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DAE plans to increase production of radioisotopes for nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine uses radiation to provide information about the functioning of a person’s specific organs, or to treat diseases like cancer.

From potable seawater to cleaner Ganga, the promise of atomic science

Over the years, DAE has notched over half a dozen patents for water purification and desalination to meet what is considered a major requirement in India.


Nuclear-push: DAE to indemnify small suppliers from liability

In a bid to break the continuing stalemate on nuclear power projects, the Department of Atomic Energy is working to ensure that the smaller suppliers, or those supplying components to the main equipment vendors of a project, are indemnified against any potential liability claims. This comes in the backdrop of an equipment sourcing crunch faced […]

Andhra Pradesh’s policy change may help it home N-project

At present, there are just three states — Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu — that have two or more nuclear sites.

DAE staff claim ‘auctioned’ Dr Bhabha’s bungalow is over 100 years old, write to PM

The Forum says that the city’s Development Plan of 1915 shows that the house on Little Gibbs road was built in 1911.

Notwithstanding PM's nuke push, Sena to oppose Jaitapur plant

Locals and anti-nuclear activists have been holding protests against the proposed plant over "scientific and environmental" concerns.


Work begins on India’s first Light Water Reactor after smaller version

The LWR project is a joint effort between the BARC in Mumbai and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

‘Public outreach helps link benefits of atomic energy to society’

AEC Chairman R K Sinha says plan afoot to bring people to BARC to end the ‘mystery’

Narendra Modi to visit BARC today

The PM would interact with the scientists of the Department of Atomic Energy and BARC during his visit.

C N R Rao’s SOS to PM Narendra Modi: save Bhabha’s house

Bharat Ratna Prof C N R Rao meets PM Modi to stop the public auctioning of Homi Baba's home. PIL has also been filed.