New Delhi is banking on nuclear, but will it succeed?

India is banking on nuclear, but will it succeed?

Sustainability Times
India’s rise in the global nuclear order has been tumultuous in the past few decades. As a result of India’s nuclear tests in the 1970s, the country was isolated from the international community for a significant time.
Nuclear technology to fight mosquito bite diseases causing over a million deaths per year

Nuclear technology to fight mosquito bite diseases causing over a million deaths per year

Nuclear Asia
At a time when health services the world over are under tremendous strain to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there has emerged good news on the front of combating another major global health menace — the scourge of mosquito-borne diseases, which take a heavy toll in the developing world.
Indian Neutrino Observatory to come up in 7 years’ time

Should we be afraid of nuclear power?

Sustainability Times
Radioactivity is part of nature. The incredible energy of a supernova explosion billions of years ago locked away energy as matter, in uranium (and similar) atoms.
Distance learning: five tips how to make it more productive

Distance learning: five tips how to make it more productive

Nuclear Asia
Students are learning online now: lessons by videoconference, sending tasks by e-mail, chatting with teachers.
World Bank approves $185m for Bangladesh renewable energy project

Outage management adapts to COVID-19

World Nuclear News
Electricity generation is vital in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but scheduled refuelling and maintenance outages at nuclear power plants around the world must still go ahead.
Coronavirus and the importance of clean nuclear energy

Coronavirus and the importance of clean nuclear energy

Nuclear Asia
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic raging worlwide in a manner unprecedented in human history has major implications for the energy industry, particularly for the clean energy sector, which includes nuclear power for civilian use.

Global CO2 emissions flatlined in 2019: IEA

IANS
Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

“Indo-Russian AI coop will reach level of strategic sectors soon”

IANS
Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Sunday that there are good prospects of cooperation in the field of industrial artificial intelligence (AI) that would take innovation, in some years, to the same level of cooperation seen in strategic sectors like defence and nuclear energy.

Life in a Nuclear City

Ritu Sharma
Sosnovy Bor derives its name from the pine forest around it. The youngest city in the Leningrad region and located about 80 km from the city of St Petersburg, Sosnovy Bor is a Nuclear City as it is home to Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant.

A Nuclear-Powered India to combat Climate Change

Ritu Sharma
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.