Scientists are puzzled by what caused the mysterious nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat last year, reveals Pallava Bagla. In a highly guarded Indian nuclear reactor complex, toughened radiation resistant pipes have contracted 'small pox'. As a consequence, literally in a plot similar to a Bollywood thriller Indian scientists are burning the midnight oil to unravel the mysterious nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat. This 21st century atomic pot ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
United States nuclear giant Westinghouse Electric Company on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection, raising uncertainties over the implementation of the landmark Indo-US civil nuclear deal. While India, which is monitoring developments, emphasised that the outlook of global industry on cooperation in India’s civil nuclear programme remains “positive”, the US reaffirmed its commitment to Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation. Westinghouse Electric Company is a US unit of ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Setting Up of New Atomic Power Plants The Government has accorded in principle approval for the sites at Gorakhpur in Haryana and Mahi Banswara in Rajasthan for setting up 4 reactors of 700 MW each. The Government has also accorded financial sanction for ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Tie Up for Nuclear Energy The French Government in January 2016 had communicated that French public utility Electricite de France (EDF) was designated to take control of AREVA NP and would be the single entry point for Indian side on all matters related to ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
I start with a question. Has the word 'forest' become more prevalent in our everyday vocabulary, no matter which walk of life we come from? I mean, how often do we see, read or refer to a mention of this term. Let's explore a few possibilities. The word ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Kaiga Bird Marathon, held in Uttara Kannada, provided an opportunity to watch and understand the birds of the Western Ghats, writes Pavan Kumar H. Weighing around 160-200 grams and with a wingspan of 65 to 71 cm, the Amur falcon, an inter-continental ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Along with him a few more senior scientists took charge in their respective positions. While Mr. Sahu assumed office as Site Director, KKNPP, S.V. Jinna, an Outstanding Scientist, took charge as Station Director, KKNPP – Reactors l and 2. Suresh Kumar ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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