CHENNAI: The Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) will conduct workshops on the safety of nuclear reactors, its Director K Ramamurthy said on Sunday, to help the common man appreciate the high standa

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Nuclear safety has emerged as a key issue following the tsunami disaster at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Complex in Japan. Scientists are calling on the nuclear establishment to adopt natural measures to protect nuclear installations against tsunamis.

NEW DELHI, 24 AUG: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today assured the Lok Sabha that nuclear facilities in the country were “world-class” and all efforts were being made to maintain the best safety

Continuous dose rate recorded by the network of environmental monitoring stations at Kalpakkam is analysed for estimating the site dose profile with respect to the local climatology. The gamma dose rate recorded comprises of the natural background as well as the dose due to the designed release of Ar-41 gaseous activity from Madras Atomic Power Station.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Tuesday said its consortium with Alstom had won a Rs.1,600-crore contract for steam turbine generators for the Kakrapar nuclear power station in Gujarat from Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

As part of the exercise undertaken by the government to ensure world class nuclear safety standards in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the four groups constituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will quantify to what level India can handle a major crisis beyond the design capacity of nuclear plants in the country.

The Fukushima Effect

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In the context of the unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan, it would be necessary to revisit our nuclear power policy.
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Fukushima is making people edgy. Especially those who live near India

Chennai: The safety review of nuclear reactors which the Prime Minister announced in the wake of the tragedy in Japan is now officially under way.