ATOMIC POWER PLANT

  • TN: CISF personnel at Kalpakkam atomic plant fires at colleagues, kills 3 October 8, 2014

    Kalpakkam: In what could be a case of fratricide a 40-year-old CISF Head Constable fired at five of his colleagues at the Kalpakkam Atomic Power Plant in Tamil Nadu Out of five shot, three were reported dead on the spot while other two are injured and taken to hospital. Although no...
  • Construction of 7th Rajasthan nuclearplant begins September 25, 2013

    Concreting work for turbine building for the seventh unit at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) belonging to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), India's atomic power plant operator, started Wednesday. NPCIL is building two 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) at RAPS at an outlay of around Rs.12,300 crore. The...
  • Haryana set to get its first atomic power plant February 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: Haryana's first atomic power plant will be set up in an area of 1,503 acres in Fatehabad district. The work for erecting a barbed wire fencing around the project site at Gorakhpur started on Monday, an official spokesman said. A concrete wall, costing Rs 18 crore, will be constructed around...
  • Naxals plan repeat of Nandigram in nuke plant site March 5, 2010

    The Naxals are planning to launch protest similar to the one witnessed in Nandigram against the government's drive to acquire land to build an atomic power plant. This has come to light after the arrest of Telugu Deepak, a prominent Naxal leader on March 2 from Kolkata. Deepak is a...
  • FIR filed in Kaiga incident, no suspect yet December 2, 2009

    Bangalore: A police complaint has been filed on the radioactive contamination of drinking water at the Kaiga atomic power plant in Karnataka but no suspects have been named, police said on Wednesday. "The FIR was filed late on Tuesday," said Superintendent of Police of Uttara Kannada district Raman Gupta. The Kaiga authorities...
  • Probe ordered into Kaiga nuclear plant radiation leakage November 29, 2009

    Mumbai/Bangalore: The radiation leakage in the staterun Kaiga Atomic Power Plant in Karnataka could be an act of sabotage, a top official said on Sunday. A probe has been ordered into the incident by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL). "Preliminary enquiry does not reveal any violation of operating...
  • Police await postmortem report on missing scientist June 14, 2009

    Bangalore: The post mortem on the body of the dead scientist Lokanath Mahalingam is under way. Police await the report as they believe it could provide important leads into the case and help them ascertain the cause of the scientist's death. The body of 47yearold Lokanath Mahalingam was fished out of the...
  • Family identifies missing scientist Mahalingam's body June 14, 2009

    Bangalore: Missing nuclear scientist Mahalingam's family has identified his body after it was recovered from the Kali river near Kaiga. He had been missing for the last six days. The 48yearold nuclear scientist went missing near the Kaiga atomic plant where he worked while on a walk. After searches near...
  • Missing scientist had worked at Kalpakkam nuke plant June 12, 2009

    Bangalore: There's growing concern over the disappearance of a nuclear scientist from the Kaiga Atomic Power Plant in Karnataka. The scientist went missing while on a morning walk and the police say they are not ruling out kidnapping as the cause. 48yearold Lokanath Mahalingam stepped out for a morning jog on...
  • Search on for missing Nscientist June 12, 2009

    Bangalore: Search operations have been intensified to trace a senior scientific officer of the Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka after he went missing on Monday, police said on Thursday. Scientist, L Mahalingam, 47, left home in the Kaiga township on Monday morning for a walk but did not return...
  • Atomic plant terror alarm: Search on August 23, 2006

    Surat: Search operations were on for the second day on Wednesday around the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) near Surat to locate two persons, who were reportedly seen moving near the hisecurity premises, police said in Surat. Local police said they would continue the search outside the premises for any suspicious...
  • Armed men seen near atomic plant August 22, 2006

    Surat: Police authorities were sent on a wild goose chase on Tuesday after a villager informed the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that they saw two armed men in the vicinity of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant near Surat in Gujarat. The area was put under high alert and extensive combing...