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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, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... 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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Madras High Court reserves order on Kudankulam


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday reserved its decision on a couple of petitions filed against the two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ... 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 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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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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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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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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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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High alert in Tamil Nadu n-plants


April 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) A high alert was sounded at Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam and Kalpakkam nuclear plants after the 8.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Sumatra region.Officials at the Kudankulam Nuclear ... 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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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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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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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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Probe shows foreign hand behind Kudankulam stir: Narayanasamy


February 24th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's contention that US and Scandinavian outfits were fuelling protests against Kudankulam power plant in Tamil Nadu was borne out by ... 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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All arrangements for peaceful Sankarankoil by-poll: Poll panel


February 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) All necessary steps will be taken to hold a peaceful by-poll to the Sankarankoil assembly constituency March 18, poll officials said Saturday.Speaking to reporters here, chief ... 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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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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Apple a day: Lok Sabha MPs to get iPads


December 1st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Parliament may be in a state of paralysis these days, but it has not deterred the authorities from taking a digital leap of faith. Aiming ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam protesters seek support from Jayalalithaa


November 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), spearheading the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli, Sunday expressed hope of Tamil Nadu Chief ... 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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Jayalalithaa to take call on resuming work at Kudankulam: Activist


November 8th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is to decide on resumption of work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said an anti-KNPP activist after participating ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials hopeful of resuming work soon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) employed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu hope to resume ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s new civic body heads sworn in


October 25th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The 10 newly-elected mayors in Tamil Nadu, all from the ruling AIADMK, and other heads of local bodies were sworn in Tuesday across the state.In the ... Read more...

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Indian teacher Ramalakshmi claims to be missing entrepreneur Muthuraja’s wife


September 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 19 (ANI): The case of missing Malay Indian multi-millionaire A. Muthuraja has taken an interesting turn with a 36-year-old Indian school teacher claiming that she is his lawfully-wedded wife."Muthuraja ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to announce new mining policy


May 4th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced in the assembly Monday that a State Mining Policy on the lines of National Mineral Policy will be announced this ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for cop’s murder in Tamil Nadu


January 12th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The police have arrested two more people, including the prime suspect, in connection with the murder of Sub Inspector R. Vetrivel, who was attacked on a main road ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu claim 13 lives


November 6th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing Tamil Nadu for the past few days have thrown life out of gear in most parts of the state and claimed 13 lives. Schools and colleges ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe into Muthoot murder case


September 14th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of Muthoot business group scion Paul M. George. State Congress president Ramesh Chennithala said ... Read more...

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Nothing to hide in Muthoot scion murder, says Kerala minister


September 13th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 13 (IANS) Stating that he had "nothing to hide", Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Sunday asked those who have alleged his son's link-up with criminals involved in the murder of ... Read more...

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Two men linked to Muthoot scion’s murder surrender (Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) Two men with criminal records who were reportedly travelling with Muthoot business group scion Paul M. George on the night he was murdered, surrendered before a court ... Read more...

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