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Friday, May 24, 2013
Iran selects 16 sites for new nuclear plants
Iran has selected 16 locations for the construction of nuclear power plants as part of a plan to gen...
New nuclear plants may be located in heart of city
Amid a raging debate on atomic energy, scientists are busy designing nuclear reactors that can be lo...
New N-plants may be located in heart of city
Scientists are busy designing nuclear reactors that can be located in the heart of the city.
`India can meet its energy needs without nuclear plants`
India`s energy needs can be met entirely by solar and other renewable sources, says a new study by t...
PM seeks legal view on Russia`s demand for waiver on N-plants
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought legal opinion on the issue as any waiver could lead to more...
Westinghouse signs MoU for building N- plants in India
US firm Westinghouse Electric and the NPCIL signed a preliminary pact for an EWA for installation of...
Nuclear plants important, will ensure safety: PM
PM Manmohan Singh stressed on the need to have nuclear power plants while stating that it was impera...
‘Pak to allocate Rs 32 bn for two N-plants’
The Pakistan government will allocate Rs 32 billion for two nuclear power plants being built with th...
Karunanidhi slams Sri Lanka over N-plants issue
DMK president M Karunanidhi slammed Sri Lanka for raking up the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project iss...
Sri Lanka concerned over Indian N-plants
Concerned over nuclear power plants located in south India, the Sri Lankan govt plans to raise the i...
Gilani holds meeting to strengthen security of nuclear plants
Pak PM held a meeting and discussed measure to strengthen the security of the country`s nuclear powe...
China to resume N-plants construction
China will resume constructing nuclear power plants that had been halted following an accident last ...
Japan to let nuclear plants run after 40-year cap
If the 40-year-rule is applied, 36 reactors would have to close by 2030, the Asahi newspaper report...
Nuclear plants need to be hardened: Scientist
Nuclear plants across the globe need to be hardened and re-evaluated beyond the design basis to with...
Indian nuclear plants to bolster safety measures
India`s atomic energy regulator has decided to renew the operational licence of all the 20 atomic po...
Concern on N-safety not addressed: NGO to SC
The NGO Common Cause placed before SC the letters and representations made by some bureaucrats, defe...
Ex-bureaucrats, scientists move SC against N-plant
They have filed a joint PIL pleading that the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010, be decl...
China surprised over news of sale of N-plants to Pak
A report last week claimed that Pakistan plans to buy two Chinese-made 1000 MW nuclear reactors for ...
SC directs NGOs to approach PM on N-plants
The Supreme Court Monday asked NGOs Common Cause and Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) to...
`Earthquakes at N-plant sites cannot be ruled out`
On Friday, India`s nuclear watchdog AERB had claimed the controversial Koodankulam plant was "very w...
Pak plans to purchase 2 nuclear plants from China
The new plants will be installed at the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant complex to address Pakistan`s en...
All N-plants in the country pass stress tests: AEC
In a reinforcement of nuclear safety in India, all the atomic power plants have "passed" the stress ...
Bureaucrats, scientists move SC against n-plants
Members of civil society approached the Supreme Court seeking its direction to stay construction of...
PM to take final call on Kudankulam: Narayanasamy
Union Minister V Narayanasamy said he would submit a report on his visit to Kudankulam after PM Ma...
Sikkim quake did not affect nuke plants: NPCIL
The powerful earthquake that rocked Sikkim has not affected the nuclear power plants in the country.
India`s nuke plants safe, world-class: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh On Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha that nuclear facilities in the co...
Pakistan to build more N-plants: Gilani
Pakistan`s nuclear capability was purely for peaceful purposes, said PM Yousuf Raza Gilani.
`Most Japanese wary of restarting nuclear plants`
Nearly 70 percent of Japanese believe nuclear safety measures are not yet sufficient.
US nuclear regulator withheld information: Report
The disaster at Japan`s plant in March focused new attention on how best to store nuclear waste.
Need to review safety at N-plants: Parikh
IEP expert group chief Kirit Parikh however cautioned against steering away from N-energy.
Japan nuke plants ordered to beef up readiness
Reports say a secret plan to dismantle TEPCO was circulating within govt.
Indian nuclear plants are safe: NPCIL
Even while maintaining that India`s atomic plants are capable of handling extended power loss scenar...
Review safety measures at nuclear plants: Kalam
Stressing on for a review of the safety measures at the existing nuclear plants in the backdrop of...
South Korea warns against panic-buying of iodide pills
South Korean pharmacists caution against panic over Japan`s nuclear plants.
AERB to reassess safety measures at Indian N-plants
Atomic Energy Regulatory Board said it would carry out a comprehensive reassessment of safety and em...
Govt can have a relook at safeguards at nuclear plants: Ramesh
Govt said it can look at putting in place additional environmental safeguards to ensure safety of t...
Germany suspends deal to extend nuclear plants` life
Germany has suspended a coalition agreement to delay closing the nation`s ageing nuclear power stati...
US lawmakers concerned over safety of nuclear plants
Several US lawmakers have expressed concern over the safety and security of nuclear power plants in...
Swiss suspend plans for new nuclear plants
Swiss Energy Minister said that people`s safety was the highest priority.
Iran admits cyber attack on nuclear plants
Iran admitted that its controversial uranium enrichment centrifuges had been affected by a malicious...
Nuclear plants needed to meet energy demand: UAE paper
The UAE should look for alternatives to natural resources, said a newspaper.
Iran holds defence drills at nuclear plants: Commander
Iran has conducted defence drills at its sensitive nuclear facilities, adding that fresh aerial war ...
Pakistan seeks IAEA’s help to build more nuclear plants
PAEC chairman has revealed that Chashma-II would be commissioned next year.
Merkel seeks 10-15 years extension for nuclear plants
Members of Merkel`s party doubt about whether an extension makes sense.
Environment Ministry`s no to ToRs for four N-power projects
Citing deficiencies in pre-feasibility reports, the Environment Ministry has refused to prescribe te...
Saudi may enrich uranium for nuclear plants: Report
Saudi Arabia may mine and enrich uranium to fuel power plants if it embarks on a civilian nuclear en...
Finland plans 2 more nuclear plants
The Finnish government endorsed the construction of two more nuclear power stations in a move to dec...
Finland does not need new nuclear plants: Minister
Finland does not need three new nuclear plants to secure its future energy needs, the minister who i...
Italy to develop nuclear plants after 24 years
After 24 years of moratorium, Italy will develop nuclear power plants with the help of France to mee...
Japan planning 14 nuclear plants: Report
Resource-poor Japan is planning to build at least 14 nuclear power plants over the next 20 years to ...
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