Construction begins of unit 6 in India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant
The construction of unit 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, being built with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, was officially launched earlier this week with the first concreting in the foundation slab of the reactor building, Rosatom has announced.
Uzbekistan a key partner in India’s efforts to build strategic uranium reserve
Endowed with one of the richest uranium reserves in the world, Uzbekistan, the most populous country in Central Asia, is a key partner for India in the latter’s efforts to develop a strategic reserve of nuclear fuel for ensuring long-term energy security.
Steam generators installed in unit 1 of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant
All four steam generators for unit 1 of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur have been installed, according to the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, which is the equipment supplier and technical consultant for the project to build two VVER-1200 type units of 1,200 MW capacity each at the site located on the eastern bank of the river Ganges.
Bangladesh expects USD 15 bn worth investments in power sector in next 5 years
In the coming five years, Bangladesh is expecting about USD 15 billion investment in its power sector, which is nearly two times of the investment in the power sector of the past decade.
Rhisotope project demonstrates radioisotopes safe for animals, community outreach launched
The community outreach initiative of the Rhisotope Project got underway earlier this month in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa following the successful completion of the first phase of the project, according to a statement by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
IAEA forum on how nuclear science can help prevent outbreaks like COVID-19
The Scientific Forum 2021, organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) along with its annual general conference in Vienna last month, was dedicated to investigate the future and how nuclear science can further help the world to prepare for future zoonotic outbreaks like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Russian nuclear corporation to hold online global atomic quiz on November 10, including in Bengali, Tamil
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.
India to meet Uranium demand through mining, import
The Indian Government is looking at both boosting nuclear energy in india through the indigenous production of Uranium and its import to keep up the operation of nuclear reactors at their rated power.