Union Government has notified that India’s Civil Liability
Nuclear Damage (CLND) Act, 2010 or CLND rules will not be amended.
In this regard, a detailed paper titled ‘Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act 2010 and related issues‘ was released by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
This paper says that the foreign suppliers of the reactors cannot be sued for damages by the victims of a nuclear accident.
However, the suppliers can be held liable by the operator, who has the right of recourse that could be ope-rationalized through the contract between the operator and the supplier.
Governments decision comes after the understanding was reached with the US, during President Barack Obama’s recent visit.
A painting of two Tahitian girls named as Nafea FaaIpoipo
(When Will You Marry) by the French artist Paul Gauguin has been sold for 300 million dollars.
It makes the painting as the most expensive work of art ever sold. This painting was painted in 1892 and was sold to a museum in Qatar.
This painting broke the previous highest price record for a painting by Paul Cezanne, sold in 2011 for a reported 158 million dollars to Qatar.
Maharashtra government has signed an MoU with engineering
and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for setting up closed-circuit television (CCTV) based surveillance in Mumbai.
The MoU worth Rs 949 crore was signed by the company and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has won the Malaysian Open
2015. With this win Anirban Lahir secured his breakthrough European Tour title.
In the final 4th round he defeated Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger by one shot at the Kaula Lumpur Golf Club and Country Club.
Anirban Lahiri is professional golfer who currently plays on the Asian Tour.
In 2008, he had joined the Asian Tour and currently has won five tittles in the Asian Tour.
In 2011, he had picked up his first victory at the Panasonic Open and his second victory in 2012 at the SAIL-SBI Open. Currently, his World Golf Ranking is 73.
Veteran Marathi theater artist and film actor Atmaram Bhende
has passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He was 91.
He was considered the doyen of Marathi experimental theatre and had graced the Marathi stage for more than six decades.
Atmaram Bhende was born in May 1923. He was affectionately called as Bapu by colleagues and coworkers.
He was a qualified engineer from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai.
Between 1954-60s, he was the Joint Secretary of the Marathi Natya Parishad and was first to introduce the concept of revolving stage in Marathi theater.
In his 6 decade long acting career, he has acted in various Marathi, Hindi films and also in TV shows.
He also had appeared in English plays and had translated two of the American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder’s plays into Marathi.
Union Government’s Sukanya Samridhi Yojna under Beti
Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) campaign has begun in Jaunpur district in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The first account under the scheme was opened in the name of a three-year old girl Vedika Tiwari in this district by her parents.
Under the scheme, the girl child can withdraw 50 per cent of the money after reaching age of 18 for higher education. The 18 years deadline will also help preventing child-marriages.
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