India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu will be commissioned in the next 6-8 months amid efforts to expedite the setting up of 12 atomic plants proposed to be built by Russia in India in two decades.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Sunday September 7, 2014
An indigenously made nuclear plant in Rajasthan has created history by running continuously for a period 765 days, or a little over two years. Usually, most nuclear plants globally need to be shut down every year for maintenance; only well-maintained facilities can run for longer periods.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 24, 2013
Power generation in the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours on Tuesday, would resume soon after completion of preparatory work and certain mandatory procedures, a senior official at the plant said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours, would resume generation this evening.
South | Pallava Bagla (With PTI inputs) | Sunday July 14, 2013
The first nuclear reactor of the Rs 17,000 crore Kudankulam nuclear power plant, which attained criticality on Saturday night, is functioning smoothly and all the parametres are normal, officials said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict tomorrow on a plea seeking stay on commissioning of the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant and its scrapping.
South | Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday April 20, 2013
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) today said it has replaced the four faulty valves detected by the country's nuclear watchdog at the Kudankulam plant in coastal Tamil Nadu.
South | Pallava Bagla | Saturday April 20, 2013
For the very first time, India's nuclear watchdog, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), has indicated that faulty parts have been found at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. The problematic valves are being replaced, said officials.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 20, 2013
The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu has missed yet another deadline and is now likely to be commissioned by May.
Thursday January 17, 2013
Negotiations about the sale of two French nuclear reactors to India are at an advanced stage and Indian authorities are keen to start using French nuclear technology, reactor builder Areva said on Wednesday.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Thursday November 15, 2012
The International Atomic Energy Agency concluded that the indigenous 220 MW reactors at the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station are among the world's best and can even withstand a Fukushima type accident.
India News | Reported by Pallava Bagla | Saturday June 9, 2012
An important milestone was surpassed this morning at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu where an agitation had stalled the progress on the plant for several months. According to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), India's nuclear operator, a mock drill was 'successfully' completed at Kudankulam that simulated a Fuk...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 1, 2012
A series of top level changes due to retirement of certain officials at India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has resulted in a change of guard at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said an official.
NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 29, 2011
The board at its meeting held on October 29, 2011 has approved for the same
India News | Pallava Bagla | Friday June 19, 2009
The man who now has to dole out the big ticket $150 billion contracts explains what to expect in the coming months.