CHENNAI: In a fresh attempt to break the impasse over commissioning of the nuclear power plant at Koodankulam, the state government-appointed expert panel will meet protesters and other stakeholder

The four-member expert committee set up by the Tamil Nadu government to look into the people’s concerns about Koodankulam nuclear power project will meet in the city on Friday.

The team is expected to start its work soon and submit its report to the state government. Sources say the team will also visit the Koodankulam site and interact with people and allay their fears.

In a first initiative of its kind, India has begun scouting for deep underground sites to store for several decades the nuclear waste generated from its burgeoning atomic power programme.

In a clear departure from the existing practice of keeping nuclear waste in borosilicate glass containers, the department of atomic energy wants to bury it underground.

Atomic Energy Commission chairman Srikumar Banerjee is pushing for setting up an underground laboratory in an existing uranium mine to study the qualities of the subterranean rock below the mine to see if this can be used to store nuclear waste.

AHMEDABAD: Stressing on production of electricity using nuclear energy in India, member of Atomic Energy Commission M R Srinivasan said here on Monday that it is vital for the country to become the

CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday constituted a four-member expert panel to go into safety features of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project and consider the apprehensions of the l

Much heat was generated when anti-nuclear protestors raised concerns over the safety of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) at an interactive session on “Safety of Kudankulam Reactors – Th

As former Atomic Energy Commission chief Anil Kakodkar shared the dais with its current chairman Srikumar Banerjee for the first time in the locality, protesters jeered officials of the Department of Atomic Energy, Atomic Energy Commission, Nuclear Power Corporation and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

No reliable historical seismic record in the region before 1800 A.D.

The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Koodamkulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu ended in a stalemat