Japan can make a substantive difference to India’s nuclear industry: FS Jaishankar

PTI
Ahead of the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit, India said today that Japan can make a substantive difference to its nuclear industry, and identified cooperation in civil nuclear energy and defence as two domains that portend the future direction of the bilateral ties.
Bangladesh Triples Rice Production with Help of Nuclear Science

Pakistan PM inaugurates China-backed fifth nuclear power plant

PTI
Power-starved Pakistan today received a major boost as a China-backed 340 MW nuclear power plant in its Punjab province was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

UN atomic chief says Iran meeting terms of nuclear deal

AP
The head of the UN agency monitoring Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal said today that Tehran is implementing the agreement—but says the ultimate judgement on compliance with the deal rests with the six world powers that signed the pact with the Islamic Republic.
World nuclear power generation picks up pace, China leads growth

India takes three steps to implement nuclear deal with US: Westinghouse Electric Co express satisfaction

PTI
India has taken three steps to implement the historic civil nuclear deal with the US to enhance confidence of the domestic and foreign companies in the country’s nuclear industry, a top American diplomat said.

R K Singh takes over as new Power and New Renewable Energy Minister

PIB
Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday took charge as the new Union Minister of State of Power and New & Renewable Energy from Piyush Goyal, who headed to the Ministry of Railways.

Bangladesh and Russia sign deal on spent nuclear fuel

ENERGYBANGLA.COM
Governments of the Russian Federation and the Bangladesh have signed a collaboration agreement on import of spent nuclear fuel of Rooppur NPP to Russia, today.

Union minister Piyush Goyal addresses the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress

Press Information Bureau
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, addressed a distinguished gathering of delegates attending the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress here today.

India to add 7000 MW nuclear power capacity: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal

PTI
The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for the country.

Long-Term Potential of Nuclear Power Remains High: IAEA Report

IAEA
Nuclear power’s long-term potential remains high, although its global expansion is projected to slow down in coming years, according to a new IAEA report on International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017.

IGCAR awards Rs 763.57 CR contract to Hindustan Construction Company to build fast breeder reactor facility

HCC
Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has been awarded a prestigious IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research) contract worth Rs 763.

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