KNPP

  • India, Russia agree to finalise deal for two more KNPP reactors 26-02-2014 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: India and Russia today held wide- ranging talks on nuclear, space, energy and economic cooperation and agreed to finalise the long-pending deal for the third and fourth reactors of Kudankulam power plant soon. Chairing the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission (IRIGC) meeting in Delhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and...
  • Nuclear fission is progressing smoothly in Kudankulam plant 14-07-2013 01:24 PM

    Chennai: The nuclear reactor at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is functioning well after it began nuclear fission process for the first time on Saturday night, a senior official said on Sunday. "Everything is progressing in a normal manner. The reactor is functioning well as per expectations," RS Sundar, site director...
  • Anti-KNPP protests are gimmicks: Russian envoy 15-12-2012 01:36 PM

    Chennai: Protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project that have led to delay in its commissioning are 'gimmicks and ames' of those who do not want to see India emerge stronger, Russian ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin has said. He also said Friday night the first KNPP unit is...
  • KNPP commissioning put off to new year 13-12-2012 10:17 AM

    Chennai: Controversy-embroiled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project will once again miss the target as the time frame of commissioning of the first unit has now been revised to the new year. Commercial operation of the 1,000 MW first unit, where 99.65 per cent of the physical progress has been completed, is...
  • Chennai: Vaiko, anti-nuclear activists detained 29-10-2012 03:46 PM

    Chennai: Hundreds of anti-nuclear activists and leaders of different political outfits were detained in Chennai on Monday when they attempted to lay siege to the state secretariat demanding scrapping of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP). MDMK Leader Vaiko, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader and MP Thol Thirumavalavan, pro-Tamil leader P...
  • NPCIL transfers engineers from Kudankulam 09-01-2012 12:02 PM

    Chennai: In order to put into productive use its engineers at the stalled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has started transferring them to other upcoming projects in India, an official said on Monday. "It has been three months since the work at...