civil nuclear power

‘US has enormous stake in India’s emergence as a global power’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Saying that US has enormous stake in India's emergence as a global power, President Barack Obama's top adviser on international economic issues has voiced US ... Read more...

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US doesn’t support NGOs that oppose nuclear-power projects(Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US has said it's strongly supportive of India's investment in civil nuclear power and its support to NGOs is for development and for democracy ... Read more...

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US doesn’t support NGOs to oppose nuclear power projects


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US has said it's strongly supportive of India's investment in civil nuclear power and its support to NGOs goes only for development and for ... Read more...

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Committed to developing civil n-energy: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha the government was "committed" to the development of civil nuclear energy and said there "would ... Read more...

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Pakistan threatens to undertake nuke arms race over India’s NSG membership bid


January 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 28(ANI): Pakistan has threatened to activate a new nuclear arms race in South Asia after the United States supported a move that Islamabad claims will allow India to further ... Read more...

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Sarkozy backs UNSC bid, India-France ink n-deals (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Monday backed India's bid for a permanent seat at the UN Security Council and also called upon Pakistan to fight terrorism even ... Read more...

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US hopes India’s liability law conforms to international practice


September 15th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It is in India's interests if its regulations on nuclear liability are in line with international practice, a top US economic official said here Wednesday. The Indian parliament ... Read more...

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US fears Indian nuclear liability law may deter foreign suppliers


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The passage of a nuclear liability bill by Indian parliament making suppliers of nuclear equipment also potentially liable threatens to cast a long shadow over India's ... Read more...

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US-India Business Council’s guarded comments on civil nuclear liability bill


August 31st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Issuing a guarded reaction to the passage of the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill passed by Indian Parliament, the United States-India Business Council (USIBC) has said it had ... Read more...

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US trade group for absolute liability for n-plant operators


August 31st, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A leading US trade group wants India to adopt a nuclear liability regime channelling absolute and exclusive liability to nuclear power plant operators and establishing a sole remedy ... Read more...

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India, Britain to double trade in five years: PM


July 29th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India and Britain have agreed to double their bilateral trade - currently at 8 billion pounds - by 2015, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Thursday. "We ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea sign nuclear training deal


May 4th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Korea have signed an agreement here related to nuclear technology training. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, director general of the Institute of Applied ... Read more...

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China to back Pakistan for civil nuclear deal with US


April 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) China will back Pakistan for a civil nuclear deal with the US at an upcoming summit in Washington, a media report said Thursday, citing sources privy to ... Read more...

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L&T inks pact with Rolls-Royce for nuclear business


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's leading engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and UK-based power systems company Rolls-Royce have entered into an agreement to explore opportunities in the nuclear ... Read more...

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U.S.-Vietnam announce cooperation on Civil Nuclear Power and Nuclear Security


March 31st, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States and Vietnam have reaffirmed a common commitment to the responsible expansion of civil nuclear power and to nuclear safety and security, the State Department ... Read more...

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India, Italy favour doubling their trade to $16 bn


December 14th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and Italy Monday signed agreements on trade and hoped to double their bilateral trade and investments to $16 billion in the next seven years. "We have the ... Read more...

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Israel aware of S. Arabia’s plans to build nuke power plant


August 21st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Aug.21 (ANI): Israel has said that it is aware about Saudi Arabia's plans to build nuclear power plants. The Saudi newspaper Al-Watan quoted the country's Minister of Water and ... Read more...

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Iran rejects Brown’s offer to settle nuclear stand-off


March 17th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 17 (IANS) Iran Tuesday rejected the suggestions by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown that Tehran should "make the right choice" in its stand-off with the West over its controversial ... Read more...

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Iran is ‘test case’ for nuclear co-operation: Brown


March 17th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday urged Iran to "make the right choice" in its current stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme and said Tehran ... Read more...

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‘Iran out of yellow cake uranium, race to prevent supplies’


January 24th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Iran is running short of yellow cake uranium, triggering an international race to prevent it from importing the material needed to make nuclear weapons, according to a news ... Read more...

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Chavan says India to set up five new atomic reactors soon


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister''s Office, Mr. Prithviraj Chavan, disclosed on Thursday that five new atomic reactors are being set up in the country ... Read more...

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India requires Rs.1.5 trillion for meeting nuclear power targets


January 12th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India will have to invest Rs.1.5 trillion in nuclear power plants if it is to meet an ambitious target of generating 63,000 mega watts (MW) from nuclear ... Read more...

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China privately agrees to step-by-step approach to fulfill Paks Nuke ambitions


October 17th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A day after 11 pacts were signed in Beijing between Pakistan and China, senior Pakistani and Western officials said that China had privately agreed to follow a ... Read more...

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China extends red carpet to Zardari, nuke deal likely


October 15th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 15 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao here on Wednesday as he looked towards inking a series of agreements, including on civilian nuclear ... Read more...

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EU, India sign civil aviation deal ahead of summit


September 29th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Marseille, Sep 29 (DPA) The European Union (EU) and India have signed a deal on civil aviation, effectively legalizing 26 separate deals which India had held with individual EU member states, ahead ... Read more...

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Civil nuclear deal strongly in India’’s interest: Indra Nooyi


September 24th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): Chief executive of US based beverage giant PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi on Wednesday hailed the India-US nuclear deal calling it strongly in country''s interests.A U.S. Senate ... Read more...

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Iran’s elite guards to defend Gulf


September 16th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran has assigned the defence of the oil-rich Persian Gulf region to its pro-cleric elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), a top adviser of Supreme Leader Ayatollah ... Read more...

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US rescinds nuclear cooperation deal with Russia


September 9th, 2008 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (DPA) The US has pulled a civilian nuclear cooperation deal with Russia from congressional consideration in response to Russia's ongoing conflict with Georgia, the White House said Monday.Pulling the ... Read more...

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Japan understands India’s need for civil nuclear energy


August 4th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Japan, one of the countries in the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), wants to "actively participate" in the civil nuclear programme with India and understands New Delhi's ... Read more...

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US report warns increased demand for nuclear energy might lead to proliferation


July 8th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 8 (ANI): A US State Department report, prepared two months earlier, has warned that as new countries have begun nuclear energy generation, the US must ensure that these ... Read more...

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Iran starts operation of 492 new centrifuges


April 12th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
Tehran, April 11, (IANS) Iran has started operation of three cascades of 164 new centrifuges in Natanz nuclear plant, citing a source official news agency IRNA reported Friday. The operation was part ... Read more...

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France willing to cooperate with India on nuclear matters


December 24th, 2007 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Visiting French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has said that Paris is willing to carry forward the agreement on nuclear matters with India. "We are working towards agreement on ... Read more...

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Indias per capita GHGs emission not to increase beyond developed nations


December 11th, 2007 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indias per capita Green House Gases (GHGs) emission would not increase beyond those of industrialised nations, and urged the ... Read more...

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