Unit 2 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh gets construction license

Dhaka, Moscow satisfied with progress of Rooppur Nuclear Power plant

UNB
Both the Bangladeshi and Russian sides expressed their satisfaction over the progress of construction work of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), said a statement on Saturday issued by Rosatom, the Russian contractor which was awarded the project.
India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

NUCLEAR ASIA
With number of nuclear medicines departments across the country registering over 100 per cent increase, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has laid out plans to gradually increase the production of therapeutic radio pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine for treatment of cancer and diagnosis of thyroid, kidney and heart related diseases.
India joined Australia Group

After Wassenaar Arrangement and Missile Technology Control Regime, India joined Australia Group

IANS / PTI
After the Wassenaar Arrangement and the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), India notched up another success as it was made a member of the Australia Group, the third of the four key global export control regimes that will help pave the way for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group.
India to have six fast breeder reactors by 2039

India to have six fast breeder reactors by 2039; first to become operational in 2018

NUCLEAR ASIA
The indigenously designed and locally constructed Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), an important link in India’s quest to gain complete control of fuel cycle, is nearing completion.
World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

Thorium reactors will be a reality in few years, research continues

NUCLEAR ASIA
Even as India is awaiting its Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam to achieve criticality, it is undertaking research and development work on a wider scale to develop technologies for the third stage of its nuclear power programme – that is to develop Thorium-fuelled Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWRs).

DAE working on Small Modular Reactors: KN Vyas

Ritu Sharma
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is working on design of Small Modular Reactors, however, any commercialisation of technology will take place only when the construction of existing nuclear technology has been completed.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government is currently engaged in techno-commercial discussions with the US-based Westinghouse Electric Company to finalise a project proposal for setting up six nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 1208 MW each at Kovvada in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill passed

Parliament passed Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill

UNB / NUCLEAR ASIA
Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017’ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973’ in Bangla.
The First Pour of Concrete of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh likely in October

The First Pour of Concrete of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh likely in October: The Financial Express

Nuclear Asia
The First Pour of Concrete for the construction of Russian-designed Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh is likely to happen this month with highest authorities to be present from both countries.
Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

IANS
In 2050, every second car on the streets could be electric which would reduce global CO2 emissions by up to 1.

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