The government will shortly make strong representations to the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA), at its technical sessions in September, over the Koodankulam nuclear power plant, situat

Chennai: Sri Lanka’s stand on the upcoming Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu has triggered a volley of protests from pro-Tamil outfits, including some which had taken an anti-nuclear s

DMK President M Karunanidhi today slammed Sri Lanka for raking up the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project issue, saying India "will do what is required."

Sri Lanka today expressed concern over possible impact of radiation from India's nuclear power plants located in the southern region, as it prepares to raise the issue with global atomic watchdog I

Acknowledging the negative impact the Fukushima disaster has had on the acceptability of atomic power, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told a gathering of world leaders here on Tuesday that the synergy between the “highest standards of safety and security…is essential to restore public faith in nuclear energy.”

In a statement to the plenary of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) — which was attended by 53 countries and five international organisations — Dr. Singh underlined India's responsible citizenship of a nuclear world and backed the modest expansion of the scope of international cooperation that the Seoul meeting has agreed to

Also woos Saudi Arabia with new petroleum diplomacy, while trying to soothe a vexed US, in an interesting coordination effort between external and other ministries

India is finally plunging into the oil politics of the Gulf and West Asia. It sent a team of senior officials from the commerce ministry to Iran around a fortnight earlier, to clinch an oil-for-food deal. And, is beginning to woo the Sunni oil kingdoms in the region, led by none other than Saudi Arabia.

Eighty percent of the world's nuclear power plants are more than 20 years old, raising safety concerns, a draft U.N. report says a year after Japan's Fukushima disaster.

Nuclear power is safer than it was a year ago when a series of disasters at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant left 19,000 people dead or missing, the U.N.

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday his organisation could not be sure that Iran's nuclear programme did not have military aims.

Radiation and chemical-induced mutation and subsequent use in recombination breeding at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has resulted in the release of 39 improved crop varieties in oilseeds an