Negotiations on mega nuclear power plants with US companies Westinghouse and General Electric are either in doldrums or moving at snail’s pace.Westinghouse to hold talks for 6 N reactors in Andhra Pradesh06 Feb 2018The US nuclear major, which is currently battling bankruptcy, will limit its role to supply of reactor technology. Construction to be undertaken by an Indian firm.Ahmedabad: No power from Kakrapar plant for at least a year28 Oct 2017US nuclear industry giant Westinghouse expects to exit bankruptcy in the next few months following which it plans to hold commercial discussions on six nuclear reactors with India.23 May 2018France’s foreign minister said his country shared Washington’s concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile “frenzy” and regional hegemonic ambitions, but that the 2015 nuclear deal was the best chance of stopping Tehran developing a nuclear bomb.No nuclear power for states that oppose it: Power minister11 Jul 2017States where governments or people oppose nuclear power projects are unlikely to get it, said Union power minister Piyush Goyal, toughening the Union government’s stand against opposition to nuclear power reactors. Tamil Nadu will get more power from the upcoming units 3 and 4 of the nuclear power reactor in Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, the minister told reporters on Monday after meeting chief minister K Palaniswami at the secretariat.Nuclear reactor at Kalpakkam: World’s envy, India’s pride02 Jul 2017On the shores of Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making.
That’s appropriate, since in Mzansi, a widely adapted Xhosa word for the republic, there are more beat codes than tribal languages. DJ mixes, 30 40 minute bursts of local kwaito/house/rap/electro from all over SA that became Internet sensations, and used the social paranoia of the country’s AIDS pandemic as its thematic jump off point. Or there was Future Sound of Mzansi, the 2015 documentary Spoek directed with filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba, profiling SA’s biggest electronic artists, DJs and dance music styles, still segregated from one another 20 years after Apartheid’s end.
Since Barbara and I know the manager there very well, she had several ready for me to try on. I never looked at the price. I told them to send it to my house. I used to mention that I spent 4 years racing bicycles, but I probably omit that now. It been almost 3 years since my last race. It dominated my life then, but it doesn now.