After defeating the cut motions with the help of the SP, BSP and the RJD in the Lok Sabha a few days ago, the government will be introducing the controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 in the Lower House on Friday, the last day of the Budget Session of Parlia Budget ment.
`The govt was keen to have the N-facilities insured but no Indian insurance company wanted to take such a risk'
While the govern ment is keen to push the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill (CLNDB) 2010 in Parliament, it turns out that none of its own 18 nuclear plants are insured.
Like most countries that embraced nuclear power decades ago, Japan has soured on the technology in recent years. But prompted by worries about climate and energy security, the country's industry ministry placed a big bet on a rapid expansion of its nuclear power capability.
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet overrode strong objections from both the Finance and Environment Ministries in approving the controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill November last, The Hindu has learned. These objections related to the impact of the law on safety standards and on providing adequate compensation in the event of a nuclear accident.
Pressure is mounting on Toyota days before its chief faces a US con- gressional grilling. This after new documents revealed the automaker boasted of saving $100 mil- lion by limiting its safety recalls.