India`s Damodar Valley Corporation to sell power to Bangladesh

India, China’s coal consumption rise, global emissions may hit record high

IANS
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will rise in 2018 with a new record from fossil fuels and industry for the second consecutive year, a leading scientific study released in this Polish city on Wednesday said, naming India and China among the top 10 emitters for the rise in coal consumption.
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.
Russia, Bangladesh start work on Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Bangladesh Govt approves Nuclear Waste Management Policy

Rafiqul Bashar
Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant’s construction is underway as per the schedule. Besides, training its personnel to operate the plant, the Bangladesh government is putting policy in place to manage nuclear waste.
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).
Bangladesh to add 1000 MW electricity to national grid

India will ‘overachieve’ Paris commitments: Experts

IANS
At a time when there is a call for all countries to do more to fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more.
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.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

India’s first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Nuclear Asia
India’s first fully indigenously built 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) was synchronised with the grid at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in Gujarat state earlier this week, according to an announcement by a senior official.
Over 43% of electricity needs met through renewable energy in India: Infosys

Russian nuclear corporation to hold online global atomic quiz on November 10, including in Bengali, Tamil

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom will be conducting an online nuclear quiz contest for school and college students in India, and across the world, according to a company announcement.

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