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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
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
India's nuclear programme among largest in developing nations, says US think-tank

Nov 03, 2015

India's nuclear programme among largest in developing nations, says US think-tank

Stating that India has "one of the largest nuclear power programmes" among developing nations, a US-based think-tank said by the end of 2014 India had enough weapon-grade plutonium to possess an estimated stock of atomic weapons in the range of 75-125. #India #US #TheySaidIt #atomic weapons #nuclear power programmes #Institute for Science and International Security
China to invest $78 bn to build 110 nuclear power plants by 2030, will overtake US

Oct 17, 2015

China to invest $78 bn to build 110 nuclear power plants by 2030, will overtake US

China plans to build 110 nuclear power plants by 2030 with an investment of over $78 billion overtaking the US which has 100 such plants amid criticism that Beijing is yet to implement enough measures to develop safety controls in existing projects. #World #China #US #Power #NewsTracker #nuclear power plant
Pakistan rules out sharing nukes with Saudis, anyone else

Jun 05, 2015

Pakistan rules out sharing nukes with Saudis, anyone else

Pakistan ruled out sharing its nuclear weapons with Saudi Arabia, insisting on Friday that the atomic arsenal would continue serving solely for Pakistan's national defense even as world powers and Iran near a possible nuclear agreement. #Pakistan #Middle East #NewsTracker #Nuclear power #Saudi Arabia
Fault lies with govt for delay in Jaitapur nuclear plant: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

May 15, 2015

Fault lies with govt for delay in Jaitapur nuclear plant: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

With stiff resistance from locals delaying the commissioning of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said the "the fault lies with" the government for not being able to convince the people of the "advantages of atomic energy". #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Areva #Jitendra Singh #nuclear power plant #Atomic energy #Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant #Department of Atomic Energy and Space
Raj criticizes Sena for opposing Jaitapur nuclear project, slams BJP's stand on Marathi films

Apr 21, 2015

Raj criticizes Sena for opposing Jaitapur nuclear project, slams BJP's stand on Marathi films

MNS chief Raj Thackeray criticised Shiv Sena for opposing the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra and slammed the BJP-led government for relaxing the norm for screening of Marathi films in multiplexes. #Jaitapur #BJP #NewsTracker #Raj Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #Cinema #multiplex #Marathi #nuclear power project
Deal to fast-track Jaitapur nuclear plant to help settle long-pending issues

Apr 12, 2015

Deal to fast-track Jaitapur nuclear plant to help settle long-pending issues

With India and France agreeing to expedite the setting up of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant, the move is expected to help settle several long-pending issues, including those regarding the technicalities and pricing of the project, sources said. #India #France #NewsTracker #Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant