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Dhaka Friday,  Aug 17, 2018


Innovation in the nuclear sector is vital to fulfil its potential in combatting climate change, agreed panellists at a side event held on the margins of the IAEA General Conference today. The side event ‘Nuclear Energy Innovation and the Paris Agreement’ identified the linkage between the future of nuclear power and how it can be incorporated into national climate action plans to support the reduction of carbon emissions worldwide. Ambassadors,... »
Kirill Komarov, First Deputy CEO of Rosatom, Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation in a recent interview of British Sky News talked on the cost  of nuclear energy and other issues. The interview is as below : Q.  Is the falling price of renewables the biggest threat to the nuclear industry? A.    No. Let’s be very careful with these figures, because it’s true only partly. If you combine all elements needed... »
Bangladesh is going to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. In the next general assembly of the United Nations, Bangladesh is likely to sign at the treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapon. The cabinet has already approved the proposal of signing at the Nuclear Weapon Prohibition Treaty. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will sign at the treaty on behalf of Bangladesh. The proposal of signing at the treaty... »
Governments of the Russian Federation and the Bangladesh have signed a collaboration agreement on import of spent nuclear fuel of Rooppur NPP to Russia, today. The agreement was signed by Alexey Likhachev, Chief Executive Officer of Rosatom- Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, and Yafes Osman, Minister for Science and Technology of the Government of Bangladesh. The Agreement stipulates provisions for reprocessing of the spent Russian nuclear fuel from the Rooppur... »
A group of four Bangladeshi children have returned home after attending the Nuclear Kids festival 2017, held in Russia and Hungary. Widely known as NucKids, the festival was organized by ROSATOM, Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation. Over 75 boys and girls from 13 countries including Bangladesh, Belarus,Hungary, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Lithunia, Croatia, Turkey, China, India, USA, Kazakhstan and host Russia took part in the approximately 6 weeks long festival this... »
A group of 34 Bangladeshi students studying nuclear science in Russia visited the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Project site at Ishwardi Sunday, August 20, 2017. The students are in Bangladesh at the moment to enjoy their annual summer vacation. The main purpose of the visit was to practically acquaint the future nuclear specialists of the country with the implementation process of the project. During the day long program, organized... »
Piyush Goyal-Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines (Image credit: Twitter) The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for the country. At present, India generates about 6,800 MW of nuclear energy. “We have recently embarked on... »
Fifteen Bangladeshi children attended the “Rosatom School” International Children’s Camp ended on August 6 at the “Ocean” Children’s Center in Vladivostok, Russia.   The approximately 20 day camp ,supported by Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation- Rosatom and Russia’s federal agency for international co-operation Rossotrudnichestvo, was participated by  126 children from eight countries . “Organization and implementation of the “Rosatom school” International Children’s Camp is a challenging and fascinating task.. As a... »
Nuclear power’s long-term potential remains high, although its global expansion is projected to slow down in coming years, according to a new IAEA report on International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017. The decline compared to previous projections is mainly on account of early retirement or lack of interest in extending life of nuclear power plants in some countries, due to the reduced competitiveness of nuclear power in the... »
India’s Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC) and “CNIITMASH” a sister concern of Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation ROSATOM are jointly working on establishing  a Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in the India’s city of Rachi. First 200 engineers from HEC Ltd. will start their education program by the end of 2017 or early 2018. The training will  be given nine different courses  of one to four months duration ... »