Iran nuclear deal: Main points

Following are the main points in the nuclear deal sealed in Vienna Tuesday by Iran and the P5+1 group -- the United States, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany:Iran will cut the number of uranium centrifuges -- which can enrich uranium for nuclear fuel but also for a nuclear weapon -- from 19,000 to 5,060, and maintain this level for 10 years.

'Iran considers shipping, selling enriched uranium'

Nuclear negotiators for Iran, obligated to dispose tons of enriched uranium under an approaching deal, are focusing on a US-backed plan for Iran to send the material to another country for sale as reactor fuel, diplomats told The Associated Press today.

Hillary Clinton's presidential bid in jeopardy amid donation claims

In a report that could potentially hurt Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid, a prominent US daily said that "a flow of cash" made its way into the Clinton Foundation during a deal that gave the Russians control of one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the US.

China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: Report
China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: Report

Chinese nuclear experts have warned that North Korea may already have 20 nuclear warheads and the capability to produce enough weapons-grade uranium to double its arsenal by next year, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Bugs can solve India's uranium dilemma: Expert

The exploitation of bugs to extract and process uranium from low-grade ores can help India generate fuel for nuclear reactors in a sustainable and eco-friendly way, an expert said here on Friday.

India to get Canadian uranium from 2nd half of 2015

Canadian company Cameco, which has signed an agreement for the supply of uranium to India, will start delivery in the second half of this year with the end-use being strictly monitored.

Congress 'happy' about India-Canada Uranium supply deal

The Congress party on Thursday said it was 'happy' about the signing of the long-pending Uranium deal between India and Canada, which would help end the process of international isolationism against India in the nuclear energy field.

Australia-India civil nuke pact possible by year end: FM Bishop

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who is in India on a four-day visit, has said both nations are expected to reach a framework agreement by the year end, following which, uranium supply to India would begin.

Canada to supply uranium for India's nuclear plants; PM Modi calls it 'new era of bilateral cooperation'
Canada to supply uranium for India's nuclear plants; PM Modi calls it 'new era of bilateral cooperation'

Turning a new chapter in its relationship with Canada, India on Wednesday clinched a multi-million-dollar deal for uranium to power its civilian nuclear programme for five years and also inked 13 agreements on skill development as Prime Minister Narendra Modi after talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper sought Canada's "cooperation and investment in every area of India's national development priority".

India, Australia explore ways to facilitate flow of uranium

India and Australia Tuesday explored ways for early conclusion of the Administrative Arrangements on civil nuclear cooperation to facilitate the flow of uranium amid Australian assurances that they may conclude by this year end.

'Canada-India uranium supply deal likely'

A deal between Canada's biggest uranium producer, Cameco, and India to supply fuel for nuclear power plants is likely to be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the North American country this month, a Canadian daily has reported.

What an Iran nuclear deal could look like?

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart are due to meet in Switzerland on Sunday, seeking to agree the outlines of a nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.

US sets out `bottom lines` for Iran nuclear deal

 The United States on Friday set out what it called its "bottom lines" to reach a deal with Iran to rein in its nuclear program, ahead of new talks next week.

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.

Vladimir Putin backs Iran's right to enrich Uranium

 Iran is entitled to have nuclear enrichment and nobody should try to derive unilateral benefit from the situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor likely to be functional by 2020

New Delhi; The indigenously-developed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) is likely to be functional by 2020, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

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.

ISIS threatens use of nuclear bomb in London

Islamic State terror group may have developed a nuclear device by using radioactive uranium stolen from Iraq's Mosul University after seizing control of the city last June, a British media report says.

Iran to turn uranium into reactor fuel under extended deal: Source

Iran will convert more of its higher-grade enriched uranium into reactor fuel under an interim nuclear deal with six world powers, making the material less suitable for building atomic bombs, a diplomatic source said on Monday.

Australia ready to ink uranium export deal with India

Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said he plans to sign a nuclear co-operation agreement with India that would allow Australia to sell uranium to the country when he meets his counterpart Narendra Modi this week.