Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Current Affairs, GK & News

India & Russia to hold 2+2 dialogue

External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar recently held productive talks with the Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. Both sides reviewed the progress on broad-ranging cooperation between both the nations on nuclear, space, energy and defence sectors. Highlights Both leaders discussed global and regional issues such as Afghanistan, Iran and Syria. According to S. Jaishankar, even though so ..

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Russia begins construction of 5th Nuclear Power Unit at Kudankulam

Russia started construction of fifth nuclear power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu on June 29, 2021. Key points This development is a significant step in bilateral relation between both the countries. Rosatom (a Russian company) is providing technology to construct the Kudankulam plant. This plant has six units each having 1,000 MWe generation capacity. ..

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India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin recently agreed to establish “2+2 Ministerial Dialogue”. The “2+2 Ministerial” dialogue is held between the defence ministers and foreign ministers. About 2+2 Dialogue India holds similar dialogues with US, Australia and Japan. Russia is the first non-QUAD member with which India is to hold ..

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India and Russia step up cyber security cooperation

India and Russia have stepped up their cyber security cooperation in the backdrop of cyber-attack on Kudankulam nuclear power plant built by global nuclear major Rosatom.  Indian authorities have appraised Russia that necessary steps have been taken to prevent similar incidents in future on the Indo-Russian joint venture. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brasilia, ..

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Malware detected in NPCIL system, isolated

As per Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), a malware was identified in state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) system at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), Tamil Nadu. The matter was conveyed to the DAE by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) on 4 September 2019 and was immediately investigated by DAE specialists. Key ..

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