Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

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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.
Foreign players, barring Russia, still to find foothold in Indian nuclear power market

Foreign players, barring Russia, still to find foothold in Indian nuclear power market

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It was almost a decade prior that India’s nuclear isolation ended with the Indo-US Civil Nuclear Agreement, but even now only one project under foreign collaboration has seen the light of the day.
Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

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Ishwardi in Pabna district of Bangladesh is not a village anymore. The frantic pace of construction at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Project has impacted the lives of its denizens and has transformed the village into sub-urban area within a short span of time.
From improving yields to fighting cancer, India deploying nuclear technology in varying fields

From improving yields to fighting cancer, India deploying nuclear technology in varying fields

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India is known to have been taking giant strides in improving its power shared generated through nuclear reactors, but the country has also deployed nuclear technology in non-power applications on a large scale – both for industrial and societal purpose.
Protecting wooden artefacts for future generations through ionizing radiation

Protecting wooden artefacts for future generations through ionizing radiation

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Let’s accept it, over time all objects start to perish. This will happen for varied reasons such as environmental conditions, physical harm or purely following the inevitable process of natural decay.
Renewed hopes for Indian Nuclear Power Project after Westinghouse take over

Renewed hopes for Indian Nuclear Power Project after Westinghouse take over

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The hopes around the USD 20 billion nuclear power project in India, to be constructed by the bankrupted US nuclear firm Westinghouse, have been renewed following its acquisition by Canadian investment firm Brookfield Business Partners, a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management for USD 4.
CAG faults NPCIL for cost overruns on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

CAG faults NPCIL for cost overruns on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

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The Comptroller and Auditor General has faulted Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) in execution and operation of Units I and II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu that resulted in delays and subsequent escalation of cost.
Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

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Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet.
Bangladesh proposes eight new nuclear medicine centres across country

Bangladesh proposes eight new nuclear medicine centres across country

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The Bangladesh Government is going to set up eight new branches of the elite Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) across the country to make the state-of-the-art nuclear medicine technologies accessible to the masses at a low cost.
Irradiation Technology comes to the aid of Swachh Bharat Mission

Irradiation Technology comes to the aid of Swachh Bharat Mission

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After decades of tests and trial, the first Municipal Sewage Plant based on irradiation technology is going to be operational in Ahmedabad soon.

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