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An open nuclear industry would hardly indicate that India has achieved desired safety levels

The passage by both houses of Parliament of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 marks yet another step in the United Progressive Alliance government

Mahesh Kulkarni / Bangalore September 1, 2010, 0:38 IST

For the first time after settling their family dispute and withdrawing the non-compete clause in May, brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani are again competing face-to-face, in a bid for the Rs 7,500-crore, 1,320-Mw thermal power project at Gulbarga in north Karnataka.

The Civil Nuclear Liability Bill, 2010 that got approved in Lok Sabha on Aug 25, 2010 after government dropped the controversial provision on "intent" as a precondition for holding suppliers liable for a nuclear accident caused by defective equipment.

The Parliamentary committee report on

Bill to provide for civil liability for nuclear damage, appointment of claims commissioner, establishment of nuclear damage claims commission and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Review by Greenpeace on regulations and emergency procedures relating to radiological facilities in India, in response to the Mayapuri accident. Exposes inadequacy in existing policies & lists recommendations for emergency preparedness & management of radiation-related incidents.

Various facets of energy security would continue to engage the policy makers and other stake holders as energy continues to drive economies, policies and even geo-strategy. The country has come a long way since the Tarapore Nuclear Plant began commercial operation way back in 1969. The progress has been

WITH the Congress and its allies close to forming a stable government at the Centre, private players in the power sector are hopeful of greater participation in the country