As part of the exercise undertaken by the government to ensure world class nuclear safety standards in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the four groups constituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will quantify to what level India can handle a major crisis beyond the design capacity of nuclear plants in the country.

The Fukushima Effect

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As a review of all the nuclear facilities in the country is underway, the authorities are factoring in the lessons learnt from the Fukushima episode and even beyond to ensure that the atomic installations are able to weather all the possible disasters.

The upgrade in safety features of the nuclear plants will apply to the existing ones as well as the new ones, including the proposed Jaitapur pl

Even as wires remain crossed between New Delhi and Washington over whether India can be assured of uninterrupted nuclear fuel supplies, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) has said that its

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