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Uranium ore mine commissioned in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) India commissioned a uranium ore mine and processing plant in Andhra Pradesh Friday which is estimated to have one of the most significant uranium reserves in ... Read more...

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Kudankulam row enabled deliberations on atomic power: Kalam


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) imbroglio has enabled detailed deliberations on atomic power generation, its viability, safety and other aspects, said former Indian president A.P.J.Abdul ... Read more...

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South Korea to invest $1 bn on energy sector


March 20th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 20 (IANS) South Korea will invest 1.08 trillion won (around $1 billion) on research and development on the energy sector this year to explore fresh resources, the government ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea against n-plants Monday


November 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear a petition seeking to restrain the central government from setting up any new nuclear plants till an analysis of ... Read more...

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Russia may build more n-reactors in Iran


November 10th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novost) Russia is studying an Iranian proposal to build more reactors at the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the head of Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation Rosatom said ... Read more...

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Construction begins of two 700 MW n-power reactors


July 18th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rawatbhata (Rajasthan), July 18 (IANS) India Monday started construction work on two 700 MW indigenous nuclear power reactors that are estimated to cost Rs.12,000 crore. The reactors are scheduled ... Read more...

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Medvedev to propose blueprint for greater nuclear safety


April 26th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will present a proposal for increased safeguards for nuclear power generation at the G8 summit of world leaders to be held ... Read more...

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Medvedev in China for BRICS summit


April 13th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reached China Wednesday for a four-day visit that will see him attend a BRICS summit and push for Russia's economic integration ... Read more...

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Tanzania offers India uranium deal


March 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) Even as nuclear power comes under a cloud following the Fukushima disaster in Japan, Tanzania, East Africa's economic powerhouse, has invited India to invest ... Read more...

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Zardari wants India-like peaceful nuke cooperation from Japan


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said that Japan should extend similar kind of cooperation to his country on peaceful uses of nuclear energy like that of India."If ... Read more...

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Nuclear power sector target too ‘aggressive’, says expert


February 9th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.9 (ANI): An "over-aggressive" target for the nuclear power industry by 2020 may harm the sector's healthy development, an industry expert from the National Development and Reform Commission's (NDRC) think tank ... Read more...

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India ranks sixth in nuclear power generation


November 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) India ranked sixth in the world's elite nuclear club, with its 20th nuclear-powered reactor at Kaiga in Karnataka achieving criticality Saturday, a senior official said."India is elevated to ... Read more...

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Stuxnet worm may be reason for Iran’s nuke programme delay


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 23 (ANI): A former UN nuclear inspections official has claimed that the Stuxnet worm could be partly responsible for delays in Iran's nuclear programme.The BBC quoted Olli Heinonen, a ... Read more...

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Going nuclear is a 100-year commitment: IAEA official


October 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as 60 more countries in the world have shown interest to embrace nuclear power to meet their energy needs, only one third of these may ... Read more...

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Canadian uranium miner for joint venture in India


October 16th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) With India planning to acquire uranium mines abroad, Canadian uranium mining major Cameco has expressed interest in partnering with the Uranium Corp of India Ltd (UCIL) or Nuclear ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear power generation exceeds target


October 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Electricity generation from India's nuclear power plants exceeded its target for the first time in nearly half a decade, mainly due to the availability of imported fuel, an ... Read more...

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US confident of resolving ‘irritants’ before Obama visit


September 28th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) The United States is hopeful of reaching solutions on the issues of US export controls, the visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability ... Read more...

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India offers small, mid-sized n-reactors for sale


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) India is poised to become a global player in the nuclear industry business by offering a variety of options to countries requiring cost-competitive and proven technology like pressurized ... Read more...

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China’s nuke power capacity needs to be raised seven-fold by 2020: Official


August 28th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28 (ANI): A senior official at the Energy Bureau of China's National Development and Reform Commission has said the country needs to raise its nuclear power capacity to 75 megawatts ... Read more...

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Nuclear energy will ensure access to clean power: Shinde


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has backed the Central Government over the Nuclear Liability Bill, and on Monday said the Bill would ensure access to ... Read more...

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Japanese Foreign Minister meets Manmohan Singh, discuses nuke cooperation


August 21st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada, who is on a two-day visit of India, met the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, here on Saturday and is reported ... Read more...

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Japanese foreign minister to visit India, Thailand


August 20th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 20 (DPA) Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada is to make a five-day trip to India and Thailand to discuss, among others, bilateral civilian nuclear cooperation with New Delhi and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan atomic power station units cleared


August 18th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Wednesday granted clearance for the proposed Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Units 7 and 8, a top official said here. The two new reactors ... Read more...

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Government not to allow privately-run n-power plants


August 13th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The government Friday said it has no intention to allow private firms to set up nuclear power plants independently, flatly rejecting the recommendation of the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Private investment in nuclear power business sought


August 13th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council has called for legislative changes to allow private companies in nuclear power generation, within an appropriate regulatory framework, Minister of ... Read more...

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Russia raps EU sanctions against Iran


July 27th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday slammed the latest unilateral US and EU sanctions on Iran, saying that the move not only disregarded the UN Security Council but also undermined joint ... Read more...

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Canadian cos. asked to make India their South Asian hub (With Image)


June 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 29 (IANS) Inviting Canadian businesses to India, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday said the country could serve as their hub for the South Asian ... Read more...

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India, Japan begin maiden nuclear talks


June 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India and Japan, the only country to have been attacked by atomic weapons, began inaugural talks Monday on a nuclear deal that will enable sale of advanced ... Read more...

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India’s new fast-breeder on track, nuclear power from September next


May 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 11 (IANS) With another critical component set to join the Rs.5,600-crore ($1.25 billion) fast-breeder reactor at Kalpakkam, some 80 km from here, scientists at the 500 mw nuclear ... Read more...

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N-liability bill introduced amid opposition protests (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government introduced the contentious civil nuclear liability bill in the Lok Sabha Friday, the last day of the current parliament session, amid an uproar from ... Read more...

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Pak insists it fully qualifies for equal participation in civil nuclear cooperation


April 11th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.11 (ANI): Pakistan has once again insisted that it fully qualifies for equal participation in civil nuclear cooperation at the international level, as its nuclear establishments are full secured by highly ... Read more...

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China to back Pakistan for civil nuclear deal with US


April 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) China will back Pakistan for a civil nuclear deal with the US at an upcoming summit in Washington, a media report said Thursday, citing sources privy to ... Read more...

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Highlights of economic review by PM’s council


February 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Following are the highlights of a review of the Indian economy conducted by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council headed by C. Rangarajan: - India's growth pegged at ... Read more...

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Obama grants $8 billion to build nuclear reactors


February 17th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced $8 billion worth of loan guarantees to build the country's first new nuclear reactors in three decades. The loan will go towards ... Read more...

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Nuclear power in Italy will involve 350 companies


January 21st, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Nuclear energy production in Italy will need a 30-billion euro investment now, more than two decades after the country mothballed its reactors, according to the head of the ... Read more...

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