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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has operationalized an indigenous swimming pool type research reactor Apsara on Sep 10.
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.
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.
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.