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North India to get more nuclear power plants

Minister of State in PM’s office, Jitendra Singh informed Lok Sabha on Wednesday that government plans to set up nuclear power plants in North India. The plants are slated to come up in Uttarakhand, UP, Haryana and Punjab. The minister responded to questions on the recent leak at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station by saying that


China to build floating nuclear power plants

A state-owned Chinese company is planning to build floating nuclear power plants to provide power to its off-shore oil platforms and the man-made islands in the south-china sea. The project was announced by the director of China Atomic Energy Authority in January. In 1960’s US had achieved such a feat by placing a nuclear reactor


Hiroshima Day / Anti Nuclear Day / Nagasaki Day

Hiroshima Day observed every year 6th August. Hiroshima Day commemorates 6 August 1945, the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by United States of America, followed a few days later by another dropped on the city of Nagasaki. A uranium gun-type atomic bomb called Little Boy  was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6,


Important Nuclear power plants in India

A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor. As is typical in all conventional thermal power stations the heat is used to generate steam which drives a steam turbine connected to an electric generator which produces electricity. Nuclear power plant is one of the big power source in india.   Power Plant


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