Bangladesh to overhaul railway lines for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh is undertaking a project to lay a new railway line and is modernizing the rail line between Ishwardi and its first nuclear power plant that is under construction at Rooppur in Pabna district.
Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that Bangladesh has been working towards increasing its power generation capacity as the country needs 60,000 megawatt (MW) electricity to be a developed country by 2041.
Bangladesh to add 1000 MW electricity to national grid

India will ‘overachieve’ Paris commitments: Experts

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At a time when there is a call for all countries to do more to fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more.
Bangladesh gives tax exemption for import of machinery for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Bangladesh gives tax exemption for import of machinery for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

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Bangladesh has decided to give tax exemption for the imported machinery for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant and is also thinking to appoint a consultant to ensure quality of all instruments and machinery.
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

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By using radiation induced mutagenesis along with cross breeding, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has developed two mutants of rice and one mutant of cowpea, which are ready for release.
Bangladesh to formalise Rooppur Nuclear Plant’s safety through MoU with India, Russia

Bangladesh to formalise Rooppur Nuclear Plant’s safety cooperation through MoU with India, Russia

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Bangladesh has sought some changes in the proposed Memorandum of Understanding with India and Russia on nuclear safety cooperation on the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
Nuclear Waste Management in India is as per IAEA guidelines: Jitendra Singh

Nuclear Waste Management in India is as per IAEA guidelines: Jitendra Singh

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The nuclear waste generated in India is stored in specially engineered structures with bore-wells, in accordance with the guidelines of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

NUCLEAR ASIA
With number of nuclear medicines departments across the country registering over 100 per cent increase, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has laid out plans to gradually increase the production of therapeutic radio pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine for treatment of cancer and diagnosis of thyroid, kidney and heart related diseases.
Bangladesh to add 1000 MW electricity to national grid

Bangladesh to add 1000 MW electricity to national grid

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
The holy month of Ramadan will bring good news for Bangladesh as around 1,000 MW of electricity will be added to the national grid.
Massive capital flow needed to boost India's transition to renewable energy

Massive capital flow needed to boost India’s transition to renewable energy

IANS
Conditions have to be created for the infusion of capital needed to accelerate the transition to renewable sources of energy, according to a panel of experts.

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