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  • Iran may enrich uranium up to 60% purity if needed: Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Feb 22, 2021 10:21 PM IST

    Iran may enrich uranium up to 60% purity if needed: Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    He said Tehran had never sought a nuclear weapon but if it wanted to, “no one could stop Tehran from acquiring it”.

  • Iran says will enrich uranium up to 20%: IAEA Jan 02, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    Iran says will enrich uranium up to 20%: IAEA

    "Iran informed the agency of its intention to enrich uranium at a rate of up to 20 percent in its Fordow underground plant, to comply with a law recently passed by the Iranian parliament," an IAEA spokesperson told AFP.

  • Govt signs long-term contract with Uzbekistan for uranium Jan 18, 2019 04:36 PM IST

    Govt signs long-term contract with Uzbekistan for uranium

    The contract was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who are here for the Vibrant Gujarat summit that began on Friday. The two leaders also held a bilateral meeting.

  • Severe uranium contamination in India's groundwater: Study Jun 08, 2018 03:45 PM IST

    Severe uranium contamination in India's groundwater: Study

    Scientists have found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers across 16 states in India, much above the WHO provisional standard for the country.

  • 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.

  • Australia can ensure India's energy security: PM Malcolm Turnbull Apr 07, 2017 08:25 AM IST

    Australia can ensure India's energy security: PM Malcolm Turnbull

    "India is undergoing a dramatic economic transformation and our close partnership creates opportunities for both nations," 62-year-old Turnbull said in a speech at the Sydney Institute.

  • Iran imports 149 tonnes of uranium from Russia: Atomic chief Feb 06, 2017 01:28 PM IST

    Iran imports 149 tonnes of uranium from Russia: Atomic chief

    "The first shipment arrived on January 26 by plane and the last will arrive tomorrow, Tuesday," said Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, according to Fars news agency.

  • UCIL workers go on indefinite strike Sep 27, 2016 04:56 PM IST

    UCIL workers go on indefinite strike

    Informing about the signing of the MOU, UCIL officials said it was forwarded to the higher authorities of the concerned department and the issue was pending at concerned ministry level for approval.

  • India to examine Ghana's civil nuclear cooperation request Jun 18, 2016 12:10 PM IST

    India to examine Ghana's civil nuclear cooperation request

    India has, in principle, agreed to look into Ghana's request for cooperation in civil nuclear energy field, President Pranab Mukherjee said as he wrapped up his six-day visit to three African countries which he said will "reinvigorate" the already "strong and time-tested" bonds with them

  • India, Namibia decide to iron out issues over uranium supply Jun 16, 2016 08:16 PM IST

    India, Namibia decide to iron out issues over uranium supply

    India and Namibia decided to iron out issues which are impeding supply of uranium from this resource-rich African country as President Pranab Mukherjee held talks with his Namibian counterpart

  • India to convince Namibia to supply uranium Jun 08, 2016 08:30 PM IST

    India to convince Namibia to supply uranium

    India will seek uranium from Namibia for its peaceful nuclear energy use during the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee by trying to convince the fourth largest producer of the mineral to implement a seven-year-old agreement enabling the supply

  • Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine Apr 01, 2016 12:22 PM IST

    Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine

    Ukraine has previously expressed interest in buying the material, as well as coal, from Australia, the world's third- ranking uranium producer behind Kazakhstan and Canada.

  • Canada sends first consignment of uranium to India Dec 07, 2015 11:08 AM IST

    Canada sends first consignment of uranium to India

    In April, Cameco signed a uranium supply contract with India after the nuclear cooperation agreement between Canada and India came into force in September 2013.

  • India can immediately begin uranium import: Aus Foreign Min Nov 30, 2015 09:56 AM IST

    India can immediately begin uranium import: Aus Foreign Min

    The Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement permits Australian companies to commence commercial uranium exports to India and provides the framework for "substantial new trade in energy" between the two countries, Julie Bishop's office said.

  • PM Narendra Modi heads home after three-nation tour Apr 17, 2015 12:46 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi heads home after three-nation tour

    The thrust of Modi's trip was on attracting investments and technology for development of India through the 'Make in India' programme.

  • Modi pitches for transformative India, aim is skill India Apr 16, 2015 07:58 AM IST

    Modi pitches for transformative India, aim is skill India

    Addressing the Indian diaspora in a packed stadium in Toronto, Canada on Thursday morning, Modi said, "Development is the only way forward. India will provide the workforce to power global growth. My mission is 'Skill India, not Scam India'."

  • India-Australia sign landmark civil nuclear deal Sep 16, 2014 08:33 PM IST

    India-Australia sign landmark civil nuclear deal

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18‘s Kritika Saxena, the Trade Commissioner of Queensland, the second largest state in Australia, believes that Indian companies are eyeing opportunities worth USD 70-80 billion in the region.

  • India, Australia ink long-awaited nuclear energy deal Sep 05, 2014 04:19 PM IST

    India, Australia ink long-awaited nuclear energy deal

    Abbott finalized the deal to allow the export of uranium to India, offering to ramp up supplies of energy to help the emerging Asian giant overcome chronic shortages.

  • India-Iran trade ties to grow post nuke deal: Anand Sharma Nov 25, 2013 01:04 PM IST

    India-Iran trade ties to grow post nuke deal: Anand Sharma

    Under the first phase of the agreement, Iran will stop enriching uranium beyond five percent, effectively giving up the higher levels of enrichment needed to produce fissile material for nuclear weapons.

  • India exploring more countries for uranium import Oct 03, 2013 03:42 PM IST

    India exploring more countries for uranium import

    India already has a contract for uranium import from another Central Asian nation Kazakhstan and Mongolia. Apart from these countries, Kyrgyzstan also has rich uranium deposits.

  • Uranium deposits found in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum dist Jul 26, 2013 07:44 PM IST

    Uranium deposits found in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum dist

    Uranium deposits were discovered in Jharkhand's East Sunghbhum district. It has been found betweek Jadugora and Narwapahar, an official of Uranim Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) said.

  • China cancels $6-bn uranium project after protest Jul 13, 2013 08:12 PM IST

    China cancels $6-bn uranium project after protest

    China has cancelled plans to build a uranium processing plant in a southern Chinese city a day after hundreds of protesters took to the streets demanding the project be scrapped, a local government website said.

  • Defiant Iran ups uranium enrichment Jul 25, 2012 03:34 PM IST

    Defiant Iran ups uranium enrichment

    Iran is defiantly forging on with its controversial nuclear activities by activating hundreds more uranium enrichment centrifuges, according to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

  • IAEA chief starts talks in Tehran, hopes for deal May 21, 2012 02:26 PM IST

    IAEA chief starts talks in Tehran, hopes for deal

    The UN nuclear watchdog chief began talks in Tehran on Monday, Iranian media said, after voicing hope for a deal to investigate suspected atomic bomb research - a possible breakthrough that Iran may count on to ease sanctions and deflect threats of war.

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