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Indo-US nuclear deal clears hurdle

Aziz Haniffa in Washington, DC | December 08, 2006 00:34 IST

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The House-Senate conference committee compromise legislation to faciliate the US-India civilian nuclear agreement has passed both chambers of Congress and will now go to the President's desk for signature.
 
Administration sources said a signing ceremony would take place on Monday, December 11 with President George W Bush signing the bill into law.
 
The legislation which had hit a procedural snag Wednesday afternoon when one of the House conferees House Majority Leader John Boehner had put a hold on the conference committee report, was resolved Thursday morning and with it was sent immediately to the House and Senate for a voice vote that was met with a resonding aye.



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Its an unique effort for international peace and political stability. amar lahiri


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This is a great event in the history of Indo-US relationship. This shows US trust in India about handling nuclear issues and not like other ...


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Dear Editor, This is an a historical happening between India - USA post First World War. This is also an indicator that Indo-US relation will ...


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Sir: Let us not get carried away by statements such as "Last Hurdles to INDO-US deal cleared. Belive these statements only after the Bill has ...


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