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Clinton calls for greater debate on FDI, n-cooperation


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The US wants "greater debate" on the issues of foreign direct investment (FDI) and civil nuclear cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here ... Read more...

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Show courage for strong Lokpal bill: Hazare to PM (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Upping the ante on the Lokpal bill ahead of assembly polls in five states, Anna Hazare Sunday shot off a letter to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Show courage on Lokpal bill, Hazare urges PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to show courage in passing a stringent Lokpal bill, like he did on the India-US ... Read more...

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US wants India to get nuclear liability law vetted by IAEA


September 30th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Voicing concerns over India's nuclear liability law, the United States has asked New Delhi to engage with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to see if ... Read more...

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BJP supports the done nuclear deal: Jaitley


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has defended his party's stand on the India-US nuclear deal saying that now that "it was a ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: BJP’s double standards exposed, says Moily


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Saturday said the WikiLeaks latest expose about the BJP's private conversations with American diplomats on the India-US nuclear ... Read more...

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Russia downplays Haripur nuke reactor plant reservations


December 17th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin, on Friday downplayed reservations about setting up nuclear reactors in Haripur, West Bengal.Ambassador Kadakin appeared to rubbish reports of Moscow asking ... Read more...

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Russia does not see India’s nuke liability law as an obstacle, but seeks more information


December 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Russia does not see India's nuclear liability law as an obstacle, but adds that it like to have more information on it.Unlike France and United States, Russia ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to have dinner with PM Sunday


December 5th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations for a framework civil nuclear pact go down to the wire, French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over dinner Sunday night ... Read more...

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India signs convention in Vienna to facilitate global nuke commerce


October 28th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Vienna, Oct. 28 (ANI): India has signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, which will allow it ... Read more...

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India not ready to budge on Nuclear liability Bill


October 24th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's November visit to India, New Delhi has reportedly told the United States that it is not ready to amend ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India to focus on outsourcing concerns, high-tech exports (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India Friday said it will raise concerns expressed by its IT industry over the US curbs on outsourcing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets US President ... Read more...

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US worries on n-liability bill allayed, says Krishna


October 15th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has allayed the US' "misapprehensions" about the civil nuclear liability bill, and has assured it that the legislation was aimed at providing a level playing ... Read more...

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India hopes to address US concerns on n-bill before Obama visit


October 1st, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Asserting that India's nuclear liability bill was not inconsistent with international norms, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said New Delhi hopes to address ... Read more...

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India, US keen not to let spats play spoilsport on Obama visit


September 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) India has conveyed its concerns to the US on issues like H-1B visa fee hike, export control restrictions and the outsourcing ban, but is ... Read more...

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US, India to resolve ‘irritants’ ahead of Obama visit (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Expressing confidence that "irritants" like US export controls, visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability bill would be resolved soon, the US says ... Read more...

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US confident of resolving ‘irritants’ before Obama visit


September 28th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) The United States is hopeful of reaching solutions on the issues of US export controls, the visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability ... Read more...

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India gets positive vibes ahead of Obama visit


September 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) As India prepares for the visit of President Barack Obama in early November, its numerous concerns ranging from visa fee hike to hi-tech export controls ... Read more...

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Sonia mourns deaths of transparency law activists


September 16th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing pain over the deaths of right to information (RTI) activists working to expose corruption in government schemes, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that a ... 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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Yechury backs Pachauri on nuclear power


September 13th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) R.K. Pachauri, whose UN panel on climate change has shared the Nobel Peace Prize, Sunday described nuclear power as an important source of India's future energy needs. ... Read more...

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Emerging global player India essential to solving regional challenges: US


September 10th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Describing India as an emerging global player, a US official has said that President Barack Obama looks forward to his trip to a nation that ... Read more...

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BP oil spill cannot be compared with Bhopal disaster


September 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) British High Commissioner Richard Stagg Wednesday said the recent oil spill in US waters could not be compared to the scale of the Bhopal gas disaster, even ... Read more...

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US looks to India for changes in liability law


September 8th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The United States says it will look to New Delhi to see what changes can be made to the nuclear liability bill passed by 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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‘Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown’


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International ... Read more...

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PM, UPA losing grip over governance, claims BJP (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the leadership of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) were losing their grip over governance, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Lower priority to people’s issues in monsoon session: CPI-M


August 31st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Tuesday that people's issues had found lower priority during the monsoon session of parliament and it seemed that the ... 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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Parliament passes civil nuclear liability bill


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Parliament Monday passed the civil nuclear liability bill with the Rajya Sabha approving with a voice vote the legislation that provides for appointment of a claims commissioner ... Read more...

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Parliament passes n-liability bill (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The civil nuclear liability bill was passed by Parliament Monday, marking the culmination of one of the most contentious and widely debated pieces of legislation that ... Read more...

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Rethink n-liability bill, Left urges government


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government should "rethink" the nuclear liability bill and India should wait for some years before making the "transition" to greater use of nuclear energy, Communist ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill moved in Rajya Sabha, BJP reiterates support (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Moving the nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha Monday, Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said nuclear power was not a panacea ... Read more...

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Nuclear civil liability bill moved in Rajya Sabha


August 30th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan moved the civil nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha Monday after the Lok Sabha passed the ... Read more...

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Yechury dismisses need for cap fixed in Nuclear Liability Bill


August 29th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), Aug 29 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury has dismissed the need for cap fixed in the Nuclear Liability Bill. Yechury demanded a floor instead ... Read more...

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