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Villagers observe ‘black day’ against N-plant


August 15th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) People in some villages in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Wednesday observed a 'black day' to protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, an activist said.Villagers in ... Read more...

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86 percent work on Kalpakkam N-plant complete: Official


April 30th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam will soon get its first lot of fuel assemblies - used to build its nuclear fuel ... Read more...

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It’s David vs Goliath at Kudankulam: Anti-nuke activist


February 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is a classic David-Goliath fight between ordinary citizens and the powerful Indian government, the leader of ... Read more...

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German deported, anti-Kudankulam activist cries foul


February 28th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) A German national was deported from India Tuesday on grounds of raising funds for protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, prompting an anti-nuclear activist ... Read more...

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IAEA team completes inspection of Kudankulam plant


February 21st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) A two-member International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team completed the annual inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Tuesday, said a senior official of the ... Read more...

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IAEA team inspects Kudankulam plant, protesters announce fast


February 20th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) A two-member team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) carried out a detailed inspection at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) even as the anti-plant protesters ... Read more...

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Expert panel on Kudankulam to meet protestors


February 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) The four-member expert committee on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), which met here Friday for the first time, will visit Tirunelveli and meet anti-KNPP activists ... Read more...

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Expert panel on Kudankulam to meet Friday


February 16th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) The four-member expert committee to look into safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu and address fears of locals about the ... Read more...

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Russian nuclear scientists in Kudankulam to be sent elsewhere: Envoy


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) With work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) stalled due to protests by villagers, the Russian nuclear scientists posted at the project are remaining idle ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu sets up expert committee on Kudankulam


February 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday announced a four-member expert committee to look into the safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam parties welcome Jayalalithaa’s announcement


February 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) The two parties in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) row -- the central government and the anti-project activists -- Saturday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's ... Read more...

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Work of central panel on Kudankulam over: Convenor


January 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Giving a clean chit to the Indian nuclear establishment and certifying that the Russian reactors in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are safe to operate, ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters assaulted, talks cancelled


January 31st, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) A civil group spearheading the protest against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) called off talks with the central government-appointed experts panel after the former's members were ... Read more...

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Kudankulam deadlock likely to continue


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) The fourth round of talks at Tirunelveli between the central government's expert panel on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and the Tamil Nadu government's panel ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gives hope to Nuclear Power Corp on Kudankulam


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) A team from the Indian nuclear establishment that met Tamil Nadu officials Monday went back with a positive feeling that the state government was looking at ... Read more...

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Government can inspect books but timing suspect: Kudankulam activist


January 20th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The central government has the right to inspect the accounts of NGOs but the timing and motives were suspect, said an activist protesting the Kudankulam Nuclear ... Read more...

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Resolve Kudankulam row politically: Kalam to Manmohan


January 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resolve the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) row through political and strategic ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters to reiterate demand in talks


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) On the 150th day of the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) protests Thursday, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) said it will reiterate its demand ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp transfers engineers from Kudankulam


January 9th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) In order to put into productive use its engineers at the stalled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh winds up two-day Tamil Nadu visit (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wound up his two-day Tamil Nadu visit, during which he inaugurated the 125th birth anniversary of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Chennai, Jayalalithaa raises Mullaperiyar (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Raj Bhavan here and submitted a memorandum reiterating her earlier requests ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh warmly welcomed in Chennai


December 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Sunday evening on a two-day visit during which he will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, Mullaperiyar to dominate PM’s Tamil Nadu visit


December 24th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The Mullaperiyar Dam row, the stalled Kudankulam project, financial assistance and additional power to the state are some to the issues that are expected to ... 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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Tamil nadu should act against Kudankulam peotesters: Minister


December 17th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should act against activists trying to hold up work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) being set up in the ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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Central panel to finalise report on Kudankulam n-plant


December 13th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Members of the central government appointed expert committee to allay the fears of villagers agitating against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are meeting at Kanyakumari ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam relay fast continues for 50th day


December 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The relay fast against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) set up in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu continued for the 50th day Tuesday, with former naval ... Read more...

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Central panel on Kudankulam to meet in three weeks


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The central government committee, appointed to allay the fears of locals about the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, will ... Read more...

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Cost increase of Kudankulam project being ascertained


November 19th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is working out the cost escalation owing to delay in commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s commitment to n-safeguards


September 30th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) A US official Friday commended India's willingness to adopt the same responsibilities and practices as other leading countries with advanced nuclear technology."India agreed to adopt ... Read more...

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Israel says Iran’s nuclear programme ‘totally unacceptable’


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London Aug 22 (ANI): Israel has said that the fuelling of Iran's first nuclear reactor is "totally unacceptable" and urged greater world pressure to force Tehran to stop any further uranium enrichment.Iranian ... Read more...

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India in touch with NSG members on Sino-Pak nuke deal: Sources


June 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Expressing reservations over ambiguity prevailing over a proposed civil nuclear deal between Pakistan and China, official sources here said that that deal is very much on India ... Read more...

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India examining China-Pakistan n-deal, leaves it to NSG


May 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was closely examining reports of China selling two nuclear reactors to Pakistan to see if the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) guidelines had been ... Read more...

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Simulator for nuclear power reactor to train technical hands


August 18th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) A state-of-the-art simulator is being commissioned at Kalpakkam, 80 km from here, to train personnel who will man the upcoming nuclear power plant. The state-run Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam ... Read more...

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