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Why India's fast breeder programme is cutting edge

After three decades of hard work, and despite the devastating tsunami of 2004, the 500 megawatt Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam is coming up at a furious pace, says Shivanand Kanavi who visited......

Safety vessel installed at Kalpakkam plant

A 200-tonne safety vessel was successfully lowered into the reactor vault of the 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor(FBR) in Kalpakkam in a "historic moment" for the country's indigenous nuclear......

'India can be world champ in fast breeder tech'

Praising India for moving towards fast-breeder technology, the father of the French fast breeder reactor programme Dr Georges Vendryes Tueday sounded a note of caution, saying the way forward was......

Fast breeder reactors not up for inspection

After hard bargaining on the nuclear deal with the US, India Thursday agreed that 14 of its civilian nuclear reactors will be open to international safeguards while the fast breeder programme will......

'We have lost 5 to 6 crucial years in nuclear energy'

'There has definitely been a breakthrough in the nuclear logjam. It is good to see nuclear energy back on the rails,' says Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr Anil......

India's first fast breeder reactor by 2010

India will commission its first 500-Mw fast breeder reactor (FBR) for generating commercial nuclear energy by the end of next year. The reactor, when commissioned, will mark the country's entry......

Govt slashed nuclear power budget 45% to Rs 757 cr

The government slashed the budgetary allocation for Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyutikaran Nigam (Bhavini), one of the two public sector undertakings (PSUs) for nuclear power, by 45 per cent to Rs 757......

Engineering giants gear to set up N-projects

With passage of the nuclear liability Bill, the heavy engineering supply chain, led by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL), is gearing to take up......

High priority for rural electrification projects

Outlining its coordinated action on the energy front, the government on Thursday said it would strive to added at least 13,000 mega watt of power generating capacity each year through a mix of......

No downturn for India's nuclear power plan

India's nuclear power programme is unlikely to be affected by the ongoing global slowdown since Nuclear Power Corporation of India -- the sole company authorised to set up nuclear plants in the......
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Fast breeder reactor to start power production from Sept

After years of work involving technology challenges and delays, India's first indigenously designed 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor will... ...

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NAGPUR: India would never grow to be a technologically independent nation unless it could convert the knowledge in various fields into products.... ...

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Top scientists to discuss prospects of nuclear energy

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Dr. Sekhar Babu, Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) will inaugurate a four-day workshop on... ...

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Poor rating on N-safety may stall India's NSG entry

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the annual plenary session of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, which is expected to discuss the case of India's membership to the... ...

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Uranium supply pact, a boost for n-power programme

The uranium supply agreement that India signed with Canada is set to give the country's ambitious yet struggling nuclear power programme a shot in... ...

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