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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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Atomic regulator gives fuel loading clearance for Kudankulam


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 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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Exempting Russians from n-liability unacceptable: CPI


September 19th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the CPI Wednesday demanded that Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as a whole be subject to the nuclear liability law and ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 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 Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... 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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Kudankulam safe but fuel loading permission not given: Atomic panel


September 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, India's atomic energy regulator Thursday termed the project safe but ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:23 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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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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Another water protest, this time against Kudankulam


September 13th, 2012 - 2:11 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), walked into the sea Thursday to ... Read more...

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Major pre-fuel loading exercise over at Kudankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has completed the boron flushing of the first reactor at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), a major ... 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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Greenpeace flays crackdown on Kudankulam protest


September 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Monday condemned the Tamil Nadu government for its crackdown and use of force on protestors at the upcoming Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, villages tense after violent protest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) About eight villages near Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district are tense following a cane charge by police on hundreds of villagers, including women and children, who were ... 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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Police crack down on Kudankulam protest, enter Idinthakarai village (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor may get one year operational licence


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator would decide on the duration of the operational license to be given to the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor to be fuelled around Sep 11, protestors to intensify stir


September 7th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The loading of 163 enriched uranium fuel bundles in the first unit of the two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands 1,000 MW power from Kudankulam unit


August 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has reiterated her demand for the entire power generated by the first unit of two 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear ... 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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Anti-nuclear activists to continue protests at Kudankulam


August 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Anti-nuclear activists have claimed that the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board's (AERB) clearance to load enriched uranium fuel in the first 1,000 MW reactor at the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Kaiga n-plant was shut over false alarm: Official


April 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) The fire alarm which shut the third reactor of the Kaiga atomic power station Friday was erranous, an official said Sunday, ruling out any fire mishap."Preliminary ... Read more...

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Fukushima nuke plant compromised safety over cost-cutting drive during construction


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japan's earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear plant reportedly had one of the country's worst safety records and had a excess stock of uranium rods when the quake rocked the ... Read more...

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Indian-American appointed to US n-trade committee


January 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) An Indian-American nuclear industry expert, Vijay Sazawal, has been appointed to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) to advise the US commerce department on trade ... Read more...

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Libyan leader Gaddafi risked nuclear disaster: Wikileaks


December 4th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Secret cables released by whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was prepared to leave highly enriched uranium potentially unprotected and at risk of hijack ... Read more...

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UAE, IAEA working on safe nuclear energy programme


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 3 (IANS/WAM) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday it is working closely with the United Arab Emirates on the establishment of a safe and secure nuclear programme in ... Read more...

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Stuxnet worm may be reason for Iran’s nuke programme delay


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 23 (ANI): A former UN nuclear inspections official has claimed that the Stuxnet worm could be partly responsible for delays in Iran's nuclear programme.The BBC quoted Olli Heinonen, a ... Read more...

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China’s new n-reactor to be more fuel efficient


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) The development of China's new nuclear reactor which could increase utilisation of fuel up to 70 percent succeeded in a critical test Wednesday. The experimental fast reactors that run ... Read more...

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World’s top uranium firm Cameco eyes India for long haul


July 6th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 6 (IANS) With last month's nuclear deal clearing the decks for Canadian companies to enter India, global uranium giant Cameco says it is eyeing the newly opened ... Read more...

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UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanction next Wednesday


June 9th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations Security Council will vote on a draft resolution on Wednesday morning to impose sanctions on Iran over its suspected nuclear weapon developments, Claude Heller, ... Read more...

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No more negotiations if nuclear agreement rejected: Ahmadinejad


May 26th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 26 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Wednesday that Iran would no longer negotiate with world powers if they refuse to embrace the latest nuclear agreement. "If they reject the agreement ... Read more...

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Iran-Turkey nuclear deal can build confidence: UN


May 25th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (DPA) A nuclear-fuel swap worked out by Brazil and Turkey for Iran could open the door for further cooperation between Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog, UN Secretary ... Read more...

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Brazilian president criticises proposed Iran sanctions


May 21st, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Friday criticised additional sanctions against Iran that are currently being discussed by the UN Security Council. The Security Council ... Read more...

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