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Exempting Russians from n-liability unacceptable: CPI


September 19th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the CPI Wednesday demanded that Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as a whole be subject to the nuclear liability law and ... Read more...

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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

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India conveys concern to US over protectionism


May 8th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday conveyed its concerns about protectionism in the US over outsourcing of jobs to South Asia and the continuing restrictions imposed on the mobility ... Read more...

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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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Supreme Court to examine validity of n-damage act (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would examine the constitutional validity of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act which pegs the maximum liability on ... Read more...

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US seeks level playing field for its nuclear firms


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Saying it was still studying India's regulations on civil nuclear liability, the United States has asserted that for it ensuring a level playing field for ... Read more...

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PM meets Obama, says N-liability within framework of law


November 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 18 (IANS) Declaring that there were "no irritants whatsoever" in their relationship, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barack Obama here Friday but clarified ... Read more...

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US studying India’s new nuclear liability rules


November 18th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) The United States has withheld comments on implementation rules for the civil nuclear liability law notified by India, saying it was reviewing the measure."I think we're ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Obama amid N-liability row (Roundup)


November 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Nov 17 (IANS) A day before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets US President Barack Obama here, India Thursday indicated it will work within its civil nuclear liability law, ... Read more...

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N-liability: India will work within its own laws


November 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In a post-Fukushima world, India has to work within framework of its own law on issues relating to civil nuclear liability, official sources said ... Read more...

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Ahead of Obama meeting, India notifies N-liability rules


November 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with US President Barack Obama in Bali, the government Wednesday notified the implementation rules for the civil ... 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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US asks India to modify nuclear liability regime


September 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday asked India to ensure that its nuclear liability regime conforms with the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear ... Read more...

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CPI-M to government: don’t dilute nuclear liability law


July 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked the government not to dilute the civil nuclear liability law as sought by the US."The US ... Read more...

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US says committed to n-deal, pushes India on liability law (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday said it was fully committed to the nuclear waiver granted by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to India and full ... Read more...

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US wants India to ratify compensation regime for n-accidents


July 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday pressed India to ratify by the end of this year an international convention on compensation for nuclear accidents and reiterated its commitment ... Read more...

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US firmly supports NSG clean waiver to India (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The US Thursday allayed India's concerns over the the new guidelines of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) tightening export enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technologies, ... 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 firmly supports clean waiver to India: Roemer


June 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Speaking against the backdrop of the India Gate, outgoing US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Thursday said Washington was "firmly" committed to providing enrichment and ... 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 looks forward to robust cooperation with US in civil nuclear sector


November 4th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said that India looks forward to early realisation of a robust India-United States cooperation in civil nuclear sector.It has also ... 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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US welcomes India signing global nuclear convention


October 27th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The US Wednesday welcomed India signing a global pact on nuclear liability in Vienna, saying it will bring benefits to both countries and help provide clean ... 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 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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Chavan allays industry fears on nuclear bill


September 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan Saturday dismissed apprehensions that the terms of a law on nuclear suppliers' liability in case of an accident ... 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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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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Lok Sabha okays n-liability bill (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday gave its nod to the civil nuclear liability bill after 18 amendments were made to the proposed atomic law that triples the liability ... Read more...

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Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 tabled in Lok Sabha


August 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prithviraj Chavan here on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Stringent liability will deter nuclear suppliers, warns CII


August 24th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industries, a top business chamber, Tuesday lauded the civil nuclear liability bill but cautioned the government against stringent suppliers liability saying it would ... Read more...

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Civil liability for suppliers will hamper n-industry: FICCI


August 24th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) One of India's top business chambers Tuesday asked the government to reconsider a specific clause in the civil nuclear liability bill, saying it will affect the ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Left leaders to seek support on n-bill


August 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Left leaders Tuesday as part of the government's efforts to evolve a broad consensus on the civil nuclear bill, ... Read more...

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Government hoodwinking nation on n-bill: BJP


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the government of trying to "hoodwink" the nation by trying to bring in amendments to the civil nuclear liability ... Read more...

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