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India joins nuclear liability convention

Nuclear Policies

05 February 2016

India_CSC_ratification_(IAEA-Calma)_48India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Jaitapur agreement due by year-end

New Nuclear

25 January 2016

Hollande-Modi January 2016 - 48A deal between France and India for the construction of six EPR nuclear power reactors at Jaitapur in India's Maharashtra state is now set to be finalized by the end of this year, the countries' leaders have said.

India, Japan reach agreement on nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

14 December 2015

India-Japan December 2015 - 48After many years of negotiations, India and Japan have signed a memorandum on cooperating in nuclear energy. However, certain technical and legal issues must be resolved before a final agreement can be signed.

Areva looks to finalize reactor business sale

Corporate

28 January 2016

Areva's board of directors has given a mandate to its CEO to finalize negotiations on EDF's acquisition of a majority stake in its nuclear reactor business. The moves follows agreement by the two companies on the final valuation of Areva NP.

India charts progress with overseas partners

New Nuclear

05 January 2016

Commercial negotiations between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and Westinghouse on the construction of six AP1000 units at Mithi Virdi in India are on course to be finalized in 2016, the Indian cabinet has said. Separately, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have welcomed progress towards identifying a new site for VVERs in India.

India receives first uranium shipment from Canada

Uranium and Fuel

04 December 2015

Canadian U arrives in India - 48The first shipment of uranium from Canada under a five-year contract signed in April has arrived in India. It marks Cameco's first supply of uranium to India.