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  • Proposed Haryana nuke plant gets Environment Ministry's conditional nod 29-12-2013 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: A nuclear power plant proposed to be set up in Haryana is one step short of getting the green clearance with a high-level panel of the Environment Ministry giving conditional nod. The decision to recommend green clearance to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) proposal for...
  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant generates 20 per cent of its capacity 29-10-2013 11:49 AM

    The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) on Monday fed the southern power grid with 20 per cent of its rated capacity at an average, stated a report on Tuesday. The 1,000 MW unit, which was re-synchronised with the grid on October 25 night generated 200 MW power...
  • Kudankulam plant unit 1 synchronised with southern power grid 22-10-2013 11:02 AM

    Chennai: The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was on Tuesday synchronised with the southern power grid, marking a major milestone in power generation of the ambitious Indo-Russian nuclear collaboration in Tamil Nadu. "The synchronisation of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was done at 2:45...
  • Kundankulam likely to generate power in a month 28-09-2013 07:18 PM

    Chennai: With fine-tuning of systems still on, power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to happen in October-end or November, a senior official said on Saturday. "Fine-tuning of systems are on. WE have gone up to 20 per cent/200 MW...
  • Cabinet clears N-Liability Clause before PM's UNGA visit 25-09-2013 08:28 AM

    New Delhi: Just hours before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for the USA, the Cabinet Committee on Security cleared the contentious Nuclear Liability Clause, paving the way for signing of agreement between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and America's Westinghouse. The clause dilutes the Nuclear Liability Law by...
  • PM to leave for UNGA today, likely to hold talks with Nawaz Sharif 25-09-2013 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the way for a civilian nuclear deal on Tuesday evening between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)...
  • Before Manmohan Singh's US trip, India rushes to ready nuclear deal 22-09-2013 10:40 AM

    India is making a last-minute push to close a nuclear deal in time for a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has made atomic energy cooperation with Washington a hallmark of his tenure. Under the proposed deal, India would contract Toshiba's (6502.T) US nuclear...
  • India addressing concerns of US nuclear suppliers: Shivshankar Menon 20-09-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: India is "close to" clinching the commercial aspect of its civil nuclear deal with the US and is addressing the concerns of US suppliers over its nuclear liability law, National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon said here on Friday. Menon, asked if India was close to clinching the...
  • Is India under US pressure on the nuke liability law? 19-09-2013 11:09 PM

    A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company Westinghouse, which...
  • Controversy erupts over Indo-US nuke deal ahead of PM's visit to Washington 19-09-2013 09:33 PM

    New Delhi: A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company...
  • Nuclear commercial deal hasn't been signed: Govt sources 19-09-2013 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's trip to the US, the government is clearing the decks to take the Indo-US nuclear negotiations further, which has been stalled over America's objections to the civil nuclear liabilities law. Government sources say that the nuclear commercial deal has not been signed,...
  • 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...
  • Commissioning of Kudankulam N-plant likely to get delayed 14-05-2013 10:57 PM

    Chennai: India's atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has shifted the commissioning of the first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to June 2013. According to NPCIL's website, the first unit, whose physical progress is at 99.66 per cent, will be...
  • 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...
  • Jaitapur: why protests against nuclear plant 21-04-2011 08:02 AM

    Jaitapur: Jaitapur - the site for India's largest nuclear power plant has taken a violent turn. Thousands of farmers are agitating that the land classified in government reports as barren in fact is one of the most fertile and rich home to cashew and mango plantations. And the fishermen of...