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  • Madhya Pradesh to get 93 MW nuclear power from Gujarat's KAPS Sep 02, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh to get 93 MW nuclear power from Gujarat's KAPS

    Under the agreement, Madhya Pradesh will get nuclear power at Rs 2.289 per unit from the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) near Surat in Gujarat.

  • Gas and nuclear industries fight to the end for 'green' EU investment label Aug 25, 2020 12:10 PM IST

    Gas and nuclear industries fight to the end for 'green' EU investment label

    The climate section of the EU's Sustainable Finance Taxonomy is due to be finalised this year and it could prove crucial as nuclear power and most natural gas plants and pipelines were excluded from a provisional list published in March.

  • Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear power Jul 03, 2020 08:52 PM IST

    Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear power

    The plan is part of Germany’s ‘energy transition’ - an effort to wean Europe’s biggest economy off planet-warming fossil fuels and generate all of the country’s considerable energy needs from renewable sources.

  • Policy | Nuclear power is the way forward Feb 19, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    Policy | Nuclear power is the way forward

    A focus on nuclear power will not only help India reduce its dependence on fossil fuels that contribute to climate change, but will also make India more energy independent.

  • Would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing: Donald Trump Mar 09, 2019 10:07 AM IST

    Would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing: Donald Trump

    North Korea has frozen nuclear and missile testing since 2017, and Trump has pointed to this as a positive outcome from nearly a year of high-level engagement with North Korea.

  • Kim Jong Un: North Korea is a 'world-class military power' Feb 08, 2018 03:56 PM IST

    Kim Jong Un: North Korea is a 'world-class military power'

    "We ... have become capable of showcasing our stature as a world-class military power to the world.", Kim Jong Un said.

  • Government gives administrative approval, financial sanction to build 12 nuclear power reactors Feb 07, 2018 10:04 PM IST

    Government gives administrative approval, financial sanction to build 12 nuclear power reactors

    The security aspects are being reviewed by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) before giving clearance for various stages of the projects.

  • Ready to supply uranium to India as soon as possible: Aus PM Apr 10, 2017 08:07 PM IST

    Ready to supply uranium to India as soon as possible: Aus PM

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said his country is ready to start export of uranium to India as soon as possible, two-and-a-half years after the two countries signed a civil nuclear cooperation deal.

  • India needs to say no to nuclear power: Greenpeace Feb 22, 2017 08:22 AM IST

    India needs to say no to nuclear power: Greenpeace

    As Fukushima nuclear disaster nears its sixth anniversary, it continues to be a grim reminder of the destruction and loss lives that nuclear power can cause, it said, adding "At this point of time countries like India need to rethink their energy policies and say no nuclear power."

  • India renews talks on building nuclear power plants: Report Oct 25, 2016 03:38 PM IST

    India renews talks on building nuclear power plants: Report

    "Its overall goal is to have 14.5 GWe (Gigawatt or one billion watts of electricity power) of nuclear generating capacity online by 2024, compared to 6,219 MWe now," said the World Nuclear Performance Report 2016 released at the Singapore International Energy Week being held this week.

  • Sail rewrites goals; aims for FY17 steel production of 17 mt May 09, 2016 01:19 PM IST

    Sail rewrites goals; aims for FY17 steel production of 17 mt

    Under the new leadership of PK Singh, Chairman of Sail, the goals have been rewritten for India‘s largest steel producer. The company is targeting steel production at 17 million tonnes for FY17 and 20 million tonnes for FY18.

  • 'China tops patent application list for 5th consecutive year' Apr 17, 2016 09:23 PM IST

    'China tops patent application list for 5th consecutive year'

    For the fifth year in a row, China has topped the world's patent application list showcasing its booming culture of innovation, but failed to achieve any major breakthroughs, a Chinese official said today.

  • India deal unlikely to secure Toshiba's lofty nuclear plans Dec 28, 2015 12:57 PM IST

    India deal unlikely to secure Toshiba's lofty nuclear plans

    A senior Indian government official told Reuters earlier this month that the country expects to seal a contract with Toshiba's US nuclear unit Westinghouse to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year.

  • China inks $15 billion nuclear deal with Argentina Nov 18, 2015 07:59 AM IST

    China inks $15 billion nuclear deal with Argentina

    China National Nuclear Corp will work with Argentina's state-owned company Nucleoelectrica to build the South American nation's fourth and fifth reactors, CNNC said yesterday in a statement posted on its website. The agreement was reached over the weekend at the G20 summit in Turkey.

  • India's nuke programme among largest in dvpd nations: Study Nov 03, 2015 07:57 AM IST

    India's nuke programme among largest in dvpd nations: Study

    The report 'India's Stocks of Civil and Military Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, End 2014' concludes that India has "one of the largest nuclear power programmes among developing nations".

  • China working on world's largest N-power expansion Jul 25, 2015 12:59 PM IST

    China working on world's largest N-power expansion

    The new plant will take the number of China's nuclear power units under construction to 26, perceived as number one in scale in the world.

  • No dilution of India's Nuclear liability Act: Govt Mar 11, 2015 01:45 PM IST

    No dilution of India's Nuclear liability Act: Govt

    Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh also assured members in the Lok Sabha that safety standards in India's nuclear plants were as good as anywhere in the world and in fact, "more than many other countries".

  • On track for Rs 15000 cr order book in FY15: HCC Jan 30, 2015 10:18 AM IST

    On track for Rs 15000 cr order book in FY15: HCC

    Praveen Sood, CFO, HCC Group is a bit disappointed with order inflows on the nuclear power and hydel project side but hopes that with US President visiting India there could be development in nuclear power projects

  • Expect govt order inflow to start only next year: HCC Oct 31, 2014 10:44 AM IST

    Expect govt order inflow to start only next year: HCC

    Praveen Sood, CFO of HCC says profitability margins are coming from efforts to bring down costs. The company is seeing order inflow momentum only in the road sector as of now.

  • Japan's energy debate rages on tsunami anniversary Mar 11, 2014 05:07 PM IST

    Japan's energy debate rages on tsunami anniversary

    Japan shut down its reactors in the wake of the meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keen to return the resource-poor country back to nuclear energy.

  • CAG raps NPCIL for not following transparency guidelines Aug 08, 2013 07:00 PM IST

    CAG raps NPCIL for not following transparency guidelines

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd for not following transparency guidelines while awarding a contract for equipment of an atomic power project.

  • Koodankulam nuke project set to start in August Jul 26, 2013 10:39 PM IST

    Koodankulam nuke project set to start in August

    The 6,000 megawatt (MW) Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) will be commencing operations by the end of August. It may be good news for the industry in general, but the wind sector may raise concerns over supply of transmission systems.

  • SC gives nod for Kudankulam nuclear plant's commissioning May 06, 2013 05:08 PM IST

    SC gives nod for Kudankulam nuclear plant's commissioning

    The Supreme Court today cleared hurdles in commissioning of the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant, saying that the safety and security requirements have been taken care of and the project would benefit larger public interest.

  • India should deprioritise Nuclear Energy Jan 01, 2013 12:35 PM IST

    India should deprioritise Nuclear Energy

    MV Ramana tells Forbes India that despite the Indian leadership being committed to nuclear energy, he is not optimistic about its future in the country

  • No stay on Kudankulam plant, SC agrees to check its safety Sep 13, 2012 06:01 PM IST

    No stay on Kudankulam plant, SC agrees to check its safety

    The Supreme Court today refused to stay loading of fuel for nuclear power plant at Kudankulam but agreed to examine the risk associated with the project, saying safety of people living in its vicinity is of prime concern.

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