Notwithstanding the fact that India is among few countries of the world being self-reliant in developing indigenous fast-breeder and uranium based reactors in the world for the generation of nuclea

Merely calling nuclear energy safe and essential will not suffice at a time when even urban pockets do not have access to healthcare made possible through nuclear technology, said Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Sekhar Basu.

Speaking to The Indian Express hours after taking charge on Tuesday, Basu said that there is a need to show people the social face of nuclear energy. He took over from outgoing director R K Sinha, who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.

Fatehabad: Work for the setting up of the proposed nuclear power plant at Gorakhpur by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), which is already behind schedule, is likely to be dela

Bhubaneswar: South Korean Ambassador to India Kim Joong-Keun on Wednesday said Seoul was waiting for New Delhi's proposal for setting up a nuclear energy station in India.

Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar Banerjee said that the most valuable uranium ore in the country was in M. Tummalapalle in Kadapa district.

He formally launched an uranium ore mine and processing plant at M. Tummalapalle in Vemula mandal of Kadapa district on Friday. Speaking to mediapersons on the occasion, he said that they had detected valuable uranium ore in the area in 2004, and the then chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy had launched the project on November 20, 2007.

Atomic Energy Commission chairman Srikumar Banerjee will commission the Rs. 1,106 crore uranium ore mine and processing plant set up by Uranium Corporation of India at Thummalapalle village in Vemula mandal in Kadapa district on Friday, April 20.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had cleared the uranium ore mining and processing plant at Thummapalle in August 2007 and then Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy laid foundation stone in November that year.

Nuclear India was conceived before independent India, and has undergone similar ups and downs in its development. Multiple conflicting opinions, controversies and secrecy have been its constant companions. The end result is that the common citizens of the country are not sure if nuclear power is good or bad for them. This article is an effort to collate different opinions and facts on the nuclear issue from the point of view of electrical energy production.

A study on the impact of radiation on the health condition of people living around Kaiga Nuclear Power Generation Station has commenced.

Kaiga nuclear power plant. The survey is being conducted by Tata Memorial Cancer Research Institute, Mumbai, and the Community Health Centre of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.

"India needs to develop nuclear energy in addition to all other forms of energy to meet its ever-growing demand. With a large pool of talented engineers and scientists, India can confidently manage a large nuclear energy programme safely and efficiently," M.R. Srinivasan, former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission, and expert committee member on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), said in Coimbatore on Wednesday.

The work at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant returned to normal on Tuesday, a day after Tamil Nadu government gave the goahead to the stalled Indo-Russian project.