Tag - nuclear

Nuclear electricity: Expensive, Hazardous and Antithetical to equity, India-EU FTA- what ails it and way forward Current Affairs 7th June, 2017

Nuclear electricity: Expensive, Hazardous and Antithetical to equity Why in news? The government has recently approved the construction of ten 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs).  Even though the PHWRs are expensive, the department of atomic energy persists with them because it lacks the expertise [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Paris Summit, NSG-MTCR, Nuclear Energy, HELP-2015, UJALA, UDAY Bonds & More

BES165/P1: Paris Summit- Outcomes, INDC, Finance, Ratification, Kuznet Curve BES165/P2: Clean Energy: Biomass, RDF, Biofuel- classification, extraction Methods, GS3 Achievement of Indians BES165/P3: Nuclear Energy, Reactor Types, Kakrapar Incident, NSG-MTCR & other export control groups, BES165/P4: Thermal Energy, UJALA, UDAY bonds, Hydrocarbon Policy [...]

Nuclear Security Summit

[Diplomacy] Nuclear Security Summit at Seoul: Outcomes, India’s contribution

What is nuclear security? Why Nuclear Security Summit? Seoul Communiqué Goodbye HEU and welcome LEU More talking More funding More Policing More cleaning India’s commitment to Nuke Security What is nuclear security? Nuclear security is a series of preemptive measures to Prevent nuclear crime (smuggling [...]

Timeline- India-US  Highs and Lows

[Diplomacy] India-US 4th Strategic Dialogue (part 1 of 3): Defense, Nuclear, Business and Trade

Prologue Why Kerry Visit? Hidden Agendas in 4th Strategic Dialogue Regional forums In Afghanistan In Iran In Africa Defense Security Nuclear Business Summary Prologue This three article series deals with developments in Indo-US relationship during 2012-13, and outcome of 4th Strategic dialogue meeting between Kerry and [...]

India yearbook ch11 Energy

[Yearbook] India 2014: Energy, Powerplants, Nuclear Phases, Renewable Energy: how to prepare from IYB and 12th Five year plan, with sample MCQs

Prologue Energy NCERT: Energy NIOS: Energy IYB: Ch11 Energy What to IGNORE? [High Priority] Organizations [High Priority] Schemes and Projects [High Priority] Acts and Policies [Low priority] Public sector undertakings [Low priority] Misc. Chillar Organizations IYB Ch25: Sci-tech (Nuke Energy) Nuke energy: org [...]

[Nuclear Diplomacy] India’s No first use” Nuclear weapon policy vs Pak’s conditional sign to NPT

D1: India’s No First Use (NFU) Police for Nuke weapons D2: Pakistan: Conditional NPT signature D1: No First USE policy for nuke weapons Topic is in news because BJP Manifesto called for updating the NFU policy. Q1.  Discuss in brief the “No first use” Nuclear weapon [...]

Indian Coal Reserves

[Geography Lecture] Indian Geography: Mineral & Energy resources, Nuclear Plants, Gas Pipelines, Iron-Steel & Cement Industries

Prologue G9/P1: Indian Geography: Mines, Minerals and Coal G9/P2: Indian Geography: Petroleum & Gas Reserves & Pipelines G9/P3: Nuclear Energy in India: Uranium, Thorium, Plants & Liabilities G9/P4: Indian Geography: Steel & Cement Industries Prologue These geography lectures are conducted by Ms. Rajtanil at [...]

Map Iran Nuclear Sites

[Diplomacy] Middle East: Iran-US Nuclear Dead & Operation Raahat to rescue Indians from Yemen

Prologue Iran-US Deal: Various Names Salient Features of the Deal Why Iran and West Agreed? Indian interest in E3+3 deal Chinese Interests? Operation Raahat Fateh Ali Khan Reasons for conflict: Features of Op.Raahat: Challenges in Op.Raahat Lessons for future Prologue Since December 2014 Week1, [...]