NUCLEAR DEAL

  • India, US move forward on implementation of Nuclear deal 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India and the US are in the process of exchanging the inked copies of Administrative Arrangements (AA) for the nuclear deal, paving the way for the implementation of the pact which was signed seven years ago. "After the necessary internal procedures, the signed texts are currently being exchanged between...
  • India, Sri Lanka sign civil nuclear deal, Modi calls it a sign of trust February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Modi on Monday and the two signed agreements including one on civil nuclear cooperation. Modi said the two leaders discussed ways to enhance economic cooperation between both countries. He also said he discussed the fishermen issue with...
  • World must 'seize opportunity' of sealing nuclear deal: Iran February 10, 2015

    Tehran: Iran has taken "necessary steps" and now it is the turn of the World powers to "seize the opportunity" of sealing a landmark nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday. "Right now good progress has been made although we are some distance away from the final agreement," Rouhani...
  • US hopeful of investing in India's nuclear projects February 10, 2015

    Washington: The US has hoped that its companies would participate in India's nuclear projects as the country has reached an understanding with America about its existing nuclear liability regime. "We believe that we've reached a sufficient understanding, and I think this process will continue. We are hopeful that it will...
  • Centre clarifies on Indo-US nuclear deal, says Indian victims cannot sue foreign suppliers for N-accident February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Foreign suppliers of atomic reactors to India cannot be sued for the damages by victims of a nuclear accident but can be held liable by the operator who has the right of recourse, government said on Sunday releasing details of the understanding reached with the US recently. In a...
  • Nothing on nuclear deal done outside 4 corners of Indian law: Government February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: With questions being asked about the understanding reached on the nuclear deal with the US during President Barack Obama's visit in January, India on Thursday maintained nothing has been done outside the "four corners of the Indian law". "Let me assure you that when we arrived at the understanding...
  • US-India nuclear 'breakthrough' could be finalised within a year February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: A "breakthrough understanding" to open India's nuclear power sector to US firms reached during President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi last month could be finalised this year, Indian officials say. The January 25 announcement by Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi followed six weeks of intensive talks, but...
  • Breaking protocol, Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet Sushma Swaraj during her China visit February 2, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has made an exception by agreeing to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday. The Chinese President rarely meets foreign ministers and will break the protocol by meeting Swaraj. The visiting foreign ministers are usually granted an audience with the the country's premier. Swaraj, arrived...
  • Congress to take on Centre in Parliament on Nuclear deal with USA January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress will take on the government in Parliament on the Indo-US nuclear deal during the Budget session and will demand details of the assurances given by it for resolving the seven-year-old logjam. The party noted that the government has kept all the details of assurances given to the US...
  • Nuclear deal figures in Obama-Sonia meeting January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The issue of operationalising the bilateral landmark civil nuclear deal and cooperation in multiple sectors between India and US were understood to have figured as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barrack Obama. A wide range of strategic affair issues came up...
  • India Inc upbeat about CEOs' roundtable meet with US President Barack Obama January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the CEOs' roundtable meet, top businessmen in New Delhi on Monday expressed confidence about their meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama. In an exclusive interview to Network 18, CEO of New Silk Route Parag Saxena said, "Mood is positive; FII flows into...
  • Experts discuss Indo-Us civil nuclear deal 'breakthrough' January 25, 2015

    India and the US on Sunday reached a breakthrough on the stalled civil nuclear agreement by agreeing on commercial cooperation and decided to take defence cooperation to a new level including on upgrading domestic defence industry and advanced technologies. ...
  • India, US say breakthrough in civil nuclear deal achieved after Narendra Modi-Barack Obama meet January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: India and the US on Sunday reached a breakthrough on the stalled civil nuclear agreement by agreeing on commercial cooperation and decided to take defence cooperation to a new level including on upgrading domestic defence industry and advanced technologies. The contours of the operationalisation of the nuclear deal, which...
  • India, US achieve breakthrough in operationalising Nuclear deal January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: India and the US on Sunday achieved a breakthrough in operationalisation of the stalled nuclear deal in a major outcome of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama. It is understood that the breakthrough was achieved over one-on-one talks between the two leaders over tea....
  • Obama-Modi hold talks on civil nuclear deal and a range of issues January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Sunday held talks on a range of crucial issues, including removing hurdles in operationalising the long-stalled civil nuclear agreement and enhancing ties in defence, trade and commerce and climate change. Officials said "progress has been made" on the nuclear...
  • India-US nuclear deal finalised, announcement likely at Modi-Obama joint conference: sources January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: India-US nuclear deal has been finalised and the announcement is likely to be made at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama's joint conference, according to sources. Reportedly, the Indo-US trade is now close to $100 billion annually. If government aides are to be believed then...
  • Watch: Day 1 of the India-US dialogues January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement, trade, and defence between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss trade ties January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the trade ties between India and US. ...
  • Indo-US Dialogue: 'Modi and Obama can take it to newer and greater heights' January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The inaugural session of the Indo-US dialogue jointly organised by the Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable of taking the relationship to a newer and greater...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Defence ties January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Defence ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Civil Nuclear Cooperation deal January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement between India and US. ...
  • Indo-US nuclear deal unlikely to be cleared during Obama's visit: sources January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, the nuclear deal between the two countries is unlikely to be cleared, said government sources. The US has demanded that it be allowed to track nuclear material supplied to India. In an attempt to remove the hurdles in the nuclear...
  • India, United States try to narrow differences on nuclear trade ahead of Obama's visit January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: India and the United States were trying to narrow differences on nuclear trade on Thursday ahead of President Barack Obama's visit, but New Delhi ruled out a change in its liability law that has choked off US investment. Nuclear commerce worth billions of dollars was meant to be the...
  • India, US get into huddle in London on nuke deal; US envoy hopeful of progress January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Racing against time, officials from India and the US met in London on Wednesday to resolve issues that have come in the way of operationalising the landmark civil nuclear deal with President Barack Obama due in four days' time. Meanwhile, US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, also exuded...
  • 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...