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.
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.
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.
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.
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.