“The sector has over 345 reactor years of safe operation”

In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear accident, the emergency response and preparedness measures in India's nuclear facilities had been strengthened and several recommendations of the safety reviews mandated by the government of India had already been implemented, said Srikumar Banerjee, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), on Wednesday. A road map was being prepared for implementing the other recommendations.

Pakistan needs to build more nuclear power plants to provide energy relief that the country so desperately need and therefore requires international collaboration.

Amid growing public resistance to nuclear power projects, India has sought new test reports from the French nuclear authority on safety issues raised in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in J

The world's nuclear power plant exporters announced Thursday a first-ever code of conduct, which they hope will raise safety standards, prevent proliferation, and enhance environmental protection.

Japan's efforts to safely dismantle the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex is expected to be fraught with technical challenges and take more than a decade to complete, the government's Atom

Iran on Monday made its first counterproposal in two years to ease the confrontation with the West over its nuclear program, offering to allow international inspectors “full supervision” of the cou

The purpose of this action plan is to define a programme of work to strengthen the global nuclear safety framework. The plan consists of actions building on the Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety convened in June 2011, the conclusions and recommendations of the Working Sessions, and the experience and knowledge therein.

The United Nations' nuclear agency says it is "increasingly concerned" that Iran has conducted experimental work to develop nuclear weapons, in particular on warheads to deliver nuclear payloads.

The UN nuclear agency said Wednesday it is “increasingly concerned’’ about a stream of intelligence information suggesting that Iran continues to work secretly on developing a nuclear payload for a

Countries with atomic power plants would be encouraged to host international safety review missions, under a draft U.N.