India should aim to get 40% electricity from nuclear power
Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.
Bangladesh approved the draft of an agreement with Russia on spent nuclear fuel
The Cabinet approved the draft of an agreement titled ‘Agreement between the Russian Federation and Bangladesh on Cooperation Concerning Return of Spent Nuclear Fuel from Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to the Russian Federation’.
Russia to engage India in Rooppur NPP construction in Bangladesh
Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom plans to engage Indian experts in the construction of the first Bangladeshi nuclear power plant (NPP) Rooppur, the company’s CEO Alexey Likhachev told Sputnik on the sidelines of the St.
India and Russia signed an agreement on the third stage of Kudankulam nuclear power plant construction
India and Russia on Thursday concluded a much-awaited pact for setting up the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow’s help in Tamil Nadu after overcoming initial hurdles to finalise the strategic deal.
Units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam nuclear power plant to cost around Rs 50,000 crore
The fifth and the sixth unit of India’s largest nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu will cost about Rs 50,000 crore to build with half of it being funded by Russia as loan.
Bangladesh urges developing nations to draw benefits from peaceful use of nuclear technologies
Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise.
Cannot put deadline for ratifying India-Japan nuclear deal – Japan’s Envoy
The India-Japan civil nuclear agreement has been historic as it is Tokyo’s first nuclear deal with a country that is non-signatory to Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.
Nuclear Fuel Complex sets new world record of production
The Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), on Thursday said it has set a new world record with production of 1512A metric tonnes (MT) of nuclear fuel in 2016-17, surpassing its own record.
India organises essay competition on nuclear power
Article writing competition for children was organised at Vijetha Smart School Bhawanipuram, as part of a nation-wide campaign to generate awareness about importance of energy and to dispel the misconceptions related to nuclear energy.
India to build reactor for utilisation of thorium
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has designed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) for utilisation of Thorium.