PM holds talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

French Prez to visit India early next year, Jaitapur nuclear plant negotiations accelerated: Amb Ziegler

NUCLEAR ASIA
During the visit of former president of France Francois Hollande to India in 2016, both countries had decided to fast pace the negotiations on the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in the coastal town in Maharashtra.
South Korea seeks to foray into Indian nuclear energy market

South Korea seeks to foray into Indian nuclear energy market

NUCLEAR ASIA
Equipped with an approval from the European utilities for its APR 1400 nuclear reactor design, South Korea’s state-owned nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), is looking to expand its export markets especially in India.
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill passed

Parliament passed Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill

UNB / NUCLEAR ASIA
Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017’ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973’ in Bangla.
Reliance Infrastructure emerges lowest EPC bidder for third and fourth units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Reliance Infrastructure emerges lowest EPC bidder for Units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam N-Plant in India

IANS / NUCLEAR ASIA
Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) has emerged the lowest bidder for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract tendered by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the Units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, sources told IANS news agency.
India to have six fast breeder reactors by 2039

India to have six fast breeder reactors by 2039; first to become operational in 2018

NUCLEAR ASIA
The indigenously designed and locally constructed Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), an important link in India’s quest to gain complete control of fuel cycle, is nearing completion.
Trump expected to change course on Paris climate accord: UN Environment head

India`s decision to opt for renewables is extraordinary and positive: Head of the UN Environment Programme

IANS
Changes to opt for renewables taking place in India and China are extraordinary and extremely positive, said Erik Solheim, Head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Coal - the killer investment without a future

Coal – killer investment without a future, responsible for over 80 000 premature deaths across India every year: Expert

IANS
Analysis included in the research by The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, the collaboration behind the research, shows air pollution from coal plants is responsible for over 80,000 premature deaths across India each year.