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PM Narendra Modi felicitates crew of Submarine INS Arihant on completion of Nuclear Triad

November 05, 2018

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received today the crew of Strategic Strike Nuclear Submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant. The submarine recently returned from its first deterrence patrol, completing the establishment of the country's survivable nuclear triad. Stressing the significance of the successful deployment of INS Arihant for the completion of India's nuclear triad, the Prime Minister congratulated the crew and all involved in the achievement which puts India among a handful o...Read More

India made no additional commitments to Japan for inking nuke pact: MEA

November 17, 2016
India made no additional commitments to Japan for inking nuke pact: MEA

New Delhi: India today asserted that the termination clause in the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement (NCA) with Japan was nothing "new" and that New Delhi had made no additional commitments to clinch the deal other than what it had committed itself to while declaring a unilateral moratorium on testing nuclear weapons in 2008. It also insisted that all clauses in the NCA were binding on the two parties. However, the circumstances of termination, by their very nature, are not specifiable in the ...Read More

India, Japan sign Nuclear deal, 10 pacts, cover areas like space, agriculture

November 11, 2016
India, Japan sign Nuclear deal, 10 pacts, cover areas like space, agriculture

Tokyo: India and Japan today signed 10 pacts covering a range of areas such as boosting Japanese investment in infrastructure, railways, and for cooperation in space and agriculture, as part of agreements to bolster bilateral ties. An MoU was signed between the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport and Urban Development to enable cooperation and promote investment in infrastructure projects in railways & tran...Read More

Narendra Modi to visit Japan tomorrow, Nuclear deal expected

November 09, 2016
Narendra Modi to visit Japan tomorrow, Nuclear deal expected

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day visit to Japan from tomorrow during which the two countries are expected to sign a civil nuclear deal besides discussing ways to step up cooperation in the areas like trade, investment and security. Modi will be holding the annual Summit meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and have an audience with the Emperor of Japan in Tokyo. From Tokyo, Modi, accompanied by Abe, will travel to Kobe by the famed Shinkansen bu...Read More

India, Japan set to sign nuclear deal this week: report

November 06, 2016
India, Japan set to sign nuclear deal this week: report

Tokyo: India and Japan are set to sign a historic civil nuclear cooperation deal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit here this week, a move that will boost bilateral economic and security ties and facilitate leading US-based players to set up atomic plants in India. The two countries had reached a broad agreement for cooperation in civil nuclear energy sector during Japanese Prime Minister Shiozo Abe's visit to India in December last year, but the deal was yet to be signed as ...Read More

India, Japan likely to sign nuke deal during Modi visit

November 03, 2016
India, Japan likely to sign nuke deal during Modi visit

New Delhi: India and Japan are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation agreement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to that country next week as the two sides completed the internal procedures for the much- awaited agreement. The two countries had sealed a broad agreement for cooperation in civil nuclear energy during Japanese Prime Minister Shiozo Abe's visit here last December but the final deal was yet to be signed as certain technical and legal issues were to be thrash...Read More

India, Russia give go ahead for two more units at Kudankulam

October 15, 2016
India, Russia give go ahead for two more units at Kudankulam

By Priyanka Tikoo Benaulim (Goa):Carrying forward their cooperation in civil nuclear energy, India and Russia today gave the go ahead for construction of two more nuclear reactors in Kudankulam project even as Moscow strongly backed New Delhi's bid for NSG membership. However, the two countries could not finalise a general framework agreement and the credit protocol for Kudankulam Units 5 and 6 which they decided to do so by the end of this year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian...Read More

NPCIL, Westinghouse agree to begin engg work on 6 N-reactors

June 07, 2016

From Lalit K Jha Washington The Nuclear Power Corporation of India and US firm Westinghouse have agreed to begin engineering and site design work immediately for six nuclear power plant reactors in India and conclude contractual arrangements by June 2017, the White House said today. Culminating a decade of partnership on civil nuclear issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during their White House meeting "welcomed" the start of preparatory work on site in Ind...Read More

Kakrapar atomic power station may take 3-8 months to recover

April 15, 2016

New Delhi The Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) unit 1 in Gujarat, which has been shutdown since March due to radioactive leak, may still take nearly 3-8 months for full recovery. Sources said that Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), the watchdog of the Indian nuclear sector, is investigating the matter. But a senior Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) official said the plant, which is near Surat, may take around 7-8 months to become fully operational. Kakrapar Ato...Read More

India, France sign MoU for construnction of 6 nuke reactors at Jaitapur

March 23, 2016

New Delhi India and France have signed an MoU for the construction of six nuclear reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra, two months after the two countries decided to conclude the techno-commercial negotiations for the project by the year end. The pact was inked yesterday at the end of the two-day visit of a high-level delegation of Electricite de France (EDF - French public utility) to Mumbai for holding discussions with National Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) on the construction o...Read More

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