Quantcast

Latest Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement Stories

2010-02-16 11:45:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) praised President Obama's announcement today of federal loan guarantees to begin the construction of a new nuclear power facility in Georgia. The guarantees will total $8.3 billion and will enable the construction of two new reactors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100215/SAFELOGO ) "Expanded nuclear power will be a key part of our energy future," SAFE President and CEO Robbie Diamond...

1604e757e43d656384baa1d724ba33fd1
2009-08-13 10:21:16

The demand for atomic energy is making it increasingly difficult to control the spread of nuclear weapons, a senior U.S. official acknowledged on Wednesday. "Some people are calling this a nuclear renaissance, it's very much in vogue," said Susan Burk, the US president's special representative for nuclear non-proliferation. It is clear why there is such a surge of interest in nuclear energy. With issues of energy security, climate change and volatile energy pricing, the nuclear option looks...

2008-10-08 18:00:29

Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama voiced support for nuclear energy during last night's campaign debate in Nashville, Tenn. Following is a statement by the Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer, Frank L. (Skip) Bowman, reacting to the candidates' comments on nuclear energy: "Last night's presidential debate was significant for the favorable comments from both candidates that reflect support for nuclear energy as one component of our overall...

2008-10-05 09:00:15

Text of report by leading moderate reformist Iranian daily E'temad website Text of commentary by Dr Reza Amrollahi headlined "Nuclear energy and a few questions to the future president" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad website on 29 September Today our country is faced with numerous issues in the fields of water and energy and this has been followed by some questions from every Iranian. The below points are only a reference to such issues and each one of the nominees for the next...

2008-10-04 21:00:15

Prabhakar Sinha & Rupali Mukherjee NEW DELHI: The Indo-US nuclear deal will not only help the country in generating nuclear power but also give a technological edge to Indian industry in manufacturing of medicine, textiles and other high-tech sectors. The deal has opened the ways for India to sign nuclear fuel and technology supply treaty with a number of countries. As India is a big market, a number of countries will come forward to sign such treaties to create opportunities for...

2008-10-04 12:00:03

By Robert Burns Associated Press RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- A historic and highly sensitive deal that opens up U.S. nuclear trade with India should trigger an across-the-board improvement in U.S. relations with the Asian giant, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday en route to New Delhi. The agreement on civil nuclear cooperation allows American businesses to begin selling nuclear fuel, technology and reactors to India in exchange for safeguards and U.N. inspections at...

2008-09-28 09:00:14

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure allowing the export of nuclear power technology to India. As part of the deal to allow it to import nuclear materials for civilian electricity generation, India says it will refrain from testing nuclear weapons, CNN reported. The provision was a key component in a bill passed Saturday by a 298-117 margin and sets the stage for high-level nuclear cooperation between the two countries as India seeks to greatly expand its civilian...

2008-09-02 18:00:26

China is calling for "balance" between non-proliferation concerns and peaceful civilian nuclear power use in India's quest to obtain nuclear fuel imports. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said Tuesday that China has a "clear and consistent" stance on nuclear cooperation between the United States and India, which is seeking to have a nuclear importation ban lifted, the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. "China hopes the (45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group of...

2008-08-01 12:00:31

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Ron Somers of U.S.-India Business Council, +1-202-463- 5626, rsomers@uschamber.com Historic Agreement Good for India, Good for the Environment, and Good for Nuclear Safety and Nonproliferation U.S.-India Business Council Launches Advocacy Campaign on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) applauds the decision of the 35-member Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

2008-08-01 09:00:20

Text of report by private Indian television channel Zee News website on 1 August, subheading as carried Vienna, Aug 1 -- India's hectic lobbying with the IAEA Board of Governors to get its specific safeguards agreement ratified got a boost on Friday [1 August] when the nuke watchdog's chief Mohamed ElBaradei came out in support by pronouncing that the agreement with India confirms to the agency's rules. Speaking at the start of the IAEA meet to decide on India specific safeguards he said...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.