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UAE calls for n-weapons free Middle EAst


September 21st, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on all countries in the Middle East to make a positive commitment to contribute to the establishment of a ... Read more...

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A tough balancing act awaits Manmohan Singh in Tehran


July 31st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Amid tightening Western sanctions targeting Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Iran to attend the Aug 30-31 Non-Aligned Movement summit - an important ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to get Australian uranium: Envoy


May 18th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan is not eligible to buy uranium from Australia, outgoing High Commissioner Tim George has said."India has an exemption from the Nuclear Suppliers Group, which does ... Read more...

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India, US on same page on Iran’s n-programme (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US affirmed Tuesday that they were on the same page on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, though Tehran remains a key ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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India under pressure to cut oil imports from Iran: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said countries like India were being pressurised to reduce their oil imports from Iran to make Tehran change its ... Read more...

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Australia commits NSG support for India


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Citing India's "very good" non-proliferation track record, Australia Thursday committed to support its membership in international atomic export control regimes, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group ... Read more...

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Iran n-talks constructive: EU


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 15 (IANS) Talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have been described as "constructive and useful" by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.Speaking ... Read more...

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India to pitch for NSG membership at Vienna meet


February 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) More than three years after the Nuclear Suppliers Group allowed India to resume global nuclear commerce, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai will make a strong pitch ... Read more...

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Moscow urges Iran to respond to IAEA concerns


February 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia wants Iran to answer all existing questions from the UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over its controversial nuclear programme.Russia believes such ... Read more...

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‘No contradiction in India’s ties with Iran, US’


February 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure from the US to reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, New Delhi has said its ties with Tehran do not contradict its relationship ... Read more...

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No Australian uranium for Pakistan: Gillard (Interview)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reiterated that Australia will not agree to export uranium to Pakistan, which is imploring Canberra to make a similar policy change ... Read more...

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Why India should avoid landing in hot waters of Hurmuz (Comment)


January 1st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
As Iran and the United States move towards a standoff in the Strait of Hurmuz, India is going to find itself in a serious dilemma because of its close relations ... Read more...

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Oz minister backs India uranium deal, says no to Pakistan


December 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Backing the ruling Labour Party's decision to export uranium to India, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith Tuesday rejected a similar deal for Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants equal treatment from Australia on uranium


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 5 (IANS) If Australia sells uranium to India, it should sell to Pakistan as well, Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Malik Abdullah here told ABC Radio Monday.On Sunday, ... Read more...

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India welcomes Australian Labor Party move on uranium sale


December 4th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India Sunday welcomed the move of Australia's ruling Labor Party to remove a ban on uranium exports to this country, saying that bilateral cooperation ... Read more...

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Australian ruling party votes for uranium sale to India


December 4th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney/Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Australia's ruling Labor Party representatives have passed a motion to remove a ban on uranium exports to India after a passionate debate on the issue that ... Read more...

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Australian ex-PM supports move for uranium sale to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister John Howard Saturday supported the move by his country's governent to lift ban on sale of uranium to India, and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, the reformer, is back (Comment)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
The government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign investment in multi-brand retail outlets, and cent percent in the single brand ones, may prove to be as much of a game ... Read more...

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PM and Gillard meet, discuss sale of uranium (Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met here Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Gillard, discusses uranium issue


November 19th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met here Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling ... Read more...

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Obama denies asking Australia to sell uranium to India


November 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barak Obama has denied speculations that America influenced Australia to overturn its policy of not selling uranium to India. "We have not ... Read more...

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Australia relents on lifting uranium ban, India hails move (Second Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/Banglaore, Nov 15 (IANS) In a dramatic policy reversal, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday signalled a plan to lift a long-standing ban on uranium sales to India and ... Read more...

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Australian signals lifting uranium ban, India hails move


November 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) In a dramatic policy shift, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has signalled a plan to lift a long-standing ban on uranium sales to India. New ... Read more...

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PM’s abscence from CHOGM not by design: India to Australia


October 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As Vice President Hamid Ansari heads to Australia to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), India Tuesday clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa


October 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa by impressing upon Pretoria to favourably change its regime towards New Delhi, notwithstanding the implications of ... Read more...

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Australian minister denies secret uranium talks with India


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne Oct 14 (IANS) Australian Federal Resources Minister Martin Ferguson has denied that Australia is conducting a "confidential dialogue" to sell uranium to India.According to ABC Radio, the minister's ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto draws road map for India-Pakistan peace


October 1st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) The road to peace between India and Pakistan will have to be mapped by building on the shared heritage and the common social malaise confronting ... Read more...

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India asks NSG to abide by 2008 clean waiver (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India Wednesday hoped the Nuclear Suppliers Group's (NSG) new guidelines would not affect the 2008 "clean waiver" granted to it on transfer of sensitive technologies.India ... Read more...

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India asks NSG members to abide by 2008 clean waiver


August 10th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Against the backdrop of concerns here over the impact of Nuclear Suppliers Group's (NSG) new guidelines on the transfer of sensitive technologies, India Wednesday underlined ... Read more...

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US says committed to n-deal, pushes India on liability law (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday said it was fully committed to the nuclear waiver granted by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to India and full ... Read more...

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US wants India to ratify compensation regime for n-accidents


July 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday pressed India to ratify by the end of this year an international convention on compensation for nuclear accidents and reiterated its commitment ... Read more...

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Need to resolve issues on nuclear deal: Clinton


July 19th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and the US need to resolve some issues on the nuclear agreement between the two countries, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Tuesday."With ... Read more...

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Clinton arrives, Mumbai blasts and n-deal to top talks (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton touched down here Monday night to begin a three-day visit during which India and the US will hold ... Read more...

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Clinton in India Monday night, Mumbai and n-deal on agenda


July 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India and the US will Tuesday hold their second strategic dialogue, which is expected to be dominated by counter-terror cooperation, civil nuclear cooperation and ... Read more...

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