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India should lead nuclear debate at NAM: Experts


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the 16th Non-aligned Movement Summit in Tehran, a group of retired diplomats and experts Wednesday pitched for a proactive leadership role for ... Read more...

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Russia supports Iran’s peaceful n-programme: Putin


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia supports Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy and is in constant contact with Tehran on nuclear issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Between 90 and 100 kg of uranium has been enriched to 20 percent at a facility in the Iranian city of Natanz, the country's news ... Read more...

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IAEA team in Tehran for talks


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-level delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran Monday for talks on nuclear issues.The five-member delegation is led by IAEA ... Read more...

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Iran should clarify outstanding nuclear issues : IAEA


November 18th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Vienna (Austria), Nov 18 (IANS) Iran should clarify outstanding issues concerning some aspects of the country's nuclear programme suspected of involving nuclear weapon-related technologies, said Yukiya Amano, head of the ... Read more...

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China urges IAEA to ensure global nuclear safety


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 2 (IANS) China has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to further strengthen its leading role in enhancing global nuclear safety and promoting relevant international cooperation.Wang ... Read more...

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NSA Menon capitulated before Chidambaram: US cable


September 4th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon had capitulated to Home Minister P. Chidambaram on intelligence issues soon after taking over his post, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to announce CBMs on Kashmir, nuclear issues


July 8th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan are set to unveil specific cross-Kashmir and nuclear confidence-building measures (CBMs) when their foreign ministers meet here July 26-27 amid an ... Read more...

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IAEA to refer Syrian nuclear issue to UNSC


June 10th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Thursday asked Syria to fully cooperate over its outstanding nuclear issues and decided to report the issue to the ... Read more...

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S Korea says Pyongyang’s renewed call for inter-Korean talks ‘lacks sincerity’


January 10th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan 10 (ANI): South Korea has dismissed the latest call for inter-Korean talks by the North saying it 'lacks sincerity', and urged Pyongyang to address pending issues first.On Saturday, North ... Read more...

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John Wheeler’s Death Mystery Deepens Despite New Clues


January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the unexpected death of former Pentagon official and aide of former US president George W Bush, John P Wheeler III is deepening with ... Read more...

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Declassified documents reveal US failure to stop Pak’s nuke programme


December 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Islamabad, Dec. 24 (ANI): Recently declassified U.S. Government documents from the Jimmy Carter era reveal how Washington made persistent attempts to roll back Pakistan's nuclear programme, despite resistance from then Prime minister ... Read more...

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Iran nuclear threat not imminent, says US


August 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has told Israel that Iran is not a direct nuclear threat in near future, citing evidence of continuing troubles inside Tehran's atomic programme. According to American ... Read more...

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Israel assured by US on Iran threat not being imminent


August 20th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.20 (ANI): Obama administration officials have reportedly persuaded Israel that it would take roughly a year, or perhaps longer, for Iran to complete a nuclear weapon, and that Tel Aviv need ... Read more...

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US woefully unprepared for nuclear attack: Pentagon study


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US is woefully unprepared for any kind of nuclear attack with the expertise needed to survive such an attack atrophied since the end of the ... Read more...

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N. Korea media slams S. Korea over “persisting in anti-DPRK policy”


July 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): North Korean daily Rodong Sinmun has accused South Korean authorities of "persisting with an anti-DPRK policy."In a commentary published on Saturday, the newspaper also said that Seoul ... Read more...

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University of Ottawa organises Indo-Pak nuke ties discussion


June 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): An ongoing dialogue between a number of retired senior officials and military officers, as well as academics, from India and Pakistan, has adopted an agreed statement on ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran joins Centre for Policy Research


May 11th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Shyam Saran, the prime minister's former envoy on climate change, Tuesday said he has joined the Centre for Policy Research, a Delhi-based think tank. Saran, who was India's ... Read more...

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Western diplomats walk out of Ahmadinejad’s speech


May 4th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 4 (DPA) Diplomats from at least nine governments walked out of the UN General Assembly Monday when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the review conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation ... Read more...

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PMO permits Saran to demit office in March


February 19th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19(ANI): Prime Minister's office (PMO) on Friday evening permitted the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, to demit office with effect from March 14.Saran also ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran to quit as PM’s special envoy (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Shyam Saran, prime minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on climate change, Friday announced his decision to quit the job. The decision took many by surprise as ... Read more...

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Sweden to seek India’s support on climate change


November 4th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Leaders of India and Sweden will hold wide-ranging talks Thursday that will focus on evolving a consensus on a new global climate deal and promoting ... Read more...

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Iran agrees to nuclear inspections, more talks with US and allies (Lead)


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 2 (DPA) Iran has agreed to international inspections of a suspect atomic facility and to hold further talks about its nuclear activities during a full day of meetings with ... Read more...

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Nuclear issues settled, no need for review: Iran


September 15th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 15 (DPA) Iran has settled all its nuclear issues with the UN nuclear watchdog, so there was no need to review the issues in talks with world powers, a senior ... Read more...

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US downplays CTBT differences ahead of India talks Monday (Lead)


July 19th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Setting the stage for nuclear business with India, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday sought to downplay differences over nuclear issues, saying the two countries can ... Read more...

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South Africa commits to nuclear agency’s aim to create better life


July 7th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Pretoria, July 7 (IANS) South Africa has reassured the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its support for the organisation's objective of creating a better life for all, free from ... Read more...

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Nuclear issues of Iran, North Korea different: Medvedev


July 5th, 2009 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (Xinhua) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said the nuclear issues of both Iran and North Korea are different and Pyongyang's activities have raise more concerns than that of Tehran. "I ... Read more...

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Japan’s Amano confirmed as ElBaradei’s successor at IAEA


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 3 (DPA) Members of the International Atomic Energy Agency unanimously designated Japan's Yukiyo Amano as the next IAEA chief Friday, ending a rift between developing and industrialised countries over his ... Read more...

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India, US to begin reprocessing talks before July-end


June 11th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Amid reports of differences over nuclear issues, the US Thursday said it was committed to its civil nuclear deal with India and would begin negotiations on ... Read more...

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India says it’s a responsible nuclear power, seeks global disarmament


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to New Delhi next month, India Wednesday underlined its credentials as "a responsible nuclear power" and ... Read more...

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China says it is not cooperating on nuke energy with North Korea


April 21st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.21 (ANI): China has disavowed any kind of cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in nuclear energy development, and urged a peaceful solution to the DPRK nuclear disputes."China ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari releases book on India’s foreign policy


April 13th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday released a book titled 'Challenges and Strategy: Rethinking India's Foreign Policy'.The book, authored by former bureaucrat Rajiv Sikri, examines India's current ... Read more...

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United States and China pledge co-operation for a better future


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): The United States and China on Wednesday agreed that there was need to step up economic co-operation to address the ongoing global financial crisis.Ahead of the ... Read more...

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India links CTBT with disarmament


March 30th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama in London, India Monday said it "won't stand in the way" of ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran talks climate change with Obama team


March 24th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on nuclear issues and climate change Shyam Saran is holding talks with the Obama administration focusing on cooperation in the field ... Read more...

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