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India approves Kovvada capacity increase

New Nuclear

16 December 2016

The Indian government has approved an increase in capacity of the proposed Kovvada nuclear power plant and is conducting a new environmental impact assessment for the project, atomic energy minister Jitendra Singh confirmed yesterday.

Japan-India nuclear cooperation agreement signed

Nuclear Policies

11 November 2016

Mod-Abe_11_Nov_16_(Kantei)-48The prime ministers of India and Japan have welcomed the signature today of a nuclear cooperation agreement between the two countries. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe said the agreement reflects a new level of mutual confidence and strategic partnership for clean energy, economic development and a peaceful and secure world.

Russia and India plan radiation treatment network

Other News

13 October 2016

Cherednichenko_Pandurang_13_Oct_16_(Rosatom)-48Rosatom subsidiary United Corporation for Innovation LLC and the Indian Agricultural Association have signed an agreement on the development of "a network of integrated infrastructure centres" for radiation treatment in India. The agreement was signed today on the sidelines of the BRICS Business Forum in New Delhi by the Russian company's CEO, Denis Cherednichenko, and the chairman of the Indian association, Bharat Dhokane Pandurang.

India joins CERN


22 November 2016

India is set to become an associate member of European particle physics research organisation CERN, subject to final approval by the Indian government. The move followed the signature of an agreement by CERN's director general and the chairman of India's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).

Kudankulam II project launched

New Nuclear

17 October 2016

Putin and Modi - Oct 2016 - 48India and Russia have officially launched the second phase of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant under construction in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by Rosatom as part of an intergovernmental agreement signed between Moscow and New Delhi in 1998.

USA and India reiterate support for new build

Nuclear Policies

01 September 2016

US-India_Dialogue_Aug_2016_(US_Govt)-48Plans to construct six Westinghouse AP1000s in India have been bolstered by a joint statement issued after a bilateral strategic dialogue yesterday. The two sides also pledged to work towards India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.