NUCLEAR DEAL

  • World powers discuss extending Iran nuclear deal deadline November 24, 2014

    Vienna: World powers and Iran began looking at giving themselves more time to reach a nuclear deal, as they struggled to overcome major gaps barely 24 hours before a deadline. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the P5+1) have been locked in talks with Iran for...
  • Russia agrees to build two more nuclear reactors in Iran November 13, 2014

    Tehran: Russia has agreed to build two more nuclear reactors in Iran- possibly followed with the construction of six more nuclear plants. The deal comes less than two weeks before the 24 November deadline for Tehran to sign an agreement on its nuclear programme with six world powers. The two countries...
  • We will open a new chapter in our bilateral cooperation: Narendra Modi September 6, 2014

    Australia and India signed four MoUs, including the civilian nuclear agreement, during Prime Minister Tony Abbott's visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, ""It is a reflection of a new level of mutual trust and confidence in our relationship and will open a new chapter in our bilateral cooperation. It will...
  • Watch: Expert speaks on IndoAustralia civil nuclear deal September 5, 2014

    India and Australia are expected to sign the civil nuclear deal with the prime ministers of both the countries meeting on Friday in New Delhi. Saurav Jha, commentator on Energy & Security Affairs gives his opinion on the pact. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 1, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • IndoJapan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • PM Narendra Modi to travel to Japan on August 31 August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a fourday trip to Japan from August 31 to bolster bilateral ties in key areas of civil nuclear cooperation, security, defence and trade. During his visit from August 31 to September 3, the Prime Minister will call on Emperor Akihito and hold...
  • Optimistic about deal with US on nuke programme: Iran Foreign Minister March 1, 2014

    Iran's Foreign Minister Javed Zarif has said that Iran was disappointed that India cut its oil imports by 40 per cent in 2013 under pressure from the US. In a significant statement, he said that he is optimistic about a deal with the US on Iran's nuclear programme by August...
  • AAP government rakes up cash for votes scam, will challenge Amar Singh's acquittal February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is all set to challenge the acquittal of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and five others in the cash for votes scam. The government has written to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung recommending the order of a lower Court in cash for votes to...
  • Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal January 20, 2014

    Tehran: Ahead of the start of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, an official in the Islamic Republic called limiting uranium enrichment and diluting its stockpile the country's "most important commitments," state radio reported. The comments by Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman of Iran's atomic department, show how the government...
  • Deal for phase 34 of Kudankulam nuke project almost finalised January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: India has almost finalised the deal with Russia for the phase 3 and 4 of Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu, Minister of State for Atomic Energy V Narayanasamy said on Thursday. "Negotiations with Russian government have almost crystallised," he said at the AICC headquarters indicating that...
  • Manmohan rates IndoUS nuclear deal as the best moment of his tenure January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called signing of the IndoUS nuclear deal as the best moment of his 10 year long tenure. "My best moment as PM was when we struck a nuclear deal with the US," he said. The PM, however, ducked questions on the lowest moments during his...
  • India welcomes deal on Iran's controversial nuclear programme November 24, 2013

    India, on Sunday, welcomed the prospect of resolution of issues related to Iran's controversial nuclear programme through dialogue and diplomacy after Tehran agreed to curb it under a deal with six world power. "India welcomes the prospect of resolving questions related to Iran's nuclear programme through dialogue and diplomacy," official spokesperson...
  • Nuclear agreement with Iran a historic mistake, says Israel November 24, 2013

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government denounced world powers' nuclear agreement with Iran on Sunday as a "bad deal" to which Israel would not be bound. Yet Israeli officials stopped short of explicitly threatening military action that could further isolate the Jewish state and imperil its alliance with Washington, saying more...
  • Iran, six world powers reach deal on Tehran's nuclear program November 24, 2013

    A historic deal over Iran's nuclear program has been reached following intense talks in Geneva. Foreign Ministers from Iran, US, UK, China, Russia and Europe held negotiations for four days before the agreement was reached. The agreement temporarily halts Iran's nuclear development and lifts some sanctions. ...
  • Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks in bid to reach deal November 23, 2013

    Geneva: US Secretary of State John Kerry will join talks on Iran's nuclear program in Geneva on Saturday, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of an elusive breakthrough in the decadeold dispute. The French and British foreign ministers, Laurent Fabius and William Hague, were also...
  • Iran nuclear talks make some progress, but still differences November 22, 2013

    Geneva: Iran and six major powers have made some progress toward an interim deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief, but both sides said on Thursday they still have significant differences to overcome. Negotiators appeared to downplay anticipation of an imminent breakthrough in the threeday talks that...
  • US Senate will wait before moving on Iran sanctions: Aides November 12, 2013

    US lawmakers will wait for a briefing by Secretary of State John Kerry this week before deciding whether to impose tough new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Senate aides said on Monday. Kerry is expected to lead the Obama administration's latest effort to prevent imposition of further punitive measures...
  • India, Australia to hold third round of nuclear talks October 7, 2013

    New Delhi:India and Australia, under the new dispensation of Prime Minister Tony Abbott, are hoping to hold a third round of talks on nuclear cooperation in December this year, said a top official on Monday. Secretary (East) in the external affairs ministry Ashok K Kantha said Abbott has "made positive comments...
  • India, US sign first commercial agreement under nuclear deal September 28, 2013

    The landmark IndiaUS civil nuclear stalled over India's 2010 nuclear liability law is finally moving forward with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and the Westinghouse Electric Company signing a preliminary commercial contract. The agreement on the first commercial deal was announced by President Barack Obama himself after his...
  • Iran turned down meet with Obama citing complications: US official September 25, 2013

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday cautiously embraced overtures from Iran's new President as the basis for a possible nuclear deal, but a failed effort to arrange a simple handshake between the two leaders underscored entrenched distrust that will be hard to overcome. In a speech to the United Nations, Obama...
  • PM to leave for UNGA today, likely to hold talks with Nawaz Sharif September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the way for a civilian nuclear deal on Tuesday evening between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)...
  • India set to sign nuclear deal with US company, Opposition cries foul September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's trip to the US, sources say the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal with an American company, but the question is whether this is coming at a cost. Clearing this deal also means changing the nuclear liability...
  • Joshi accuses the UPA government of "almost mortgaging" Indian interests September 21, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, on Saturday, accused the UPA government of "almost mortgaging" Indian interests in the wake of reports of attempts to dilute the nuclear liability clause in contracts proposed with US firms. Nuclear reactors should be established on India's terms but the government seemed to be determined...
  • Before Manmohan Singh's US trip, India rushes to ready nuclear deal September 21, 2013

    India is making a last-minute push to close a nuclear deal in time for a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has made atomic energy cooperation with Washington a hallmark of his tenure. Under the proposed deal, India would contract Toshiba's US nuclear unit Westinghouse...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is India under US pressure on the nuke liability law? September 19, 2013

    A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company Westinghouse, which...
  • Controversy erupts over Indo-US nuke deal ahead of PM's visit to Washington September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company...
  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC September 19, 2013

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Govt must not succumb to US pressure on Nuclear-deal, warns Left September 19, 2013

    Left parties on Thursday warned the government that it would commit an "illegal act" if it tried to dilute the Civil Nuclear Liability Act or signed any agreement for supply of nuclear reactors during the upcoming US visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. "If the government wants to succumb to US...