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Breakthrough on n-deal boosts India-US ties


June 14th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) With the looming shadow of Iran oil sanctions removed, India and the United States made substantial progress at their third strategic dialogue, including a breakthrough on ... Read more...

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Russian reactors at Kudankulam not under civil liability law: Official


November 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Russian atomic power plant supplier Atomstroyexport will not be governed by India's civil nuclear liability law for the two 1000 MW reactors installed at the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Medvedev to discuss trade, energy during India visit (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will early Tuesday begin an official two-day visit to India during which he will discuss trade, economic, energy and cultural cooperation as ... Read more...

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Medvedev to discuss trade, energy during India visit (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will Monday begin an official three-day visit to India during which he will discuss trade, economic, energy and cultural cooperation as well ... Read more...

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Russian president arrives Monday, to sign space, energy deals


December 19th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Russian President Dmitri Medvedev will arrive here late Monday night, with a planeload of high-level ministers, officials and businessmen, aiming to wrap up agreements in areas ... Read more...

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Russia to build more reactors, sign 5th generation jet deal (Roundup)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India and Russia are set to sign over a dozen agreements, including a key pact on a fifth generation fighter aircraft and another one on expanding ... Read more...

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Russia asks India to clarify n-liability law


December 17th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Ahead of President Dmitry Medvedev's visit here, Russia Friday said it was upbeat about building 14-16 nuclear reactors in India over the next few years, but asked ... Read more...

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India, France intends to broaden scope in space cooperation


December 6th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Acknowledging the essential nature of cooperation in the field of space, India and France intend to broaden the scope of their exchanges and further develop their ... Read more...

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French President Sarkozy to meet Manmohan Singh today


December 5th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is on a four-day visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.The meeting is due to take ... Read more...

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Sarkozy backs India for UNSC, NSG (Evening Lead)


December 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) Nearly a month after the US backed India's bid to join top non-proliferation groupings, French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday declared support for New Delhi's membership of the ... Read more...

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Ahead of Obama visit, India signs n-liability pact (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna/New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, India Wednesday signed a global pact on nuclear liability in Vienna, a key step that will assuage concerns of ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India for `robust strategic framework’ in ties


October 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) With progress on key issues, India hopes US President Barack Obama's visit will put in place a "robust strategic framework" for a strong partnership bilaterally ... Read more...

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US hopeful of India signing CSC global convention


October 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, the US is hoping that India will sign a key global convention so that the civil nuclear liability legislation ... Read more...

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India, US to hold final agenda talks for Obama visit


October 19th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) US Undersecretary of State William Burns and chief pointperson for South Asia Robert Blake will hold two-day talks here starting Thursday, barely three weeks before 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 to start talk with US firms for nuclear supplies: Envoy


October 14th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) India hopes to commence commercial negotiations with US companies shortly regarding supply of nuclear equipment under the landmark India-US civil nuclear deal, according to the ... Read more...

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Obama visit: An opportunity to give US-India strategic ties long-term framework: Menon


October 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, Oct.1 (ANI): President Obama's upcoming visit to India presents an opportunity for both India and the United States to "put into place a longer term framework" in their strategic ... Read more...

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India is an anchor of stability: US


September 9th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) The United States believes that India as "an anchor of stability" in a critical part of the world will have to play a leading role ... 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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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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No trade-off with BJP over nuclear bill: government


August 19th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government Thursday denied the opposition's allegation that it had struck a give and take deal with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the civil nuclear ... Read more...

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It’s a Congres-BJP trade-off, claims opposition (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Left and other opposition parties Wednesday alleged that the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have struck a give and take deal over the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Russia to iron out nuclear issues Monday


July 30th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India and Russia will try to iron out differences over liability issues in their civil nuclear cooperation when Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao holds talks with senior ... Read more...

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Britain to ease nuclear trade with India


July 28th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Britain is gearing up to give licenses to its civil nuclear firms to do business with India and does not see the lack of a nuclear ... Read more...

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Bhopal, nuke liability bill are separate issues:Anand Sharma


June 24th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 24 (IANS) The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy did not cast a shadow on the deliberations of the India-US CEOs Forum to enhance India-US business ties, according to Commerce ... Read more...

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Withdraw civil nuclear liability bill, demands BJP (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Alleging that the civil nuclear liability bill aims to "please Americans", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government to withdraw it in the wake ... Read more...

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Withdraw civil nuclear liability bill: BJP


June 9th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Alleging that the civil nuclear liability bill aims to "please Americans", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government to withdraw it in the wake ... Read more...

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US optimistic about nuclear liability law


April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The US Monday said it was "optimistic" that issues relating to the civil nuclear liability bill, which has remained stuck due to political opposition in India, ... Read more...

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Obama hopes for speedy passage of Nuclear Liability Bill


April 12th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 12 (IANS) Even as the civil nuclear liability bill remains mired in political crossfire in India, US President Barack Obama has expressed hope that the contentious legislation ... Read more...

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India is committed to n-liability law: US


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Saying India has expressed commitment to the nuclear liability legislation, the United States has said it was up to New Delhi to figure out how to move forward ... Read more...

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We have open mind on nuclear bill, says Manmohan


March 31st, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With the political deadlock over the civil nuclear liability bill continuing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday offered to discuss "deficiencies, if any" with the opposition and ... Read more...

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Government to try for consensus over nuclear bill


March 31st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the US April 12, the government will make another effort to muster political consensus over the contentious civil ... Read more...

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State liable in case of terror attack at atomic plants


March 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The government has clarified that in case of a terrorist strike at nuclear installations, the state and not the operator will be liable and assured that the ... Read more...

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US envoy hopeful on India n-deal, mum on Pakistan pact (Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Unfazed by political opposition in India to the civil nuclear liability bill, the US Monday said it was "optimistic and positive" about completing the nuclear deal with ... Read more...

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