An alternative to conventional uranium and plutonium reactors might be immune to the problems that have plagued the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

As deputy national security adviser Alok Prasad gets ready to assume duties as Indian ambassador to Japan, Prime Minister Naoto Kan

Iran claimed Sunday it could now use domestically mined uranium to produce nuclear fuel, giving the country complete control over a process the West suspects is geared toward producing weapons.

Tehran made the claim a day before a new round of nuclear talks with world powers that want to rein in Iran

India has a flourishing and largely indigenous nuclear power program and expects to have 20,000 MWe nuclear capacity on line by 2020 and 63,000 MWe by 2032. It aims to supply 25% of electricity from nuclear power by 2050.

This handbook is a practical aid to legislative drafting that brings together, for the first time, model texts of provisions covering all aspects of nuclear law in a consolidated form.

The  present status of nuclear energy technology is the result of over 50 years of development and operational experience.

Any Indian Bill that goes beyond global conventions on supplier liability will result in denial of nuclear equipment by foreign suppliers
G Balachandran / June 24, 2010, 0:13 IST

This technology roadmap on nuclear energy released by IEA & OECD finds that nearly one-fourth of global electricity generation could be met with nuclear power by 2050, offering significant CO2 savings & says that financing new nuclear plants is expected to be a major challenge.

Various facets of energy security would continue to engage the policy makers and other stake holders as energy continues to drive economies, policies and even geo-strategy. The country has come a long way since the Tarapore Nuclear Plant began commercial operation way back in 1969. The progress has been

Sandeep Dikshit & Narayan Lakshman

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: India and the United States have agreed to the arrangement and procedures under which the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel will take place at two stand-alone safeguarded sites. New Delhi also retains the right to make additions and modifications.