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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.

India, Russia finally sign agreement on Kudankulam 3, 4 units

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:11

After years of deadlock on liability issue, India and Russia have signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project (KKNPP) at a cost of Rs 33,000 crore.

Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear power

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:25

Japan`s Cabinet on Friday approved an energy policy reversing the previous government`s plans to gradually mothball nuclear power plants, a move likely to be unpopular with a wary public following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

EC nod to DAE for Kudankulam pact

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 23:34

Election Commission has given clearance to the Department of Atomic Energy to sign an agreement with its Russian counterpart for unit 3 and 4 of KKNPP and a deal is expected to be signed soon.

Japanese rally against nuclear power

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:10

Thousands of campaigners rallied against nuclear power in Tokyo Saturday, as the government and utilities move toward resumption of reactors in southern Japan.

Nuclear power programme is mindless pursuit of greed: Bhushan

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 22:39

Terming nuclear power programme as "mindless pursuit of greed" because of the heavy investment involved, AAP said decision on this should only be taken after consulting the locals.

India, France agree on cost of power generated by JNPP

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 17:50

After three years of hectic negotiations, India and France have agreed on the cost of power that will be generated by Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP), clearing a major hurdle in the path of the project.

Ukraine tightening nuclear security

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 19:33

Ukraine is reinforcing security measures at its nuclear power plants in response to Russian threats, Ukraine`s ambassador told the UN atomic agency in a letter seen by AFP on Wednesday.

Kudankulam second N-power unit to undergo systems check

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:33

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) is hoping to carry out a full systems check, technically called hydro test, of its second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a senior official.

KNPP first unit to touch optimum power production shortly

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 12:30

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant`s first unit would reach its full capacity of producing 1,000 MW of power soon, a top official of the plant said here on Thursday.

SC asks Centre to respond on safety measures at Kudankulam

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:42

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on implementation of safety guidelines issued by it for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

Iran says Russia could build nuclear reactor in exchange for oil

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:10

Russia could build a second reactor at Iran`s Bushehr nuclear power plant in exchange for Iranian oil, the Iranian ambassador to Moscow said in remarks published on Monday.