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The Computer Infection of Kudankulam and its Implications via The India Forum

M V Ramana, Lauren J. Borja The October 2019 cyberattack on a computer system at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant points to new pathways to severe accidents that can result in widespread radioactive fallout. Attempts to lower this risk would further … Continue reading

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Lessons from the cyberattack on India’s largest nuclear power plant via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Alexander Campbell, Vickram Singh, November 14, 2019 Indian officials acknowledged on October 30th that a cyberattack occurred at the country’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant. An Indian private cybersecurity researcher had tweeted about the breach three days earlier, prompting Indian authorities to initially deny that it had occurred before admitting that the … Continue reading

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‘Kudankulam plant sensors not functioning properly for two years’ via Sunday Guardian Live

Abhinandan Mishra Experts say that ‘strain’ is the most important criterion which directly governs the service life of nuclear power structures. New Delhi: “Strain” monitoring equipment or sensors that are installed at unit 1 and unit 2 of the Kudankulam nuclear … Continue reading

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‘Kudankulam plant can withstand Fukushima-like disaster’ via The Economic Times

MOSCOW: All nuclear power plants being developed by Russia, including the one at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, meet all post-Fukushima safety standards and would be able to withstand external influence like an earthquake or a tsunami, an official of Russia’s … Continue reading

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Pacific Climate Warriors Roll Out Anti-Coal “Red Carpet” for Angela Merkel at UN Climate Talks via Democracy Now!

Broadcasting from the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany, we look at protests underway against oil, coal, gas and nuclear power. Indian activists are demonstrating against India’s largest nuclear power station, the Kudankulam plant in India’s southern state of Tamil … Continue reading

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Bangladesh to start work on first nuclear reactor next month: minister via Reuters

[…] Bangladesh has been planning to build nuclear plants since the 1960s but a lack of support and other factors have delayed the much-needed project in a country known for frequent power cuts. Two nuclear reactors, each with 1,100 megawatts … Continue reading

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Russia offers India latest third-generation reactors for post-Kudankulam nuclear project via FirstPost

Moscow: Russia has offered India the latest “Generation 3-plus” nuclear reactor —the VVER-1200 — powered by advanced fuel, to be set up at a yet-to-be designated site in parallel to the ongoing 6,000 MW Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu. Both countries … Continue reading

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Stop Republic TV from hurting me and my family: Anti-nuclear activist SP Udayakumar writes to Press Council via The Indian Express

Anti-nuclear activist S P Udayakumar, known for his protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project, on Thursday wrote a letter to Press Council of India chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad raising allegations of harassment against news channel Republic TV. … Continue reading

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Kudankulam nuclear plant row: Protesters live under the shadow of sedition via Hindustan Times

[…] More than 6,000 of 10,000 inhabitants of southern Tamil Nadu’s Idinthakari village live in the shadow of sedition. Many say their only crime was living in the epicentre of the massive popular protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant … Continue reading

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TN nuclear plant’s second unit gets clearance, to go critical soon via newKerala.com

w Delhi, July 8 : The Kudankulam nuclear power plant’s second unit is expected to go critical in a few days after the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) gave the final clearance on Friday, informed sources said. […] In an … Continue reading

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