a public opposed to nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.

Nuclear energy necessary for Tamil Nadu: Vasan

Pitching for use of nuclear power in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Maanila Congress president GK Vasan on Saturday said both the Central and state governments should explain its benefits to the people and ensure it does not affect the common man.

Brazil disconnects nuclear power plant

One of Brazil's two nuclear reactors has been disconnected because of a flaw in a condenser that cools the steam used by the plant's electric power generator.

US civil nuclear deal is in India's 'best interests': Kakodkar

Noted scientist and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Thursday hailed the civil nuclear deal with the US as being in the "best interests" of the country, since it would enable India to meet its growing energy demand.