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Amnesty demands end to police force against Kudankulam protesters


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Amnesty Friday demanded an end to the use of police force against "peaceful protesters" agitating against a nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.Terming ... Read more...

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Protest against Kudankulam n-plant to continue Friday (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), would continue their 'jal satyagraha' or ... 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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Another water protest, now against Kudankulam n-plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), stood in the sea water Thursday ... Read more...

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Thousands of villagers protest against Kudankulam plant


September 9th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Thousands of villagers, including women and children living near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday made the Kudankulam beach behind the upcoming power plant their ... Read more...

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Nuclear fuel to be loaded in Kudankulam plant


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear fuel rods will be loaded into the first reactor of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the next few days, Alexander Lokshin, first ... Read more...

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Petitions against Kudankulam reactors dismissed by Madras High Court


August 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the ... Read more...

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Plea on Kudankulam project filed in Delhi High Court


August 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court against the department of atomic energy (DAE) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) for ... Read more...

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Madras HC seeks details of Kudankulam power project


August 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to file a fresh consent order for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Children petition against Kudankulam reactors


August 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.The ... 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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‘Risk of nuclear accident rises in Jaitapur’


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A national alliance of political parties and groups warned Thursday that the location of six reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra "raises the risk of ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

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NPCIL inspection at Kudankulam to end soon


July 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) is hopeful of getting the sectoral regulator's sanction to load fuel in the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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Japan’s Fukushima crisis was man-made, says parliament


July 5th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) A Japanese parliamentary panel said in a report Thursday that last year's crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant was "a man-made disaster", RIA Novosti reported.The March ... Read more...

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Reactor pressure vessel inspected at Kudankulam


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Saturday commenced the pre-service inspection of the reactor pressure vessel of the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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Top level changes at two atomic power operators


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Top level changes took place Friday at India's two nuclear power operators - Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ... Read more...

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Harmful for country to give up n-power option: PM (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asserted that it would be harmful for the country to give up the option of nuclear power as an ... Read more...

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India must have option of nuclear power: PM


May 16th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government was committed to ensuring foolproof security of nuclear power plants but it would be harmful for ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest: 23,000 surrender voter ID cards


May 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Around 23,000 people belonging to nine villages in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu have surrendered their voter identity cards to draw attention to the continued neglect ... Read more...

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No accident at Kudankulam: NPCIL


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There was no accident at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) as has been made out in some quarters, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India ... Read more...

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No boiler blast at Kudankulam: Nuclear Power Corp.


May 7th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Monday termed as baseless that a boiler had burst at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as work ... Read more...

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Change of guard at Kudankulam N-plant


April 30th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) A series of top level changes due to retirement at India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIl) has resulted in change ... 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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China expands its oldest n-plant


April 9th, 2012 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China has completed the expansion of its first nuclear power plant in Qinshan that will now help generate about 34 billion kwh of electricity annually.A new ... Read more...

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Work at Kudankulam quickens for first reactor


April 7th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is progressing rapidly with employees working even on holidays to get the atomic regulator's nod to reopen the ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp achieves generation target for 2011-12


March 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Tuesday reached its target of generating 32,000 million units with an average plant load ... Read more...

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Dusting, housekeeping major initial job at Kundankulam


March 21st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Dusting... that is the immediate task facing Nuclear Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) officials at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as they set to ... Read more...

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Kudankulam’s first unit to be ready for fuel loading soon: NPCIL


March 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project's (KNPP) first 1,000 MW unit will be ready for the atomic energy regulator's clearance for fuel loading in two months' time ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu okays Kudankulam n-plant


March 19th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Monday gave the green signal for the Kudankulam nuclear plant, with an activist saying that 10 people opposing the project have been arrested.The state ... Read more...

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N-power capacity failed to rise: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Even though the generation of nuclear power increased by 33 percent this fiscal, no capacity was added against a target of 2,000 MW, the Economic ... Read more...

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Kolkata protest against PM comment on Kudankulam project


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) A group of Kolkata residents Monday held a 12-hour fast against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's comments on agitations centred around the Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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Japan mourns on quake anniversary (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan Sunday marked the first anniversary of the devastating 9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami which killed almost 15,000 people.The disaster claimed at least 14,919 lives ... 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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