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.
Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet.
The Comptroller and Auditor General has faulted Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) in execution and operation of Units I and II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu that resulted in delays and subsequent escalation of cost.
The Bangladesh Government is going to set up eight new branches of the elite Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) across the country to make the state-of-the-art nuclear medicine technologies accessible to the masses at a low cost.
After decades of tests and trial, the first Municipal Sewage Plant based on irradiation technology is going to be operational in Ahmedabad soon.
Over the past decades, radiation processing has gained traction for preservation of a host of things ranging from everyday use food products to artefacts for prolonged usage by saving them from the vagaries of nature and possibilities of physical harm.
The interminable nuclear energy has been the source of nuclear scientists’ fire of imagination for decades.
On November, 30, Bangladesh saw the first concrete pouring into the reactor building foundation of its Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The bitter experience of the people in the then East Pakistan with the West Pakistani rulers included the relocation of the nuclear power plant project’s site from Rooppur, Pabna, to Karachi.
On November 30, construction of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant commenced and with this the country is now focusing its energy on building a capable and skilled workforce to operate it.