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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Aam Aadmi Party today got support from an unexpected quarter for next week`s Delhi Assembly polls, with anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant group in Tamil Nadu expressing solidarity with Arvind Kejriwal`s party.
A day after an explosion at a village near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant here claimed six lives, police formed a team to probe it and stepped up security even as two live bombs were recovered from the area.
Power generation in the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours on Tuesday, would resume soon after completion of preparatory work and certain mandatory procedures.