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Committed to take forward Indo-Russia relations to newer heights: PM Modi

Committed to take forward Indo-Russia relations to newer heights: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia on Wednesday night for an annual summit with President Vladimir Putin.

May 31, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Trial run of India's first 700 MW nuclear reactor in 2017

Trial run of India's first 700 MW nuclear reactor in 2017

India's atomic power plant operator NPCIL is building four 700 MW PHWRs -- two each at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) in Gujarat and Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) in Rajasthan.

Dec 31, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Russian automated control systems to arrive in Kudankulam from 2018

The road map for cooperation between Russia and India in the sphere of nuclear power provides for the construction of a total of 12 power units in different locations in India.

Dec 26, 2016, 08:34 AM IST
India, Russia deal on Kudankulam N-plant units 5, 6 likely by December end

India, Russia deal on Kudankulam N-plant units 5, 6 likely by December end

The plant`s blocks 3 and 4 (the second stage) would be commissioned in 2022 and 2023.
 

Nov 30, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant starts fission

This is the second 1,000 MW pressurised water reactor to go critical in the country. The first unit at Kudankulam went critical in July 2013.

Jul 10, 2016, 22:20 PM 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 N-unit to restart from December 25

According to sources, the commissioning of the second unit is expected to happen at the end of 2016.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Kudankulam N-reactor to restart generation in December

India's atomic power company Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is likely to restart its first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) only in December this year, said a source.

Oct 27, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

'Indian govt, firms need to set pace of N-deal implementation'

Nearly nine months after the "breakthrough understanding" on India-US civil nuclear deal was achieved, a top Indian-American official has said that now it is up to Indian government entities and private companies to set the pace for the historic agreement's implementation.

Sep 19, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Kundankulam nuclear plant shut down for annual maintenance

The first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will be shut down on Wednesday for annual maintenance and refuelling activities, said Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).

Jun 24, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

India's research reactors not under nuclear insurance pool

India's research reactors will not be covered under the newly set-up nuclear insurance pool as they are owned by the union government, a top official of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has said.

Jun 18, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

US reactor suppliers must be cognizant of cost effectiveness: Indian diplomat

US atomic reactor suppliers should be cognizant of "cost competitiveness" when they set up power plants in India under the historic civil nuclear deal, a top Indian diplomat has said while allaying concerns over the progress in setting up of a Rs 1,500 crore insurance pool.

Jun 05, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Anti-Jaitapur nuclear project protest in fishing boats

In a unique protest, thousands of fisherfolk aboard boats sailed towards the proposed site of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) here, organisers said on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 20:19 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

Fuel loading in Kudankulam second nuclear 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, 12:36 PM IST

Kudankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said on Monday.

Oct 20, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

Nuclear liability: Centre asks GIC to work on insurance plan for reactors

To sort out the liability issue plaguing Indian nuclear reactors, the Centre has asked General Insurance Company (GIC) to work on a model that could be applied to insure such facilities in the country.

Sep 14, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

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.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:39 PM IST