Chennai: Anti-nuclear activists in Chennai on Monday morning laid siege to the state secretariat, demonstrating against the India visit by a team from the international watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Activists showed black flags and banners to decry the atomic inspectors' visit.
The inspectors have been invited by the Centre to inspect safety practices adopted by the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station in Rawatbhata near Kota. The team will submit a report on the plant's safety.
In Chennai, several fringe political parties also gathered, lending support to the protests.
11:54 AM, Oct 29, 2012
Vienna: Senior United Nations nuclear inspectors will arrive in Tehran early on Sunday to press Iranian officials to address suspicions that the Islamic state is seeking atomic weapons. The UN International Atomic Energy Agency hopes Iran, which has indicated readiness to discuss the issue for the first time since 2008, will end years of stonewalling on intelligence pointing to an intention to develop nuclear arms technology. "We are trying to...
07:39 AM, Jan 29, 2012