nuclear policy

US declassifies Cold War n-plan


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US National Security Archive has fully declassified the most controversial nuclear policy document of the Cold War, the Presidential Directive 59 (PD-59), which focused ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... 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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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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India not in arms race: DRDO chief


November 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Discounting talk of an arms race in the neighbourhood after its successful test of the Agni-IV strategic nuclear-capable missile, India's defence research chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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N-plant opponents demand MP’s resignation


November 9th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) A group of protesters opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu Wednesday demanded the resignation of Congress MP representing Tirunelveli constituency S.S. Ramasubbu ... Read more...

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Wikileaks expose on Mayawati distorted: Official


September 5th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The Wikileaks expose on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, citing leaked US diplomatic cables, is a "distorted version" of his conversation with a visiting US ... Read more...

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India vows violent response in case of n-attack (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Even as India and Pakistan began talks on a warm note here, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Tuesday warned of an "absolutely violent, hard ... Read more...

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Violent response in case of n-attack: IAF chief


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With Pakistan having just tested its Nasr nuclear-capable tactical missile, India Tuesday said its retaliatory strike in case of a nuclear attack on its soil ... Read more...

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America to blame for trust deficit with Pakistan: Musharraf (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Blaming "a strategic shift of US policy towards India" for an "acute deficit of trust" between Washington and Islamabad, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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US policy to blame for trust deficit with India: Musharraf


June 9th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Blaming "a strategic shift of US policy towards India" for an "acute deficit of trust" between them, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has suggested open ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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Greenpeace India to send over 21000 faxes opposing Jaitapur to PM, Chavan


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/New Delhi May 4 (ANI): Demanding an immediate halt to the Jaitapur project till a comprehensive review of the nuclear policy is conducted; Greenpeace today began faxing people's petitions to the ... Read more...

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Ramesh for ‘pause’ in Jaitapur nuclear plant project


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), April 23 (IANS) There should be a "pause" in the Jaitapur nuclear project, slated to come up in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, till formulation of a transparent atomic ... Read more...

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US behind Congress-Trinamool Alliance: Biman Bose (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Left Front chairman and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) West Bengal secretary Biman Bose Wednesday alleged that the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance for the assembly elections ... Read more...

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US behind Trinamool-Congress alliance: Biman Bose


April 20th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Left Front chairman and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) West Bengal secretary Biman Bose Wednesday alleged that the Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance for the assembly elections was ... Read more...

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Meltdown alert at Japan’s Fukushima reactor


March 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports by Jiji news agency the nuclear fuel rods at the Japanese nuclear reactor plant are now fully exposed. And needless to say this raises ... Read more...

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North Korea could make two nuclear bombs per year, warns scientist


November 24th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Nov 24 (ANI): North Korea, which carried out attacks on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong yesterday, could make one or two bombs' worth of enriched uranium per year once the ... Read more...

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Obama’s India visit significant, a signal to China: Expert


November 6th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) It is "significant" that India is the first stop on US President Barack Obama's four-nation trip as it shows "the importance the US attaches to India", a ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Pak’s insistence on India-type nuke deal may further strain testy ties with US


October 16th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's renewed push to clinch a civilian nuclear deal with the United States threatens to further strain relations that are already tense over Islamabad's reluctance to go all out ... Read more...

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Despite US’ concerns China to move ahead on Pak nuke deal


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 23 (ANI): Despite the US voicing serious concerns over China's offer to help Pakistan set up two nuclear reactors, Beijing is likely go ahead and finance the nuclear project.Beijing is ... Read more...

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China’s plan to build two nuclear plants in Pakistan worries Washington: Report


April 29th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.29 (ANI): In what could severely impede the United States' efforts towards nuclear non-proliferation, China has reportedly agreed to help Pakistan build two nuclear reactors.According to a report in The Financial ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin attacks Obama at the GOP in New Orleans


April 10th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Apr 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin attacked the US President Barack Obama over the issue of nuclear policy at the GOP, in New Orleans. Both of ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Criticizes Obama’s Nuclear Policy at the GOP Conference


April 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American President Barack Obama and Republican Sarah Palin exchanged blows from a distance over nuclear strategy with each inquiring about the other's knowledge on the ... Read more...

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US accepts India’s stand on not signing NPT: State Dept Advisor


April 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): The United States has said that it realises that India would never sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), and that it accepts New Delhi's stance on the issue.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Engaging ‘rogue’ state Pak better bet to prevent proliferation, nuke theft by terrorists: US


April 9th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): The United States' latest nuclear policy review document, dubbed as the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), highlights that the Obama Administration wants to keep Pakistan on its side in order ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad criticises new US nuclear policy


April 8th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday criticised the new US nuclear doctrine that excludes the Islamic republic from the list of non-atomic states against which the use of nuclear ... Read more...

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UN spokesman expresses optimism in U.S. nuclear policy


April 7th, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) expressed its optimism on Tuesday regarding the successful conclusion of negotiations between the Russian Federation and the U.S. for a successor agreement to ... Read more...

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Australia repeats no uranium to India, but keeps door open


November 12th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Emphasising that its position of not selling uranium to countries that have not signed the NPT is not directed against India, Australia Thursday kept the door ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks closer trade ties with Iran


September 27th, 2009 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Pittsburgh, Sep 27 (EFE) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said his country wants increased trade relations and dialogue with Iran, despite confirmation that Tehran has built a second nuclear-enrichment ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear deterrence proven: Navy chief


August 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Thursday dismissed a top scientist's contention that the country needed to conduct more nuclear tests as those conducted in 1998 were ... Read more...

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Remembering the nuclear nightmare of Kazakhstan


June 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 18 (IANS) Sixty years since scientists of the erstwhile USSR detonated their first nuclear bomb in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan Thursday remembered the horror of almost 500 explosions - from 1949 to ... 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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Pakistan’s n-assets may fall into terrorist hands: US report


May 28th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Chronic political instability in Pakistan and the current offensive against the Taliban has raised fears that Islamabad's strategic nuclear assets could be obtained by terrorists ... Read more...

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