Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

India, France conclude Industrial Way Forward Agreement on Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
India and France have concluded the Industrial Way Forward Agreement between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and French energy giant EDF taking the 2008 Agreement on the Development of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy forward on the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra.
India seeks power corridor through Bangladesh

India seeks power corridor through Bangladesh

NUCLEAR ASIA / ENERGY BANGLA
Undoing the geographical constraint of its north-eastern states that followed partition, India is seeking a corridor through Bangladesh for transmission of power from its eastern states to its western states.
Amidst threat from the US, India goes into bear hug with Russia

Amidst threat from the US, India goes into bear hug with Russia

NUCLEAR ASIA
As its partnership with the United States under Trump administration is undergoing strain, India signed an agreement with its age old friend, Russia to further cooperation in the nuclear field.
Bangladesh allocates USD 2.71 bn for power sector for fiscal year 2018-19

Bangladesh allocates USD 2.71 bn for power sector for fiscal year 2018-19

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
In line with its priority to overhaul the power sector in the country, the Bangladesh Government has proposed an allocation of Taka 24,921 crore (USD 2.
France submits techno-commercial offer for Jaitapur nuclear power plant

France submits techno-commercial offer for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

PTI
French company EDF has submitted a techno-commercial proposal to the government for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP), in a significant step towards the progress of the project, sources said.
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.
India Rating has stable outlook on wind, solar; negative on thermal

Bangladesh undertakes Wind Modeling to attract investment

NUCLEAR ASIA / ENERGY BANGLA
In a bid to attract more investment in the power sector, the Bangladesh Government has requisitioned research through wind modelling to find out the potential of wind energy on its beaches and river.
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.
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

NUCLEAR ASIA
By using radiation induced mutagenesis along with cross breeding, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has developed two mutants of rice and one mutant of cowpea, which are ready for release.
Bangladesh aims to increase power generation to 24,000 MW by 2021

Bangladesh to build power transmission infrastructure for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
In an ambitious project, the Bangladesh Government is building infrastructure for transmitting power that will be produced at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.

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