A top official of Madras Atomic Power Station on Sunday sought to allay fears of people on the safety of nuclear power plants, particularly at Koodankulam, saying there was no need to panic as all

Following a direction by the Prime Minister, the Department of Atomic Energy on Wednesday constituted a 15-member group of independent experts to answer questions of protesters at the Koodankulam n

As protestors stepped up anti-Kudankulam nuclear power plant agitation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has cautioned Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that the state’s development plans would b

New Delhi: Indian engineers will fabricate the world’s largest high-vacuum cold storage vessel for an ambitious international project to generate energy from a process that powers the sun.

A DC-based think tank has used evidence of construction activity visible on freely available Google Earth satellite images to argue that India's uranium enrichment programme is being expanded.

Even as the Indo-US nuclear deal completes three years on October 8, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has emphasised that India should have the right to reprocess imported spent fuel. The DAE said the deal should in no way affect India’s indigenous nuclear programme.

The government is expected to notify the much-awaited rules on nuclear liability before the winter session of Parliament — once the ongoing inter-ministerial consultations over the matter are over, a top official said on Thursday.

Subsequently, these rules, which are necessary to be notified following the enactment of Nuclear Liability Bill, would be laid down in Parliament, according to Ravi Grover, principal adviser to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).

The National Green Tribunal in its hearing on the issue of 3 x 660 MW expansion of coal-based thermal power plant at Koradi, Nagpur District, Maharashtra in its final order on Tuesday directed the

Says agitation can delay commissioning of Koodankulam project

The next logical step for South Korea is to ask India for a nuclear park site. “We have not yet reached that stage. They are yet to ask us for a site, though Kepco and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation. The South Korean Foreign Minister will come in the second half of this year. There could be talks on this aspect too,” the sources said.