Nuclear power in the fight against COVID-19

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Nuclear power has responded to the call to action in the public health crisis that each and every one of us is facing, writes World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising.
The case for small modular nuclear reactors in Asia

The case for small modular nuclear reactors in Asia

Nuclear Asia
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic raging across the globe has starkly highlighted the urgency for sustainable develoment by cutting emissions to reduce global warming that is destroying natural habitat, bringing animals in closer contact with people and facilitating, thereby, the frequent outbreak of zoonotic diseases, which has culminated in the deadly COVID-19.
Decline in nuclear power to impact energy security: International Energy Agency

Decline in nuclear power to impact energy security: International Energy Agency

NUCLEAR ASIA
The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects that the share of Nuclear power in the global energy mix is expected to decline by 2040 in absence of policy support to boost investment, which in turn would have an adverse impact on the energy security and sustainability.
‘Nuclear Cheerleaders’ for India

‘Nuclear Cheerleaders’ for India

NUCLEAR ASIA
While the global nuclear industry seems entering an era of nuclear decommissioning, India is gearing for a mini-renaissance.
Tripartite agreement on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant a good start for India: Experts

Tripartite agreement on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant a good start for India: Experts

NUCLEAR ASIA
Indian nuclear experts see the tripartite agreement between India, Russia and Bangladesh to cooperate for the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear power Plant as a start in the right direction and contend that it would strengthen India’s case for entry into Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) as well.
Civil Nuclear Liability issue is well settled in India: Anil Kakodkar

Civil Nuclear Liability issue is well settled in India: Anil Kakodkar

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Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairperson of Atomic Energy Commission of India and Secretary to the Government of India, opines that the issue of Civil Nuclear Liability in the country is well settled with the setting up of the insurance pool.
Need to study ‘Culture for Safety’ in Bangladesh

Need to study ‘Culture for Safety’ in Bangladesh: Abid Imtiaz

NUCLEAR ASIA
Dr. Abid Imtiaz, Head of Nuclear Safety Section at Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) is conducting a research on “Factors that can Influence Culture for Safety, Organizational Culture and Human Performance at Nuclear and Other Facilities in Bangladesh”.
Experts call for more nuclear research facilities in Bangladesh as construction begins on Rooppur N-plant

Bangladesh looking to set up next Nuclear Power Plant: Sheikh Hasina

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Bangladesh recently entered the elite club of countries that have tamed the power of the atom to generated nuclear energy to boost its economic growth.
Road to Better Prospects for Nuclear Energy

India, Wassenaar Arrangement and Beyond: Road to Better Prospects for Nuclear Energy

NUCLEAR ASIA
Even as China’s opposition has scuttled India’s entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), 2017 did end for Indian Nuclear Programme with a bang as the country became the 42nd member of the Wassenaar Arrangement, a global export control regime.
Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in India to have 30-60 per cent localisation

Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in India to have 30-60 per cent localisation

NUCLEAR ASIA
The France’s energy giant EDF hopes to finalise deal with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) by early 2018 and is aiming to include a degree of localisation in the setting up of the largest nuclear power plant in the world at Jaitapur, Maharashtra.

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