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“Workers losing race to save quake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant”: Expert


March 30th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The radioactive core in a reactor at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has melted through the bottom of its containment vessel to a concrete floor raising ... Read more...

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No radiation effect in India, affirms AEC chief


March 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) There has been no effect in India of radiation exposure from the quake-hit reactors in Japan, said Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief Srikumar Banerjee ... Read more...

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Top scientists brief PM on nuclear safety


March 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Even as Japan deals with the threat of a nuclear meltdown in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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‘Kudankulam reactors are safe’


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kudankulam, March 15 (IANS) The Kudankulam nuclear reactors are designed to be safe against natural calamities like earthquake and tsunami and there is no risk of flooding by sea, a ... Read more...

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AERB to reassess safety measures at Indian nuclear power plants


March 15th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) today said it would carry out a comprehensive reassessment of safety and emergency mitigation measures at all the Indian nuclear power plants ... Read more...

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India’s atomic board to review safety at nuclear plants


March 15th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board will carry out a comprehensive reassessment of safety and emergency mitigation measures at all nuclear power plants in the country in ... Read more...

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India orders safety review of nuclear reactors: PM (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) India Monday said its nuclear reactors can withstand "large natural disasters" but has ordered a safety review at nuclear plants following a nuclear fallout ... Read more...

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India to review nuclear safety systems: PM (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India has ordered a review of safety systems at all its nuclear plants to ensure they withstand "large natural disasters" like tsunamis and earthquakes, ... Read more...

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Nuclear plants in India are safe, assures Nuclear Power Corporation


March 14th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 14 (ANI): The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said that nuclear plants in India are safe but a safety review would be carried following the massive earthquake ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear plants are safe, assure officials


March 14th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Nuclear plants in India are safe but a safety review would be carried out in light of the massive earthquake in Japan, the establishment has assured ... Read more...

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Nuclear brass allay fears over Jaitapur plant


January 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) India's nuclear brass and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while pitching for the growth of nuclear power, Friday allayed fears of villagers of Rajapur who are protesting against ... Read more...

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PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it "a significant milestone in India's three-stage indigenous nuclear programme"."I am ... Read more...

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PM to launch fuel reprocessing plant


January 5th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a 100-tonne per annum Power Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Tarapur here Friday, officials ... Read more...

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Pioneers of India’s n-energy programme to help US


January 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 4 (IANS) Canada's CANDU reactors - famous in India for pioneering its nuclear energy programme in 1963 - are now likely to help the US meet its demand ... Read more...

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L&T signs pact with GE Hitachi for nuclear plants


May 19th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has signed a pact with the US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to build boiling water reactors for nuclear power plants, the company ... Read more...

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Uranium imports must to bridge energy demand: Kakodkar


February 5th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) India needs to import large amounts of uranium to meet its nuclear energy requirements till it fully explores its internal reserves, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairperson Anil Kakodkar ... Read more...

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