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Nuclear plant at Kudankulam stops power generation because of steam leak

Feb 05, 2016

Nuclear plant at Kudankulam stops power generation because of steam leak

The 1,000-MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam stopped generation on Thursday night following a steam leak, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) said. #NewsTracker #Kudankulam #Atomic Energy Regulatory Board #Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant #POSOCO #RS Sundar #steam leak
Still in limbo: Jaitapur will see massive anti-nuclear protests despite Indo-French push on reactor project

Jan 27, 2016

Still in limbo: Jaitapur will see massive anti-nuclear protests despite Indo-French push on reactor project

On Monday, Modi and Hollande decided to fast-track the languishing Jaitapur nuclear project. But even if all technical problems of cooperation are solved, it will be a slow tedious project to get the six nuclear plants going with a people's movement against the construction. #Jaitapur #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Atal Bihari Vajpayee #François Hollande #Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant #Fukushima reactor #1998 Indian nuclear tests #Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace
The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist

Dec 31, 2015

The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist

With India hoping to follow China in its rapid and mammoth nuclear power expansion, it merits consideration whether such an expensive yet foundational project is feasible #ConnectTheDots #Nuclear energy #Transparency #Department of Atomic Energy #Kudankulam #Atomic Energy Regulatory Board #Skills
India's nuclear deal with Russia is a good development, but nowhere near enough

Dec 26, 2015

India's nuclear deal with Russia is a good development, but nowhere near enough

Narendra Modi's visit to Russia yielded 16 agreements ranging from defence, energy, space cooperation, manufacturing, and education. Of particular interest to some has been the announcement regarding the purchase of Russian nuclear reactors for Kudankulam as well as an as-yet-undecided site. #Narendra Modi #Nuclear power #CriticalPoint #Vladimir Putin #India–Russia relations #Rosatom #Kudankulam reactor
Taking a dig at Sushma Swaraj, anti-nuke activist seeks help for impounded passport

Jun 17, 2015

Taking a dig at Sushma Swaraj, anti-nuke activist seeks help for impounded passport

Taking a potshot at External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, anti-Nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar on Wednesday sought her "help" to get back his impounded #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #activist #anti-nuclear activist #Kudankulam power plant #impounded passport #S P Udhayakumar
'Advance' team from US to visit India, firm up President Barack Obama's India itinerary

Jan 14, 2015

'Advance' team from US to visit India, firm up President Barack Obama's India itinerary

Less than two weeks remain for United States President Barack Obamas visit to India and there is no indication of his itinerary and which all cities he will be visiting leave alone which agreements, if any, are likely to be inked during his trip. #Barack Obama #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #Agra #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Kudankulam #Varanasi #Republic Day #World #India
Greenpeace activist stopped at Delhi airport: Modi could have handled the issue better

Jan 14, 2015

Greenpeace activist stopped at Delhi airport: Modi could have handled the issue better

The clumsy manner in which the Modi government handled the Greenpeace activist offloading issue, it has shot itself in the foot and stoked a controversy. #HowThisWorks #UPA government #Kudankulam #Greenpeace #Modi government #Narmada Bachao Andolan #Priya Pillai #Foreign NGOs
Defence, nuclear cooperation high on agenda of Modi-Putin talks

Dec 08, 2014

Defence, nuclear cooperation high on agenda of Modi-Putin talks

Nuclear cooperation would be high on the agenda of talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. #Defence #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Kudankulam #Moscow #Russian President #nuclear cooperation #Putin's India visit #World #India
Kudankulam plant likely to resume power generation in December

Nov 26, 2014

Kudankulam plant likely to resume power generation in December

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), whose unit 1 was shut down due to some issues in turbine functioning in September, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government on Wednesday said. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Kudankulam #KKNPP #India
With rising threat of N-terrorism, India calls for action to strengthen nuclear security

Nov 04, 2014

With rising threat of N-terrorism, India calls for action to strengthen nuclear security

Recognising the threat of nuclear terrorism, India has called for effective international cooperation and responsible action by governments to strengthen nuclear security and prevent non-state actors from acquiring vulnerable atomic material. #United Nations #IAEA #Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant #Nuclear Terrorism #World #India