Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: uranium

The Chinese are digging, but it’s no Jurassic Park. The Pacific hides other treasures

Failure to sign a deal with the Pacific is a setback for China’s deep-sea ambitions, but that won’t stop them from finding new opportunities.

Not in public interest to disclose amount of uranium extracted from mines, says govt

In response to a question in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said the grade of ore mined is very poor in India compared to other countries.

Iran keeps up uranium production, stockpile swells in Covid lockdown

According to an IAEA report, the country’s store of low-enriched uranium saw a 50% jump over the amount stockpiled three months ago.

How uranium has surged 31% to become the world’s top commodity amid shutdown

Uranium’s gains have been spurred by mine shutdowns that have wiped out a third of annual global output when demand from power plants has remained stable.

How European powers are trying to save the dying Iran nuclear deal

A meeting between France, Germany and the UK concluded that Iran’s uranium cap breach was not significant enough to initiate the non-compliance clause.

As Iran breaches uranium cap, a look at how close it is to developing a nuclear bomb

As fears grow over Iran’s nuclear activities, ThePrint takes a look at what it means for the US, the Middle East and European nations.

Iran’s nuclear standoff is about to enter a perilous new phase

Iran is set to overshoot its cap on uranium stockpile in days, potentially intensifying its conflict with the US.

Trump’s reluctance to certify Iran: A threat to collective diplomatic responsibility

The US President is dragging his heels on certifying Iran’s compliance to the JCPOA, which could put the landmark plan in a tinder box.

On Camera


Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.