Page-3 of Nuclear technology Current Affairs, GK & News
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated Integrated Centre for Crisis Management (ICCM) at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The ICCM will help nation to respond more effectively to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) emergencies. It will monitor radiological data from a network of 504 radiation sensors across the country. Other launches Multi-leaf ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
Topics: Barc • CBRN emergencies • Chhattisgarh • Dubraj mutant rice • Integrated Centre for Crisis Management • Multi-leaf collimator system • Nuclear technology • Odisha • Science and Technology • Trombay Chhattisgarh Dubraj Mutant-1
The Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), an Indore-based unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has developed an instrument called Fluorimeter, to measure traces of uranium in water. The device is capable of examining traces of uranium in sample of water from 0.1 PPB (Parts-per- billion) unit to 100 PPB. It can be ..
Topics: Actinides • Atomic Energy Commission of India • Chemistry • Department of Atomic Energy • Homi Bhabha National Institute • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear technology • Physical sciences • Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology • Uranium
For the first time, India has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with foreign partners — Russia & Bangladesh — for civil nuclear cooperation. The MoU will be helpful for cooperation in construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna, Bangladesh. This will be first ever nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. It was signed ..
Topics: Energy • Nuclear energy in Bangladesh • Nuclear energy policy by country • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear technology • Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant • Rosatom • Science and technology in Russia
Prof Baldev Raj (71), the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), has passed away in Pune, Maharashtra on January 6, 2018, while attending a conference. A recipient of the Padma Shri award, he took over as director of NIAS Bengaluru in 2014 and presided over the expansion of the institute in terms ..
Topics: Atomic Energy Commission of India • Baldev Raj • Breeder reactor • Fast Breeder Test Reactor • Homi Bhabha National Institute • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research • Kalpakkam • National Institute of Advanced Studies • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India
Sumiteru Taniguchi (88), the prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner and peace activist, has passed away in Nagasaki, Japan on August 30. He was the survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and a prominent activist for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, and chairman of the Nagasaki Council of the A-Bomb Sufferers. He was 16 when ..