Nuclear energy cooperation between India and Russia got a major boost with both sides on Thursday inking a vision document for the construction of 12 Russia-built nuclear units in India over the next two decades as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin held summit talks here.
A low-cost football-sized robot has been developed by an Indian-origin researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in US to perform underwater ultrasound scan at ports to spot concealed contrabands.
Narendra Modi "spoke like a Prime Minister" when he said that Indian Muslims would live and die for the country, but he should check the Sangh Parivar from promoting communal polarisation to back his message of national unity, the CPI said on Monday.
To sort out the liability issue plaguing Indian nuclear reactors, the Centre has asked General Insurance Company (GIC) to work on a model that could be applied to insure such facilities in the country.
Japan's nuclear watchdog Wednesday (Sep 10) gave the green light for two reactors to restart, a year after the nation shut down its last unit, but the operator still has to persuade local communities they are safe.
Japan`s nuclear regulator gave the go-ahead on Wednesday for the restart of a nuclear power station, the first step to reopening an industry that was mothballed after the Fukushima disaster and which may involve the definitive closure of a dozen old plants.
Japan will push nuclear operators to draft plans to scrap a quarter of the country`s 48 reactors, which are either too old or too costly to upgrade to meet new standards imposed after the Fukushima disaster, the Nikkei reported on Friday.
Iran said on Tuesday it expected to sign a deal with Russia in late August on the building of two new 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactors in the Islamic Republic, potentially boosting its case that it is refining uranium for civilian energy, not atom bombs.
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".
Amid concern in India and the US over a Chinese plan to build two 1000 MW nuclear reactors in Karachi, China on Wednesday defended its civilian nuclear cooperation with Pakistan, saying it was under "strict" international norms.
The contaminated water underneath Fukushima’s highly-affected nuclear power station that began leaking from the reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami is slowly but steadily heading towards the sea.