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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... Read more...

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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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IAEA demands access to Iranian military site


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog urged Iran Monday to grant IAEA inspectors immediate access to the Parchin facility, the agency reported on its ... Read more...

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Canada cuts ties with Iran


September 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canada has frozen diplomatic relations with Iran and will expel Iranian diplomats from the country, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has said.Ottawa has formally listed ... Read more...

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PM asked to cancel Jaitapur nuclear project


August 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Sunday urged to cancel the contract with French company Areva to set up nuclear reactors in Jaitpur in Maharashtra.The ... 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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No NDMA policy on safety drills near nuclear sites, finds RTI plea


July 7th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) India's apex disaster management authority has not framed any policy on training people in safety drills or other such exercises in an area, before commissioning a ... Read more...

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Farmers bid to ‘re-capture’ Jaitapur lands foiled


June 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to "recapture" their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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Basic rights denied at Kudankulam: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) The central and Tamil Nadu governments should stop harassing people protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and withdraw cases registered against them, a report ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam project protestors slam safety report


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) A 12-page illegible safety evaluation report (SER) for the Rs.14,000 crore two 1,000 MW nuclear power reactorsis a practical joke on the people of India, protestors ... 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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Stop harassing Christians, Tamil bishops tell government


March 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) The central government should stop harassing Christians and withdraw the negative remarks on the Tuticorin Diocese for allegedly financing the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) protesters, ... Read more...

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Kudankulam agitators release statement of accounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) On the eve of 200th day of their agitation against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Thursday released a statement ... Read more...

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Probe Shiv Sena, NGOs leading Jaitapur protests: Congress


February 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A day after the Shiv Sena attempted to gag eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar, the Congress hit back by demanding a probe into the funding pattern ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke groups, Shiv Sena abort pro-Jaitpur meeting


February 26th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (IANS) Several NGOs and the Shiv Sena, opposing the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant Sunday aborted a meeting to be addressed by eminent ... Read more...

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Experts to discuss Jaitapur nuclear project


November 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) For the first time, nuclear experts and opponents and supporters of the 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) coming up in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra ... Read more...

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CPI-M and more to battle Jaitapur nuclear project


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A 15-member "National Committee" has been formed to demand a halt to the construction of the nuclear project in Jaitapur in Maharashtra, the Communist Party ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, centre blow hot, cold as Kudankulam protests resume


October 18th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) As anti-nuclear activists Tuesday resumed their protest at Kudankulam and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said she doubted New Delhi's intentions, a defensive ... Read more...

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Kudankulam project workers stopped, asked not to work


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Anti-nuclear power activists protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu Thursday stopped its employees from going for work and requested them ... Read more...

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PM assures highest safety for Kudankulam, seeks Jayalalithaa’s support (Roundup)


October 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a team of experts would be formed to allay safety concerns ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam nuclear project team to meet PM


October 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) A 10-member anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) team is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to press its demand for scrapping the project."We ... Read more...

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Suspend Kudankulam nuclear project work, Tamil Nadu tells PM


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government Thursday formally asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the central government to halt work at the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Koodankulam nuclear project safe: Jayalalithaa


September 16th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday appealed to the protestors demanding closure of the Koodankulam atomic power plant to call off their fast, assuring them ... Read more...

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Protests against Koodankulam nuclear project gather steam


September 14th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Protests at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, where a nuclear plant is to be commissioned soon, have been gathering steam with politicians joining the agitators.Over ... Read more...

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‘Unfortunate if Bengal doesn’t get n-plant’


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Expressing disappointment over the scrapping of a nuclear power project in West Bengal, leading physicist Bikash Sinha Monday said it would be unfortunate if the state ... Read more...

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China’s n-power developers seek equity investors


July 30th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China's nuclear power developers are turning to equity investors for funding as interest rate hikes and Japan's nuclear crisis have resulted in fewer bank loans.A subsidiary ... Read more...

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National Aluminium on a major diversification drive: Chairman


July 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Co (Nalco) wants non-core areas to contribute a fourth of its revenue through an ambitious diversification plan covering areas like nuclear energy, thermal ... Read more...

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India to set up an autonomous n-regulatory authority (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The government will introduce a bill in the next session of parliament to create an independent and autonomous nuclear regulatory authority, a minister said ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena firmly against Jaitapur nuclear project: Uddhav (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena's executive president Uddhav Thackeray Monday criticised the Maharashtra and central governments for going ahead with the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project ... Read more...

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We will scrap Haripur nuclear project: Mamata


April 25th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said his government would review the proposed nuclear plant at Haripur, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday ... Read more...

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Ramesh for ‘pause’ in Jaitapur nuclear plant project


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), April 23 (IANS) There should be a "pause" in the Jaitapur nuclear project, slated to come up in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, till formulation of a transparent atomic ... Read more...

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Maharashtra vows to implement Jaitapur nuclear project


April 19th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Vowing to go ahead with the controversial 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Ratnagiri district, the Maharashtra government Tuesday ordered a probe into Monday's police firing ... Read more...

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Congress losing its cool over Jaitapur: Shiv Sena


April 19th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 19 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai on Tuesday criticized the Congress Party for losing its cool over the protest related to the construction of the 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear ... Read more...

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