“Atoms for Peace and Development”: Sixty Years of Entry into Force of the IAEA Statute

IAEA
Sixty years ago today, the IAEA formally came into existence after 26 countries ratified its Statute, bringing it into force.

China, Pakistan agree to uranium cooperation

World Nuclear News
Under the new agreement, China’s uranium industry will fully employ its technological advantages, its nuclear research institutes, nuclear chemistry industry, aerial remote sensing centre and other units in its cooperation with Pakistan.

Big gap in nuclear science and technology education in India – Prashant Rawat of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Shambhudeep Hore
India has an installed nuclear power capacity of 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants, and another 6,700 MW is expected to be generated by 2021-22 through projects under construction.

Indo-Japan nuclear cooperation enters new level

World Nuclear News
After six years of negotiations, the agreement was signed in Tokyo on 11 November by Indian and Japanese prime ministers, Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe.

Government gives administrative and financial approval to 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

Press Information Bureau
The Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) in fleet mode.

Light water reactors are more suited for India, says Shivaramu of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Shambhudeep Hore
Nuclear technology in a common person’s understanding is synonymous with nuclear power generation.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to restart generation

Three Kudankulam children to participate in international art camp in Russia

IANS
Three children whose parents work in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) have been selected to participate in ‘Nuclear Kids’ international programme in Russia, said Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom on Tuesday.