Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicNuclear power

Topic: nuclear power

China takes a step towards nuclear revival as first indigenous reactor loads fuel

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

Why India and China haven’t used the ‘N’ word throughout the Ladakh conflict

For avid nuclear analysts, the India-China watch has been rather boring, whereas nuclear noises emanate from Islamabad every time there's a skirmish with Pakistan.

US steps up pressure on Iran, ends waivers that allowed work on nuclear sites

US State Secretary Michael Pompeo said Iran’s nuclear extortion will lead to increased pressure on it and further isolate it from the international community.

US charges 5 men for smuggling equipment to help Pakistan’s nuclear programme

The accused smuggled US goods to entities that are threats to US security for their ties to Pakistan’s weapons programmes, said the US Department of Justice.

World’s largest nuclear power producer confronts serial glitches

Engineers at France’s Flamanville are struggling to fix 8 faulty welds at a plant that’s running a decade late and almost four times over budget.

Tarapur, India’s 2nd most powerful nuclear plant built with US help, completes 50 yrs today

Located in the industrial area of Boisar in Maharashtra’s Thane district, Tarapur has endured for 50 years but fears are being raised about its safety after Fukushima disaster.

Ukraine has Chernobyl under control: Leonid Bershidsky

Ukraine has grossly mismanaged Chernobyl in the last quarter of a century, but it has been honest about its condition and needs.

Trump says US, Russia and China discussing a potential three-way nuclear deal

US president Donald Trump said discussions between the countries would be about making lesser nuclear weapons, and possibly even getting rid of some of that 'tremendous firepower'.

China plans to build 30,000-tonne nuclear-powered ship

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India, US agree to build 6 nuclear power plants in India

Washington: India and the US said they have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear...

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Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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.
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