PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES
IN SOUTH ASIA
April 2001

Contents

BANGLADESH

Nuclear Build Up

1. Tenders for constructive of Rooppur power Plant to be invited soon: PM The Independent, Dhaka April 11, 2001
INDIA
 

Nuclear build-up

   
2. Govt. plan to up N-power capacity The Times of India,         New Delhi April 3, 2001
3. ' N-boost key to better living' The Times of India,         New Delhi April 4, 2001
4. Will nuclear plant dislocate them again? The Hindu, Chennai April 8, 2001

Nuclear Co-operation

5. Jaswant meets Powell / Sanctions discussedIndia, U. S. agree on defence cooperation The Hindu, Chennai April 9, 2001
6. India, U. S. define new security agenda The Hindu, Chennai April 11, 2001
7.

Russia to continue nuclear cooperation with India

The Hindu, Chennai April 18, 2001
  Nuclear Non-Proliferation    
8. Call for Global Disarmament We don't want to join arms race: PM The Hindu, Chennai April 7, 2001
9.  India to scrap N-arms if all nations follow suit: Vajpayee The Daily Star,Dhaka April 7, 2001
10. Punjab villagers up in arms against N-plant The Statesman,Kolkata April 8, 2001
11. Jaswant conveys New Delhi's stand on        N-issues, Bush to work closely with India The Hindu, Chennai April 8, 2001
12. India and CTBT, New Delhi's cause needs to be examined The Statesman,Kolkata April 12, 2001
13. The Indo- U. S. engagement The Hindu, Chennai April 16, 2001
 

Missile

   
14. India test fires surface to surface missile The Independent, Dhaka April 1, 2001
15. India testfires surface to surface missile Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka April 1, 2001
16. Prithvi testfired successfully The Statesman,Kolkata April 1, 2001
17. India tests guided missile Dawn, Karachi April 1, 2001
18. Ample room for engagement on missile defence: Celeste The Hindu, Chennai April 14, 2001
 

Economic Sanction

   
19.

Sanctions on India likely to go

Dawn, Karachi April 21, 2001
20. US may lift sanctions against India within 6 months The Daily Star, Dhaka April 21, 2001
  Space Programme    
21. India to launch GSLV today The Daily Star, Dhaka April 18, 2001
22. GSLV re-launch successful The Statesman,Kolkata April 19, 2001
23. More than technology The Times of India,         New Delhi April 20, 2001
24. Managing nuclear risks reduction Dawn, Karachi April 2, 2001
  PAKISTAN    
 

Nuclear Technology

   
25. Nuclear risk reduction Dawn, Karachi April 7, 2001
26. Pak nuke control body  mulls security The Times of India,         New Delhi April 1, 2001
27. Pak. move to replace nuclear scientists draws flak The Hindu, Chennai April 1, 2001
  Nuclear Build Up    
28. A historic event Dawn, Karachi April 1, 2001
29. Dr. Qadeer khan bids farewell to KRL Dawn, Karachi April 2, 2001
 

Nuclear Co-operation

   
30. Pak Super jet project on hold as Russia acks out The Times of India,         New Delhi April 9, 2001
31. 'PML to resist N-plan rollback' Dawn, Karachi April 2, 2001
  Nuclear Non-proliferation    
32. A shift away from Indo-centricism? Dawn, Karachi April 16, 2001
33. Pak moots regional N-test ban treaty The Statesman,Kolkata April 22, 2001
34. Pak to cut budget for nuclear body The Asian Age,Kolkata April 23, 2001
35. Islamabad should sign CTBT: Benazir The Daily Star, Dhaka April 25, 2001
 

Missile

   
36. Barak missile deal was above board, says Navy The Times of India,         New Delhi April 5, 2001
37. Efforts in US Congress on to remove Sanctions Dawn, Karachi April 7, 2001

Economic Sanction

38. US moves legislation to lift sanctions Dawn, Karachi April 8, 2001
 

Miscellaneous

   
39. Sino-Pak ties: India factor Dawn, Karachi April 2, 2001
 

SOUTH ASIA

   
 

Miscellaneous

   
40. Talk on n-conflict again The Hindu, Chennai April 19, 2001
41. Resumption of dialogue with India stressed Dawn, Karachi April 22, 2001