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Dhaka Friday,  Aug 17, 2018

Nuclear

In popular imagination the power contained in the nucleus can only be utilized to generate energy. However, nuclear engineering is an important field that is proving to be useful from water purification to medicine. Potential application of irradiation and radioactivity is not limited to electricity production. There is a wide range of areas where peaceful atom plays an essential role. Diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, space exploration, agriculture, archaeology... »
AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC, which implements the construction of the first ever nuclear power plant in Turkey received Limited Construction Permit (LCP) from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK). it is considered to be the first step in obtaining construction license for the project. LCP allows beginning of construction and installation works at all facilities of the nuclear power plant, except for the buildings and structures, which are vital for the... »
Bangladesh and Belarus opting for nuclear power have much to learn from each other, says Belarus’ Minister of Energy Vladimir Potupchik in an interview to Nuclear Asia on the sidelines of the ongoing 22nd Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum and Energy Expo. Belarus, which has opted for two water-water type reactors VVER-1200 of Russian design with total capacity of 2400 MW is also gaining from the localization of the project... »
World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) 2017 begins in Sochi of Russia today, October 14 and will continue till October 22. More than 20,000 young people aged between 18 and 35, from 150 countries have gathered in Sochi, the city which hosted the Winter Olympic Games and Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2014 . An elaborate program has been chalked out for the participants including events related to science... »
Youth exchange programme between two friendly countries – Russia and Bangladesh – is nothing new. But, with the signing of bilateral agreement for construction of Bangladesh’s first-ever nuclear power plant at Rooppur of Ishwardi the youth exchange programme has received further impetus and new dimension. “We now primarily focused on youths who have interest in science and technology”, says Alexey Pimenov, Regional Vice President, ROSATOM South Asia. Russia’s state atomic... »
Nuclear experts today discussed about the safety and security of the nuclear power plants and assured that Russia had taken all necessary safety and security measures for the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Pabna. They talked about the science and nuclear for life and its usages at power plant at a media workshop at Bangabandhu Novotheatre in the city. Head of Communications (South Asia) of Russian State... »
A science festival titled ‘In Fact 2017’ begins in the capital. Talk shows, lecture events of the Bangladeshi and Russian experts, film, short-film shows, photo exhibition, exciting gaming events and many more events on various scientific topics will be among the menu of the festival. The festival was inaugurated on today at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Planatorium and will continue at different venues until September 28. The main goal... »
Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is going to host a four-day science festival titled “InFact” from September 25-28, 2017 in Dhaka.  The festival will formally be inaugurated at 10.30 am at a ceremony to be held at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre Dhaka on Tuesday, September 26.The main goal of the festival is to raise awareness among the young generation in Bangladesh in the nuclear field and to promote... »
India to join Russia to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under a Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries, Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy said at the 61st general conference of the global nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). “We are collaborating with our Russian and Bangladeshi partners on establishing Rooppur nuclear power... »