Reuters | Friday May 17, 2013
A confidential report by a UN panel of experts has recommended that 15 new North Korean entities and individuals be sanctioned by the UN Security Council. It will be up to the 15-member council whether or not it follows the recommendations.
Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
The United Nations' nuclear agency failed to persuade Iran on Wednesday to let it resume an investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, leaving the high-stakes diplomacy in deadlock.
Reuters | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Increasingly tough financial sanctions, an arms embargo and other international restrictions on trade with North Korea have significantly delayed expansion of Pyongyang's illicit nuclear arms program, according to a confidential report by a UN panel ...
Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Sixty of the country's leading scientists have written to chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, expressing safety concerns over the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant which received the Supreme Court's nod earlier this month.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Monday May 6, 2013
For almost two years, Idinthakarai, a non-descript coastal village, barely a 35-minute drive from the Kudankulam plant, has served as the nucleus of struggle against the controversial plant. At the heart of these protests are fishermen who are fighti...
Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Monday May 6, 2013
The Supreme Court is likely to deliver its verdict today on a plea seeking a stay on the commissioning of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday April 20, 2013
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) today said it has replaced the four faulty valves detected by the country's nuclear watchdog at the Kudankulam plant in coastal Tamil Nadu.
Pallava Bagla | Saturday April 20, 2013
For the very first time, India's nuclear watchdog, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), has indicated that faulty parts have been found at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. The problematic valves are being replaced, said officials.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 15, 2013
The International Atomic Energy Agency today started a fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, where leaks and power cuts have dented public confidence in clean-up efforts.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 9, 2013
A powerful earthquake struck near Iran's Gulf port city of Bushehr on Tuesday, killing at least 30 people and injuring 800 but leaving Iran's only nuclear power plant intact, officials said.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 5, 2013
Astronauts have inched closer to sending humans to Mars, our nearest planetary neighbour, through a unique manipulation of nuclear fusion - the same energy that powers the Sun and stars.
J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Around 3,000 villagers living near the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu are protesting in sea today. They allege that loud noise and smoke from the plant over the last few weeks is affecting them, especially pregnant women and old people....
Choe Sang Hun and Mark Landler, The New York Times | Tuesday April 2, 2013
North Korea said Tuesday that it would put all its nuclear facilities - including its operational uranium-enrichment program and its reactors mothballed or under construction - to use in expanding its nuclear weapons arsenal, sharply raising the stak...
Associated Press | Tuesday March 26, 2013
North Korea's weapons program is not the only nuclear headache for South Korea. The country's radioactive waste storage is filling up as its nuclear power industry burgeons, but what South Korea sees as its best solution - reprocessing the spent fuel...
Press Trust of India | Monday March 25, 2013
Tacitly confirming reports of signing of an agreement with Pakistan to build a huge 1000 MW nuclear power plant, China today defended the deal saying that it confirmed to safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and rejected allega...