Need to make nuclear power cost effective, say nuclear scientists

Nuclear Asia
Indian Nuclear scientists and policy maker on Friday called for nuclear power more cost effective to make it more competitive vis-a-vis other renewable resources.
45 power plants with 13,813 MW capacity are under construction in Bangladesh

Kalpakkam home for reactors powered by different fuels: R. Chidambaram

IANS
Tamil Nadu’s small coastal town Kalpakkam has the unique distinction of being the home for reactors fueled by three different fissile isotopes, renowned nuclear scientist R.

IAEA announces support for COVID-19 effort

World Nuclear News
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will provide diagnostic kits, equipment and training in nuclear-derived detection techniques to countries asking for assistance in tackling the worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

PTI / NUCLEAR ASIA
State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Monday said that it has bagged an order worth Rs 736 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of steam generators to a plant at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad district of Haryana.
New IAEA Chief to be elected by January 2019

New IAEA Chief to be elected by January 2020

NUCLEAR ASIA
Two weeks after the death of its director general Yukiya Amano, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Thursday revealed the tinetable for the election of new director general.
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.
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.
Russia launches nuclear-powered ice-breaker for year round access to Arctic

Russia launches nuclear-powered ice-breaker for year round access to Arctic

NUCLEAR ASIA
In a bid to tab the commercial potential of the Arctic Ocean, Russia recently launched a nuclear powered ice-breaker.
Experts call for more nuclear research facilities in Bangladesh as construction begins on Rooppur N-plant

Russia to boost nuclear energy coop with Bangladesh

Nuclear Asia
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has met with Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s Director General Alexey Likhachev during the latter’s recent visit to the South Asian nation, when a package of documents was also signed to expand Bangladesh-Russia cooperation in nuclear energy.
Nuclear power installations should go for regular cyber-security audits: Rajnath Singh

Nuclear power installations should go for regular cyber-security audits: Rajnath Singh

PTI
Warning of a lurking cyber attack threat to India’s critical infrastructure, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked those in the power, rail and nuclear energy sectors to conduct regular cyber-security audits against potential sabotage bids.

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