Kudankulam

The St Petersburg Declaration: Full Text

St Petersburg Declaration was signed on Thursday following the annual bilateral summit between India and Russia.

Jun 01, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Jayalalithaa completes 100 days in office

The May 2016 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu that returned the AIADMK to power has many firsts in the history.

Aug 31, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

Second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to be synchronized with southern power grid

In Tamil Nadu, the second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will be synchronized with southern power grid by the end of this month, according to site director RS Sundar.

Aug 13, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

DNA: Analysis of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant and nuclear power generation in India

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, beginning of golden future for India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 11, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Kudankulam N-plant down due to instrumentation deficiency

India`s atomic power plant operator NPCIL is setting up two 1,000 MW atomic power plants at Kudankulam in Tirunelvelli district.

Feb 17, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Kudankulam unit 1 to restart soon, unit 2 by March

The first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district, around 650 km from Chennai, was shut down in June 2015 for 60 days for refuelling and maintenance work.

Jan 16, 2016, 20:02 PM IST
India, Russia likely to sign pact on Kudankulam during PM Modi visit

India, Russia likely to sign pact on Kudankulam during PM Modi visit

PM Modi is scheduled to visit Russia from December 23-24 to hold an annual summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Dec 20, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Preparations on for launching Kudankulam Unit-2 N-plant

Preparations are underway for operationalisation of the Unit-2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu and stage is set for construction of two more reactors of 1000 mw capacity each, according to Russian company Rosatom which is building the atomic power plant.

Oct 11, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Russian reactor shell with 120 years life may be used in Kudankulam

 Russia has developed an extra strong nuclear power reactor shell that can increase the reactor life up to 120 years and which can also be used in reactors to be set up in Tamil Nadu`s Kudankulam.

Jul 20, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

200 country-made bombs seized from two coastal TN villages

 More than 200 country-made bombs were recovered during raids in two coastal villages near Kudankulam in the district today, police said.

Jun 14, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

KKNPP Unit-II likely to go critical by August: BARC

Unit II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is in the advanced stage of commissioning and is likely to go critical by August, a top nuclear scientist said here on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Russia in talks with India for transfer of technologies in other fields

Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom is in talks with India on transfer of other nuclear technologies in other fields while the second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is expected to be commissioned soon, said a senior official.

Jun 02, 2015, 05:15 AM IST

Steady progress on Indo-Russia civil nuke cooperation: Foreign Secretary

India has said there is "steady progress" on Indo-Russia civil nuclear energy cooperation and the second unit of the Kudankulam project is "progressing satisfactorily" towards commissioning as the two countries aim to boost their strategic ties in spheres of space and energy.

May 10, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

'2nd unit of Kudankulam nuke power plant to operational soon'

Work is underway for the second unit of Russia-assisted Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu and will be operational soon, a senior Russian Consulate official here said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

Fuel loading in Kudankulam second N-plant around June

Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is hoping to load the real fuel in the second 1,000 MW plant being set up at Kudankulam around June, said a senior official on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Tamil Nadu to get additional power from Kudankulam n-plant

 The central government on Saturday assured Tamil Nadu of 100 MW additional power from the second 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam, said a state government release.

Mar 07, 2015, 22:20 PM IST
Kudankulam N-plant restarts power generation

Kudankulam N-plant restarts power generation

 Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has restarted after the first unit's reactor and turbine tripped Jan 14, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. (POSCO) on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Fishermen clash, hurl country bombs in coastal village in TN

Tirunelveli: Two groups of fishermen attacked each other with country bombs in Koothankuli village near Kudankulam in the district, police said Thursday.

Jan 01, 2015, 12:56 PM IST