'Shutting down Unit-1 of Kudankulam N-plant proves it will not benefit TN'

 Anti-nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar today said shutting down of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project due to a problem had proved right his view that KNPP would not benefit Tamil Nadu.

Power generation at Kudankulam I unit stable

Power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is stable with the unit restarting generation Sep 15, said officials

Kudankulam N-plant to go commercial 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 on Thursday.

Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart soon

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will soon restart generation of 1,000 mw power as all the mandatory tests have been completed, a senior official said on Friday.

India has right to reprocess spent N-fuel, says Russia

India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) by a supplementary agreement with Russia, which relieved the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged.

Kudankulam N-power plant unit generates 1,000 MW

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project generated its rated capacity of 1,000 MW, said a senior official.

Six injured in Kudankulam N-plant accident

Six workers were injured at Tamil Nadu`s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project when hot water spilled on them while they were carrying out maintenance work, said a senior official.

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 160 MW

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.

Manmohan Singh meets Putin today, deal on Kudankulam unlikely

India`s plans to wrap up a quick nuclear deal with Russia on the setting up of two new units at Kudankulam have received a jolt with a commercial agreement on it unlikely to be signed here on Monday during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s talks with President Vladimir Putin.

PM confident on deal over two new reactors in Kudankulam

Hinting at the clinching of a deal for setting up of two more reactors in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project during his visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed confidence that it would be "finalised shortly".

Work to generate 500 MW power at Kudankulam begins

The atomic energy regulator has cleared to gradually increase power generation levels to 500 MW at the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

Nuclear fission progressing smoothly in Kudankulam plant

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.

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.

Orders for Kudankulam N-plant were placed in 2001-02

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. has clarified that the equipment orders for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project were placed with a Russian company in 2001-02.

HC notice to Govt for not withdrawing cases against anti-nuke agitators

The Madras High Court ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Government, asking why steps were not taken to withdraw cases filed against anti-nuclear activists.

Kudankulam`s commissioning shifted to next month

The KNPP is an outcome of the inter-governmental agreement between India and erstwhile Soviet Union in 1988.

Russian envoy terms anti-KNPP protests `gimmicks and games`

Protests against the KNPP that have led to delay in its commissioning are "gimmicks and games" of those who do not want to see India emerge stronger, Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin has said.

Can`t believe no solution to Jharkhand coal fires: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said he cannot believe that there was no solution to underground fires in coal fields of Jharia, in BJP-ruled Jharkhand, that has been smoking for 25 years.

Safety aspects of Kudankulam Nuclear Project will be ensured: Narayanasamy

Government on Sunday maintained that it will ensure all safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are fully taken care of before it is commissioned.