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.
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`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 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.
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 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.
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.