MADURAI: Farmers in Kanyakumari district are desperate to save their crops which are withering fast, due to lack of water and the water level in Pechiparai, one of the major dams in the district, i

There is not enough reserve water inside the Koodankulam nuclear power plants complex for cooling the reactor cores and the spent fuel pools.

local ngos have asked G Prakash, district collector of Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district, to explain his statement on the Koodankulam nuclear plant. The Tamil evening daily, Tamil Murasu, on October 10, 2006, quoted Prakash's denial of a plan to provide water to the Rs 13,000-crore project from the Pechipparai dam.