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Japan nuclear plant gets safety clearance, other reactors may follow  Jul 17, 5:23 pm
Tokyo, July 17 (ANI): With two of the reactors at a nuclear power plant in Southern Japan cleared of safety hurdles, Japan is set to kick-start its suspended nuclear power operations.
New element with atomic number 117 set to become reality   May 3, 8:42 am
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research, an accelerator laboratory located in Darm-stadt, Germany, have obtained evidence for the artificial creation of element 117.
New breakthrough could help create solar energy materials from Sun  Apr 4, 9:58 am
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Researchers have found a way to tap the sun not only as a source of power but also to directly produce the solar energy materials that could make this possible.
Ex-Fukushima engineer warns Taiwan of unstable nature of nuke plants   Jan 17, 2:14 pm
Tokyo, Jan. 17 (ANI): A Japanese engineer, who helped build crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor No. 4, has warned Taiwan of the inherently unstable nature of nuclear power.
China to grant $6.5 bn for nuke power project in Pakistan  Dec 25, 2:03 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): China has committed to grant a loan of 6.5 billion dollars to Pakistan for the construction of a major nuclear power project in Karachi in a bid to strengthen ties with its strategic partner.
Iran invites UN nuke experts to inspect Arak heavy water plant  Nov 29, 11:59 am
Washington, Nov. 29 (ANI): Iran has invited the United Nations nuclear agency inspectors to visit its unfinished reactor at Arak heavy water plant, which is capable of producing enough plutonium for up to two warheads a year.
N Korea satellite images indicate reactor testing for plutonium: IAEA  Nov 29, 10:59 am
Johannesburg, Nov. 29 (ANI): North Korea's satellite images have revealed activities at its Yongbyon site which indicate a possible restart to a reactor that could provide it with weapons-grade plutonium, the UN atomic agency said.
Iran agrees for UN inspection of nuclear sites   Nov 12, 11:04 am
Johannesburg, Nov. 12 (ANI): Iran has agreed to offer more information and expanded access to the United Nations nuclear inspectors, including more openings at a planned reactor and uranium site.
Dangerous operation to remove fuel rods about to begin at Fukushima nuke plant  Nov 7, 2:11 pm
London, Nov. 7 (ANI): Engineers are preparing to extract the first of more than 1,000 nuclear fuel rods from one of the wrecked reactor buildings at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power station.
China`s nuclear family grows  Oct 21, 2:02 pm
China is set to build two modern nuclear power reactors in Pakistan after the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) signed a commercial contract with the Pakistani government. This makes it the first export of China's new ACP1000 reactor rated to produce 1,100MW. Construction could begin before the year's end.
Japan to be 'completely' without nuclear power for second time since Fukushima crisis  Sep 15, 11:24 am
Tokyo, Sept 15 (ANI): Japan will be without nuclear power for the first time since July 2012 following Sunday's shutdown of Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Oi No.4 reactor for regular safety inspections.
North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, shows satellite images  Sep 12, 2:28 pm
Wellington, Sept. 12 (ANI): North Korea is reported to have restarted its plutonium reactor, a recent satellite image has shown.
Japan to spend USD 470m on 'ice wall' to control Fukushima crisis  Sep 4, 12:00 pm
Tokyo, Sept. 4 (ANI): Japan has announced it will spend an estimated 473 million dollars to build a "ice wall" around the Fukushima nuclear plant to stop radioactive water leaks into the Pacific Ocean.
Japanese nuke regulator says crisis-hit Fukushima plant still 'unstable'   Sep 3, 11:27 am
London, Sept. 3 (ANI): Japanese Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has warned that the situation at the Fukushima nuclear plant is still 'unstable' as the crisis has not ended yet.
UN nuclear agency claims Iran boosting nuclear capabilities   Aug 29, 11:48 am
London, Aug. 29 (ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran has taken steps to boost its nuclear capabilities with increased capacity for uranium enrichment.
U.S. reactors shutting down due to high costs, but technology may benefit India: Official  Aug 16, 4:33 pm
Atlanta (U.S.A), Aug. 16 (ANI): The Director of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), Dave Perr, has said that the rising cost of power generation using nuclear energy is leading to the closing of reactors in the United States, but added that this technology would be beneficial for India.
Former Japan PM Kan denies role in Fukushima nuclear crisis  Aug 15, 4:24 pm
Tokyo, Aug. 15 (ANI): Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has claimed that he cannot be held criminally responsible for the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, as he had given timely permission to the Tokyo Electric Power Co.(Tepco) for the venting of reactors.
Rise in toxic water level at new site near Fukushima nuclear No. 1 reactor   Aug 12, 1:56 pm
Tokyo, Aug. 12 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) has said that it has found raised levels of radioactive tritium in groundwater sample collected from a newly built observation well by the Pacific Ocean near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
Antony congratulates defence scientists on INS Arihant achieving criticality  Aug 10, 1:57 pm
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Saturday congratulated defence scientists, personnel of the Indian Navy and other organizations, for their tireless efforts in attaining nuclear reactor criticality on the INS Arihant.
PM congratulates DRDO, Indian Navy for INS Arihant nuke reactor going critical  Aug 10, 11:17 am
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, congratulated officials and scientists of the Department of Atomic Energy, Indian Navy and the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on the INS Arihant, India's first nuclear submarine, achieving criticality.
Radioactive hotspots found as far as 70 kms away from Fukushima nuclear reactor   Aug 8, 12:10 pm
Tokyo, Aug. 8 (ANI): More than 30 hotspots of radioactive cesium concentrations have been discovered in the Pacific Ocean, as far as Abukuma River in Miyagi Prefecture, 70 km north of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
Novel Muon imaging technology can help calculate Fukushima damage: Study  Aug 8, 11:20 am
Washington, Aug. 8 (ANI): A recent study has attributed muon imaging to have the ability to assess damage inside Fukushima nuclear reactors and locate the melted fuel from the core.
Radioactive cesium levels much higher in deeper Pacific waters under Fukushima plant   Aug 2, 9:37 am
Tokyo, August 2 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) has detected high levels of radioactive cesium in water samples taken from reactor 2 of the disaster hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
Overwhelming 80 pc Japanese think another Fukushima-type nuke disaster 'probable': Poll  Jul 19, 3:57 pm
Tokyo, July 19 (ANI): Majority of people in Japan believe the risk of another nuclear crisis is high unless all the reactors are shut down, a new survey has found.
Half of Japanese oppose restart of nuclear reactors despite raised security standards  Jul 13, 11:41 am
Tokyo, July 13 (ANI): A recent survey has revealed that nearly half of Japanese people are against the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to restart nuclear reactors.
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