Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicNuclear energy

Topic: Nuclear energy

Atomic energy cheaper than solar, wind for end consumers, says nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar

New Delhi: Nuclear energy might be capital intensive, but the cost to the consumer is much lower than that of other renewable resources, like...

Off The Cuff with Dr Anil Kakodkar

In conversation with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta & Senior Associate Editor Manasi Phadke on #OffTheCuff, nuclear scientist and former chairman of the Atomic Energy...

Tech billionaires back nuclear power as alternative to carbon emissions, Russian gas

The Russia-Ukraine war has galvanised sentiment in favour of nuclear power in startup world, as billionaires including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos & Peter Thiel have opened their wallets to back it.

Europe’s largest nuclear power plant on fire as Russian shelling continues in Ukraine

Ukraine told the IAEA the fire 'has not affected ‘essential’ equipment'. US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the reactors are being safely shut down.

Save our nuclear plants from Russia, Ukraine seeks help from UN nuke watchdog

Russia claimed Wednesday that it has control of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the country’s south.

SubscriberWrites: Nuclear power is the solution to clean and sustainable electricity

Nuclear energy can provide 24*7 steady and uninterrupted power supply, making it ideal for both industrial and commercial use, writes Tuhin Das

French energy giant calls for more info on gas buildup at Chinese nuclear plant

Electricite de France SA, which has a 30% stake in the Taishan nuclear plant, comes after its subsidiary warned the US government of an 'imminent radiological threat' at the plant.

How nuclear industry could revive dying reactors with the hottest new fuel

Nuclear has been left largely behind by booming demand for clean energy over the past decade, with more reactors being permanently shut down than built.

Why this nuclear arms race is worse than the last one

The headline numbers are misleading. All nine countries with nukes are modernising their warheads and delivery systems.

China to miss nuclear energy target this year, but has eyes set on dominating sector by 2030

GlobalData Plc predicts China will overtake France as the world’s No. 2 nuclear generator in 2022 and claim the top spot from the US four years after that.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.