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.
India's transition to low carbon economy still short: Report

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor delays throws spanner in India’s thorium energy plans

Ritu Sharma
The indigenously designed and manufactured Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), the crucial link towards India’s aim to harness thorium’s atomic power, continues to miss its deadline to achieve criticality owing to some “teething” problems.
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.

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant makes rapid progress in Bangladesh

BSS
Manufacture of the first body parts of hydro accumulators for passive core flooding system intended for Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) has been completed, according to a release received here today.
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.
India gets its own research reactor after 9 years

India gets its own research reactor after 9 years

NUCLEAR ASIA
India has operationalized an indigenous swimming pool type research reactor Apsara on Sep 10.
Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

IANS
Global nuclear power major Russia’s Rosatom on Friday said the ship with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu has left the Saint Petersburg port for India.
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.
Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

India’s Heavy Water Board’s solvent extraction plant coming up

IANS
Construction of the Heavy Water Board’s (HWB) Rs 150 crore solvent extraction plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi will begin soon after regulatory approvals, said a top official.

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