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

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:26

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 16:25

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 15:54

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.

Pakistani experts raise question about nuclear power project

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 15:54

Three leading physicists have raised key questions about the safety, design and cost of Pakistan`s largest nuclear power plant being built with Chinese assistance in the port city of Karachi.

Activists dispute reports on Kudankulam N-plant supplying power

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 17:52

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is supplying around 175 MW power and is still connected to the southern grid, officials said, even as activists disputed the claim.

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 160 MW

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:47

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

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 09:01

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 20:11

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".

Valve problem hits Kudankulam project

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:05

Problems with valves in the first unit at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has delayed the synchronisation of the unit with the grid, officials said.

Work to generate 500 MW power at Kudankulam begins

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 14:09

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

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 13:37

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

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 13:57

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.