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WASHINGTON, 5 OCT: American companies are unlikely to engage in nuclear trade with India till it becomes a signatory to an international convention on nuclear damage that among its provisions puts the onus of compensation on the state in case of an accident, a Congressional report has said.

Ananth Krishnan

BEIJING: The announcement from China's biggest nuclear power firm that it was in talks to set up a one-gigawatt plant in Pakistan underscores the rising overseas ambitions of China's nuclear power industry, say analysts.

Following an unprecedented expansion since 2005, and with more than 28 power reactors slated to be built in China within the next 10 years, Chinese firms are

The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Bill saw a smooth passage in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, clearing one of the last hurdles in India

Jyoti Malhotra / New Delhi August 27, 2010, 0:23 IST

As key world capitals scrutinise the Nuclear Liability Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, for word on how the new legislation would affect potential civil nuclear agreements with India, a senior Union minister has said that private suppliers could still sign agreements with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) clearly stati




K V SINGH & SHEPHALI MEHRA BIRDIThe authors are partner and senior associate respectively with Kochhar & Co    ALTHOUGH THE CIVIL LIABILITY FOR NUclear Damage Bill, 2010, has been extensively debated, it appears that both the critics and the supporters of the Bill have misunderstood its provisions and have failed to appreciate its terms.

Will table the Bill in the Lok Sabha tomorrow.

Manoj C G

As the latest version of the bill has made the right to recourse nearly impossible for the Indian operator, BJP, which had promised support, warns the Centre of an Opposition backlash in Parliament
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