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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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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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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 activists seek answers on nuclear power project


August 6th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Monday decided to send a postcard to the Russian ambassador ... Read more...

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India signs gas supply pact with Turkmenistan


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Awaza (Turkmenistan), May 23 (IANS) India Wednesday signed a gas sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) with Turkmenistan for the $7.6-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project."For us, the signing of the ... Read more...

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India to get gas from Turkmenistan


May 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will now get natural gas from the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after the union cabinet Thursday approved its purchase through the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam activists willing to withdraw protest


May 7th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Even as they have decided to return their voter identity cards, the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activists under the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam protestors to fast from May 1 onwards


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Upset with the Tamil Nadu government for going back on its assurances, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Monday announced that it would resume an ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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Fifteen people fast against Kudankulam project


March 20th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Fifteen people have undertaken an indefinite hunger strike at Idinthakarai to press for withdrawal of Tamil Nadu's green signal to the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Nepal okays Trans-Asia Railway Network pact


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Nepal has endorsed a pact that will enable it connect the railway lines it is planning to develop with Asian and European networks to facilitate the ... Read more...

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After India-Russia summit, PM announces Kudankulam opening in weeks (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) On an official visit to Russia, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday cleared the doubts over operationalisation of the Russian-aided Kudankulam nuclear power plant in ... Read more...

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Kudankulam n-plant to be operational within weeks: PM (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) The Russian-built unit I of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu will be operationalised "in a couple of weeks", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Russia to lend Vietnam $8 bn for first n-plant


November 24th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS) Russia would provide Vietnam a loan of $8 billion to build its first nuclear power plant, Russia's first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov has said.The construction ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Central panel deliberates in detail


November 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) The multi-disciplinary experts committee set up by the central government to interact with officials of the Tamil Nadu government and representatives of the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Experts panels may meet Friday


November 15th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Russia may build more n-reactors in Iran


November 10th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novost) Russia is studying an Iranian proposal to build more reactors at the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the head of Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation Rosatom said ... Read more...

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Russia to build first nuclear power plant in Belarus


October 12th, 2011 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) Russia and Belarus have signed a contract for constructing the first nuclear power plant in Belarus, media reports said.Russia's Atomstroyexport will build two nuclear reactors with ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan interested in buying Indian nuclear reactors


April 15th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorAstana (Kazakhstan), Apr 15(ANI): Kazakhstan has shown interest in buying small Indian nuclear reactors, sources have said.Kazakhstan is looking for 235 MW reactors, but sources say that it ... Read more...

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On energy prowl, India to dig into Kazakh oil treasure


April 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan are well on the course to further their strategic ties when the two governments sign a civil nuclear cooperation deal and another ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review nuclear safety measures


April 13th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 13 (IANS) Alarmed by the nuclear disaster following a massive earthquake in Japan, strategic partners India and Russia Wednesday discussed the measures to enhance the safety ... Read more...

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Greenpeace criticises India-Kazakh nuclear deal


April 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Environment organisation Greenpeace Tuesday criticised India for preparing to sign an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation with Kazakhstan during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit ... Read more...

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PM arrives in China


April 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday arrived in this coastal city to attend the third BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) summit of emerging economies. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM leaves for China


April 12th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday left for China to attend the 3rd BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) summit, with the international situation and financial, development and ... Read more...

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Army probing howitzer report leak at highest level: Antony


February 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian Army has ordered an inquiry at the "highest level" into the leak of a secret report on the field trials of ultralight artillery guns to ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign 29 agreements from defence to trade


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday inked 29 bilateral agreements, which include building advanced stealth jets to increasing banking linkages and setting up a steel plant.While 11 agreements ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh delighted with Indo-Russian oil, gas pact


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressed his delight and satisfaction over India and Russia concluding an inter-governmental agreement on cooperation in the oil ... Read more...

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7.6-bn-dollar TAPI gas pipeline accord inked


December 12th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ashgabat, Dec 12 (ANI): Pakistan has joined India, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan in signing the long awaited over 7.6-billion-dollar gas pipeline project to help meet its sharply rising industrial and domestic demands.Almost 15 ... Read more...

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India, Russia finalize transport aircraft project


September 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India and Russia have finalized arrangements to jointly develop the Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) with each side pooling in $300.35 million.According to the coming issue ... Read more...

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India, South Korea to launch talks for civil nuclear pact


June 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India and South Korea Friday agreed to launch negotiations for a civil nuclear energy agreement, even as economic ties continued to expand after implementation of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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India targets 30 billion dollars trade with South Korea by 2014


June 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), June 18 (ANI): India on Friday expressed confidence to achievetrade target of 30 billion dollars with Republic of Korea (ROK) by 2014.Addressing the India - Republic of Korea ... Read more...

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India to ink civilian nuclear-deal with Kazakhstan soon


May 12th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, Kazakhstan, May 12 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan are all set to sign a civilian nuclear agreement that will facilitate Indian investments in mining sector and supply of uranium from Kazakhstan.Speaking at ... Read more...

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India, Kazakh have congruence on regional and international issues: Krishna


May 12th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), May 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna, who arrived here on a three-day State visit on Tuesday, said that both India and Kazakhstan have a strong congruence of ... Read more...

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Nuclear deal with Kazakhstan soon: Krishna


May 12th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), May 12 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan will soon finalise a civilian nuclear agreement, which will facilitate Indian investments in mining and supply of uranium from the central Asian nation, External ... Read more...

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