World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

IANS
A major global summit ended on Friday in this California city with delegates calling on national governments to join forces to step up climate action ahead of 2020, the year when global greenhouse gases need to peak and fall sharply thereafter to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
Bangladesh, India inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

Bangladesh, India inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

IANS / NUCLEAR ASIA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly e-inaugurated the construction work of a cross-border oil pipeline and a railway project, with the former describing the two countries as members of the same family.
Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

NUCLEAR ASIA
India’s plans to tap into the Molybdenum reserves in Tamil Nadu are stuck owing to the lack of a national policy regarding the mineral’s royalty and average sale price, even as the country continues to meet its domestic demand through imports.
Foreign players, barring Russia, still to find foothold in Indian nuclear power market

Foreign players, barring Russia, still to find foothold in Indian nuclear power market

NUCLEAR ASIA
It was almost a decade prior that India’s nuclear isolation ended with the Indo-US Civil Nuclear Agreement, but even now only one project under foreign collaboration has seen the light of the day.
Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
Ishwardi in Pabna district of Bangladesh is not a village anymore. The frantic pace of construction at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Project has impacted the lives of its denizens and has transformed the village into sub-urban area within a short span of time.
From improving yields to fighting cancer, India deploying nuclear technology in varying fields

From improving yields to fighting cancer, India deploying nuclear technology in varying fields

NUCLEAR ASIA
India is known to have been taking giant strides in improving its power shared generated through nuclear reactors, but the country has also deployed nuclear technology in non-power applications on a large scale – both for industrial and societal purpose.

Where Kudankulam’s nuclear island is created bit by bit

IANS
The steam generator for the third unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu is three months away from completion at the Atomenergomash factory around three hours drive from here, according to its Director, Maksim Jidkov.
Protecting wooden artefacts for future generations through ionizing radiation

Protecting wooden artefacts for future generations through ionizing radiation

NUCLEAR ASIA
Let’s accept it, over time all objects start to perish. This will happen for varied reasons such as environmental conditions, physical harm or purely following the inevitable process of natural decay.
Renewed hopes for Indian Nuclear Power Project after Westinghouse take over

Renewed hopes for Indian Nuclear Power Project after Westinghouse take over

NUCLEAR ASIA
The hopes around the USD 20 billion nuclear power project in India, to be constructed by the bankrupted US nuclear firm Westinghouse, have been renewed following its acquisition by Canadian investment firm Brookfield Business Partners, a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management for USD 4.
Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

NUCLEAR ASIA
Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet.

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