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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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Our bonds outweigh differences: Clinton


July 20th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) With the strategic dialogue bringing out divergent perceptions on some aspects of the civilian nuclear deal and Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday underlined ... 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 has allayed US concerns over nuclear liability


December 16th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) US concerns about India's nuclear liability law have been addressed by New Delhi signing an international treaty and assuring a level playing field for US companies, says ... 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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US poll results not to affect deepening India ties: Official


November 6th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Given the bipartisan support for America's India policy, US officials expect a continued push by President Barack Obama for deepening ties with New Delhi despite ... 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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-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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N-liability report: Left MP dissents, says one step back


August 19th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A Left-party MP says that the recommendations of a parliamentary panel that examined the contentious nuclear liability bill are "one step back" from its draft. Another Left ... Read more...

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Government hurrying to pass n-bill as gift for Obama: CPI-M


August 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Tuesday that while it has conveyed its objections about the nuclear liability bill, the government is in a ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill report to be tabled Wednesday


August 13th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, which is examining the nuclear liability bill, is expected to table its report next week, its chairman T. ... Read more...

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US not frustrated over delay in nuclear liability law


May 29th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) The US says it's not frustrated at the delay in India enacting the nuclear liability act to take their "win-win" nuclear deal forward as it understands the ... 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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Scrap nuclear liability bill, says Left


March 13th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Left parties Saturday said they oppose the nuclear liability bill that seeks to cap and limit the liability for the operator of a nuclear plant ... Read more...

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Nuclear liability limit needed to enter global trade: Kakodkar


January 5th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) A law to limit the liability of nuclear equipment makers in case of accident is a basic need to enter global nuclear trade, the ex-head of the Atomic ... Read more...

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