IAEA joint convention on spent fuel and radioactive waste safety celebrates 20th anniversary

Delegates from IAEA Member States celebrated the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management at an event on the side-lines of the 61st IAEA General Conference on Monday.

Advanced nuclear technologies can help achieve a carbon-free energy future

Innovation in the nuclear sector is vital to fulfil its potential in combatting climate change, agreed panellists at a side event held on the margins of the IAEA General Conference today.
Nuclear energy inevitable option for India: Sekhar Basu

India sees nuclear energy as inevitable option in the world: Sekhar Basu

Nuclear energy is an inevitable option for India and the world, Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy said on the sidelines of an event organised by the Permanent Mission of India at the UN office in Vienna ahead of the annual general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Nuclear energy is still cheaper than renewables – Rosatom

With falling renewable energy prices worldwide, as seen from domestic rates of Rs 2.44 and Rs 3.

Japan can make a substantive difference to India’s nuclear industry: FS Jaishankar

Ahead of the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit, India said today that Japan can make a substantive difference to its nuclear industry, and identified cooperation in civil nuclear energy and defence as two domains that portend the future direction of the bilateral ties.

Pakistan PM inaugurates China-backed fifth nuclear power plant

Power-starved Pakistan today received a major boost as a China-backed 340 MW nuclear power plant in its Punjab province was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

UN atomic chief says Iran meeting terms of nuclear deal

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The head of the UN agency monitoring Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal said today that Tehran is implementing the agreement—but says the ultimate judgement on compliance with the deal rests with the six world powers that signed the pact with the Islamic Republic.

India takes three steps to implement nuclear deal with US: Westinghouse Electric Co express satisfaction

India has taken three steps to implement the historic civil nuclear deal with the US to enhance confidence of the domestic and foreign companies in the country’s nuclear industry, a top American diplomat said.

R K Singh takes over as new Power and New Renewable Energy Minister

Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday took charge as the new Union Minister of State of Power and New & Renewable Energy from Piyush Goyal, who headed to the Ministry of Railways.

Bangladesh and Russia sign deal on spent nuclear fuel

Governments of the Russian Federation and the Bangladesh have signed a collaboration agreement on import of spent nuclear fuel of Rooppur NPP to Russia, today.