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India, Russia finally sign agreement on Kudankulam 3, 4 units

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:11

After years of deadlock on liability issue, India and Russia have signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project (KKNPP) at a cost of Rs 33,000 crore.

EC nod to DAE for Kudankulam pact

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 23:34

Election Commission has given clearance to the Department of Atomic Energy to sign an agreement with its Russian counterpart for unit 3 and 4 of KKNPP and a deal is expected to be signed soon.

Govt keen to sign accord with Russia for Unit III, IV of KNPP

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 19:07

Clearing the liability hurdle with Russia, the government is keen to sign the long-pending agreement for Unit III and IV of Kudankulam nuclear plant before its term ends in May and is planning to approach the Election Commission for clearance.

Nuclear power programme is mindless pursuit of greed: Bhushan

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 22:39

Terming nuclear power programme as "mindless pursuit of greed" because of the heavy investment involved, AAP said decision on this should only be taken after consulting the locals.

Activist SP Udaykumar joins Aam Aadmi Party

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 21:38

Activist SP Udaykumar, who has been protesting against nuclear plant Kudankulam, joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Kudankulam second N-power unit to undergo systems check

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:33

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) is hoping to carry out a full systems check, technically called hydro test, of its second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a senior official.

KNPP first unit to touch optimum power production shortly

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 12:30

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant`s first unit would reach its full capacity of producing 1,000 MW of power soon, a top official of the plant said here on Thursday.

Kudankulam N-plant`s commercial operation delayed by two months

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 00:34

The commercial operation of the first 1,000 MW unit at KNPP has been delayed by two months, said plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

SC asks Centre to respond on safety measures at Kudankulam

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:42

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on implementation of safety guidelines issued by it for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

PMANE revives stir against nuclear plant

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 16:51

Reviving anti-nuclear stir, People`s Movement Against Nuclear Energy began fast for implementation of demands including scrapping plans to set up units 3, 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Kudankulam N-plant allowed to increase power output

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 16:27

Indian atomic energy regulator has allowed the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) to increase the power generation of the first unit at Kudankulam up to 75 percent, said a top official.

Regulator to decide on Kudankulam N-reactor power increase

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:28

India`s atomic energy regulator will soon decide on allowing the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd to increase power generation at its first unit in Kudankulam, said a top official.