The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and JSC TVEL Corporation, a subsidiary of Russia

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday finalised two agreements with Russia for purchase of large quantities of uranium. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) placed orders for 2,000 tonnes of uranium for its various Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) with Russia

CHENNAI: The view through the barrel-hole, situated at a height of 31 metres, is stunning. It frames the massive containment dome of the reactor building of the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu.

Sandeep Dikshit
NEW DELHI: India and Russia on Friday signed agreements that would eliminate the supply-demand mismatch in uranium and enable the setting up of more state-of-the-art nuclear power plants in India.

Sujay Mehdudia
NEW DELHI: Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar on Thursday expressed confidence that 1,500 MW of nuclear power would be added to the national grid in 2009 as the country was poised to benefit from the civil nuclear cooperation agreements with Russia, France and United States.

He was addressing the 11th India Power Forum meet here.

Thorium Power, a US-based nuclear energy company, has signed an agreement with Punj Lloyd, one of the leading engineering and construction companies in India, to form a joint venture (JV).

The audit report conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General on management of fuel for Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs). DAE has been blamed for being unable to exploit the country


For making India a knowledge society, we need nuclear energy. Each and every sector in India

Their support for the nuclear deal has been explicit and unwavering. Now that India has been allowed to rejoin the global trade in nuclear materials after three decades, big business is licking its chops: it's payback time. Or so it would seem, going by the rash of statements and projections being thrown about.