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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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India to pitch for NSG membership at Vienna meet


February 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) More than three years after the Nuclear Suppliers Group allowed India to resume global nuclear commerce, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai will make a strong pitch ... Read more...

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Government taking Kudankulam concerns ’seriously’: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the government was taking seriously the concern among people about the safety of nuclear energy as reflected in ... Read more...

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Australian signals lifting uranium ban, India hails move


November 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) In a dramatic policy shift, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has signalled a plan to lift a long-standing ban on uranium sales to India. New ... Read more...

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India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa


October 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa by impressing upon Pretoria to favourably change its regime towards New Delhi, notwithstanding the implications of ... Read more...

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India, France to hold talks; n-deal on agenda


October 13th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 summit of emerging and developed economies, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe comes to India next week for talks that will ... Read more...

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India signs civil nuclear deal with South Korea (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) Expanding bilateral economic and strategic ties, India Monday inked a civil nuclear cooperation accord with South Korea that will provide a framework for Korean companies ... Read more...

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Clinton visit: US committed to nuclear deal (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The US Thursday underlined its commitment to full civilian nuclear cooperation with India as the two countries look to expand their counter-terror cooperation and ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton visit, US says committed to NSG waiver


July 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit here next week, the US's acting envoy Thursday reiterated Washington's commitment to the waiver granted by the ... Read more...

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Russia unfazed by NSG guidelines, backs India’s membership


July 8th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Russia Friday came out strongly in support of India's bid for full membership of the 46-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group and underlined that the new guidelines ... Read more...

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Nothing will detract from NSG’s clean waiver to India: France


July 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Days after India hinted that it may not buy nuclear reactors from countries which did not sell it enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology, France Tuesday ... Read more...

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New NSG guidelines not end of the road for India: Rao


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The tightening of regulations by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for export of sensitive technologies was "not end of the road", with major countries committing ... Read more...

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US firmly supports NSG clean waiver to India: Roemer (Lead, With image)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Outgoing US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Thursday said Washington was "firmly" committed to and "strongly and vehemently" supported a clean waiver of the Nuclear ... Read more...

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US pushes India on economic reforms


June 24th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Assuring India that improving economic ties with New Delhi is one of President Barack Obama's key priorities, US officials have pressed India to continue reforms ... Read more...

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India, Germany exploring civil nuclear cooperation


December 12th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Germany are exploring the possibilities of a civil nuclear commerce partnership to take forward their strategic ties, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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After France and US, Germany pitches for India’s entry into NSG


December 6th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): On the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Germany, Berlin has come out in open support for India's entry into the Nuclear ... Read more...

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France wants India to stick to global n-liability standards (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ahead of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's visit here, India and France have accelerated negotiations to wrap up a framework agreement for civil nuclear cooperation even as ... Read more...

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India, South Korea nuclear pact soon


November 11th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) India is expected to ink a civil nuclear pact with South Korea soon, knowledgeable sources said here Thursday."It is just a matter of dotting the ... 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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US hopes CSC will give American firms level playing field


October 28th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the signing by India of an international treaty governing global civil nuclear liability to address a key irritant in the way of ... Read more...

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US officials describe India’s plan to sign CSC “a positive step”


October 26th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by ANI
By Ankit TyagiNew Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): United States officials here on Monday termed India's plan to sign the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC), as a positive step and said this will enable ... 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 will seek Japan’s nuclear help, but not force the issue, says Manmohan Singh (Lead- Manmohan S


October 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTokyo, Oct.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that India would seek Japan's help for expansion of its nuclear energy potential, but would not force Tokyo on ... 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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India, US will need to iron out irritants to take bilateral ties forward: Expert


September 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.1 (ANI): Washington and New Delhi need to move past the recent irritants in the relationship caused by domestic politics in both countries so that this important bilateral partnership will continue ... Read more...

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Flawed liability law threatens India-US n-deal: US expert


September 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Suggesting that the Indian parliament had passed a flawed civil nuclear liability law, a US South Asia expert has warned that it could cast a pall ... 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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Govt. tables Nuclear Liability Bill in Parliament, drops controversial word


August 25th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): The Central Government tabled the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill on Wednesday and dropped a controversial amendment to a contentious clause on the liability of suppliers in ... Read more...

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Civil Nuclear Liability Bill to be tabled in Parliament today


August 25th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): The Civil Nuclear Liability Bill is likely to come up for consideration in Parliament today.The Union Cabinet cleared 18 amendments on August 20, including the one, which ... Read more...

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BJP to keep pot boiling on Nuclear Liability Bill


August 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Opposition is expected to put the Government on the back foot over the issue of Nuclear Liability Bill in the Parliament ... Read more...

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Nuclear energy will ensure access to clean power: Shinde


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has backed the Central Government over the Nuclear Liability Bill, and on Monday said the Bill would ensure access to ... Read more...

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Japan to suspend civil nuke cooperation if India tests


August 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Lauding India for its contribution towards nuclear non-proliferation, Japan Saturday said that if New Delhi were to conduct a military nuclear test, Tokyo will suspend bilateral atomic ... Read more...

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India hopes for win-win nuclear accord with Japan


August 20th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Downplaying recent adverse remarks by Japanese officials about civil nuclear cooperation with India, India Friday said it would shortly hold another round of negotiations with Japan ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Nuclear Liability Bill


August 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday cleared the Nuclear Liability Bill after the contentious word 'and' was removed from its text.The Bill will now be introduced in ... Read more...

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Cabinet to consider amendments in Civil Nuclear Liability Bill today


August 19th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The amendments suggested by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Nuclear Liability Bill are expected to be considered by the Union Cabinet today.The 31-member parliamentary standing committee ... Read more...

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