Saturday, 25 June, 2022
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Topic: Nuclear 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.

Don’t ignore the nuclear option just because it’s controversial

Nuclear power may be controversial. But it’s also a reliable source of clean power that can replace fossil fuels.

India’s clean energy future depends on rapid growth of its nuclear power: Anil Kakodkar

Ex-chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission says India missed the bus on nuclear trade, and that entering the market will not only improve economy but also country’s global standing.

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Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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