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Facility to store atomic waste in glass form begins in IGCAR

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:43

To ensure safe storage of atomic waste from spent fuel used in reactors in the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Energy complex here, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) today commenced construction of a facility where canisters holding nuclear waste in glass form can be stored.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 19:46

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.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 15:36

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.

`No active volcano` near Kalpakkam nuke complex, says NPCIL

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 19:24

NPCIL has endorsed the opinion of scientists attached to various national agencies that there was "no active volcano" near Kalpakkam nuclear complex, as stated by Smithsonian Global Volcanism programme.

Higher capacity metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:12

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.

Vasudeva Rao new atomic research centre chief

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 18:04

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.

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 13:24

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.

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 12:56

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

Work starts on metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 17:47

: 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.

Cyclone Nilam: Kalpakkam N-plant geared up

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 15:44

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

Dormant undersea volcano near Kalpakkam N-plant?

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 11:35

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.

TN: Nuclear scientist found dead in his quarters

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 00:19

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