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With atomic regulator’s nod, Kudankulam reactor being fuelled (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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Atomic regulator’s nod for fuel loading at Kudankulam (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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Atomic regulator gives fuel loading clearance for Kudankulam


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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Kudankulam to comply with AERB stipulations


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) is still in the process of complying with the pre-conditions laid down by the atomic regulator for fuelling ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Declining to put on hold for now the loading of fuel rods in one of the two reactors of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... Read more...

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Kudankulam safe but fuel loading permission not given: Atomic panel


September 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, India's atomic energy regulator Thursday termed the project safe but ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Declining to put on hold for now the loading of fuel rods in one of the two reactors of Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant


September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Declining to put on hold for now the loading of fuel rods in one of the two reactors of Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... Read more...

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Major pre-fuel loading exercise over at Kudankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has completed the boron flushing of the first reactor at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), a major ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant


September 11th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Atomic regulatory team inspecting Kudankulam reactor


September 10th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) A team of officials from the Indian atomic energy regulator was Monday doing the final studies of the first reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor may get one year operational licence


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator would decide on the duration of the operational license to be given to the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kudankulam to start full-load power generation by December


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) The Kudankulam Atomic Power Project in Tamil Nadu, where fuel loading begins next week, is expected to start full-load generation of 1,000 MW from its first ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear activists to continue protests at Kudankulam


August 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Anti-nuclear activists have claimed that the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board's (AERB) clearance to load enriched uranium fuel in the first 1,000 MW reactor at the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor


August 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Friday gave its nod to load real fuel in the first unit of 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor to be fuelled mid-August


August 5th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd is hopeful of soon getting clearance from the sectoral regulator to fuel the first reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Crucial NPCIL-atomic energy regulator meet Aug 3


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is gearing up for a crucial Aug 3 meeting with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Kudankulam n-plant a step closer to going on stream


May 12th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The first unit of the protest-hit nuclear power project at Kudankulam is about to be commissioned. Officials have initiated the process to remove its dummy ... Read more...

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Kudankulam plant fuelling may get nod by next week


April 28th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Atomic power reactor operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) hopes to get the regulatory nod to fuel the first unit of Kudankulam nuclear ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa writes to PM, demands Kudankulam power


April 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again, reiterating her demand that the state be allocated the entire 1,000 ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Nuclear Corp eyes February fuel loading, protesters miffed (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) would be commissioned soon, nuclear officials Saturday ... Read more...

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Fuel loading in Kudankulam reactor possible by February: Nuclear Corp


December 17th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is confident of loading the real fuel to power the Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Plans to circulate coolant in Kudankulam reactor


November 19th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Officials are mulling circulating coolant water in the first reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as the stagnant water in the reactor vessel and ... Read more...

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Kudankulam relay fast enters second day


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The relay fast protest against the 2,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Wednesday entered its second day at Idinthakarai in Tirunelveli district while skeletal staff ... Read more...

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China likely to launch second lunar probe on Friday


September 30th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): The Chinese space authority has said that it will launch its second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, between Friday and Sunday, with former being the first choice.Fuel loading was ... Read more...

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NPCIL uploads dummy fuel into Kudankulam nuclear power reactor


April 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu), Apr 24 (ANI): The first unit of the 2,000 Mega Watt Kudankulam atomic power project achieved a milestone as dummy fuel assemblies were uploaded into the first VVER-1000 Russian ... Read more...

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