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Dhaka Saturday,  Oct 20, 2018


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... »
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... »