The International Atomic Energy Agency called for a more comprehensive disaster management plan at Japanese nuclear plants, as regulators struggle to regain the public's trust in its ability to kee

The Obama administration is reportedly using a secret channel of communication to warn Iran that closing the Straits of Hormuz, through which more than a fifth of sea-borne oil passes, is a “red li

MADURAI: In the midst of protests against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Union Minister G.K.Vasan today said a decision on its early commissioning would be taken at a public meeting here next month, in which Union Ministers from Congress will take part.

"The meeting on February 4 will be the first step for early commissioning of the plant," he told reporters on the sidelines of a book release function.
KNPP was the safest among nuclear plants in the world with maximum security and safety features and the country was expecting it to generate power, he said.

The UN atomic agency confirmed on Monday that Iran has started enriching uranium to 20-per cent purity at a new site in a difficult-to-bomb mountain bunker.

A Central panel has assuaged fears surrounding the Kudankulam nuclear project, in Tamil Nadu.

Wary of sending out a wrong signal at a time when protests continue to hamper commissioning of nuclear reactors in Koodankulam, the government is set to back off from signing a new contract with Ru

Australian defence minister Stephen Smith, who had pitched for reversing ruling Labor party's policy on uranium export to India, has ruled out similar treatment to Pakistan, citing its poor prolife

The Australian Labour Party has backed Prime Minister Julia Gillard's proposal to reverse the ban on sale of uranium to India.

In the wake of safety concerns in the aftermath of the Fukushima incident, India has decided to get assistance from an independent agency to review its own safety standards and audits.

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam on Monday flew to Seoul to advise the Korean government on the second Nuclear Security Summit in March next year.