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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 18, 2018

Nuclear

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the second nuclear power plant would be constructed in the southern part of the country. “The government has already conducted survey in several islands in Barisal and we will choose any of those islands to construct the country’s next nuclear power plant,” the prime minister said this while inaugurating the Golden Jubilee programme of Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (BSMC) through video conference from her... »
On sideline of the 19th India-Russia Annual Bilateral Summit, held in New Delhi, both the countries on Friday have signed a deal for cooperation in implementing of a new nuclear power project in India. The new project will have six power units with latest Generation 3+ VVER 1200 reactors. The action plan document was signed by India’s Department of Atomic Energy Secretary Kamlesh Vyas and Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev.... »
Unit 4 of China’s Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant being constructed with technical assistance from Atomstroyexpor (ASE), Engineering Division of Rosatom,Russia was brought to minimum controllable level of power yesterday, September 30, 2018. It is the final stage of the first criticality procedures. The first criticality procedures of power unit No.4 commenced on 25 August 2018 when upon completion of all preparatory works the first fuel assembly (FA) was loaded into... »
To create awareness about the modern nuclear power technology, safety and eco-friendliness of nuclear energy, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) set up a pavilion at a fair organized at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in connection with the Power and Energy Week 2018. Over 2000 people visited the pavilion during the three day fair which ends today, September 8. The eye-catching design of the Rooppur nuclear power plant (RNPP)... »
So far India has been helping Bangladesh’s dream for nuclear power by providing consultancy services for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, but now it is also giving material assistance. Bangladesh has started import of cement from India for the construction of its maiden nuclear power plant. The assistance is part of the tripartite agreement signed between Bangladesh, India and Russia on March 1 in Moscow. While Russia would remain the... »
It was almost a decade prior that India’s nuclear isolation ended with the Indo-US Civil Nuclear Agreement, but even now only one project under foreign collaboration has seen the light of the day. Two major projects with the US and French firms have been hanging fire with not even a concrete agreement with Indian Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) in sight. However, by the year end French major... »
Installation of “core catcher”, the device for catching molten core (active part of the reactor that contains nuclear fuel) material has commenced at unit no. 1 of Roopur Nuclear Power Plant. It is an important element in the passive safety system of a most modern nuclear reactor. Architect Yeafesh Osman, Minister for Science and Technology, Alexander Khazin, Senior Vice-President for Overseas Projects, Atomstroyexport (ASE), Dr. Mohammad Shawkat Akbar, Project Director... »
Fuel loading of Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s only floating nuclear power unit (FNPU) so far, begins in Russia . After getting necessary permission from Rostechnadzor, regulatory body of Russia the stage by stage fuel loading starts on July 25 at the Atomflot ( subsidiary of Rosatom) base in Murmansk . Akademik Lomonosov will be based at Pevek in the Chukotka peninsula and will gradually replace the Bilibino NPP and the... »
“Nuclear & Science Week 2018” organized by Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom in collaboration with Atomstroyexport, general contractor of Rooppur nuclear power plant, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and ‘Energy of the Future’, a Russian network of nuclear energy information centers around the Globe ends in Dhaka on July 20, 2018. The festival began in Pabna on July 14 and continued in 13 different venues at Iswardi, Kushtia, Rajshahi... »
In a spectacular amalgamation of music and nuclear energy, the International Children’s Creativity Project – “Nuclear Kids” – is being organized in Hungary by Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation. Five students from India and Bangladesh are participating in the musical extravaganza. Suhaib Hussian and Kysan Faraj, school students from Dhaka are in Hungary at the moment in connection with the “Nuclear Kids” program. A total of 79 kids from... »