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.
India-Bangladesh Nuclear Cooperation

India produces world’s largest cryostat

IANS
India on Tuesday achieved a key milestone towards realising full fusion power by manufacturing the world’s largest high-vacuum pressure chamber — crucial cryostat — that is now ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France.
Belarus open to cooperation with Bangladesh in nuclear power field

Power supply section installed for Belarus NPP unit 2

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that the first 10 kV power supply section was connected on March 31 to the second unit of the Belarus nuclear power plant (NPP) being built by the company in Ostravets.
IAEA satisfied with security of Pakistan’s nuclear power plants

IAEA satisfied with security of Pakistan’s nuclear power plants

NUCLEAR ASIA
After inspecting the nuclear power plant in Karachi on Wednesday, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukia Amano expressed satisfaction at their security arrangements.
Bangladesh specifies facilities for Indian consultants for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Modi-Putin look forward to nuclear-powered future

NUCLEAR ASIA
Taking a leaf from their succesful cooperation on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Russia is looking to set up 12 new nuclear power units in India in the coming two decades.
Nuclear Power to play important role in Bangladesh’s economy: Science & Technology Secretary

Heavy Water Board to supply heavy water in India for non-nuclear use

IANS
India’s Heavy Water Board (HWD) plans to supply heavy water to Indian companies to produce deuterated compounds within the country, said a top official.

Cyber security strengthened at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant post attack: Dr. Jitendra Singh

Web Desk
The Indian Government has informed the Parliament that cyber-security has been further strengthened following the detection of malware in one of the administrative computers at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

Question mark on fate of Jaitapur Nuclear Power as France orders technology audit

IANS
An independent audit has been ordered into the entire European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) project under implementation at Flamanville nuclear power plant, French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said.
COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

Nuclear Asia
In context of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic raging globally, Sterion JSC, a Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom joint venture in collaboration with a private investor, has signed a contract with Delrus to sterilize more than 58 million medical masks, Rosatom has said.
Bangladesh to set up 77 power plants with 18,905 MW of capacity

Bangladesh to set up 77 power plants with 18,905 MW of capacity

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh has over 70 public and private sector power plants presently under construction.

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