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  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh Announces Rs 1500 Crore Nuclear Insurance Pool

    Union Minister Jitendra Singh Announces Rs 1500 Crore Nuclear Insurance Pool

    The government has launched an insurance pool to the tune of Rs 1,500 crore which is mandatory under the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act (CLND) in a bid to offset financial burden of foreign nuclear suppliers.

  • Suppliers Can't Be Sued For Accidents, Operators Can: Details of Nuclear Deal With US

    Suppliers Can't Be Sued For Accidents, Operators Can: Details of Nuclear Deal With US

    The Indian government has released details of its nuclear agreement, which was sealed in meetings between India and the US, during US President Barack Obama's recent visit to India. The two countries have come to agreement on points ranging from liability in the event of mishaps to the tracking of supplied nuclear material.

  • N-Deal Good, But Don't Expect Results Before 2023, Says Its Architect

    N-Deal Good, But Don't Expect Results Before 2023, Says Its Architect

    Amid all the hype around the breakthrough in the Indo-US nuclear deal, Anil Kakodkar, the original architect of the agreement has said one cannot expect electricity from the imported reactors before 2023.

  • PM Modi and President Obama Clear Landmark Nuclear Deal: 10 Big Developments

    PM Modi and President Obama Clear Landmark Nuclear Deal: 10 Big Developments

    India and US have reached an agreement on the nuclear liability issue that had stalled a deal worth billions. Sources said US President Barack Obama and Prime MInister Narendra Modi gave a final push today during talks today to break a six-year deadlock.

  • India, US Seek Breakthrough on Nuclear Liability Issue During Obama's Visit

    India, US Seek Breakthrough on Nuclear Liability Issue During Obama's Visit

    A meeting of US and Indian officials in London has been extended by a day, sources said, as the two countries attempt to achieve a breakthrough on the nuclear liability issue during President Barack Obama's visit beginning Sunday.

  • Ahead of Obama Visit, India Works for a Major Breakthrough: Report

    Ahead of Obama Visit, India Works for a Major Breakthrough: Report

    India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident, in a bid to unblock billions of dollars in trade held up by concerns over exposure to risk.

  • Obama, Modi Establish Contact Group to Expedite Indo-US Nuclear Deal implementation

    Obama, Modi Establish Contact Group to Expedite Indo-US Nuclear Deal implementation

    With their landmark 2005 civil nuclear deal still in limbo, India and the US have established an inter-agency Contact Group to sort out outstanding liability and technical issues to fast-track its full implementation.

  • Inter-Agency Group to Address Indo-US Nuclear Trade Issues

    Resolving to take forward the landmark civil nuclear deal, India and the US today decided to set up an inter-agency contact group to address liability and technical issues hindering installation of American-origin nuclear reactors in India.

  • US Hopeful of Addressing Nuclear Liability Issues With India

    US Hopeful of Addressing Nuclear Liability Issues With India

    The US is hopeful that there may be an opening to address its frustration over the contentious nuclear liability issues with the new Indian government, a top American official has said.

  • Indian-American Lawmaker for Dialogue With India on Nuclear Issues

    Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American member of US House of Representatives, has called for an open dialogue with India on issues like liability concerns to open Indian energy market to US companies.

  • PM Singh, Russian President Putin ask officials to resolve Kudankulam N-plant issues

    PM Singh, Russian President Putin ask officials to resolve Kudankulam N-plant issues

    Committing to push cooperation in the nuclear field, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Vladimir Putin today directed officials to resolve at the earliest outstanding issues on liability that have stalled work on Unit-III and IV of the Kudankulam project.

  • Controversy over nuclear liability law before PM's meet with Obama

    Controversy over nuclear liability law before PM's meet with Obama

    The government has refuted reports that it is hunting for a route to get around a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for a nuclear disaster. The Prime Minister is meeting US President Barack Obama next month in New York. The US has been pressuring India to grant its companies greater protection from liabilities.

