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Nuclear power could help Europe cut its Russia ties, but not for years

April 27, 2022 2:47 pm

As President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine pushes Europe to sever its dependence on Russian natural gas and oil, nuclear power’s profile is rising, promising homegrown energy as well as reliable electricity.

August 13, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Yes To N-power

August 12, 2021 11:41 pm

She told journalists in Nairobi before leaving for India that unless there was an alternative and effective source of energy generation, nuclear programmes can’t be phased out.

May 7, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Nuclear Power

May 07, 2021 12:06 am

On the US decision to arm Pakistan with arms, she said it was bound to increase tension in the region although it would not be fair to deny Pakistan its legitimate defence requirements.

New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power

September 12, 2019 8:10 am

Japan's nuclear regulator is overseen by Koizumi's ministry. Three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi station run by Tokyo Electric Power melted down after being hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

Site of the worst nuclear power accident in US, Three Mile Island plant to shut down

May 09, 2019 1:21 pm

Disaster struck in the early morning hours of March 28, 1979, when water-coolant pumps failed and a reactor overheated. There was a partial meltdown, and the plant was in crisis for several days. Radiation was purposefully released into the air to relieve pressure within the system.

Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India

November 11, 2018 1:18 pm

"India attaches importance to the IAEA's work in different fields of nuclear science and supports its programme on nuclear fusion," said First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu.

NASA could use nuclear rockets to power manned Mars mission

February 15, 2018 6:58 pm

The race to reach a manned probe to Mars has heightened, as NASA might launch a nuclear-powered rocket to send astronauts to Mars.

Nuclear power: Uranium shipments hold up, but blip in generation

February 07, 2018 4:58 am

Power generation, of late has witnessed a marginal decline due to factors like tepid demand in the wake of a delayed industrial recovery and subdued bookings on account of domestic load

Why we need nuclear power

June 30, 2017 12:40 am

Solar power may be price competitive, but it is subject to vagaries of weather

NPCIL abandons Mithivirdi nuclear power plant plan; will shift to Andhra Pradesh

June 01, 2017 8:04 pm

Following the nuclear deal between India and United States during the tenure of previous UPA-II government, the NPCIL had proposed a nuclear power project in Chhaya-Mithivirdi village.