Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors

 The Japanese government`s push to return to nuclear power won a boost Wednesday after a court rejected a bid to block the restart of two reactors deemed safe by regulators.

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.

First of four Fukushima reactors cleared of nuclear fuel

One of four heavily damaged reactor buildings at Japan's tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear power plant has been cleared of radioactive fuel rods, the operator said today.

Over 4000 MT uranium imported for nuclear reactors since 2008: Govt

 New Delhi, Dec 11 (PTI) Around 4458 metric tonnes of uranium has been imported to fuel nuclear power reactors in the country since 2008, the government on Thursday said.

Iran dismisses US concerns over suspect reactor purchases

A senior Iranian nuclear official on Tuesday dismissed US concerns over the purchase of new components reportedly destined for a controversial reactor.

Russia to build more nuclear reactors for Iran

Russia on Tuesday signed an agreement with Iran for helping the latter build two new nuclear reactors in the latter country, media reported.

Unit 5 of RAPS becomes world's 2nd longest running reactor

 India's nuclear power programme today reached a new milestone after Unit 5 of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Staion become the second longest running reactor in the world by being in operation for 765 days continuously.

North Korea reactor may be operating: IAEA

The UN nuclear watchdog said it has seen releases of steam and water indicating that North Korea may be operating a reactor, in the latest update on a plant that experts say could make plutonium for atomic bombs.

UAE receives first n-reactor from South Korea

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) received Tuesday its first installment of a nuclear reactor from South Korea, a media report said.

Water woes endanger North Korea reactor, says US research institute

Washington: A US research institute says North Korea may have temporarily shut down a plutonium reactor earlier this year as it grappled with water supply problems that could threaten the safety of its nuclear complex.

Germany summons North Korean envoy over nuke threat

Berlin: Germany`s Foreign Ministry says it summoned North Korea`s envoy in Berlin over Pyongyang`s threat to carry out another nuclear test.

Tiny devices that can control nuclear reactor are here

Call it future technology as engineers from University of Utah have fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionising radiation found in a nuclear reactor.

Iran says sabotage prevented at nuclear facility

Iranian authorities prevented attempted sabotage at heavy water nuclear reactor, senior official said without giving specifics as to the nature of the attempted disruption or its suspected initiator.

Iran seeks new Russia reactor in exchange for oil

Iran`s ambassador to Moscow on Monday said Russia could build the Islamic republic a second nuclear power reactor under a proposed oil-for-goods swap that has raised grave concern in Washington.

Iran says Russia could build nuclear reactor in exchange for oil

Russia could build a second reactor at Iran`s Bushehr nuclear power plant in exchange for Iranian oil, the Iranian ambassador to Moscow said in remarks published on Monday.

Pakistan closer to completing 4th nuke reactor at Khushab

Pakistan has nearly completed external construction of a fourth reactor building at the Khushab nuclear complex that produces plutonium for the country`s nuclear weapons programme, according to a US think tank.

Iran tells UN agency reactor unscathed from quake

The UN atomic agency says that based on information supplied by Iran it is satisfied that that the country`s Bushehr nuclear plant was left unscathed by an earthquake that reportedly killed seven people.

Activity may indicate North Korean reactor restart effort: IAEA

Activity has been observed at a North Korean nuclear site that is consistent with an effort to restart a reactor, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano said on Thursday.

South Korea nuclear reactor hit by automatic shutdown, six units now off

Asia`s fourth largest economy faces severe power shortages again this winter due to cuts in nuclear power use after a nuclear corruption scandal that started in late 2012.

North Korea restarts nuclear reactor: South Korean spy agency

A plutonium reactor has been restarted at the North Korean nuclear facility, South Korea’s spy agency has claimed on Tuesday.