  • Government trying to limit nuclear liability of suppliers? Who said what

    Government trying to limit nuclear liability of suppliers? Who said what

    The government has said that it will not violate or subvert a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for an accident if the nuclear equipment they provided malfunctioned.The US has been pressuring India to grants its companies greater protection from liabilities. US President Barack Obama is expected to raise this at next week's meeting wi...

  • Ahead of Obama meet, government's hunt to soften nuclear liability

    Ahead of Obama meet, government's hunt to soften nuclear liability

    The government has said that it will not violate or subvert a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for an accident if the nuclear equipment they provided malfunctioned. The US has been pressuring India to grants its companies greater protection from liabilities. US President Barack Obama is expected to raise this at next week's meeting ...

  • Ahead of PM's visit to US, Centre to bypass nuclear law to favour American firm: sources

    Fresh controversy over the Nuclear Liability Law has erupted with reports of the government planning to bypass the law to favour a US company seeking to operate a nuclear power plant in India. Sources say the Prime Minister's Office is actively pursuing the deal prior to Dr Singh's visit to the United States next week where he's expected to meet P...

  • Amid differences, Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India deferred to December 24

    Amid differences, Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India deferred to December 24

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India, earlier expected October 31-November 1, has been deferred to December 24, triggering speculation about differences over contentious issues like civil nuclear liability and a key Russian investment in India.

  • Russia hints Kudankulam N-plant cost may go up

    Russia hints Kudankulam N-plant cost may go up

    On the eve of a key bilateral meeting, Russia said the cost of the next phase of the Kudankulam atomic project would escalate if it has to bear additional liabilities arising from a possible nuclear accident. With differences in perception over India's civil nuclear liability law, the negotiations on the units III and IV of the Kudankulam Nuclear P...

  • 'India will have to work within its laws,' PM tells Obama on Nuclear Liability law

    'India will have to work within its laws,' PM tells Obama on Nuclear Liability law

    Manmohan Singh, Barack Obama, Bali, nuclear issue

  • Ahead of PM-Obama meet, India takes tough stand on nuclear liability law

    Ahead of PM-Obama meet, India takes tough stand on nuclear liability law

    A day after India notified its rules on nuclear liability, government officials have taken a tough line regarding American objections, which they anticipate will remain sticking points. India's rules are likely to feature prominently at the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting tomorrow with President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the Associat...

  • Ahead of PM-Obama meeting, India notifies nuclear liability rules

    Ahead of PM-Obama meeting, India notifies nuclear liability rules

    Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's scheduled meeting with US President Barack Obama on Friday at Bali, India today notified rules on nuclear liability. The development is significant as nuclear liability has remained a key point of contention between the two nations over the civil nuclear cooperation deal signed in 2008.

  • Misinformation is fueling anti-nuclear protests: John Ritch

    Misinformation is fueling anti-nuclear protests: John Ritch

    The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan has been a real eye opener for the world on the hazards of embracing atomic energy, today even India a country so much in adoration of its achievements in nuclear technology is now witnessing a severe backlash, with thousands of protestors at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu literally stopping...

  • US pushes India on nuclear liability

    US pushes India on nuclear liability

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has spent the morning with Foreign Affairs Minister SM Krishna.

  • India to sign key nuclear treaty

    Ahead of the US President Barack Obama's visit, sources say, that India is expected to sign a crucial International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) treaty called the Convention on Supplementary Compensation(CSC) for Nuclear Damage.This will get India access to  international funds in case of a nuclear accident, though it also lays out liability nor...

  • Nuclear Liability: US companies concerned, says Shiv Shankar Menon

    Nuclear Liability:  US companies concerned, says Shiv Shankar Menon

    With just a month to go for President Barack Obama's India visit, National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon, who is in Washington, has said the Indian Government is in talks with US companies that have expressed concerns about Nuclear Liability Act.Most American companies feel the law puts a big burden on suppliers. They are confused as to what ...

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