Free Press Journal
  • Kudankulam n-reactor

    India to offer site in Andhra to Russia for nuke plants

    New Delhi: India is expected to offer a site in Andhra Pradesh to set up units five and six of Kudankulam nuclear power plant by Russia in sync with broad principles of ‘Make in India’ initiative and a decision in this regard is likely to be finalised during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Moscow this week. The two countries are likely to sign an agreement for the two units with provisions for

  • India, Russia may sign Kudankulam pact during PM visit

    New Delhi : In a move to scale up cooperation in the nuclear energy sector, India and Russia are likely to sign an agreement on Kudankulam units 5 and 6 during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Eurasian country from Wednesday.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Restart Kudankulam & neutralise Maoists: Jaya

    Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged the Centre to recommence the production in Kudankulam Unit-I, now under maintenance, and sought coordinated action among Southern States to neutralise the Maoist menace.

  • Kudankulam-II to be commissioned in 6-8 months: Indian envoy

    Moscow: The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu will be commissioned in the next 6-8 months amid efforts to expedite the setting up of 12 atomic plants proposed to be built by Russia in India in two decades.

  • Druzhba-Dosti

    India’s relations with Russia may not have the scope and depth of its alliance with the erstwhile  Soviet Union, but they remain time-tested, reliable and warm. As Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin has made five visits to India, but the one that he remembers the most is when both countries signed a historic declaration on a strategic partnership in 2000. India’s BJP-led NDA Government then was headed by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • Kudankulam N-plant generates 750 mw

    Tirunelveli: Power generation at Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant’s Unit-1, which was shut down about two months ago due to technical reasons, has resumed and it touched 750 mw today, a top official said.

  • Modi’s Summit Meet With Putin Put Off By A Week

    Our Bureau/New Delhi : A premature failure of a Russian turbine servicing one of the two Russian nuclear reactors at Kudankulam has prompted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call off the summit meeting in the nuclear town with Russian President Vladimir Putin planned to showcase the time-tested ties between the two countries.

  • Giving nod to Kudankulam n-plant unfortunate: Achuthanandan

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday termed as unfortunate the sanction accorded by the apex court to operationalise the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

  • SC reserves order on Kudankulam nuclear plant

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a plea seeking a stay on commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant till all safety measures are put in place.

  • Kudankulam plant: Anti-nuclear activists questions govt in SC

    New Delhi: The anti-nuclear activists today criticised the government in the Supreme Court for exempting the Russian firm involved in setting up Kudankulam nuclear power plant from paying damages in case of mishaps and fixing Rs 1500 crore only as maximum liability on plant’s operator.

  • DMK not against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi today clarified that his party was not against the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, saying, “DMK always supports industrial growth in a scientific manner.”

  • AERB team begins inspection of KNPP

    Tirunelveli (TN): A 10-member team from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board today began inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, where loading of enriched uranium was almost complete.

  • Anti-nuclear protestors stage day-long siege of plant

    Kudankulam(TN): Launching another phase of their agitation against Kudankulam atomic power project, anti-nuclear protestors today began a day-long ‘siege’ of the plant by placing fibre boats and floating buoys in the sea.