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.

Japan aims to restart nuclear reactor in June: Sources

Japan`s government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June following a lengthy and politically-sensitive approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, sources familiar with the plans said.

North Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter US hostile policy

 North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington`s hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses. 

Not in public interest to disclose uranium produce: Govt

Government Wednesday cited "public interest" for not divulging details of the quantity of uranium produced annually in the country.

Israel premier warns of bad nuclear deal with Iran

Israel's prime minister says Iran remains "unrepentant" and "unreformed," warning the West against rushing into a deal with it on its nuclear program.

Mystery drone flights over French nuclear sites

French security chiefs are investigating a spate of mysterious and illegal overflights of French nuclear power stations by tiny, unmanned drones.

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.