User: nuclear Topic: Nuclear Issues
Category: NPCIL
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 23:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Jaitapur nuclear power project back on negotiation table 23.3.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
NPCIL, French firm yet to agree upon costs
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BARC scientists probing how 2 nuclear reactors contracted ‘small pox’ 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Toughened radiation-resistant pipes show ‘small pox-like’ nodular corrosion at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat
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What's giving India's nuclear scientists jitters? 19.3.2017 Rediff: News
Scientists are puzzled by what caused the mysterious nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat last year, reveals Pallava Bagla.
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Scientists probing how 2 nuclear reactors contracted small pox 19.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
As a consequence, literally in a plot similar to a Bollywood thriller Indian scientists are burning the midnight oil to unravel the mysterious nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant in Gujarat.
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WestingHouse willing to continue with nuclear project: Government 15.3.2017 ET: Power
The statement came amid reports claiming that Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, which had stake in WestingHouse, is planning to withdraw from its lead role in building nuclear plants in India and Britain.
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‘IAEA satisfied with Kudankulam reactors’ safety’ 15.3.2017 Hindu: National
DG of the agency says there should be transparency in operating nuclear reactors
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Second n-plant at Kudankulam to restart by March-end 13.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's atomic power plant operator will restart its second 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu in two weeks' time while the first unit of similar capacity will be stopped for refuelling in mid-April, a senior official said on Monday.
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Westinghouse CEO visits India, keeps nuclear project alive 9.3.2017 All International Stories
The company would only provide reactors for the six AP1000 units to be built in Andhra Pradesh
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With India visit, Westinghouse CEO keeps nuclear project alive 8.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Westinghouse would only provide reactors for the six AP1000 units
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With India visit, Westinghouse CEO keeps nuclear project alive 8.3.2017 ET: Power
Despite the financial crisis, Westinghouse CEO Jose Gutierrez flew in to India last week for talks with state-run National Power Corp of India.
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Fintech companies may see more investor interest this year: Report 5.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Corporate interest in fintech is also expected to increase in India over the next year
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Template for TN green protest laid by anti-Kudankulam N-plant stir 5.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Parallels can be drawn between the ongoing protest by the people of Pudukottai district against a hydrocarbon project and the three-year-long agitation by the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) targeting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), activists said.
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Union Govt brought Nuclear programme to North India: Jitendra Singh 4.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Union Govt brought Nuclear programme to North India: Jitendra Singh
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Union Govt brought Nuclear programme to North India: Dr Jitendra Singh 4.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel
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Toshiba crisis dampens AP nuke plant prospects 26.2.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The crisis in Toshiba Corporation's Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) has cast a shadow over the nuclear power plant, which was proposed to be set up in Andhra Pradesh. New Delhi is concerned over the fate of the negotiation, which the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) commenced with the WEC for setting up six light water reactors at Kovvada in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, sources told DH. The Toshiba Corporation suffered a loss of over $6.2 billion on its nuclear power operations, mainly from its US-based unit WEC, which, according to some media reports, is also contemplating to declare itself bankrupt. The conglomerate is also purportedly contemplating a gradual exit from the nuclear reactors' construction business. The WEC, however, has not yet officially exited from its techno-commercial negotiations with NPCIL. Financial crisis hit the Toshiba Corporation at a time when pre-project activities, including land acquisition, obtaining statutory clearances and detailed site ...
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Kovvada nuclear plant: Officials gearing up for land acquisition 25.2.2017 Hindu: National
Villagers firm on written commitment on compensation; seek ₹30 lakh per acre as against the offer of ₹18 lakh
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Exploring nature through birds 20.2.2017 Deccan Herald - Environment
Kaiga Bird Marathon, held in Uttara Kannada, provided an opportunity to watch and understand the birds of the Western Ghats, writes Pavan Kumar H. Weighing around 160-200 grams and with a wingspan of 65 to 71 cm, the Amur falcon, an inter-continental migratory bird, travels almost 22,000 km to beat the cold in southeastern Siberia and northern China. And in its journey to South Africa, these birds make a pit stop in India. While their first pit stop is Nagaland, some of these birds make their next stop in parts of Uttara Kannada, especially Attiveri Bird Sanctuary near Mundgod. However, with the water bodies at the bird sanctuary going dry due to scanty rainfall, these birds halted at the thick forest of Kaiga valley this winter, sending a wave of joy among bird enthusiasts. At the Kaiga Bird Marathon 2017 that was conducted recently at Kaiga in Uttara Kannada, Amur falcon was one of the many popular birds that participants wanted to catch a glimpse of. The marathon was conducted by the Nuclear Power ...
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India still keen to buy Westinghouse reactors despite Toshiba meltdown 17.2.2017 ET: Power
India has been in talks to locate half a dozen Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh under its drive to expand nuclear generation and wean the economy off polluting fuels like coal.
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India still keen to buy Westinghouse reactors despite Toshiba meltdown 17.2.2017 News
Toshiba this week booked a $6.3 billion charge related to huge cost overruns at Westinghouse
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Westinghouse mum over threat to Andhra N-unit 9.2.2017 ET: Power
NPCIL and Westinghouse are scheduled to conclude the commercial contract this year, after which the US nuclear firm is to set up six reactors (AP1000 type) in three pairs for the proposed plant in Andhra.
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