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TN seeks adequate supply of coal 22.9.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Centre urged to expedite Cheyyur project
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1,000-Mw second Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart on Oct 7 19.9.2017 News
The mega nuclear power plant was shut down on August 4, due to hydrogen concentration in the stator
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Second Kudankulam 1,000 MW nuclear plant to restart on October 7 19.9.2017 ET: Power
India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has two 1,000 MW nuclear power plants at KNPP built with Russian equipment.
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India, Russia sign protocol for tri-service exercise 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Russia on Friday signed a protocol for conducting their first-ever tri-services exercise in October.
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Russia calls US ban on Kaspersky products 'regrettable' 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A US government decision to stop using security software from Kaspersky Lab is "regrettable", the Kremlin said on Thursday.
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PIL plea filed against Kudankulam units 3 & 4 9.9.2017 Hindu: Home
“They have not complied with norms related to creation of sterilized zone”
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Russia says Syrian troops advance towards IS strongholds 5.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Syrian government forces supported by Russian warplanes have scored new victories in an offensive against one of the last IS strongholds in the city of Deir al-Zour, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
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Kudankulam unit starts power production 29.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News

After more than four months of shutdown, the first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) started generating electricity from Tuesday.

Sources from KNPP here said the unit restarted in the morning after refuelling and initially the power production was about 200 MW.

"The total capacity of 1,000 MW will be reached in a couple of days", a senior official from KNPP told Deccan Herald.

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One Kudankulam n-power unit restarts generation 29.8.2017 ET: Power
The first unit was shut down on April 13 for annual maintenance and refuelling. Every year, one third of the reactor's 163 fuel assemblies, or 54 assemblies, are replaced.
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One Kudankulam n-power unit restarts generation 29.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) restarted generation after completion of refuelling on Tuesday, said an official.
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Kudankulam first reactor synchronised with Southern Grid 29.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The first reactor was generating 300 MWe when it was synchronised with the grid.
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Kudankulam first reactor attains criticality after second fuel outage 24.8.2017 Hindu: Home
TIRUNELVELIAfter successfully accomplishing the second refuelling process, the first reactor of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) attained criticality at 9.28 a.m. on Thursday.Presently, the 1,...
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India-Russia fifth generation fighter project appears to be stuck 23.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A long-delayed programme for a fifth generation fighter aircraft that India and Russia were to develop together seems to have hit rough weather, as Defence Ministry feels it may turn out to be too expensive.
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Kudankulam first reactor to resume power generation soon 23.8.2017 Hindu: National
Second scheduled fuel outage in the reactor commenced on April 13
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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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India’s Atomic Energy Programme 17.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India entered the atomic age, more correctly the nuclear age, on 4th August 1956 when Apsara, India’s first nuclear reactor, went into operation.
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‘Kudankulam first reactor to resume generation very soon’ 15.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Site Director says it has generated 14,148 million units of power
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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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Why the withering nuclear power industry threatens US national security 11.8.2017 News
Closures pose long-term risks to national security and discourage developments of nuclear scientist
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