ADB provides $357mn to support power transmission, electricity in Bangladesh

ADB provides $357mn to support power transmission, electricity in Bangladesh

UNB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Monday signed agreements for $350 million in loan and $7.
Massive capital flow needed to boost India's transition to renewable energy

Massive capital flow needed to boost India’s transition to renewable energy

IANS
Conditions have to be created for the infusion of capital needed to accelerate the transition to renewable sources of energy, according to a panel of experts.
India ready to take lead on climate action: Sushma Swaraj

India ready to take lead on climate action: Sushma Swaraj

IANS
India has declared that as a firm believer in multilateralism, it was ready to take the lead on climate action.
Refurbished Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in India attains criticality

Refurbished Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in India attains criticality

IANS
Two years after the shut down of the Kakrapur Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1&2) due to a leak at Surat in south Gujarat, it’s Unit 2 attained ‘criticality’ early on Monday after undergoing a renovation and modernization programme, a top official said here.
Plan for 21 nuclear reactors on track in India: Sekhar Basu

Plan for 21 nuclear reactors on track in India: Sekhar Basu

IANS
India’s plan to build 21 nuclear reactors by 2030 by using different technologies is on track, Atomic Energy Department Secretary Sekhar Basu said on Wednesday.
India looks forward to full implementation of the civil nuclear energy partnership with US: P.P. Chaudhary

India looks forward to full implementation of the civil nuclear energy partnership with US: P.P. Chaudhary

IANS
Stressing the critical importance of the United States as a strategic trade partner for India, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday a vital India-US Strategic Commercial dialogue will be held in New Delhi in December which will help boost commercial ties between the two nations.
India marshals nuclear technologies for beating cancer

India marshals nuclear technologies for beating cancer

NUCLEAR ASIA
Understanding that the burden of cancer is increasing on developing countries, including India, the country is marshalling nuclear technologies to counter the disease inflicting millions.
Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

NUCLEAR ASIA
The missing link to India’s quest for a closed nuclear fuel cycle, the home-grown prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR), is now expected to gain criticality next year.
Russia to develop physical protection systems for Rooppur N-Plant in Bangladesh

Russia to develop physical protection systems for Rooppur N-Plant in Bangladesh

UNB
Dhaka and Moscow have signed a protocol to bring amendments to an agreement signed by both sides on development of Rooppur nuclear power plant.
India gets its own research reactor after 9 years

India gets its own research reactor after 9 years

NUCLEAR ASIA
India has operationalized an indigenous swimming pool type research reactor Apsara on Sep 10.

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