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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

India, Russia ink 20 agreements; agree to set up more nuclear reactors
India, Russia ink 20 agreements; agree to set up more nuclear reactors

Nuclear energy cooperation between India and Russia got a major boost with both sides on Thursday inking a vision document for the construction of 12 Russia-built nuclear units in India over the next two decades as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin held summit talks here.

Kudankulam N-plant likely to resume supply early December

The first unit of the Russian built Kudankulam nuclear plant, which stopped operations late last month after a malfunction in the unit's turbine, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government said Wednesday.

Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit

Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.

'Shutting down Unit-1 of Kudankulam N-plant proves it will not benefit TN'

 Anti-nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar today said shutting down of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project due to a problem had proved right his view that KNPP would not benefit Tamil Nadu.

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.

New book talks about the road from 'MoUs' to 'MAOism'

How could one of India's largest and most respected corporate house - Tata Steel, who prides itself on its unwavering commitment to human rights, get it so wrong twice over; in Kalinga Nagar and in Singrur?

Kudankulam N-plant unit to restart generation

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has begun the process to restart the first 1,000 MW unit at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) following the sectoral regulator's permission, said a senior official.

Nuclear liability: Russians seek risk reinsurance for Kudankulam 3 and 4

The final resolution of the vexed issue of India`s nuclear liability law applying on the Kudankulam units 3 and 4 in Tamil Nadu state hinges on the reinsurance of the risk, according to the Russian builders of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

India can reprocess spent fuel from Kudankulam N-Plant: Russia

India can reprocess its spent fuel from the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP)as it has its own facility with highly qualified staff, Russia said on Monday.

Six injured in Kudankulam N-plant accident

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.