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Security stepped up at KNPP; anti-N protesters booked

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 16:49

A day after an explosion at a village near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant here claimed six lives, police formed a team to probe it and stepped up security even as two live bombs were recovered from the area.

Six killed, 2 injured in bomb blast in village near KNPP

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:50

Six people were killed and two injured when a country-made bomb exploded Tuesday in a coastal village near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Power generation at Kudankulam nuclear plant resumes

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 01:04

Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu which was temporarily suspended last week, resumed on Monday, a senior official of the plant said.

Activists dispute reports on Kudankulam N-plant supplying power

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 17:52

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is supplying around 175 MW power and is still connected to the southern grid, officials said, even as activists disputed the claim.

Series of tests are on for Kudankulam atomic power plant

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 08:23

Even as the first reactor of Kundankulam plant started generating electricity and was connected to the grid on Tuesday, a series of tests are in progress lined up before the plant reaches its full capacity, a nuclear energy expert said on Thursday.

Power generation at KNPP to resume after preparatory work

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 10:10

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.

Kudankulam n-power project connects to southern grid

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 20:56

The first unit of the Russian-aided Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was connected with the southern electricity grid Tuesday, the project officially announced here.

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 160 MW

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:47

India`s atomic power plant operator NPCIL Tuesday generated 160 MW power at its first unit in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, said a senior official.

India, Russia to remove hurdles to Kudankulam nuclear plant

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 23:41

In a bid to overcome legal hitches that have held up a deal on two new plants at KNPP, India and Russia pledged to "resolve all outstanding issues".

Fishing community wants to continue TN n-plant stir

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 13:24

Leaders of fishing community from three districts in Tamil Nadu have asked the PMANE to carry on its protest against the KNPP and the beach sand mineral mining companies, said an activist.

Valve problem hits Kudankulam project

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:05

Problems with valves in the first unit at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has delayed the synchronisation of the unit with the grid, officials said.

Nuclear fission progressing smoothly in Kudankulam plant

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 13:37

India`s 21st nuclear reactor at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is functioning well after it began nuclear fission process for the first time Saturday night, a senior official said Sunday.