User: sivakumar Topic: Energy
Category: Conventional :: Nuclear
Last updated: Jul 10 2019 20:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nuclear Insurance Pool 10.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has created an Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool (INIP) on 12th June, 2015. M/s. General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC-Re), along with several other Indian Insurance Companies, have launched the Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool (INIP) with a capacity of ?1500 crore to provide insurance to cover the liability as prescribed under Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (CLND) Act, 2010.
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In a Telangana reserve, India’s national animal is being sacrificed for the sake of nuclear energy 9.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 80 sq km of Telangana’s Amrabad Tiger Reserve is being claimed in a search for uranium.
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Nuclear Plant Expansion Programme 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Finance Minister’s budget speech in Lok Sabha on 29.02.2016 for 2016-17 budget included the following reference to nuclear energy: “In the power sector, we need to diversify the sources of power generation for long term stability.
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Electricity generation through atomic energy 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
 The share of atomic energy in the overall electricity generation in the country was about 2.93% in the year 2017-18. Nuclear share has remained around 3% of the total electricity generation in the country.
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Expenditure on Kudankulam project more than production: Kamal Haasan 28.6.2019 DNA
Makkal Needhi Maiyam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Friday raised questions on Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant and said the expenditure on the project is more than the production.
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Power Generation Through Nuclear Energy 26.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) set up in 1958, is the apex body regarding use of nuclear energy, it formulates policy of the Department of Atomic Energy in all matters concerning nuclear energy. The targets for nuclear power generation are set on an annual basis, as a part of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)’s annual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) considering planned biennial shutdowns (BSD) of units during the year, connections of new units to the grid if any, during the year etc. The generation target for the year 2018-19 was 36904 Million Units (MUs).
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Thorium-Based Nuclear Reactors 26.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has planned the use of large deposits of Thorium available in the country as a long-term option. A three-stage nuclear power programme has been chalked out to use Thorium as a viable and sustainable option, right at the inception of India’s nuclear power programme.
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Security of Nuclear Power Plants 26.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
On 26.11.2018, two French nationals, namely Mr. Arthur Roland Rene and Mr. Jules Damien approached  Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL), Manavalakurichi unit, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, along with the Parish Priest of Managudi, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, FrKildos, seeking appointment of the HRM Head.
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Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms 1.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms
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While all eyes were on elections, the government moved to overhaul environmental clearance rules 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The suggested changes will weaken environmental clearance processes, favour industry, say experts.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: May 23rd, 2019 23.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
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Nuclear power has potential to meet increasing energy demand in country : Venkaiah 16.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that Nuclear electricity would significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and has the potential to meet increasing energy demand in the country. Addressing Scientists and the Staff at a meeting organized on the occasion of 70 years of exploration and research by the Atomic Minerals Directorate for […]
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Nuclear Electricity can reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Vice President 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that nuclear electricity could significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and has the potential to meet increasing energy demand in the country.
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Readers’ comments: Government and private agencies should be doing more to help Cyclone Fani victims 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Responses to articles on Scroll.in
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Kovind, Modi greet nation on National Technology Day 11.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Kovind, Modi greet nation on National Technology Day
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‘Student of the Year 2’ movie review: All games and no fun 10.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Punit Malhotra’s follow-up to Karan Johar’s 2012 film stars Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, Ananya Panday and Aditya Seal.
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The big news: EC to decide on poll code complaints against Modi today, and nine other top stories 30.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: Pakistan warned India against mentioning nuclear power lightly, and fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections concluded with nearly 65% turnout.
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‘Don’t test our resolve’: Pakistan warns India against mentioning its nuclear power lightly 29.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pakistan’s military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor reiterated Pakistan’s denial of India’s claim that it was responsible for the attack in Pulwama.
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Sensex regains 39K-level, ends higher at 39,054.68 pts on back of gains in ONGC, IndusInd Bank 24.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, Breaking the losing streak of last three sessions, the BSE Sensex recovered on Wednesday by 489.80 points to reclaim the 39K-level and end at 39,054.68 on strength of gains in ONGC, IndusInd Bank, Yes Bank and Bharti Airtel. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too increased by 150.20 points to 11,726.15. The Sensex, […]
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Russia successfully tests world’s first floating nuclear power plant 24.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Moscow, Russia has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation confirmed on Wednesday. “Successful tests are a great achievement of a large team of Rosatom. In recent months, all necessary inspections of the NPP’s systems and equipment have been carried out with a gradual increase in its […]
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