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.

In what is being seen as a counter to the India-US nuclear deal, China has taken the next significant step on the sale of two nuclear reactors, Chashma 3 & 4, to Pakistan by officially communicating to the IAEA on Tuesday that it intends to go ahead with the deal under a 2003 agreement.

The US is believed to have expressed reservations and said that this sale is beyond the scope of the agreemen


Established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct), the Interagency Task Force on Radiation Source Protection and Security (Task Force) has made important progress since its 2006 report to the President and Congress to improve the security of domestic radioactive sources given the
enduring threat of terrorists seeking radioactive materials to attack the United States.

New Delhi: The parliamentary committee studying the civil liability for nuclear damage bill will conduct a marathon four-day examination of the legislation from Tuesday with the panel expected to grill health and environment ministries on long-term liability in the event of a nuclear accident.

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India's relations with Canada yesterday turned a full circle- from one of suspicion and unease to a strategic partnership. Canada, which had led India's nuclear isolation in the mid-1970s and late 1990s, is now the ninth nation with which New Delhi has a peacetime atomic energy pact, opening the doors for bilateral nuclear commerce on the lines India has with the USA.

Committee Protests Move To Amend Culpability Clause Of Foreign Suppliers

New Delhi: A move by the government to delete a subclause in the civil liability for nuclear damage bill, dealing with culpability of foreign suppliers in the event of a nuclear accident, ran into fierce resistance from members of the standing committee examining the bill.