Koodankulam Nuclear Plant

  • Fuel loading underway at Koodankulam, 10% work over September 21, 2012

    Madurai: After the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) gave the green signal on Tuesday for fuel-loading in the first 1,000 MW unit of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), scientists started the process in the early hours of Wednesday and have completed 10 per cent of the work by...
  • Koodankulam plant may run by year-end April 27, 2012

    TIRUNELVELI: The second unit of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant  Project (KKNPP) may become operational by year-end, hinted Atomic Energy Commission chairman and Department of Atomic Energy secretary Srikumar Banerjee. Banerjee, who addressed presspersons along with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) managing director S K Jain at the...
  • PM, Karunanidhi meet today, dam row on agenda December 26, 2011

    Chennai: On the second day of his visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet DMK chief Karunanidhi on Monday. He met CM Jayalalithaa on Sunday. This is the the Prime Minister's first visit to the southern state after the Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK took over the reins in May. The DMDK...
  • Kudankulam, dam to figure in Jaya-PM talks December 24, 2011

    Chennai: The Mullaperiyar dam row between Tamil Nadu and Kerala and the impasse over Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant might figure during the talks Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is expected to have with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his two-day visit to the state from Sunday. Jayalalithaa is likely to call on Singh...
  • Koodankulam row: Delegation to meet PM today October 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A delegation of both the Tamil Nadu Government and activists opposed to the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the issue on Friday. The delegation would submit separate memoranda to Singh, indicating the differences between the state government and the anti-nuclear activists spearheading...
  • Jaya meets protesters, fast against N-plant ends September 21, 2011

    Chennai: Protests against the Koodankulam nuclear power project came to an end on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa assured the villagers that all steps were being taken to ensure the safety of the people. The villagers called off their protest fast following Jayalalithaa's assurance. The protestors met...
  • State, Centre at loggerheads over TN N-plant September 21, 2011

    Chennai: The peaceful but powerful protest against the nuclear plant in Koodankulam is building especially since the Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has backed it. But on Tuesday the Central Government's envoy Minister of State V Narayanaswamy tried to assuage people's concerns as he visited the area. Narayanaswamy...
  • Safety measures at Koodankulam intact: Narayanswamy September 20, 2011

    Prime Minister's emissary MoS Narayanswamy on Tuesday met nuclear plant protestors in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • 10,000 fishermen on fast against N-plant in TN September 13, 2011

    Tirunelveli: Around 10,000 fishermen staged a day-long fast protesting against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) being set up in the district under Indo-Russian collaboration as the agitation continued to draw a large number of people for the second day on Monday. MDMK leader Vaiko threw...