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What's giving India's nuclear scientists jitters?

Scientists are puzzled by what caused the mysterious nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat last year, reveals Pallava Bagla. In a highly guarded Indian nuclear reactor......

Month after Kakrapar N-plant leak, questions arise on AERB's role

'When the cause of the leak is identified, is the AERB going to order a shutdown of all the other pressurised heavy water reactors in the country to fix the underlying problem?' Rashme Sehgal......

Kakrapar warning must not go unheeded

Any damage to fuel bundles could have resulted in thousands of times more severe radiation leakage from the reactor, and some of it could have eventually escaped into the public domain, say......

2 weeks later, how serious is the Kakrapar nuclear leak?

Sustained campaign forces NPCIL to issue statement on Kakrapar fuel leak.But there is still not clarity on what went wrong.Rashme Sehgal reports. Dr M V Ramana, a physicist with the Nuclear Future......

'Tell us what happened at Kakrapar'

Residents of Surat, who fear for their lives after the leakage at the nuclear plant, have started an online campaign to know more about the incident.Rashme Sehgal reports. With the Department of......

N-power plant to be commissioned in 2015

Nuclear Power Corporation's first indigenous 700 Mega Watt Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor at Kakrapar Atomic Power Project in Gujarat is expected to be commissioned in 2015. About 70 per cent of......

Nalco to foray into energy sector

Poised for a big leap in its diversification plan, aluminium giant NALCO is all set to invest around Rs 40,000 crore (Rs 400 billion) to make a foray into energy sector besides implementing a host......

Engineering giants gear to set up N-projects

With passage of the nuclear liability Bill, the heavy engineering supply chain, led by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL), is gearing to take up......

Land trouble may trip N-power in Gujarat

Vashram Patel, a farmer in the Jasapara village in Gujarat, says it is better to "fight and die" on his land rather than move to another place. "Most of us are illiterate and we have done nothing......

IOC, NPCIL plan JV for nuclear power plants

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), nation's largest oil firm, is likely to sign a joint venture agreement with Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) this month to foray into nuclear power generation. "Our......

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