Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
NPCIL reassures scientists on Kudankulam nuclear plant safety
NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of KNPP, ...
Sixty scientists voice concern over Kudankulam safety
Sixty leading scientists have voiced concern over safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power project and...
Further delay in commissioning Kudankulam N-plant
India`s atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has shifted the ...
Kudankulam plant almost ready for starting: AERB
The first unit of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, set up by Nuclear Power Corporation o...
Kudankulam power plant gets Supreme Court nod
The Supreme Court gave its green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant i...
SC to pronounce verdict on Kudankulam on Monday
The Supreme Court will on Monday pronounce its verdict on a plea seeking stay on commissioning of th...
Commissioning of Kudankulam 1st unit imminent: India to Russia
India conveyed to Russia that the commissioning of the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power pl...
Fukushima nuclear plant cleanup may take over 40 years: IAEA
A United Nations nuclear watchdog team has said that Japan may need longer than the projected 40 yea...
SC moved to seek halt to Kudankulam plant`s commissioning
The Supreme Court was moved Tuesday, seeking a direction to the government not to take steps for com...
IAEA urges Fukushima safety improvements
The International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday called on the operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushim...
Achuthanandan cautions Centre against rushing to commission nuke plant
VS Achuthanandan cautioned the Centre against "rushing" to commission KNPP in Tamil Nadu without add...
India`s N-plants unaffected by Iran earthquake: NPCIL
Nuclear plants in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan remained unaffected by the earthquake that hi...
Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak
Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has sprung yet another leak of radioactive water, its opera...
Iran ups aid effort after deadly quake near nuclear plant
Iran stepped up relief efforts on Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 37 pe...
Bushehr nuclear plant `undamaged` by strong Iran quake
Iran`s only nuclear power plant, located in the Gulf city of Bushehr, was undamaged by a strong eart...
120 tonnes of radioactive water leak from Fukushima
About 120 tonnes of radioactive water has leaked from the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant...
CPI (ML-Lib) to step up anti-nuclear energy movement
CPI(ML-Liberation) on Saturday said it will strengthen the ongoing anti-nuclear plant movements in v...
Radioactive water may have leaked from Fukushima: TEPCO
Radioactive water may have leaked into the ground from a tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power...
Hold talks with anti-nuke protesters: Karuna tells Jaya
Cautioning against use of police force on anti-KNPP activists, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi on Friday urg...
Fishermen lay siege to colony of KNPP employees
Ahead of the proposed commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, around 2,000 fishermen on...
US ready with counter provocation plan against North Korea
Amid escalating tension in the Korean peninsula, the US on Wednesday said it has devised a counter-p...
US retorts to North Korea, says can defend self, allies
The US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said that Pyongyang`s move was "dangerous".
China regrets North Korea`s threat to reopen nuke plant
North Korea, officially known as Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has said it will reop...
Shellfish species disappears near Japan`s crippled N-plant
A species of shellfish "Thais clavigera" has disappeared in a 30-km coastal area near Japan`s crippl...
North Korea vows to restart Nyongbyon nuclear plant
The North`s plutonium reactor was shut down in 2007 as part of international nuclear disarmament ta...
Accident at US nuclear plant: One killed, three hurt
One worker died and three others were injured in the morning today when a heavy piece of equipment f...
Panel seeks more details on proposed nuke plant in Haryana
A high-powered panel of Environment Ministry has sought more details from Nuclear Power Corporation ...
Rat may have caused this week`s Fukushima outage
This week`s power outage at Japan`s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant may have been caused by a rat.
Govt nod for two more N-plants at Kudankulam
As engineers race to commission the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam, the government has given its ...
Power partially restored at nuclear plant in Japan
Japan`s March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami destroyed the plant`s power and cooling systems, caus...
Karnataka to raise disaster response force to meet calamities
Karnataka Cabinet on Saturday decided to raise a state disaster response force comprising four compa...
Panel says no cover-up attempt by Japan nuke plant
An independent panel says the operator of Japan`s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant misinformed investi...
Japan PM urges anti-terrorism steps at nuke plants
Japan`s prime minister has acknowledged that Japanese nuclear plants need to increase anti-terrorism...
Fukushima quake `heard at edge of space`
The great Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, triggering a powerful tsunami that killed mor...
Anti-nuclear activists revive protest against Kudankulam plant
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa chaired a review meeting of top officials, including Chief Secretary She...
TN: Fishermen protest against Kudankulam plant
Around 8,000 fishermen in around 600 fibre boats are staging a sea protest Monday against the constr...
US plants safer after Japan crisis: Nuclear chief
Two years after the nuclear crisis in Japan, the top US regulator says American nuclear power plants...
Stress emerges as major health issue in Fukushima
Experts say that mental distress could be one of the biggest health problems to emerge from the nucl...
Japan nuke plant progressing in fuel removal plans
The operator of Japan`s tsunami-hit nuclear plant on Wednesday said work is progressing in plans to ...
Taiwan may hold referendum on nuclear plant
ReferendumTaiwan`s premier says the government will support holding a public referendum to resolve t...
Slovenian nuke plant shuts down: Officials
Officials say Slovenia`s only nuclear power plant shut down automatically after a drop in pressure i...
Iran discovers new uranium deposits, selects more sites for N-plants
Iran has found more uranium deposits and selected 16 new sites for nuclear power plants, the Atomic ...
China provides Rs 136 bn loan for Pakistan nuclear plants
China has provided a loan of Rs 136 billion for two nuclear power plants that Pakistan expects to co...
IAEA says Iran installing new nuke equipment
Iran has started installing advanced centrifuge machines for enriching uranium at its nuclear plant ...
Kudankulam could be commissioned in "few days": Official
The first 1,000 MW unit of the much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project could be commissioned ...
NPCIL ducking in providing reports on KNPP: PMANE
A group spearheading the stir against the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant alleged that the Nuclear Power Co...
AERB nod to repeat hydro-tests at Kudankulam
India`s nuclear regulator has given its nod to repeat the full systems test at the first unit of Kud...
Fukushima fish contaminated with radioactivity
A fish caught near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan had 2,500 times the legal limit of ...
Reactor shuts down in Romania nuclear plant
Cernavoda nuclear power plant accounts for about 18 percent of Romania`s total electricity output.
China constructing new nuke-plant with 4th generation reactor
China has launched construction of a new USD 476 million nuclear power plant with a 200 mw fourth ge...
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