The energy we can get from uranium is set to rocket, but safety fears and waste disposal problems loom : a report.

Iran expands uranium enrichment plant TEHRAN, Iran (AP)

A limited strategic partnership with the US is beneficial for India, the UPA, and the Left.

Further talks on sourcing uranium from Australia are stalled although Canberra had agreed in principle to supply uranium to India after waiver of guidelines by the NSG.

prime minister Manmohan Singh got some support from the Chinese on India's civilian nuclear programme. But Beijing hasn't given any assurance that it will help India get fuel from the Nuclear

In a volte-face, Australia's new government told an Indian envoy that it will not sell uranium to India unless New Delhi signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Reversing a decision taken by

>> The World Food Programme is working with the Ethiopian government to extend drought insurance. The US $230 million insurance will cover about 6.7 million people, which will be disbursed in case

The Government believes it is in the public interest that new nuclear power stations should have a role to play in this country's future energy mix alongside other low-carbon sources; that it would be in the public interest to allow energy companies the option of investing in new nuclear power stations; and that the Government should take active steps to open up the way to the construction of new

The recent civil nuclear cooperation proposed by the Bush Administration and the Government of India has heightened the necessity of assessing India

A nuclear revival is welcome so long as the industry does not repeat its old mistakes

IN MARCH 1986 this newspaper celebrated "The Charm of Nuclear Power" on its cover. The timing wasn't great. The following month, an accident at a reactor at Chernobyl in Ukraine spread radioactivity over Europe and despair in the Western world's nuclear industry.