Supreme Court judgement dated 14/02/1989 on Bhopal Gas Disaster. The Court was of the opinion that the case was fit for an overall settlement between the parties covering all litigations, claims, rights and liabilities related to and arising out of the Disaster.

Even as floods play havoc in Uttarakhand, states have opposed provisions of this bill prepared by CWC in 1975. It provides clauses about flood zoning authorities, prohibition of the use of the flood plains, compensation & most importantly removing obstructions to ensure free flow of water.

Industries Minister Narayan Rane has said the Jaitapur nuclear power project will go ahead and the government is willing to take those opposing the project to Tarapur power station to allay their fears.

KOLKATA: In a bid to address the growing opposition to the Jaitapur nuclear power plant project, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) has finalized a new Rs 650 crore rehabilitation package, which it claims is "10 times" more effective than the existing one. The plant is an Indo-French joint venture. "We have improved the rehabilitation package by 10 times.

Days after he was stopped from speaking against the government during a public hearing regarding the Jaitapur nuclear power project, local resident Milind Desai and 12 others were arrested by the Ratnagiri police on Tuesday for cases of rioting registered against them after an incident in December 2010.

Desai was arrested early in the morning from his residence and sent in police custody for th

Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday said that efforts were being made to make the state self-reliant in power by 2012.

The petroleum ministry on Thursday said the government is committed to adequately compensating state-owned oil marketing companies for the losses they incur on selling diesel and cooking fuel below cost.

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

Nageshwar Patnaik BHUBANESHWAR

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