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‘Peace-loving’ Pak to continue credible minimum nuke deterrence policy: Air Force chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan does not wish to enter into a nuclear arms race, but will continue to maintain the policy of credible minimum deterrence, Pakistan's Air Force chief Marshal Rao Qamar ... Read more...

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UAE signs pact with Korea for nuclear cooperation


March 16th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and South Korea Tuesday signed an agreement for cooperation in the areas of nuclear safeguards, export controls and physical protection.The pact ... Read more...

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US lifts 12-year export controls on Indian space, defence cos. (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The United States Monday lifted a 12-year-old export control ban on nine Indian space and defence-related companies, removing them from the so-called Entity List in ... Read more...

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US sees progress on key issues before Obama visit (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's trip to India, officials indicated forward movement in ironing out differences on issues ranging from India's nuclear liability regime ... Read more...

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India committed to expand defence ties with US: Antony


September 29th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday conveyed to the US "India's commitment to add even greater substance" to their defence partnership in the years ahead, but as ... Read more...

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India, US keen not to let spats play spoilsport on Obama visit


September 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) India has conveyed its concerns to the US on issues like H-1B visa fee hike, export control restrictions and the outsourcing ban, but is ... Read more...

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US wants to expand military ties with India, eyes fighter deal


September 24th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit here next week, the US has said it wants to expand its military ties with India in ... Read more...

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General Jones, Nirupama Rao review progress in security, economic cooperation sectors


September 18th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Sep.18 (ANI): Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's scheduled visit, the Indian Foreign Secretary, Nirupama Rao, and U.S. National Security Advisor General Jim Jones reviewed the progress being made ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Rao discusses UNSC permanent seat for India with top U.S. officials


September 18th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.18 (ANI): Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has revealed that she discussed the issue of India being given a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) with ... Read more...

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Burmese Army procures radios from Perth, evading Oz govt. sanctions


August 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): The Burmese Army has procured radio sets from a Perth-based company by evading Australian Government sanctions in order to scramble its communications.Barrett Communications has been selling radio sets ... Read more...

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Top aide to prepare for Obama’s India visit, discuss AfPak (Lead)


July 10th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India and the US will exchange notes on developments in Afghanistan when US National Security Adviser James Jones comes here next week to lay the groundwork ... Read more...

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Top aide to prepare for Obama’s history making India trip


July 10th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor General James Jones will travel to India next week to begin laying the groundwork for Obama's history making visit ... Read more...

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US, India call for balanced conclusion to WTO Doha talks


June 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): The United States and India have called for a balanced and ambitious conclusion to the Doha Development Round, consistent with its mandate.As members of the G 20, ... Read more...

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No headway on high technology exports to India


June 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) India's demand to liberalise high technology exports to it has not found favour with the US.A joint statement issued after the first ever India-US strategic dialogue ... Read more...

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Gilani admits threat of ‘dirty bombs’ more real than ever


April 14th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): Admitting for the first time that the threat of extremists having nuclear bombs is more real than ever, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again assured ... Read more...

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Move into Iran, Sudan would be an accomplishment: Google


March 9th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 9 (DPA) An executive at internet giant Google said Tuesday that Washington's latest move to encourage service providers to expand their work into Iran, Cuba and Sudan was a "great ... Read more...

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Tom Sanders appointed to CINTAC


February 16th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by BNO News
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – Tom Sanders was appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC), Sandia National Laboratories announced on Monday.Sanders, president of the American ... Read more...

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Brit weapons may have been used against Lanka Tamils, says report


August 19th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.19 (ANI): A report prepared by the Commons Committee on Arms Export Controls has revealed that British weapons may have been used against Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, and now, ... Read more...

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A Q Khan issue a closed chapter: Pak FO


February 13th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.13 (ANI): Pakistan has reiterated that disgraced nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan does not pose any threat, and termed his case a closed chapter. Addressing a weekly press conference here, ... Read more...

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China tested Pakistans first N-bomb during Benazirs tenure: ex-US official


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan .3(ANI): In a startling revelation made by a former US official, it has emerged that China tested Pakistans first nuclear bomb in 1990. Thomas Reed, a former US Air Force ... Read more...

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Pak blasts double standards in Nuke-technology development for peaceful purposes


October 17th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly called for the development of international non-discriminatory criterias regarding co-operation over the peaceful use of nuclear energy.The countrys Ambassador to the UN ... Read more...

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G-8 leaders to call for stockpiling basic grains


July 6th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 6 (DPA) Leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) industrialized nations are expected to agree during their summit in Hokkaido to stockpile grains to better cope with future food ... Read more...

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India cannot become a superpower if there is too much poverty


June 6th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
He is unarguably one of the most brilliant economists of our time. And, most likely, the next Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Jagdish Bhagwati says, This is not the end ... Read more...

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India, US agree on time-bound steps to expand high-tech trade


March 1st, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Despite uncertainty over the nuclear deal, India and the US Friday agreed on "a series of time-bound actions" that will bring the level of their high technology ... Read more...

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