Reiterating her demand that the entire electricity generated from the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant should be allocated to power-starved Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa shot off another

With the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant all set to commence power generation, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday demanded that the entire power produced from it be given to the state.

"Now I understand that nuclear fuel loading is going to take place in the next few days in the first unit of the plant of 1000 MW capacity. It is expected that criticality will be reached in the following 20 days or so, leading to power generation from the first unit of the plant", she said in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Jamshedpur, April 17: Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) today commissioned its last mining project in the state — an underground mine at Mohuldih in Rajnagar block of Seraikela-Kharsawan

Even as imported reactor-based atomic power projects are facing tardy progress, domestic nuclear sector firms are cashing in big-time on the demand for specialised nuclear services globally.

Iran’s top nuclear negotiator said Wednesday that he would offer “new initiatives” at the coming talks with world powers on its disputed nuclear energy program, apparently trying to strike a postur

French state-controlled utility Electricité de France SA said late Thursday that a leak was detected at one of its nuclear reactors in northwestern France, after two small fires were extinguished a

In its robust performance, the State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) generated 32,455 million units (MUs) of power during the year ending March 31, surpassing its previous el

Japan said on Friday it would lift entry bans on some cities in Fukushima prefecture that had been designated no-go zones due to their proximity to a nuclear power plant crippled by a powerful eart

Read this report on the Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill, 2011 presented by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests to the Rajya Sabha on 21/03/2012.

From the safety of a computer screen in the control room, I can see a robot scoop up a chunk of asbestos from the reactor floor. I am at Sellafield, the nuclear complex on the coast of Cumbria in north-west England, watching remotely controlled machinery crawl through the defunct Windscale Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor, gradually stripping out the last of its guts. The mammoth task of dismantling the reactor started in the early 1990s but is only now finally nearing completion.