Press Digest On Nuclear Issues In South Asia
December 1999

Contents

INDIA

Nuclear Technology

1.

Delhi admits radioactive leak in nuclear plant

Dawn, Karachi

December 09, 1999

2.

Problems facing India’s nuclear plants

The Independent, Dhaka

December 30,1999

 

Nuclear Build Up

3.

India to allow world review of Narora N-plant

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 14, 1999

4.

N-subs on the cards: Navy commander

The Statesman, Calcutta

December 07, 1999

5.

No hurry for signing CTBT, says Congress

The Times of India

December 22, 1999

6.

India can counter nuclear strike by Pakistan: Fernandes

The New Nation, Dhaka

December 18, 1999

7.

Indian navy to add aircraft carriers, cruise missiles

The Independent, Dhaka

December 04, 1999

 

Nuclear non-proliferation

8.

India will maintain moratorium on N-tests

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 05, 1999

9.

The search for nuclear consensus

The Hindu, Madras

December 14, 1999

10.

Towards a CTBT consensus

The Hindu, Madras

December 09,1999

11.

CTBT does not deny India N-deterrent: US

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 22, 1999

12.

Govt. talks to Cong. On CTBT

The Hindu, Madras

December 18, 1999

13.

Govt. involving consensus on CTBT: PM

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 13, 1999

14.

Undue Fears: Pragmatic Approach to Signing the CTBT

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 13, 1999

15.

Signing CTBT no bar to minimum deterrent:  U.S.

The Hindu, Madras

December 22, 1999

16.

Go slow on CTBT, Rao tells Vajpayee

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 25, 1999

17.

India’s Nuclear policy gaining world stature

Dawn Karachi

December 22, 1999

18.

PM opens consensus exercise on CTBT

The Times of India, New Delhi

December 18, 1999

19.

PM for consensus for reforms

The Hindu, Madras

December 13, 1999

20.

Rs. 400 crore additional aid for Himachal

The Hindu Madras

December 12, 1999

21.

Signing the CTBT

The Hindu Madras

December 28, 1999

22.

CTBT and the options before India

The Independent, Dhaka

December 10, 1999

23.

Cong. Stand on CTBT crucial

The Hindu, Madras

December 3, 1999

24.

India not dictated to sign CTBT: FM

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 23, 1999

 

Missile

25.

‘India developing ballistic missile

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 16, 1999

 

Economic Cooperation

26.

USA lifts curbs on 51 Indian entities

The Statesman, Calcutta

December 18, 1999

 

Global Opinion

27.

Crucial Indo -US talks today

The Hindu, Madras

December 21, 1999

28.

An unfolding Indo US waltz?

The Hindu, Madras

December 23, 1999

 

Miscellaneous

29.

When Cong. backed from Pokhran-ii

The Hindu, Madras

December 18, 1999

 

PAKISTAN

Nuclear Technology 

30.

No seismic fault at Chashma plant site

Dawn Karachi

December 22, 1999

 

Nuclear Build up

31.

Developing our own doctrine

Dawn Karachi

December 08, 1999

32.

Developing our own doctrine-ii need for protective planning

Dawn Karachi

December 09, 1999

33.

Diplomacy and its different tracs

Dawn Karachi

December 10, 1999

34.

Pakistan to retain right to conduct Nuclear tests

Dawn Karachi

December 23, 1999

35.

Tarar calls for large nuclear  base to meet energy demands

Dawn Karachi

December 02, 1999

36.

Open discussion on Pak N-Programme

The Independent, Dhaka

December 24, 1999

37.

Pakistan to commission 2nd nuclear power plant by mid-2000

The Daily News, Colombo

December 31

38.

Pakistan will retain nuke test right if India doesn’t sign CTBT: FM

The Daily News, Colombo

December 24, 1999

39.

Public discussion on Pak-N plan

The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka

December 24, 1999

40.

2nd nuclear plant in Pak by mid-2000

The Asian Age, Calcutta

December 25, 1999

41.

Pakistan to sign CTBT by mid-Jan.

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 25, 1999

 

Nuclear non-proliferation

42.

Pindi to sign CTBT

The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka

December 25, 1999

43.

Will Pak sign CTBT before India?

The Hindu, Madras

December 24, 1999

44.

Aslam Beg opposes signing of CTBT

Dawn Karachi

December 25, 1999

45.

A way out of CTBT dilemma

Dawn Karachi

December 29, 1999

46.

Pakistan’s nuclear strategy

Dawn Karachi

December 05, 1999

 

SOUTH ASIA

Nuclear non-proliferation

47.

CTBT ON THRESHOLD

The Asian Age, Calcutta

December 24, 1999

48.

CTBTing

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 31, 1999

49.

The effort by the BJP-led Govt. to resurrect the debate on the CTBT process could involve a drastic revision of India’s long-held nuclear position

The Daily Star, Dhaka

December 31, 1999