The 17th Meeting of the India-Vietnam Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation saw several new spheres of collaboration being explored and earmarked for development.
Alongside India’s push to develop its renewable energy generation capacity, its nuclear energy plans are growing. Uranium mining – both at home and abroad – will underpin the success of its civil nuclear ambitions.
Private research and profit-driven innovation can change the paradigm of nuclear medicine, farm irradiation processes and sterilisation technologies in India.
A nuclear energy expert shares his views on the recent shift in India's nuclear doctrine and how it will impact the wider geopolitics with its neighbours. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made headlines in August when he appeared to nullify India’s nuclear weapons no first use (NFU) policy. “Till today, our nuclear policy is ‘no first use’. What happens in future depends on the circumstances,” he said. In the context of Prime Minister Modi’s effort to project a more muscular [...]
Enhanced civil nuclear cooperation with a deal for the US to set up six nuke reactors in India will help iron out wrinkles in bilateral trade relations, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. India and the US have agreed to set up six nuclear power reactors in the southern Indian coastal state of Andhra Pradesh. The transaction, involving the sale to India of six Westinghouse AP-1000 reactors, follows from the Indo-US Nuclear Deal signed in 2008. This development [...]
Backdrop There are several big challenges facing the world and without doubt, one of the biggest is how to produce clean sustainable energy to meet the aspirations of millions. On one hand, we have the United Kingdom where the world’s first commercial nuclear power plant was built in the 1950s and such is the maturity of this industry in the UK that nearly all of the nuclear power plants with the exception of one will be shut down by 2030 [...]