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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......

Why India must pause its nuclear expansion plans

IMAGE: The Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu. 'Decisions on nuclear power have so far been taken by a small select group, primarily interested in profiteering from their actions,......

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......

Creation of insurance pool for N-mishaps, a major breakthrough

Several nuclear power projects held up for the lack of such an insurance pool can now be expected to move forward. Rashme Sehgal reports. In a major breakthrough, the Centre has launched an......

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......
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We must rely on our own wits, develop tech

Early on Friday morning, Indian time, the verdict from Seoul was announced: India was denied entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). For... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/china-bars-indias-nsg-entry-we-must-rely-on-our-own-wits-develop-tech-2855050.html?utm_source=FP_CAT_LATEST_NEWS
What does it mean for India to be part of NSG?

India is keen to become a member of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) as it seeks to significantly expand its nuclear power generation and also enter... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/230616/what-it-means-for-india-to-be-part-of-nsg.html
Ahead of NSG plenary in Seoul, India has little reason for optimism

Indians are unusually preoccupied with the events unfolding at a small yet important meeting in Seoul: The Nuclear Suppliers Group plenary meeting.... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/ahead-of-nsg-plenary-in-seoul-india-has-little-reason-for-optimism-2851340.html
As long as China is in the way, India in Nuclear Security Group is a non-starter

The attention given to the upcoming plenary session of the Nuclear Suppliers Group is surprising, given that there is little chance of anything... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/as-long-as-china-stands-in-the-way-india-in-nsg-is-a-non-starter-2824626.html
'India doesn't lag in developing thorium-fuelled n-reactor'

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) There is a misconception that the Indian atomic energy programme has been slow in developing breeder reactors that will be... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/india-doesnt-lag-developing-thorium-fuelled-n-reactor-083232471.html

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