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No fuel damage at Kakrapar

Regulation and Safety

22 March 2016

Fuel bundles removed from a leaking coolant channel at Kakrapar unit 1 are intact and undamaged, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said today.

India budgets to boost nuclear projects

Nuclear Policies

01 March 2016

India has allocated an extra 30 billion rupees ($442 million) to boost nuclear power generation projects over the next 15-20 years in its 2016 budget, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced on 29 February.

India joins nuclear liability convention

Nuclear Policies

05 February 2016

India_CSC_ratification_(IAEA-Calma)_48India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Coolant channel source of Kakrapar water

Regulation and Safety

15 March 2016

UPDATED: A coolant channel assembly has been identified as the source of a coolant leak at Kakrapar unit 1, India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has confirmed. The unit remains in a cold shutdown state following the 11 March incident.

Indian bill clears way for joint ventures

Nuclear Policies

26 February 2016

India has amended its atomic energy act to enable the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to form joint venture companies with other Indian public sector units (PSUs) in a move that will help the state-owned company to secure funding for new projects.

Areva looks to finalize reactor business sale

Corporate

28 January 2016

Areva's board of directors has given a mandate to its CEO to finalize negotiations on EDF's acquisition of a majority stake in its nuclear reactor business. The moves follows agreement by the two companies on the final valuation of Areva NP.