Uranium

  • Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal 20-01-2014 10:12 AM

    Tehran: Ahead of the start of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, an official in the Islamic Republic called limiting uranium enrichment and diluting its stockpile the country's "most important commitments," state radio reported. The comments by Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman of Iran's atomic department, show how the...
  • Expect a headway in Uranium sale soon: Australian Foreign Minister 18-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on her ongoing trip to India met External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid and discussed Nuclear agreements and economic ties along with the ongoing negotiations on uranium sale which seem to be unending. However, she said that there is commitment to sell uranium to India and...
  • Iran expands nuclear capacity, delays sensitive reactor: IAEA 29-08-2013 01:31 AM

    Iran plans to test about 1,000 advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges it has completed installing, a UN nuclear report showed, a move likely to worry Western capitals hoping for a change of course under the country's new president. The UN atomic agency's quarterly report - the first since relative moderate Hassan...
  • Uranium deposits discovered in East Singhbhum district 27-07-2013 09:29 AM

    Deposits of uranium were recently discovered at a place between Jadugora and Narwapahar mine areas in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, an official of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) said on Friday. "We have recently detected rich deposits of uranium between our existing uranium mines at Jadugora and Narwapahar, (about...
  • Uranium deposits discovered in East Singhbhum district 26-07-2013 05:34 PM

    Deposits of uranium were recently discovered at a place between Jadugora and Narwapahar mine areas in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, an official of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) said on Friday. "We have recently detected rich deposits of uranium between our existing uranium mines at Jadugora and Narwapahar, (about...
  • Uranium sale to India on expected lines: Australian PM 03-06-2013 09:34 AM

    Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Monday said that the progress on uranium sale to India was moving on expected lines and discussions were underway between the two sides to put a safeguards agreement in place. "The progress is as we expected it. The main thing was to get...
  • Iran announces uranium mining after nuclear talks fail 10-04-2013 07:35 AM

    Dubai: Iran said on Tuesday operations had begun at two uranium mines and a milling plant and that Western opposition would not slow its nuclear work, days after talks with world powers made no breakthrough. Marking its annual National Nuclear Technology Day, Iran also said it would continue to need...
  • Canada to allow civil nuclear trade with India 06-11-2012 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Canadian firms will soon be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades following an agreement between the two countries, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Tuesday. It will end a penalty Canada imposed in 1976 after India...
  • Decision on lifting uranium ban wrong: Ex-Oz PM 12-12-2011 08:52 AM

    Melbourne: Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser on Monday strongly criticised Julia Gillard for amending the long-standing Labor policy to sell uranium to India calling it a "shameful abject submission to US pressure." In an opinion piece published in 'The Age', Fraser, who led the country during 1975-83 as a...
  • Pak seeks parity in uranium sale from Australia 09-12-2011 02:43 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it should be treated at par with India in civil nuclear cooperation and given the same facilities, including uranium sales by Australia, under a "non-discriminatory regime". "We hope that facilities as available to India will also be made available to Pakistan," Foreign Office spokesman Abdul...
  • Uranium export will begin in 2012: Aus Defence Minister 07-12-2011 11:19 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Australia's Defence Minister Stephen Smith said that Pakistan will not be given a similar deal. ...
  • Australian minister backs India uranium deal 07-12-2011 12:38 AM

    Melbourne/New Delhi: Backing the ruling Labour Party's decision to export uranium to India, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith on Tuesday rejected a similar deal for Pakistan and said he looked forward to his visit to India that will focus on expanding maritime security between the two countries. "India brought itself...
  • Why sell uranium to only India: Pak asks Aus 05-12-2011 07:21 PM

    Canberra: If Australia sells uranium to India, it should sell to Pakistan as well, Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Malik Abdullah in Canberra told ABC Radio on Monday. On Sunday, Australian Labor government voted to overturn ban on uranium sales to India at the Labor's national conference, in which Prime Minister...
  • Welcome Aus ruling party support on uranium: India 04-12-2011 08:48 PM

    New Delhi: India on Sunday welcomed the decision of Australia's ruling Labor Party to allow supply of uranium, reversing its long held position. "It is learnt that the Australian Labour Party agreed today, to allow sale of Uranium to India for power generation. ...We welcome this initiative," External Affairs Minister...
  • Aus ruling party votes for uranium to India 04-12-2011 09:46 AM

    Melbourne: Australia's ruling Labor on Sunday voted to overturn a decades-old ban on uranium sale to India, paving the way for Canberra to supply yellowcake to a nation outside the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Delegates at the 46th national conference of the Labor in Sydney endorsed Prime Minister Julia Gillard's plan...
  • PM meets Gillard, discusses uranium sale 19-11-2011 08:16 PM

    Nusa Dua (Bali): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met on Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling uranium to India and also to review their strategic partnership. The unscheduled pull aside, on the sidelines of the India-Asean and East Asia summits,...
  • Bali: Singh, Julia to discuss uranium sale issue 19-11-2011 12:09 PM

    Bali: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Saturday made it clear that she would take forward her proposal to lift ban on uranium sale to India as she met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Bali. Singh and Julia, who are in Bali to attend the ASEAN and East Asia Summits,...
  • India welcomes Aus PM's announcement on uranium 15-11-2011 12:40 PM

    Bangalore: India on Tuesday welcomed Australian Government's move towards reversing its ban on uranium exports to India. "We welcome Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's proposal to seek a change in Australia's Labour Party's policies and sale of uranium to India in recognition of our energy needs for the impeccable record...
  • Australia PM moves to lift uranium ban on India 15-11-2011 09:35 AM

    Melbourne: Calling the Labor party's long-standing policy banning uranium exports to India as outdated, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Monday indicated her plans to allow uranium sales to the country. In a write up in 'The Age' report today, Gillard has indicated her plan to push for party policy...
  • Andhra: 49,000 tonnes uranium deposit found 19-07-2011 11:45 AM

    Rawatbhata: Scientists have found massive uranium deposits at the mines in Tummalapalle in Andhra Pradesh, a site that has the potential to emerge as the largest reserve of the key nuclear fuel in the world. "At today's estimates, the uranium reserves are to the tune of 49,000 tonnes. We expect...
  • Pak expanding N-weapons programme: report 16-05-2011 12:11 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme is expanding at a rapid pace and the country is expected to soon have a fourth operational reactor to ramp up the production of plutonium, according to a media report. According to new commercial satellite imagery obtained exclusively by Newsweek magazine, Pakistan is "aggressively accelerating...
  • Energy-hungry India buys into Kazakh oil block 16-04-2011 04:46 PM

    Astana: India acquired 25 per cent of an oil block in Kazakhstan on Saturday, in a deal aimed at boosting its energy security and helping fuel fast economic growth. India, which strongly depends on oil imports, has been less successful than its energy-hungry economic and political rival China in tapping...
  • Krishna urges Aus to lift ban on uranium sale 20-01-2011 12:44 PM

    Melbourne: External Affairs Minster SM Krishna met his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd in Melbourne on Thursday even as he again made a strong pitch to lift ban on uranium sale to India insisting that nuclear power is necessary for energy starved developing countries. Krishna arrived at the Royal Society of...
  • Uranium not dumped in campus, says DU 01-05-2010 09:55 PM

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