EPR: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

$3.2-bn loss reported by Areva, the French nuclear giant

Areva, the France’s State-controlled nuclear giant reported to have lost around €2.4 billion ($3.2 billion) in 2011. This was much on the back of a troubled uranium mining venture that has been the subject of investigation. The gloomy figures exhibit a tough year for Areva which is also confronting a global reconsideration of the future ..

Current Affairs: November 28, 2011

Nuclear reactors are safe: Dr Bigot In a bid to allay fears arising over the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra’s coastal Ratnagiri district, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Bernard Bigot, held that the interim report of the French Nuclear Safety Authority has stated that the nuclear ..

India & World

Topics:1. What is Areva?2. What is Nathula Reopening?3. What is Megha-Tropiques Mission?4. What is Scotland Saltire Scheme?5. What are Coal India Ltd Plans in Mozambique?6. What was India US defence deal of $2.1 Billion in January 2009?1. What is Areva?Areva is a French Nuclear Giant. It signed a primary deal with India in February 2009 ..