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India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India

14 Mar 2019

India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India

India and US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation.

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

27 Jun 2018

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements at its Yongbyon nuclear research facility, monitoring website "38 North" said today.

China plans to build university for nuclear power research

12 Jun 2018

China plans to build university for nuclear power research

China is planning to build a university dedicated to nuclear power research to meet the severe shortage of qualified people at its rapidly expanding atomic energy facilities at home and abroad.

'Solar' rays of hope at Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

18 Mar 2018

'Solar' rays of hope at Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

More than 30 years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, Chernobyl is set to get a new lease of life as plans to transform it into a solar farm are in final stages.

Fukushima: Robot captures first images of melted nuclear fuel

24 Jul 2017

Fukushima: Robot captures first images of melted nuclear fuel

The first images of what is believed to be the melted nuclear fuel deposits inside Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have been captured by an underwater robot.

India's first commercial fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam

02 Jul 2017

India's first commercial fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam

Indian nuclear scientists are in the final stages of starting a high-tech 'Fast-Breeder Reactor' (FBR) in Kalpakkam in Chennai. FBR will generate more atomic fuel than they consume as they work.

Cabinet gives approval for 10 new nuclear reactors

18 May 2017

Cabinet gives approval for 10 new nuclear reactors

The Cabinet has announced its approval to construct 10 new indigenous pressurized heavy water nuclear reactors to augment the nuclear energy production in the country.

India's Nuclear Fuel Complex breaks its own world record

15 Apr 2017

India's Nuclear Fuel Complex breaks its own world record

While the global nuclear industry is going through a meltdown, India's Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) seems to be on a roll.