2013 saw successful launch of Mars Orbiter Mission

The successful launch of Mars Orbiter Mission and power generation from Kudankulam nuclear power plant were some of the major achievements in the field of space and atomic energy in 2013.

Kudankulam N-plant to start commercial operations in Oct

Commercial operations of the first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have once again been shifted to October, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said.

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 of India Ltd. (NPCIL), is almost ready for beginning the fission process, said a top official of the country`s atomic regulator.

‘Sub-standard equipments used in Kudankulam plant’

An anti-nuclear activist Tuesday approached the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Centre from commissioning the Kudankulam nuclear plant alleging that sub-standard equipments have been used in the plant making it unsafe.

Commercial operation of Kudankulam plant expected next month

Commercial operation of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to commence next month.

Commercial op of Kudankulam plant further delayed

The commercial operation of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has been delayed further and is expected to commence next month.

SC seeks time frame to enforce safety measures at KNPP

The Centre was asked by the SC to spell out its time frame for implementing all the safety measures recommended by the (AERB) for Kudankulam plant.

Kundankulam N-plant: SC frowns at Tamil Nadu`s lethargy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear to the government that all safety measures for handling disaster must be put in place at the Kudankulam power plant before it is operationalised saying there can be no compromise on it.

Talks on Kudankulam plant during Russian Dy PM`s visit

India and Russia will be holding talks on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) 3 and 4 when Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will come here to attend Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission next week.

Udayakumar doesn`t surrender, whisked away by supporters

Anti-nuclear movement leader SP Udayakumar on Tuesday night gave up his plan to surrender to the police.

Plea for stalling Kudankulam nuclear power project reaches SC

The row over setting up the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu reached the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

No accident at Kudankulam: NPCIL

There was no accident at the KNPP as has been made out in some quarters, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited NPCIL asserted Tuesday.

No boiler blast at Kudankulam: Nuclear Power Corp

NPCIL termed as baseless that a boiler had burst at KNPP as work on starting the first 1,000 MW reactor is progressing at a hectic pace.

`Kudankulam plant to be commissioned in 40 days`

The first unit of the Kundankulam nuclear power project is expected to start generating electricity in the next 40 days, Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said Monday.

Nuclear power key to India`s development: Official

Despite protests against Kudankulam nuclear plant, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited plans to set up 20 nuclear reactors.

TN: Anti-KNPP activist asked to surrender passport

The regional passport office here has
issued a notice to SP Udayakumar, convener of a movement spearheading the stir against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, asking him to surrender his passport within 15 days.

Kudankulam: Protesters ‘ready for talks’

Continuing his fast against
the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, convener of People`s
Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) S P Udayakumar on Monday
said the protesters were "ready" for talks.

‘Ulterior motive’ behind Kudankulam stir: PC

Home Minister P Chidambaram
has said there was "some ulterior motive" behind continuance
of the protest against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam
despite assurance from the government that it is safe.

TN govt gives go ahead to Kudankulam N-plant

The Jayalalilthaa govt in Tamil Nadu Monday gave the go ahead to the controversial project and announced a Rs 500 crore special development package for the area where it is located.

`TN govt silently supporting Kudankulam stir`

DMK chief M Karunanidhi Wednesday accused the Tamil Nadu govt of extending "silent support" to the protests against the Indo-Russian project.