Kalpakkam

CISF man who killed three was stressed: Police

The CISF Head Constable who allegedly shot dead three of his colleagues and injured two in their camp at Kalpakkam was in a depressed state of mind and also homesick, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Oct 09, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

CISF personnel shoots dead 3 colleagues at Kalpakkam atomic power plant, arrested

Three people were killed and two others were injured when a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel opened fire at Kalpakkam atomic Power Plant in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Oct 08, 2014, 08:36 AM IST

MAPS units renew operational licence till Dec 2015

The NPCIL`s two power reactors at Kalpakkam have renewed their operational licence with the sectoral regulator till Dec 2015, a senior official said on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

`Submarine reactor functioning well, to be shut down for analysis`

India`s first indigenously-designed and built reactor for a submarine - INS Arihant - is functioning well but will be shut down sometime later to study reports of its functioning, top atomic energy establishment officials said.

Aug 10, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Rs 9,600 crore nuclear fuel facility to come up at Kalpakkam

India`s first FRFCF involving an outlay of around Rs 9,600 crore got the centre`s nod recently, said a top atomic energy sector official.

Jul 20, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Higher capacity metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

The Indian atomic energy establishment is mulling the option of going in for a higher capacity reactor powered by metallic fuel at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) complex at Kalpakkam.

Jun 14, 2013, 11:12 AM IST

Vasudeva Rao new atomic research centre chief

Distinguished scientist P.R. Vasudeva Rao took over as the new director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) from S.C. Chetal who retired Thursday.

Jan 31, 2013, 18:04 PM IST

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

A woman employee of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research at Kalpakkam near here has lodged a police complaint against a senior scientific officer accusing him of misbehaviour, police said.

Jan 10, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

A woman employee of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research at Kalpakkam has lodged a police complaint against a senior scientific officer.

Jan 10, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

Work starts on metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

: Initial steps for the construction of another fast-breeder test reactor powered by metallic fuel at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) complex at Kalpakkam has begun.

Nov 12, 2012, 17:47 PM IST

Cyclone Nilam: Kalpakkam N-plant geared up

Necessary precautions have been taken at the Kalpakkam atomic power project to meet any eventuality, said top officials at the nuclear facility at Kalpakkam.

Oct 31, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

Dormant undersea volcano near Kalpakkam N-plant?

Even as massive protests have stalled the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant, activists have now raised concerns over the safety of another nuclear site in Tamil Nadu.

Sep 18, 2012, 11:35 AM IST

TN: Nuclear scientist found dead in his quarters

Nuclear scientist Mohammed Mustafa, 24, was found dead in his quarters at Kalpakkam.

Apr 24, 2012, 00:19 AM IST

India`s first PFBR to go critical early 2013

India`s first 500-MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR), being set up at Kalpakkam near here, is likely to go critical early next year and commercial generation of electricity is expected in March 2015.

Jan 21, 2012, 19:26 PM IST

India`s first PFBR to go critical early 2013

India`s first 500-MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR), being set up at Kalpakkam near here, is likely to go critical early next year and commercial generation of electricity is expected in March 2015.

Jan 21, 2012, 19:26 PM IST

Second unit in MAPs resume operations

The second unit of the Madras Atomic
Power Station at Kalpakkam has resumed operations, a MAPS
official said on Monday.

Jan 09, 2012, 12:40 PM IST

IGCAR finalises design of commercial FBRs

Scientists from Indira Gandhi Centre
for Atomic Research (IGCAR) have finalised the design features
of the commercial Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) which are to be
constructed at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, a top scientist said.

Sep 25, 2011, 14:34 PM IST

Indian scientists conduct unique study of uranium

IGCAR scientists have done a study of Uranium using Raman Spectroscopy- 1st of its kind in the world.

May 09, 2011, 18:38 PM IST

Indian scientists conduct unique study of uranium

IGCAR scientists have done a study of Uranium using Raman Spectroscopy- 1st of its kind in the world.

May 09, 2011, 18:38 PM IST

Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned next year

India is confident of commissioning the first-of-its-kind Prototype Fast Breeder
Reactor (FBR) next year with the technology challenges confronting it having been overcome.

Jan 23, 2011, 12:31 PM IST

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