Facing higher resistance to nuclear power after the Japanese disaster this year, French officials said Monday they would seek to promote stronger international policies on nuclear energy, despite o

The level of radiation that four workers were exposed to at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station-2 or KAPS unit 2 in Gujarat is not significant enough to cause any harm to their health, the Nuclear Po

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said the new Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) guidelines on the enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology should not be construed as detracting from the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, and pressed New Delhi to ratify the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC)

Iran has claimed it is installing new high-tech uranium enrichment centrifuges to hasten progress in its nuclear programme, a move that France has condemned as a

Radioactive waste from Europe's 143 nuclear reactors must in future be buried in secure bunkers, ministers from EU member states agreed on Tuesday.

The new rules force national nuclear authorities to draw up disposal plans by 2015, which will be vetted by Europe's energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger.

"After years of inaction, the EU for the very first time commits itself to a final dispos

Foreign Minister Dipu Moni on Monday said that despite the nuclear disaster in Japan following the recent tsunami, Bangladesh has not abandoned its proposed Rooppur nuclear power plant project with Russian assistance. Replying to a question at a regular press briefing yesterday afternoon, she said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Russia towards the end of this year as scheduled.

The government is looking forward to implementing a five - year plan to strengthen all sections in the country with nuclear power, Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said.

The Atomic Energy Authority Act of 1969 has been replaced to facilitate this. The Atomic Energy Regulatory Council will address security matters and conserving radioactive sources and substances.

A $230 million refinery being built here in an effort to break China

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said on Monday that Pakistan would build more power plants to meet its growing energy needs, asserting that the country