Russia to build first ‘floating’ nuclear power plant

IANS
Russia is in advanced stages of building the world’s first “floating” nuclear power plant (FNPP) for installation in remote areas and hopes FNPP technology will also interest South Asian countries like India.

Cannot put deadline for ratifying India-Japan nuclear deal – Japan’s Envoy

Hindu Business Line
The India-Japan civil nuclear agreement has been historic as it is Tokyo’s first nuclear deal with a country that is non-signatory to Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.

“No-nuclear” is no answer

Nuclear Asia
Closer to India, recently built Kudankulam NPP, based on the Russian VVER design is generating electricity at a price of ₹42.

Scientists welcome India decision to build 10 indigenous atomic reactors

PTI
India’s installed nuclear power capacity is 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants. The new reactors will add another 7,000 MW to it.
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Westinghouse: India’s gateway to nuclear industry?

Mint
Amidst rising uncertainty over six India’s nuclear reactors after the US-based Westinghouse filed for insolvency in March, a school of thought has emerged advocating takeover of the subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba by New Delhi to gain entrance to the club of countries with nuclear reactor manufacturing technology.

Westinghouse bankruptcy to block India’s road to triple nuclear generating capacity – Financial Express

Financial Express
Westinghouse bankruptcy is proving to be an impediment for Indian nuclear programme that envisaged to triple its nuclear generating capacity by 2024.

India’s own 700 MW PHWR reactor to undergo trial soon

nuclearpower.asia
Building up on its capability to operate over 20 nuclear reactors for half a century now, India is progressing towards its own 700 MW Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) – which is slated for a trial run soon and is expected to go critical later this year.