Tripartite agreement on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant a good start for India: Experts

Underground Construction for Rooppur Nuclear Plant completed

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh’s maiden nuclear power plant at Rooppur is being constructed at the desired pace with all the works for underground infrastructure being completed.
One more step towards the Industry 4.0: ZYFRA Group Becomes a Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium

One more step towards the Industry 4.0: ZYFRA Group Becomes a Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium

NUCLEAR ASIA
Finland-based ZYFRA Group became a member of The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), now incorporating OpenFog, the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
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Physicist A.K. Mohanty is BARC chief

IANS
Distinguished physicist and scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty was appointed the new Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on Tuesday.
US affirms plan for 6 nuclear plants in India

US affirms plan for 6 nuclear plants in India

IANS
The slow-moving US plans to set up six nuclear power plants in India have received a boost as the two nations reiterated their commitment to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation during the 9th India-US Strategic Security Dialogue.
Unit 2 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh gets construction license

Dhaka, Moscow satisfied with progress of Rooppur Nuclear Power plant

UNB
Both the Bangladeshi and Russian sides expressed their satisfaction over the progress of construction work of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), said a statement on Saturday issued by Rosatom, the Russian contractor which was awarded the project.
World Bank approves $185m for Bangladesh renewable energy project

World Bank approves $185m for Bangladesh renewable energy project

IANS
The World Bank has approved $185 million credit to add 310 Megawatt (MW) renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh and mobilise private sector participation to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country.
Tripura, Mizoram to change school timings to use daylight better

Tripura, Mizoram to change school timings to use daylight better

IANS
Mizoram and Tripura governments are keen on changing school timings for better utilisation of daylight and allow students more time for extracurricular activities.
700 km Transmission Lines for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to be built at $1.5 billlion

SJVNL generates record 100 billion units electricity

IANS
Public sector Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Friday created a record by generating a cumulative 100 billion units electricity in this fiscal from its 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri plant in Himachal Pradesh, which is the country’s largest hydro project, the company said.
Department of Atomic Energy building check dam in Tamil Nadu

Department of Atomic Energy building check dam in Tamil Nadu

IANS
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) on Monday said the Rs.32.5 crore, 1.19 km long check dam it is building across the Palar river in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district will be ready by March 2020.
India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

NUCLEAR ASIA
With number of nuclear medicines departments across the country registering over 100 per cent increase, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has laid out plans to gradually increase the production of therapeutic radio pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine for treatment of cancer and diagnosis of thyroid, kidney and heart related diseases.

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