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'If we make proper choices, we'll be a great nation'
'If not, we can become frighteningly chaotic, more chaotic than what we are today.''In today's environment in the country, we still have a window of opportunity.' Dr Baldev Raj, director of the......
Chennai was lucky to get off lightly in this rain, not so the next time
Why did Chennai go under in the recent rains? R Ramasubramanian paints a familiar picture of dismal urban town planning, civic short-sightedness, and rampant development that caused the recent......
India's nuclear posture entering a new phase: Think tank
After nearly two decades of nuclear competition with Pakistan, India with the several long-range ballistic missiles in development is seemingly now paying attention to its future strategic......
INS Arihant: The story of India's incredible hard work
India joins a club of nations like the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom and France that possess nuclear-powered submarines INS Arihant, India's first nuclear-powered......
Koodankulam protestors write to God to stop 'nuke disaster'
Activists strongly opposed to the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project have now turned to God. In a letter, they have urged the Almighty to save them from the impending ‘nuclear......
Govt slashed nuclear power budget 45% to Rs 757 cr
The government slashed the budgetary allocation for Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyutikaran Nigam (Bhavini), one of the two public sector undertakings (PSUs) for nuclear power, by 45 per cent to Rs 757......
India's first fast breeder reactor by 2010
India will commission its first 500-Mw fast breeder reactor (FBR) for generating commercial nuclear energy by the end of next year. The reactor, when commissioned, will mark the country's entry......
'7 nuclear reactors to be ready by Sept 2010'
The country is operating 16 nuclear reactors with a total capacity of around 3,900 megawatt electrical. Seven more with a capacity of 338 Mwe are under construction and likely to commence......
Punj Lloyd-Thorium JV to pump in $1 bn
Infrastructure player Punj Llyod and US-based Thorium Power, which signed an MoU last month to form a 50:50 joint venture company for exploring commercial nuclear power opportunities, are targeting......
Nuclear power generation to get big push
Nuclear power generation in the country is going to get a big push with the government planning to raise the target for 2020 at 20,000 MW. For this, it is looking at using recycled fuel and......
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