Fukushima

Games silhouette against flames

Games silhouette against flames

The Olympic flame has arrived in Japan from Greece. Next comes the torch relay around the country, which is scheduled to start on Thursda...Read More

On the ninth anniversary of Fukushima's radioactive leak, here's why the Japanese town needs a 'spiritual awakening'

On the ninth anniversary of Fukushima's radioactive leak, here's why the Japanese town needs a 'spiritual awakening'

Metanoia is from ancient Greek. It connotes penitence, a radical change of heart, amounting to a spiritual awakening which leads to a pro...Read More

Fukushima water to be dumped in sea or air

Fukushima water to be dumped in sea or air

Tokyo: Japan's economy and industry ministry proposed on Monday the gradual release or evaporation of massive amounts of treated but stil...Read More

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

Tokyo : A giant statue of a child wearing a radiation suit in the Japanese city of Fukushima has touched off a storm of criticism online ...Read More

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Only 13% evacuees are back at Fukushima

Tokyo : Only 13 per cent of the inhabitants of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture who were evacuated following a 2011 nuclear accident have ret...Read More

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Japan restarts Fukushima plant after safety shutdown

Tokyo : Japan has restarted one of its few operating nuclear reactors after a two-month safety checkup, despite still-heated debate over ...Read More

Tsunami hits Japan’s Fukushima after 7.4-magnitude earthquake

Tsunami hits Japan’s Fukushima after 7.4-magnitude earthquake

Tokyo: Tsunami waves were observed following a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit northeastern Japan’s Fukushima on Tuesday, a weather age...Read More

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Leakage at Fukushima again, confirms Japan

The leak was detected in a cylindrical steel tank, and was believed to be a problem with the tank’s welding.

NSG let-down not entirely negative for India

NSG let-down not entirely negative for India

The Government made huge efforts to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) so that it is possible to make imports of uran...Read More

Britain to resume rice imports from Fukushima

Britain to resume rice imports from Fukushima

London: Britain is set to become the first European Union (EU) country to resume rice imports from Fukushima prefecture in Japan, which e...Read More

Japanese court orders two  nuke reactors to shut down

Japanese court orders two nuke reactors to shut down

Tokyo : A Japanese court  ordered the shutdown of two nuclear reactors previously declared safe under post-Fukushima safety rules, a deci...Read More

2,561 people still missing five years after Japan quake

2,561 people still missing five years after Japan quake

Tokyo: As many as 2,561 people remain missing five years after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan on March 11...Read More

Japan restarts its fourth reactor, since tsunami shutdown

Japan restarts its fourth reactor, since tsunami shutdown

Tokyo: A Japanese utility today said it started up a nuclear reactor, the fourth to come back online following a nationwide shutdown afte...Read More

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Fukushima evacuation workers exposed to radiation above safe limit

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Monday said 38 percent of evacuation workers involved in the clean up operations following the 2011 mul...Read More

Japan lifts evacuation order for radiation-hit Fukushima town

Japan lifts evacuation order for radiation-hit Fukushima town

Tokyo :  The Japanese government today lifted the evacuation order for the first town near the crippled Fukushima reactors, more than fou...Read More

Japan ends nuclear shutdown, 4 yrs after Fukushima disaster

Japan ends nuclear shutdown, 4 yrs after Fukushima disaster

Kyushu Electric Power Co has restarted the No 1 reactor under new rule amid protests 

Japan’s nuclear industry pledges to refire reactors

Japan’s nuclear industry pledges to refire reactors

Tokyo : Japan’s pro-nuclear lobby pledged on Monday that 2015 would be the year reactors are restarted, despite public wariness that has ...Read More

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‘Germany shows N-plants shutdown viable option’

Berlin: Germany’s decision to shut its nuclear reactors and move toward renewable energy are yielding measurable economic and environment...Read More

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