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Koodankulam N-plant to attain criticality by mid-night

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Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu: The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will attain criticality by mid-night today, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman S.K.Sinha announced.
Talking to newsmen, Sinha, flanked by th

Koodankulam project official receives threat letter

As the controversial Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant is set to be commissioned this month, an anonymous letter threatening its site director has sent the authorities and police into a tizzy.

SC: Why safety not a priority in K-plant


The Supreme Court on Tue­s­day pulled up the Tamil Nadu government for dism­al disaster management preparedness at the Kud­an­k­u­lam nuclear pow­er pla­nt in the state, saying the “lethargic” attitud

Kudankulam project progresses, reactor vessel sealed


The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has crossed one more milestone - sealing of the first 1,000-MW reactor pressure vessel, said a senior official on Tuesday.

"Two German technicians complete

Oz filmmaker detained on way to K-plant

Australian documentary fi­lmmaker, David Bradbury, known for his crusade ag­ainst nuclear energy, and his wife, Linda Treena Rose, were detained by the Kudankulam police on the­ir way to Idinthakarai

Anti-nuclear protestors stage day-long siege of plant


Launching another phase of their agitation against Kudankulam atomic power project, anti-nuclear protestors on Monday began a day-long 'siege' of the plant by placing fibre boats and floating buoys in the sea.

Thousands join protest in sea at Kudankulam

Opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), people belonging to various walks of life - fishermen, traders, activists, cadres of political parties - began a protest at the sea near the atomi

K-plant fuel loading over


The fuel-loading process in the first unit of Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) is said to have been completed and the unit is ready to attain criticality, according to a highly-placed KKNPP so

Udayakumar wants unconditional talks

Even as the anti-nuclear power agitators resorted to an innovative form of protest by burying themselves upto the waist in beach sand, anti-KKNPP struggle committee coordinator, Dr S.P. Udayakumar on

Tremors at Shengottai fuel anti-KKNPP protests

The mild tremors experienced twice on Sunday in Shengottai at the foothills of the Western Ghats located around 125 km from Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district further fuelled the anti-KKNPP agitation.

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