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India committed to nuclear safety, says AEC chief


September 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) India is committed to nuclear safety and will implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) "Action Plan on Nuclear Safety", a top nuclear expert has said.Addressing ... Read more...

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South Africa to expand local businesses with n-power capacity


April 27th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 27 (IANS) South Africa wants to build up local businesses as it expands its nuclear power capacity, the country's Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said."It is not just about ... Read more...

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French nuclear group sells stake in Canadian mining project


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 3 (IANS) French leading nuclear company Areva has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its 27.94 percent stake in the Millennium uranium mining project in Canada ... Read more...

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Andhra uranium to help India


August 18th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Uranium discovered in Andhra Pradesh will help India increase nuclear installed capacity, providing more electricity for the country's economic growth, parliament was told Thursday.Minister of ... 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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China’s uranium shortage likely to end by 2021


January 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): The state-owned China National Nuclear Corporation has predicted that uranium shortage for nuclear reprocessing technology may end by 2021.It will take at least a decade for China to start ... Read more...

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China develops technology to solve uranium shortage


January 4th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China, one of the world's largest energy consumers, has made a technological breakthrough in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel that could extend uranium's usage by 60 times and potentially ... Read more...

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India has 1.47 lakh tonne of uranium resources: Chavan


August 9th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has an estimated 1.47 lakh tonnes of uranium resources, most of it in Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand, Rajya Sabha was informed Monday. "The uranium resource in the ... Read more...

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China tests first fourth generation nuclear reactor successfully


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 22 (ANI): China has succeeded in testing its first experimental fast reactor, using the mostly homegrown fourth generation nuclear technology. It has become the eighth country in the world to ... Read more...

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China’s new n-reactor to be more fuel efficient


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) The development of China's new nuclear reactor which could increase utilisation of fuel up to 70 percent succeeded in a critical test Wednesday. The experimental fast reactors that run ... Read more...

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N-deal will end India’s isolation, open up new pathways: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
(Lead)New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) With less than a week to go before a crucial meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday pitched for nuclear energy ... Read more...

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India-US nuke deal will speed up growth: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal will open "new pathways to accelerate industrialization of our country", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday. The deal would not only end India's ... Read more...

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Government santions increased uranium mining for n-power


August 8th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has decided to mine 75,000 tonnes of uranium for the country's nuclear power programme, for which a Rs.2 billion plan outlay was approved Friday. The ... Read more...

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N-Deal - sooner the better, says Kakodkar


July 4th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Atomic energy commission chairman Anil Kakodkar Friday strongly supported the India-US civilian nuclear deal and said the sooner the nuclear safeguard agreement with IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) ... Read more...

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N-deal with US must for Indian economy: Kasturirangan(Interview)


June 26th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 26 (IANS) India must finalise the civil nuclear deal with the United States to maintain its reputation as an economic power, says K. Kasturirangan, a renowned space scientist ... Read more...

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