CHENNAI:The 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) in Kalpakkam, an important milestone in the country's three-stage nuclear power programme, is likely to attain criticality by either June or July, and expected to be commercialised by the last ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago
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The removal of trapped fuel elements from the Dounreay Fast Reactor moved a step closer with the successful trial of bespoke equipment to lift off the top plate. Decommissioning the 50-year-old experimental reactor is one of the most technically ...Wired-GOV, 1 week ago
Removing and treating remnants of alkali metal coolant from inside the Scottish fast-reactor vessels has its challenges. Jason Casper explains what approaches will be needed to meet these difficulties Among the most demanding and potentially ...Power Engineering International, 1 month ago
BANGALORE: The internet offers a colossal range of content, with some exceptions to bogus and paid sites. With the dynamics of its enormity that is ever changing, it makes it difficult to track the best sites out there. In these modern times, man ...Silicon India, 3 days ago
'There has definitely been a breakthrough in the nuclear logjam. It is good to see nuclear energy back on the rails,' says Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman of India's Atomic Energy Commission, played a key role during Manmohan Singh's tenure as prime minister towards the purchase of nuclear fuel and technology. He continues to play an important behind-the-scenes role as consultant and negotiator in this key area. Dr Kakodkar, left, ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Finance minister P Chidambaram - attempting to be heard above the sloganeering of lawmakers protesting against the Telangana Bill as he presented his interim budget for 2014 - today said the government has managed to contain both the fiscal deficit ...NDTV, 2 weeks ago
NO LIFT OFF: Despite Narendra Modi applauding the scientists space community on the success of Mangalyaan, this year's budget for the Department of Space has remained flat at Rs.6,000 crore. Picture shows the PSLV-C25 rocket carrying the Mars ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Widespread elation over the Indo-US nuclear deal clearing the last hurdle must wait. Despite the agreement between US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - after both sides backed down from their rigid stance - India may ...Business Today India, 1 month ago
BY K S PARTHASARATHY DURING the 102nd Indian Science Congress at Mumbai, the session on holistic approach to atomic energy: present and future held on January 5 gave a bird's eye-view of recent developments. Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, ...Navhind Times, 1 month ago Need of the hour is for ‘Make-in-India’ nuclear plants Asian Age, 1 month ago Need of the hour is for Make-in-India nuclear plants Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
'The biggest lacuna in this agreement is it is called 'full civil nuclear cooperation agreement.' Actually, it is anything but full.' 'Vital parts of the nuclear fuel cycle, like uranium enrichment and spent-fuel reprocessing, are excluded... This is a big lapse,' Dr A N Prasad, former director, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com in an exclusive interview.Dr A N Prasad, former director, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, is an international authority on nuclear safeguards.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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