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Developments in 2022 in the nuclear field in Bangladesh  

Nuclear Asia
January 25 is the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Russia.

Indian scientists find first evidence of solitary waves in Mars magnetosphere 

IANS
A team of Indian scientists have discovered the first evidence of solitary waves in the Martian magnetosphere — the space around a planet that is controlled by its magnetic field.

Japan to release treated Fukushima wastewater into sea, IAEA monitoring safety aspects

Nuclear Asia
The Japanese government said last week it will release more than a million tonnes of wastewater into the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) that was crippled by a tsunami in 2011.

India unveils green hydrogen production policy  

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government has launched the National Green Hydrogen Mission designed to substantially increase the use of the clean fuel in its energy mix, and for the development of the country’s green hydrogen ecosystem.

Indian nuclear regulator AERB has a new Chairman

Nuclear Asia
Distinguished scientist Dinesh Kumar Shukla took charge as the new Chairman of India’s nuclear regulator, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), on December 31, 2022, according to an AERB release.

Germany logs its hottest year in 2022

IANS
Germany recorded its hottest year in 2022 with an annual mean temperature of 10.5 degrees Celsius, the National Meteorological Service (DWD) has said.

India taking steps for developing small modular reactors 

Nuclear Asia
India is taking steps for the development of small modular reactors (SMR) with up to 300 megawatts (MW) capacity to fulfill the country’s commitments towards clean energy transition, according to the Indian Atomic Energy Minister Jitendra Singh.