Pakistan to test-fire n-missile

Pakistan will test fire a new nuclear-capable missile by the end of this month, a media report said Saturday. Geo News reported that the surface-to-surface `Nasr‘ missile has a 180-km range and a high degree of accuracy. The army has completed preparations for it, said sources.

Croatian experts to inspect KKNPP next week

The KKNPP administration has decided to bring the Croatian experts here for the inspection as determination of the healthiness of all equipment in the reactor building after the ‘hot run’ was conducted is paramount for getting the nod from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) prior to the loading of enriched uranium fuel assemblies forRead More

U.K. MPs sign anti-Kudankulam letter to Manmohan

British MPs and members of the European Parliament have signed a letter from South Asian anti-nuclear groups to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing “deep concern” over human rights and environmental issues around the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) which they argue “violates” the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s safety guidelines.

Anti-nuclear activists seek bail

Two anti-nuclear activists, Sathish alias Sathish Kumar (35) of Omalur Taluk in Salem district and Muhilan alias Shanmugam alias Chandiramuhilan (48) of Chennimalai in Erode district have filed individual bail applications in the Madras High Court Bench here alleging that the Kudankulam police were filing a series of cases against them, despite their incarceration forRead More

KKNPP receives three bomb threat letters TIRUNELVELI: The Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) Tuesday received three bomb threat letters. Two threat letters addressed to a contract worker working at KKNPP and another letter send to KKNPP administration were received at the plant on Tuesday, Police sources said. The sender, Tirunelveli Pothunala Kuzhu (Tirunelveli Public Welfare Committee), said that the contractRead More

Relay fast begins at Idinthakarai

Following the withdrawal of their indefinite fast, anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project protesters began a relay fast at Idinthakarai on Tuesday. Anti-KKNPP struggle committee member M. Pushparayan said that the protesters were ready for talks with the State government to break the stalemate and find an appropriate solution.

KKNPP: Indefinite hunger strike called off

The People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leading the protest against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project Tuesday announced its decision of call off its indefinite hunger strike while continuing with the relay fasting. PMANE’s Struggle Committee in a statement said it was calling off the hunger strike, as requested by former chief justice of Madras andRead More