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World`s first nuclear power plant to turn 60 this week

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:12

The first nuclear power plant in the world, which showcased the peaceful uses of atomic energy to the world, especially during the Cold War era, turns 60 this week.

Japan minister apologises for Fukushima money gaffe

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:47

A Japanese cabinet minister apologised today after appearing to suggest people in nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima could be persuaded to put up with contaminated waste if the government threw cash at them.

Fukushima struggling to build ice wall to plug leak

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:35

The operator of Japan`s battered Fukushima nuclear power plant said Tuesday it was having trouble with the early stages of an ice wall being built under broken reactors to contain radioactive water.

UAE gets first batch of nuclear power plant trainees

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 15:33

The UAE has got its first group of 10 graduates to oversee safety operations at its first nuclear energy plant, after the batch completed a specialised training programme.

AERB rules out deficiency in valve construction in Kudankulam plant

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 21:45

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has ruled out any deficiency in the construction of a valve in Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant where six people were injured last month due to spillage of hot water from it during maintenance work.

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 21:31

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.

Take steps to get maximum power from KNPP for industry: Vasan

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 13:55

Former Union Minister G K Vasan on Sunday requested the Tamil Nadu government to take effective steps to obtain maximum power from the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which has attained full generation capacity, to provide uninterrupted power to industry, facing severe power outages.

Japan court rules against nuclear restart in rare ruling

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 13:27

A Japanese court ruled against allowing the restart of a nuclear power plant west of Tokyo on Wednesday, its operator said, a rare case in which anti-nuclear plaintiffs have successfully won a ruling to shut down reactors.

Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: SC rejects plea to appoint panel

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 21:42

Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea of an anti-nuclear activist to appoint a committee to supervise safety measures in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 876 MW

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 12:20

The first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project touched a peak power generation of 876 MW on Monday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.

Construction halted at Taiwan nuclear plant after protests

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 21:08

Taiwan said Sunday it would stop construction at a controversial nuclear power plant after tens of thousands of protesters blockaded a main street in the capital calling for the project to be scrapped. 

Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:42

26. Iran`s nuclear chief has raised concerns for the fate of the country`s only running atomic power plant amid talks with the West about a final deal to curb Tehran`s controversial nuclear program, a newspaper reported on Sunday.