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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 25, 2018


The Bangladesh Government is going to set up eight new branches of the elite Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) across the country to make the state-of-the-art nuclear medicine technologies accessible to the masses at a low cost. The hospitals will have nuclear medicine diagnostic and treatment services for diseases like cancer and diagnose diseases of thyroid, brain, bone, heart, breast, lung, heart, kidney and so on. The... »
As Bangladesh is celebrating the pouring of First Concrete for nuclear power plant at Rooppur, energy experts in the country call for setting up laboratories and facilities for nuclear research and expanding its scope. Former Chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission M Ali Zulquarnain advised that nuclear power plants are sensitive sites and hence, not appropriate for conducting formal research. “Power plants are built to generate power, it is not... »
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant’s generation units in Bangladesh will be based on VVER-1200 Russia reactors of the 3+ generation technology. The innovative power generation units have improved technical and economic parameters that ensure absolute safety of the operation and fully meet the post-Fukushima standards of the IAEA. The VVER-1200 is the most powerful reactor in Russia and it has three key advantages: it shows high-performance, it is durable and... »
The process of becoming a nuclear nation has started for Bangladesh as the Prime Minister has inaugurated the core construction process of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on 30th November. Once fully implemented, Bangladesh will be the 32nd nuclear nation in the world and third in the South-Asia. This has brought us a step closer to become a middle-income country. While inaugurating the construction of the plant Prime Minister Sheikh... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the main construction of the nuclear power reactor at Pabna’s Rooppur. This begins the main phase of construction for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant. The prime minister flew by helicopter to the location on the shores of the Padma in Ishwardi Upazila early Thursday. Hasina stood on a temporary stage at the site and used a trowel to pour the first concrete casting. The... »
The ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building of the Bangladesh’s maiden Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) will take place on November 30. It is a momentous occasion for a country looking at atomic energy to spur its industrial growth and take it into a middle income nation by 2021. Ahead of the milestone, Bangladesh’s Minister for Science and Technology Yafes Osman spoke to Nuclear Asia to clarify... »
Work will start on November, 30, on constructing the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh at Rooppur with Russian collaboration, according to an announcement from Russia’s Rosatom Atomic Energy Corporation. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the first concrete pouring for the reactor building on the banks of Padma River in the Pabna district. Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev will be present on the occasion. “Rooppur NPP with two... »
As the ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building foundation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in going to take place on November, 30, children from Rooppur High School organized a Flash Mob “I LOVE ROOPPUR” to raise awareness among the local people about the project. More than 300 children wearing T-shirts and caps of Bangladesh’s flag color – green and red formed a live figure ‘I LOVE ROOPPUR’.... »
Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017’ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973’ in Bangla. Science and Technology Minister Architect Yafesh Osman moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote. According to the new law, the Commission will be constituted with maximum four members, including a chairman having a science and technology background. It will be headquartered in Dhaka... »
Russia`s Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant Unit 6 with the VVER-1200 reactor, the same model which will be installed in Bangladesh’s nuclear power plant at Rooppur, has been adjudged the ‘Top Plant-2017’ in the nuclear power generation category. The ‘Top Plants’ is a rating of the innovative nuclear energy projects. The Novovoronezh NPP was chosen the winner along with Columbia Generating Station in Washington and Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden.... »