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KNPP's first unit to start commercial operation tonight

The first 1,000 MWe unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is expected to start its commercial operation at midnight, a senior official said. "The first unit of KNPP would go for commercial......

NPCIL dismisses reports of blast at Kudankulam plant

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited on Wednesday dismissed reports about a blast or steam pipe leak at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, saying there was only "an incident of hot water......

Anti-Kudankulam nuclear power plant group revives stir

Reviving their anti-nuclear stir, leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy on Friday began an indefinite fast at Idinthakarai to press for implementation of some of their demands......

Kudankulam: The story behind the blast that killed seven

Why were bombs being made in a small village near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant and is the blast in anyway linked to the agitation? A Ganesh Nadar travels to Idinthakarai to find out. Two days......

Kudankumam shuts plant for second time for tests

Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu has been temporarily suspended for the second time in about a week in order to undertake mandatory tests, official sources said......

India's nuclear hope fades over Russian delays

Kudankulam, India's main hope of pushing up nuclear power generation from its low level (of just 3 per cent of the total), is taking much longer than projected to turn fissile. The first of the two......

Can India crack the Russian market?

Trade sanctions on Russia by Europe and the US offer an opportunity for India, but the devaluation of the rouble may play spoilsport A team of Russia’s phyto-sanitary watchdog,......

Putin, Modi seek to revive jaded Russia-India relationship

Deals will cover oil exploration and supply, infrastructure and an increase in direct diamond sales to India Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India on Thursday in an attempt to revive a......

India's infrastructure action on the Twitter route

From Kudankulam to the Land Bill, Vinayak Chatterjee takes the Twitter route to capture the infra action of 2013.   1. Kudankulam goes ‘critical’. Southern states to receive......

'Celebrate the spirit of resistance'

If you feel that the year 2012 is coming to a close on a depressing note focusing on an unusual New Year celebration in Kundankulam in Tamil Nadu might offer a glimmer of hope. There are indeed......

  People speak for kudankulam nuclear power project

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venkatesaldevarajan
Q. Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Sunday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu and said the plant was totally safe and a "boon to the people". "The third generation nuclear reactor is totally safe and is a boon to the people," Kalam told reporters at the site. "The nuclear plant is built at a correct height and there is no threat of tsunami (damage)," he said but politicians and few vested interests are politicizating - What do you say ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/former-president-apj-abdul-kalam-on-sunday-visited-the-kudan/21097470/answers/

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. At a time when the country is boosting its nuclear power prowess and villagers in Tamil Nadu are protesting the Kudankulam project, an RTI query has revealed how nuclear plants in India are porous in terms of the safety infrastructure. - Should the Government ensure adequate safety measures to prevent doing Japan in India ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Safety is Last priority in India. So what if 1 million Die, there are 1.2 Billion. When a building is constructed the Neta going there is give a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/at-a-time-when-the-country-is-boosting-its-nuclear-power-pro/21097470/answers/20957606

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned her about the consequences of stalling the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tirunelveli district, chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday extended full support to the villagers, who have stepped up their protests. She assured them that their interests would not be compromised.- I wonder what she was doing earlier ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Like a chameleon that changes its colour, Jayalaithaa also has learnt to live in her political life with new avtar...! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-day-after-prime-minister-manmohan-singh-cautioned-her-abou/20957603/answers/20938269

  Web results for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project
House panel

Saturday said the agreement reached between India and the US to operationalize the civil nuclear deal was within the fundamental policy and legal... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/insurance-pool-for-nuclear-sector-within-legal-structure-house-panel-115013100828_1.html
Engagements

Department of Adi Dravidar Welfare: Humanism Week celebrations, Collector T.N. Hariharan inaugurates, DRO A.M. Nagendran, Adi Dravidar Welfare... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/engagements/article6836924.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Nuclear energy is important, but take the public on board in this

The deja vu is inescapable. The Narendra Modi-Barack Obama nuclear deal has once again given visions of a huge expansion of nuclear power... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/analysis/nuclear-energy-is-omportant-but-take-the-public-on-board-in-this/article1-1311927.aspx
A year's wait likely before commercial N-deals inked

The breakthrough in civil nuclear deal between India and US may be heads up for American equipment makers that plan to export eight unbuilt nuclear... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/year%E2%80%99s-wait-likely-commercial-n-deals-inked-082
There is more to Indo-US ties than nuclear deal

As diplomatic breakthroughs go, the second coming of Barack Obama to India during his presidency, this time at the personal initiative ofNarendra... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/there-is-more-to-indo-us-ties-than-nuclear-deal_1285672.html

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