Nuclear energy in India Current Affairs, GK & News
The India Energy Forum organized the 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave in New Delhi. The theme of the event was “Economics of Nuclear Power-Innovation towards safer and cost-effective technologies”. It was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for development of North Eastern Region, Minister of State Atomic Energy and Space, Prime Minister’s Office and Personnel, ..
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The World Students’ Day (WSD) is celebrated every year on October 15 to observe the birthday of India’s former President and great scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was the 11th President of India, who served from 2002 to 2007, and was widely referred to as the people’s President besides being credited for India’s civilian ..
Topics: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam • APJ • Arun Tiwari • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award • Indian Muslims • Indian people • Nuclear energy in India • Science and technology in India • Vegetarians
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 in Dhaka for her vision of a peaceful and prosperous South Asia, free of tension, conflicts and terrorism. It acknowledged her contribution to fostering cooperation between India and Bangladesh. The award has been instituted in the memory of ..
Topics: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam • Bangladesh • Countries • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Nuclear energy in India • Politicians • Science and technology in India • Sheikh Hasina • Vegetarians
Director General at Life Sciences – DRDO, Dr A K Singh has been conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award-2019 during 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave at Chandigarh University, Mohali. He is recognized for his rich contribution in the field of life sciences, aerospace and aeronautics. The DST scientist has more than 18 patents and has ..
Topics: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Indian people • Nuclear energy in India • Science and technology in India • Vegetarians • World Creativity and Innovation Day
The “Parmanu Tech 2019” Conference was organised by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) at New Delhi on February 6. The conference discussed issues related to Nuclear Energy and Radiation Technologies. Dr Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space, delivered the keynote address at ..
Kaiga Atomic Power Station (APS) creates a world record for longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days
On 10th December 2018, the Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) has created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days. The Unit-1 of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS) at Kaiga, located the river Kali in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, has been generating electricity continuously since May 13, 2016. It is an indigenously-built ..
Topics: Districts of India • Energy • Heysham • Kaiga • Kaiga Atomic Power Station • Kali River • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear Power • Nuclear Power Corporation of India • Pressurized heavy-water reactor • States and union territories of India • Uttara Kannada