Updates on Nuclear issues

Link: 1.  Home ministry team raids trust run by Udayakumar

Tirunelveli: A three member union home ministry team on Thursday raided a trust office at Nagercoil run by S P Udayakumar, who is leading the anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant stir on charges of receiving foreign funding.

Link; 2. Primary coolant pumps of first reactor to undergo another trial

Primary coolant pumps of the first reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) will be subjected to another trial run shortly, for checking their functioning, according to the head of the Russian Specialists Group, Yevgeniy N. Dudkin.

Link: 3. Manmohan, Medvedev pledge to scale up civil nuclear ties

New Delhi, March 29 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday held talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a host of bilateral issues that included scaling up civil nuclear cooperation and enhancing trade ties.

Link: 4. KKNPP will generate power in 2 months: Jaya

hief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said her government expected power generation to begin in Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project within two months. Presenting an overview of electricity generation projects in Tamil Nadu in a suo moto statement in the State Assembly, she said, “It is expected that KKNPP will start generating electricity in two months.” She also replied to the charge of some members that no new power projects were announced in the Budget for 2012- 13 to end the power shortage. She stated that Tamil Nadu had surplus electricity during her previous regime (2001-06) when 2,518 MW of additional installed capacity was created.

 

 

 

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