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A Jharkhand town powers India's nuclear dreams, at the cost of its residents' health, the environment
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A Jharkhand town powers India's nuclear dreams, at the cost of its residents' health, the environment

The people of Jaduguda note that displacement and deforestation for uranium mining robbed them of their land and livelihood, and later cursed them with health impacts.

Modi-Trump meet: India-US civil nuclear deal may figure in talks, but NPCIL reactor pact unlikely
India

Modi-Trump meet: India-US civil nuclear deal may figure in talks, but NPCIL reactor pact unlikely

The India-US civil nuclear deal is expected to figure during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump on Monday, but a pact between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six power reactors in Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to be signed.

Narendra Modi's US visit: India's nuclear plant agreement with Westinghouse unlikely before trip
India

Narendra Modi's US visit: India's nuclear plant agreement with Westinghouse unlikely before trip

An agreement between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six atomic reactors in Andhra Pradesh will unlikely be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States next week.

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant attains criticality
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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant attains criticality

Tamil Nadu's share of power generated by Unit-II would be 562 MW, he said.

Nuclear plant at Kudankulam stops power generation because of steam leak
India

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.

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

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

No need to panic: No radioactive leakage in Delhi's IGI airport, confirms AERB
India

No need to panic: No radioactive leakage in Delhi's IGI airport, confirms AERB

A radiation scare at the Indira Gandhi International Airport forced suspension of cargo operations but nuclear regulator and Delhi authorities said there was no leak of radioactive substance from a consignment unloaded from a Turkish Airlines plane.

Kudankulam nuclear plant to begin commercial operations next month
India

Kudankulam nuclear plant to begin commercial operations next month

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is expected to start commercial operations of its first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) next month, said a senior official Thursday.

Report nuclear incidents within 24 hrs: Atomic energy board tells operators
India

Report nuclear incidents within 24 hrs: Atomic energy board tells operators

Seeking to bring in clarity, the order makes it clear that the reporting of the extraordinary nuclear events will be in addition to, "and in no way in derogation of the existing regulatory mechanism" of reporting of events to the regulator.

Power generation resumes at Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant
India

Power generation resumes at Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant

Power generation at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, which was temporarily suspended last week, has resumed after the turbine of the first unit was resynchronised with the Southern grid, a top official of the plant said.

Kudankulam plant generates 188 MW power for second consecutive day
India

Kudankulam plant generates 188 MW power for second consecutive day

For the second day in succession, the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday generated 188 MW power and increased its average output as compared to the previous day.

Fishermen lay siege to housing colony of KNPP employees
India

Fishermen lay siege to housing colony of KNPP employees

Ahead of the proposed commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, around 2,000 fishermen onboard 200 boats on Wednesday laid siege to a housing colony of KNPP employees at Chettikulam as part of the ongoing protest.

Delay in commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant extends
India

Delay in commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant extends

The project, hit by protests by locals over safety concerns, has missed several targets for commissioning since December last year.

Kudankulam gets nod to repeat hydro-tests
India

Kudankulam gets nod to repeat hydro-tests

"We have given permission to repeat the hydro-tests at Kundankulam Unit 1 yesterday," Satinder Singh Bajaj, Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board said.

AERB begins inspection of Kudankulam plant after loading of uranium
India

AERB begins inspection of Kudankulam plant after loading of uranium

A 10-member team from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday began inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

SC seeks Centre response on liability aspect of Kudankulam
India

SC seeks Centre response on liability aspect of Kudankulam

The SC sought a response of the Centre for allegedly exempting the Russian company involved in setting up of the plant from paying damages in case of an accident.

AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor
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AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) gave its nod yesterday to load real fuel in the first unit of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) at Kudankulam...

AERB nod for loading fuel in Kudankulam n-plant
India

AERB nod for loading fuel in Kudankulam n-plant

Marking a step forward in commissioning of the Kudankulam atomic plant, India's nuclear regulator today gave a go ahead for loading of fuel for the first unit of project which has been delayed due to controversies.

Kudankulam N-plant to be commissioned in 40 days: Govt
India

Kudankulam N-plant to be commissioned in 40 days: Govt

V Narayanasamy said the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) officials were at the Kudankulam project site and inspecting the plant. The first reactor of 1000 MW will be operational within 40 days from today.