29 Sep 2014
Beirut: The US-led coalition against jihadists in Syria struck the entrance to the country's main gas plant, in an apparent warning to Islamic State (IS) militants to abandon the premises under their control, a monitor said.
25 Sep 2014
Mumbai: India has developed a remote-controlled drone for responding to and preventing radiological emergencies in public places, a top official said on Wednesday.
16 Sep 2014
Tokyo: Buildings in Tokyo shook on Tuesday as a strong quake hit Japan, reports said, but there was no immediate risk of a tsunami and no damage was reported. Seismologists said the epicentre was around 44 kilometres north-northeast of the Japanese capital and was located around 50 kilometres below the surface.
23 Sep 2014
Tehran: The parties present in the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers have not reached any agreement on the new proposal of the West as a step to resolve the nuclear issue of the Islamic republic, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham was quoted as saying by media on Tuesday.
27 Aug 2014
Beijing: China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), the country's largest hydropower provider, will enter the nuclear power sector following an agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation, according to a statement issued by the company.
23 Sep 2014
Washington: Asserting that it is in Iran's interest to act against the Islamic State, US has said it will not be 'trading aspects' of Tehran's controversial nuclear program to secure commitments to fight the terror group.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India and China on Thursday decided to begin the process of discussion for cooperation in civil nuclear energy sector, an important component of their respective national energy security programme.
17 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: Global pharmaceuticals and consumer packaged goods manufacturer Johnson and Johnson's biggest manufacturing facility in India is set to come up in Telangana with an investment of Rs400 crore. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will on Thursday lay the foundation stone for the American multinational's plant in Penjerla village in Mahabubnagar district, about 60 km from Hyderabad.
19 Sep 2014
Kathmandu: Nepal has endorsed the Power Trade Agreement (PTA) with India and signed a deal with the GMR authorising the Indian company to build the largest hydropower project worth USD 1.15 billion in the energy-starved nation.
19 Sep 2014
Kathmandu: Nepal's centre-left cabinet on Thursday cleared the way for an Indian firm to build a USD 1.4 billion hydroelectric plant in the northwest of the country, a cabinet minister said, the Himalayan republic's biggest foreign investment scheme.