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Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022

Environment Ministry has recently notified Battery Waste Management Rules 2022 for eco-friendly disposal of defective batteries. These rules will replace the Battery (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001. Key Points These regulations cover all types of batteries such as electric vehicle batteries, portable batteries, automotive batteries and industrial batteries. Based on the concept of Extended Manufacturer ..

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$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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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