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Space flights, nuclear power and a missile shield 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
India’s achievements in space, marked by missions to the moon and Mars; its nuclear power programme; and the range of missiles in its armoury were made possible by the visionary zeal of scientists such as Vikram Sarabhai and Homi J. Bhabha and the commitment of the political leadership to building a scientific temper. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Be wary of vested interests, official tells project-displaced 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
‘People’s cooperation must for development’
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N-power: self-reliance back in vogue 13.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
Recent announcements on new civil nuclear power plant construction in India reflect a sense of realism in the central government's expectations about India's nuclear power growth prospects. The Union Cabinet's May 2017 decision to approve construction of ten 700 Megawatt electric (MWe) Indian Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (IPHWR-700s) in 'fleet mode' and the subsequent conclusion of a 'General Framework Agreement and Credit Protocol' (GFA) for Units 5 & 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) between NPCIL and Atomstroyexport, a subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, reveal an acceptance of the fact that domestic IPHWR-700s and Russian pressurised water reactors (PWRs or VVERS) are the only two credible pathways for India to boost its nuclear power capacity in the short to medium term. While both options will help consolidate India's domestic nuclear industry in different ways, these developments also mean that other avenues for international collaboration are dicey at best, given supplier wariness ...
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With Kudankulam down, Tamil Nadu looks at thermal option 12.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Tangedco has been forced to meet the state's power demand without the 1,000MW from the two units at Kudankulam. Fortunately, the power utility has been able to meet the demand due to the availability of wind power so far.
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Affordable LEDs to cut cost of power purchase by Rs 12 crore 9.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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HCC to construct ₹763-crore fuel processing facility at Kalpakkam 7.8.2017 HBL: Home
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), a Mumbai-based infrastructure major, has bagged ₹763 crore contract from Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) for erecting structures of Fast Reactor ...
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Railways declines to partner with DAE for building foreign nuclear reactors 6.8.2017 News
Railways looks for capital for own expansion, seemed unwilling to divert their resources: Official
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Railways declines to partner with DAE for building foreign Nuclear - reactors 6.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The Department of Atomic Energys efforts to forge joint ventures with PSUs for building foreign nuclear reactors in the country has received a setback with the Railways declining its offer to enter a partnership for the purpose, a senior government official has said. The Railways has not cited any reason for refusing to collaborate with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), a PSU under the DAE, the official said. The NPCIL operates 22 nuclear reactors in the country with a total capacity of 6,780 MW. Under the proposal, the DAE had also offered to sell electricity to the Railways but the national carrier did not find it lucrative. The official, who requested anonymity, said the Railways was looking for capital for its own expansion and they seemed unwilling to divert their resources. The NPCIL has also entered joint ventures with the National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). However, even the response ...
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Kudankulam stage three takes shape as India, Russia sign contracts 4.8.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , August 4 : Three contracts were recently signed between India and Russia for constructing units 5 and 6 for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (NPP).
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Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector 2.8.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Aug 02 : Several foreign companies from various countries have shown interest in participating in the country's nuclear power projects in various capacities as technology partners, suppliers, contractors, service providers, and others including Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) and GE-Hitachi, United States of America (USA), Electricite de France (EDF), France and Russia.
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Involvement of Foreign Companies in Indian Nuclear Sector 2.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, August 2: Several foreign companies from various countries including Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) and GE-Hitachi, United States of America (USA), Electricite de France (EDF), France and Rosatom, Russia have shown interest in participating in the country's nuclear power projects in various capacities as technology partners, suppliers, contractors, service providers, etc.
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India, Russia sign 3 contracts on Kudankulam 1.8.2017 ET: Power
After overcoming initial hurdles, India and Russia signed the General Framework Agreement (GFA) and credit protocol for Units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam NPP on June 1.
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India, Russia sign 3 contracts on Kudankulam 1.8.2017 TOI: India
India and Russia have signed contracts for priority design works and supply of main equipment for units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, two months after the main framework agreement for these units were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Russia.
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India, Russia sign 3 contracts on Kudankulam 1.8.2017 deccanherald.com
India and Russia have signed contracts for priority design works and supply of main equipment for units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, two months after the main framework agreement for these units were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Russia. Three main contracts were signed yesterday between state- owned Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and Russias JSC Atomstroyexport for priority design works, working design and supply of the main equipment for stage III of Kudankulam NPP, an official release from the Russian company said. JSC Atomstroyexport is a key foreign trade engineering company of State Corporation "Rosatom" for construction of nuclear power facilities abroad. "The project for construction of Units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam NPP is passing to the practical implementation phase. Designing begins, as well as development of procurement procedures of the main equipment of the Russian production to complete Stage III of the Indian nuclear power ...
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Three major contracts for two Kudankulam units signed with Russia 1.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Russia's ASE Group of Companies on Tuesday said three main contracts were signed with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for nuclear power units 5 and 6 to be set up in Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam.
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N-plant row: CPI(M) leaders arrested 27.7.2017 Hindu: National
Twenty leaders of the CPI(M), including Bhaviri Krishnamurthy, D. Govinda Rao, P. Tejeswara Rao, and Ch. Ammannaidu, were arrested on Wednesday when they went to the Ranasthalam tahsildar office to re...
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Nuclear plant: 473 acres handed over to NPCIL 27.7.2017 Hindu: National
Remaining 1,500 acres to be given in three months
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‘Focus should be on creating awareness about nuclear energy’ 25.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Trainee scientific officers graduate from BARC school 24.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
As many as 33 Trainee Scientific Officers from BARC Training School at IGCAR, Kalpakkam, completed their training and graduated today.
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Russia to sign three key pacts for Kudankulam units 5 & 6 this month 20.7.2017 HBL: Home
Expects India to choose site soon for a second nuclear power plant
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