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Kudankulam unit 2 physical start-up process begun: Sources

The physical start-up of the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu that went critical last week has been conducted successfully, a source at the plant said on Thursday.

Kakrapar atomic power plant shut down after snag, no radiation threat

The first atomic power unit at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) was shut down on Friday morning following a leakage in the reactor`s coolant system, said the sectoral regulator, adding there was no radioactivity release or exposure.

Kudankulam n-power plant starts feeding power to grid

The unit which was under annual maintenance shutdown for nearly seven months restarted fission on January 21.

Kudankulam n-plant to be reconnected to grid in five days

According to Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO), the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to be connected to the grid on January 24.

AERB warns against dental X-rays for age determination

Indian atomic energy regulator AERB, disapproving the practice of taking dental X-ray for determination of a child's age, on Friday warned such practice are deviations from the terms of its licence and registration.

Radioactive leak: Substance a nuclear medicine, says AERB

The radioactive substance, which leaked at the cargo complex of IGI Airport here, is sodium iodide, a nuclear medicine, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) said on Friday.

IAEA favours statutory backing for India's nuclear regulator

The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has called for statutory backing for the country's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) to ensure its decisions are not unduly influenced by external agencies.

AERB rules out deficiency in valve construction in Kudankulam plant

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has ruled out any deficiency in the construction of a valve in Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant where six people were injured last month due to spillage of hot water from it during maintenance work.

Public reassured ahead of steam valve tests at KNPP

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant authorities said ambient noise level was likely to go up later this week when they conduct a test and there need be no concern of any harm to them or environment.

Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum meeting concludes

The 20th meeting of the Russian-designed VVER Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum concluded here on Friday.

Parl panel slams AERB on radiation safety policy

A Parliamentary panel has slammed nuclear regulator AERB for failing to bring out a comprehensive nuclear radiation safety policy for three decades and batted for giving it statutory status with enhanced legal powers.

Power generation in KNPP expected to start in couple of days: Narayanasamy

With AERB giving clearance for `First Approach to Criticality` to Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, power generation of 1000 MW will start in couple of days, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said.

AERB gives clearance for start of nuclear fission at Kudankulam

The stalled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu on Thursday got the clearance for commencing the controlled nuclear fission process.

Kudankulam plant almost ready for starting: AERB

The first unit of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, set up by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), is almost ready for beginning the fission process, said a top official of the country`s atomic regulator.

AERB nod to repeat hydro-tests at Kudankulam

India`s nuclear regulator has given its nod to repeat the full systems test at the first unit of Kudankulam atomic power project in Tamil Nadu.

`Stringent safety mechanisms in place to ensure N-safety`

India`s nuclear regulator on Friday gave a point-by-point response to CAG`s audit report on its performance questioning its independence.

AERB team begins inspection of KNPP

): A 10-member team from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board today began inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, where loading of enriched uranium was almost complete.

Fuel loading has not begun at KNPP: AERB

As anti-Kudankulam protests intensified, India`s nuclear regulator said it was yet to give final clearance for loading of enriched uranium fuel.

Delhi hospital functioning without AERB nod

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has not given its clearance to a Delhi hospital despite repeated reminders.

Kudankulam plant "very well protected": AERB

India`s nuclear regulator on Friday said the Kudankulam nuclear plant was "very well protected"
but it had recommended additional safety features, including
one to tackle instances of a prolonged loss of power.