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Dhaka Saturday,  May 26, 2018

Nuclear

Riding on the important success achieved by Bangladesh economy as it walked into the ‘Developing Country’ category, the country is now outlining the course of its new development stage by focusing on power generation through nuclear energy. The country’s Secretary of the Science and Technology Ministry Anwar Hossain spoke to Nuclear Asia about how the government intends to augment the Bangladesh’s power generation capacity and deal with the issues of... »
The premiere of a new documentary Wild Edens: Russia, the first in a new series that highlights the issue of climate change, took place in Sochi, Russia on May 15, 2018. Focusing on the flora and fauna in the one-of-a-kind natural habitats of Russia, the programme highlights the unique and delicate habitat of the Altai Mountains, the Kamchatka Peninsula, and the Arctic. The documentary is presented by Russia’s State Atomic... »
For the second consecutive year, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project is likely to get the highest allocation in the upcoming budget for financial year 2018-19. This would make the power sector in the country, the second largest recipient of budgetary allocation. According to the Annual Development Programme (ADP) of 2018-19 fiscal year, a total of 11, 100 crore taka (USD 13.08 billion) will be allocated for the RNPP project,... »
Science and Technology Minister Yafesh Osman today said country’s first ever nuclear power plant at Rooppur is being constructed giving utmost importance on security and safety issues. The minister said this while attending at the inaugural session of a three-day workshop on “Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant’s Preliminary Safety Analysis” held at Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) auditorium in Agargaon area here. “The security issue is always given top priority... »
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved a project involving Taka 10,982 crore to improve transmission infrastructures for evacuating power from the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The approval came from the 22nd ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY18) held at the NEC conference room in the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing the reporters... »
Bangladesh specifies facilities for Indian consultants for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Bangladesh has modified and approved the terms and conditions for taking consultancy services from India for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The new modified deal adds more facilities to the agreement. The modified deal with new clauses declaring more facilities in a more specific way have been approved by the cabinet in a cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime... »
Human Resource Development for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Project has started with 100 scientists and engineers from the different domestic universities joining the Nuclear Power Plant Company Ltd (NPPBCL). Among the newly appointed personnel, 70 are engineers, 24 are scientific officers and six are administrative officers. The mass joining ceremony took place in an elaborate function at the project site of Rooppur in the Pabna district. With the joining... »
Appointing a consultant is in progress which will ensure the quality of all instruments and machinery of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project. Besides, taxes will be exempted while importing all these instruments and machinery abiding by the agreement. Bangladesh Army will assist in transporting all the machinery to the project site at Rooppur, Pabna. These topics were discussed in the third routine meeting of the Bangladesh-Russia joint coordination... »
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. Bangladesh nuclear experts have also hailed the agreement but with a caveat that the country should build its own capacity in the field... »
Russia, India and Bangladesh signed a trilateral agreement on Thursday to cooperate in the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh, work on which started late last year, according to an announcement from Russia`s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Cooperation. Rosatom, the equipment supplier and technical consultant for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, said in a statement here that the MoU for cooperation was signed by... »