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China to increase its Nuclear Power: Plans to build 6 to 8 reactors/year

On July 9, 2020, the China Nuclear Energy Association announced that it is to increase the country’s nuclear power to 200 GW by 2035. Highlights China is to achieve the target by installing 6 to 8 nuclear reactors a year between 2020-25. This will increase China’s nuclear potential to 70 GW. This is 43.5% more ..

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Make in India: World’s largest Cryostat for Global Nuclear Fusion Project

The Larsen and Toubro under Make in India initiative has successfully built and installed the world’s largest cryostat for the Global Nuclear Fusion Project. The project is of worth 20 billion USD. Highlights The ambitious scientific project, “Global Nuclear Fusion” was held in 7 elite countries including India. Under the project, the ITER (International Thermonuclear ..

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GoI fixes upper age limit of CDS post as 65

Government of India has fixed the upper age limit of CDS post as 65. The post is of great importance as he will serve as the military advisor of the government and will also possess nuclear powers. He will also head the agencies like space and cyber that were formed recently. Any Chief in the ..

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11th Nuclear Energy Conclave

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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International Atomic Energy Agency

The IAEA is a global nuclear watchdog which aims to promote the non-military applications of nuclear energy and serve as an inhibitor for the military use of nuclear weapons. About IAEA- The IAEA was established on 29 July 1957 as an autonomous organization through its own international treaty. While it was established independently of the ..

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