North Korean hackers targeted Tamil Nadu Nuclear plant, top nuclear scientists: South Korean intel group
South Korea based Issue Makers Lab has shared “evidence” online claiming that the malware attack on Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was done from N Korea which allowed hackers to contact anyone in India’s nuclear energy sector. As per IML, Pyongyang is interested in the thorium-based nuclear power in which India is a world leader.
India to test-fire 3,500 km range K-4 nuclear missile
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Group-IB report highlights cyberspace weaponisation in 2019. India is at it too
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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu safe, claims NPCIL
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India, a public sector undertaking admitted to a malware attack on one of the computers in Kudankulam plant, a day after the plant authorities had asserted that cyber attacks on its systems are not possible. Earlier, the NPCIL, in its statement, also said that the plant systems were not affected.
Anil Kakodkar wants govt to follow France, China on nuclear power addition
Stating that more energy consumption can improve the quality of life, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission Anil Kakodkar said said this is needed more in rural areas. "But to achieve this it is necessary that cheaper power is made available. We need to explore all possible options to achieve our energy targets," Kakodkar said.
The secretive election of the world’s top nuclear peacekeeper
It will be only the sixth time since the dawn of the nuclear age that the IAEA’s board of governors convenes for the odd ritual, which has been compared to the conclave, the gathering of Catholic cardinals who select the new pope.
Second nuclear plant at TN's Kudankulam stops operation
The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) stopped power generation on Saturday.
Kudankulam nuclear power plant did not face any cyberattack
Indian nuclear plants including Kudankulam have standalone control systems that are not connected to the internet or any other external network, the plant’s spokesman R Ramdoss said in a statement.
US Defence Secretary fires Navy chief over SEAL's case
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has fired Navy chief Richard Spencer over his handling of a Navy SEAL's case that has pitted military leaders against President Donald Trump. The case is related to Edward Gallagher, who was convicted for posing with a corpse in Iraq in 2017. For that Gallagher was demoted, but President Trump later reinstated his rank.
Russian Envoy to India: Kudankulam is pride of our bilateral cooperation in the strategic nuclear field
Nikolai Kudashev, Russian Ambassador to India said, “We should be concerned and we should keep in mind these dangers and be rest assured they are properly taken care of under the aegis of our bilateral joint working group on counter terrorism.”
Nuclear power generators helps avoid 500 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emission last year
Nuclear generation in Asia continued its rapid growth in 2018, increasing by 12%. By replacing coal-fired generation nuclear energy avoided the emission of over 500 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.
Pakistan's nuclear proliferation in news again amid Turkey's quest for nukes
Buried for nearly 15 years after Pakistan’s nuclear smuggler AQ Khan confessed to nuclear smuggling and illicit exports, the issue has resurfaced in recent days after Turkey’s President was reported conveying his desire for Turkey to go nuclear.
Pakistan successfully conducts test launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile
Pakistan on Monday conducted a test launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of delivering all types of warheads up to 650 kilometres, the military announced. The Shaheen-1 missile is capable of delivering all types of warheads up to range of 650 KMs, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) tweeted.
7 things to know about the world's first, floating nuclear reactor
At Pevek, it will operate as part of a floating nuclear power plant.
North Korea demands security guarantees for nuclear talks
Negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington have been gridlocked since a second summit between the North's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in February ended without a deal.
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