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Nuclear technology in preservation of cultural, natural heritage

Nuclear Asia
Nuclear techniques nowadays are playing an increasingly important role in preserving the world’s cultural and natural heritage.
COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

Covid-19 latest updates: India records 53K new cases, Russia to apply for registration of first vaccine

Nuclear Asia / IANS
India, the third country worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, recorded a spike of 53,601 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, pushing the total tally to 22,68,675.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Officials work tirelessly to make Kakrapar PHWR go critical

IANS
Officials of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), India’s atomic power plant operator, worked tirelessly during the Covid-19 lockdown to ensure that indigenously designed 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat attained criticality, a top official of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) said.

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.
Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

NUCLEAR ASIA
India’s plans to tap into the Molybdenum reserves in Tamil Nadu are stuck owing to the lack of a national policy regarding the mineral’s royalty and average sale price, even as the country continues to meet its domestic demand through imports.
Indian companies take bold emission reduction targets: CDP report

Indian companies take bold emission reduction targets: CDP report

IANS
Top Indian companies have reaffirmed their commitment to fighting climate change by taking bold emission reduction targets and promoting renewable energy that has put the country on the path to achieving its global commitment well ahead of the Paris Agreement targets.
France's President Emmanuel Macron will visit India in December

Restructuring of firm would not affect Jaitapur Nuclear Plant: EDF

NUCLEAR ASIA
The French Government, after having decided to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the total energy mix of the country, has ordered for the restructuring of Electricite de France (EDF).
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.
Solar rooftop installations to fall short of 2022 target in India: Developers

Solar rooftop installations to fall short of 2022 target in India: Developers

IANS
Faced with challenges in penetrating the residential and the SME market space, the solar rooftop sector would fall short of its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (mw) capacity by 2022, say developers and experts.

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