Russian nuclear corporation to hold online global atomic quiz on November 10, including in Bengali, Tamil
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom will be conducting an online nuclear quiz contest for school and college students in India, and across the world, according to a company announcement.
Some say that there are millions of tons of nuclear waste in the world and that they will never be safely buried, in connection with which Greenpeace blocks the railways along which nuclear materials are transported, and demands to shut down the entire nuclear industry at once.
Marking a significant milestone for the state-of-the art Generation III+ VVER-1200 reactor developed by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, unit 6 of the Leningrad nuclear power plant (NPP) was connected to the grid last week, according to a Rosatom release.
In a move that has sparked major controversy, Japan has announced earlier this month that it will pursue a nuclear fuel recycling program involving plutonium extraction from spent fuel waste.
Endowed with one of the richest uranium reserves in the world, Uzbekistan, the most populous country in Central Asia, is a key partner for India in the latter’s efforts to develop a strategic reserve of nuclear fuel for ensuring long-term energy security.