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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2023


Scientists at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) are gearing up to make the second unit attain criticality by tomorrow evening, sources said today. “The first approach to attain criticality began last evening and right now the process is on. We are expecting to attain criticality by tomorrow late evening”, official sources said. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board had given its consent to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India, a PSU... »
The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the inter-governmental state credit agreement to be signed between Bangladesh and Russia for constructing the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The approval came from the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing reporters after the meeting at the Secretariat, cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said the Russian government would provide... »
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant has finally got the ‘Site License’, a clearance that accredits the installation of this plant as safe. The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) has issued the site license to the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC). After conducting a series of 63 types of inspections and surveys on the issues namely soil, air and earthquake, the BAERA issued the yes card for BAEC. The license... »
The cost of installing the Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) of Ruppur as well as the price of electricity produced by it is relatively higher says the country’s finance minister AMA Muhit. In a cabinet meeting presided by the Prime minister Sheikh Hasina that held at the parliament building on Monday, AMA Muhit indicated, Ruppur NPP as a very expensive project. The finance minister said that the overall cost of this... »
Twelve Bangladeshi students are being prepared for running the upcoming Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. They are now taking specialized study at the National Research Nuclear University in Moscow. Sazzad Dewan is one of them, who prior to his Moscow nuclear university enrollment, studied in University of Asia Pacific on Electrical and Electronic Engineering at home. While talking with Banglanews at his campus in Moscow, Sazzad said, Rooppur power... »
Deputy CEO for International Relations of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation Nikolay Spasskiy yesterday led the Russian part during negotiation with the visiting Bangladesh Delegation headed by the Minister for Science and Technology Yeafesh Osman. A high power delegation from Bangladesh is in Moscow at the moment for bilateral negotiations with Russia on various issues pertaining to Rooppur Nuclear Power Project, including credit agreement. The delegation is passing through a... »
India has concluded a nuclear agreement with Bangladesh in a sign that the bilateral neighbourhood relationship is becoming special. The core of the new engagement is all 21st century — energy, connectivity, security. “We are politically aligned, security sensitive and economic partners,” said a top source in India. The nuclear agreement is a three-document package that has been negotiated between the MEA and the Bangladesh department of science and technology... »
A   Bangladesh   delegation   comprising   the   Ambassador   to   Russia   Dr.   S.   M.   Saiful   Hoque, representatives of Ministry of Science and Technology and other concerned departments visited the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia. The  Novovoronezh NPP is  the  reference project for the under construction Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh. The   delegation,   accompanied   by   Vladimir   Zarubaev,  Deputy   Chief   Engineer   for   Inspection Atomenergoproekt went round the different facilities of power units 6 and 7... »
The life extension project at Armenian NPP Unit 2 is going full tilt with Rosatom’s involvement. At a meeting held in late April, the project steering committee discussed results of the technical audit that involved systems and individual components of the reactor unit. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Armenian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Armenian State Committee on Nuclear Safety Regulation and Armenian NPP operator Haykakan... »
АSE Group of Companies, engineering division of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, in cooperation with the Atomic Industry Information Center in the city of Dhaka presented the photography exhibition of the Hungarian nature photographer Vince Balint on beauty and diversity of the nature surrounding NNPs. The exhibition’s opening ceremony took part in the frame of the workshop on the environmental and safety aspects of nuclear energy projects, organized on April... »