Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewed pitch to the United Nations Secretary General to get a seat on the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) table has underlined India’s need to harness the atomic power to counter climate change and walk towards sustainable development.
Taking a leaf from their succesful cooperation on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Russia is looking to set up 12 new nuclear power units in India in the coming two decades.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia in the beginning of September the Unit-3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant being made under Indo-Russian cooperation got closer towards operationalization with the delivery of all key equipment being completed.
The Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, one of the biggest nuclear power plants proposed in the world and also one that has been in limbo for years, is likely to reach its final stages by the end of the year 2019.
Sosnovy Bor (Russia): Twenty professional Anglers gathered for an International Fishing Tournament in Sosnovy Bor.
Bangladesh has inked a deal with Russia for the supply of fuel for its maiden Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant that has a cumulative power capacity of 2,400 MW.
Private parties can no longer explore atomic minerals in India. The exploration and mining of atomic minerals by private parties in 62 off-shore blocks have been in litigation after a contentious order was issued in April 2011, granting exploration licences.