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The case for the nuclear plant

Kudankulam plant safe: Kalam

The former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, on Sunday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) and asserted that there was no...»

Nuclear power is our gateway to a prosperous future

'Economic growth will need massive energy. Will we allow an accident in Japan, in a 40-year-old reactor at Fukushima, arising out of extreme »

‘Giving up nuclear power will be harmful'

There will be no compromise on the safety of atomic plants and it will be harmful to close the additional source of energy. It will be h...»

The burden of power

The Tamil Nadu Cabinet's decision to allow the resumption of work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has created understandable eup...»

Kalam for boosting local economy to allay nuclear fears

Suggests Rs. 200-crore plan to win villagers over to Kudankulam »

Russia stands by its reactors

Even in the midst of the Japanese crisis, Moscow clinched new reactor deals asserting that nuclear power is safe if reactors are built in th »

Getting it right on Kudankulam

New Delhi's handling of the protests at Kudankulam marks some improvement over the ham-handed way in which popular concerns over the Jai...»

Safety is at the core of Kudankulam nuclear reactors

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu has become part of the regular news in the recent past. Safety of the public ha...»

Let's face it... the alternatives are attractive, but not feasible

Renewable energy sources are attractive but in a sense, powerless. Maybe, someday we'll all live in houses with photovoltaic roof tiles b...»

Is nuclear power the demon it's made out to be?

The water used to cool the Rawatbhata reactor was pumped back into Chambal river. Before and during my pregnancy, I drank the tap water supp »

The Hindu presents the all-new Young World

Animal planet in Chennai
With Madras Corporation taking charge by 1866, the Madras Zoo as it was called, became the country’s first public zoo to be formed.

Purasawalkam: From old town to shopping hub
Vellala Street off Purasawalkam High Road mirrors the metamorphosis that the once quaint neighbourhood has undergone over the past three decades.

Tambaram: A suburb older than Madras itself
It is a little-known fact that the southern suburb of Tambaram is older than Madras itself.








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Man arrested for honour killing of daughter

The alleged suicide of a 16-year-old girl, after she eloped with a Dalit youth and was abandoned by her parents, turned out to be yet an... »