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Sellers Vying to Build N-Power Plants in India: Chavan

“Several countries are keen to sell nuclear reactors to India but any deal in this regard would be struck only on terms set down by the Government,” Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Prithviraj Chavan told the Rajya Sabha recently. “We are planning to import nuclear reactors. But this would be done completely on our terms, otherwise not. ...

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N-Energy Key to India’s Fight Against Climate Change: Ramesh

The Indian Government has recently revealed that nuclear energy will be an important component of the 24 ‘critical initiatives’ to be taken up by different ministries in India to combat climate change. “For energy efficiency, it will work on closed cycle three-stage nuclear power technologies. The Prime Minister wants 20,000 megawatt of nuclear energy to be generated by 2020. We ...

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Indo-US N-Deal Smooth On Course, says Kakodkar

The India-U.S. civilian nuclear deal, after becoming operational, is moving satisfactorily, with New Delhi now negotiating with vendors, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar has said recently in Kolkata. “To meet high energy needs, India must tap every available resource,” Kakodkar  said at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in the city’s Salt Lake District. Earlier, delivering the Raja Ramanna ...

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India Working on Ratification Norms of Safeguards Pact

India is working on the ratification procedures of the India-specific Safeguards Agreement (ISSA) signed with IAEA to place its civilian nuclear power plants for international inspection. “We are working on the ratification procedures of the ISSA. Ratification is a legal step and is expected to be completed soon,” Anil Kakodkar, Chairman Atomic Energy Commission has said recently. Kakodkar said, “We ...

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Recession a boon for India’s nuclear energy quest: Shyam Saran

With global prices of nuclear fuel and equipment softening following the current economic slowdown, India is all set to scale up the nuclear energy sector in the country. “The current economic slowdown has turned to India’s advantage as the cost of nuclear fuel and equipment have come down considerably. We have already started talking to a number of international vendors ...

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India, US Make Excellent Partners in N-Energy Field – US Consul General

The 5-day India visit by a U.S. Commercial Nuclear Mission sponsored by the US-India Business Council in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Institute, concluded on January 16 in Mumbai, India.  In his concluding speech, U.S. Consul General Paul A. Folmsbee described the historic Indo-US civilian nuclear energy agreement as one of the great legacies of the Bush Administration. Following are ...

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N-Energy, Key Global Business Driver

We would witness the “Destiny of Two Nations” in creating a new world order where wealth creation for one does not require other to lose. – Tulsi Tawari In the upheaval of major collapse of financial bubbles starting from the US, the world economy is entering a new era of correction and paradigm-shift through realignments. Leading nations (from Asia, Europe and ...

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Global N-cooperation will boost local power programme

On these two specific issues has the BJP consulted you and sought your advice? India should continue to pursue seriously the three-stage indigenous programme and the International civil nuclear cooperation will boost it in many ways, Chairman, Atomic energy Commission Anil Kakodkar, said. India could reach a stage of energy independence by supplementing its indigenous programme with the imported reactors ...

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