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Where Kudankulam's nuclear island is created bit by bit 22.5.2018 General News
The steam generator for the third unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu is three months away from completion at the Atomenergomash factory around three hours drive from here, according to its Director, Maksim Jidkov.
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PM Modi, Putin May Discuss Energy, Nuclear Issues At 'No-Agenda' Summit 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
PM Modi is flying in only for a day for this summit at the "invitation of Mr Putin" and it comes close on the heels of the unique "informal summit" held between India and China recently in Wuhan. This...
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NPCIL wins Russian award for 'Atom on Wheels' campaign 15.5.2018 General News
In recognition of the importance of public outreach in nuclear power development, state-run Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) on Monday won the top award in the public communication category from the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom at its 10th Atomexpo international conference here.
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RInfra board approves raising up to Rs 3,000 cr via equity shares issue 14.5.2018 General News
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) today said its board has approved raising up to Rs 3,000 crore by issuance of equity shares to its existing shareholders or qualified institutional investors to bolster long-term resources. "The board approved the company augmenting long-term resources by issue of equity shares by way of rights issue to the existing shareholders and/or through Qualified Institutions Placement, for an amount up to Rs 3,000 crore," the company said in a filing to BSE. The board constituted a committee of directors in this behalf to decide the mode of issue, issue price, timing of issue and all other related matters. The board noted some of the awards recently won by the company, including Rs 7,000 crore Versova-Bandra sea link project, Rs 3,647 crore Uppur thermal power project, Rs 1,585 crore Mumbai metro line 4 project and Rs 1,081 crore Kudankulam nuclear power project. "In view of the above, the board agreed to further strengthen the company's net worth and capital ..
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Spent fuel will be stored at KKNPP site itself: NPCIL 7.5.2018 Hindu: National
Says plant has enough capacity to store it for a few years more
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World's first floating nuclear plant put to sea by Russia 28.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Akademik Lomonosov, the world's first "floating" nuclear power plant (FNPP) for installation in remote areas, has headed out on its first sea voyage from this Baltic shipyard here, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Saturday.
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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant designed to withstand earthquakes and other threats: NPCIL tells SC 24.4.2018 DNA: Money
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd today told the Supreme Court that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has advanced safety features and it was designed to withstand earthquakes and other such threats. The NPCIL made the submissions before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. The bench was hearing an NPCIL application seeking an extension of time to complete the away-from-reactor (AFR) facility for spent fuel according to the apex court's directions passed in a judgment in May 2013. Representing NPCIL, Additional Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta told the bench, comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, the process to complete the AFR facility was going on. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the petitioner, opposed the NPCIL plea and said even after the fuel rods were out of service, they remain radioactive for a long time. He referred to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan after a massive earthquake and followed by a tsunami, and said the spent fuel ...
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SC seeks report on compliance of safety features of Kudankulam n-plant 23.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to file an affidavit indicating the progress made on safety features of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.
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Kudankulam nuclear plant has advanced safety features, can withstand earthquakes: NPCIL informs SC 23.4.2018 General News
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd today told the Supreme Court that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has advanced safety features and it was designed to withstand earthquakes and other such threats. The NPCIL made the submissions before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. The bench was hearing an NPCIL application seeking an extension of time to complete the away-from-reactor (AFR) facility for spent fuel according to the apex court's directions passed in a judgment in May 2013. Representing NPCIL, Additional Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta told the bench, comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, the process to complete the AFR facility was going on. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the petitioner, opposed the NPCIL plea and said even after the fuel rods were out of service, they remain radioactive for a long time. He referred to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan after a massive earthquake and followed by a tsunami, and ...
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‘Shut down Kudankulam till spent fuel facility is ready’ 23.4.2018 Hindu: Health
NGO says operation of units without proper storage space poses a risk
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NPCIL To Recruit Graduates, Diploma Candidates For Scientific Asst Post 20.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has invited applications for recruitment to Stipendiary Trainee /Technician-B (Group-C) and Stipendiary Trainee / Scientific Assistant B (Group -B)...
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Russian cosmonauts greet Kudankulam school children 14.4.2018 General News
Two Russian cosmonauts from the International Space Station (ISS) have greeted students of the Atomic Energy Central School at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu after receiving a letter from them, according to a statement from Russian state-run nuclear energy corporation Rosatom.
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Russian cosmonauts greet Kudankulam central school children 13.4.2018 General News
Two Russian cosmonauts have greeted students of a central school located at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu from the International Space Station, after receiving a letter from them. The cosmonauts, Oleg Artemyev and Anton Shkaplerov, addressed the students of Atomic Energy Central School, Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district on April 12, a release from Rosatom, a Russian firm involved in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Project (KKNPP) said. "Out of more than 12,000 letters, their (students) letter was chosen to be replied and the cosom sent greetings," it said. An accompanying video showed the astroanuts displaying a picture taken by the children with Mikhail Kornienko, a Russian space pilot, during his visit to the school last year. He had earlier served in the ISS. Artemyev was seen saying in the video that they had received a lot of letters and congratulations on the International Cosmonauts Day. "One of those letters was unique. It was full of warmth and love and we could
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RInfra wins Rs 1,081 cr contract for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Proj 9.4.2018 General News
Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra) today said it has won a Rs 1,081 crore contract from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for works pertaining to two units of the Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu. The company said its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) division has won the contract amidst competition from leading players like BHEL, Larsen & Toubro, Tata Projects and BGR. RInfra said in a BSE filing that it has received the purchase order of Rs 1,081 crore for Common Services System, Structure & Components (SSC) package and allied civil works of Unit -3 and 4 of the project at Tirunelveli District. The contract entails design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of SSC package and allied civil works on EPC basis. The project is to be commissioned in 56 months, the company said, adding that the contract value is inclusive of taxes and duties and also contains imported component of USD 23.2 million. RInfra said it is targeting EPC .
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Reliance Infrastructure wins Rs 10.81 billion EPC project for Kudankulam 9.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
RInfra expects to target EPC opportunities worth Rs 2 trillion, with an aim to increase its EPC order book to Rs 500 billion in the current financial year
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Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 1081 cr purchase order from NPCIL 9.4.2018 General News
For Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project
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Reliance Infra bags Rs 1,081 crore EPC contract for Kudankulam n-project 9.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Infrastructure has received a Rs 1,081 crore purchase order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Common Services System, Structure & Components (SSC) package and allied civil works of Unit -3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, a company statement said here on Monday.
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Mani’s ‘no’ to power cut 30.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues

Electricity Minister M.M. Mani has said the government will not resort to power cut to tide over power shortage during summer.

Mr. Mani told The Hindu on Friday that power was avail

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Mani’s ‘no’ to power cut 30.3.2018 Hindu: Health

Electricity Minister M.M. Mani has said the government will not resort to power cut to tide over power shortage during summer.

Mr. Mani told The Hindu on Friday that power was avail

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Russia ships out moisture separator-reheaters for TN n-project 27.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Three sets of moisture separator-reheaters for the power hall of the third unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have been shipped to India as part of a second batch of equipment for the under-construction Unit 3, KNPP's Russian equipment supplier and technical consultant Rosatom said on Tuesday.
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