PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES IN SOUTH ASIA
February 2000

Contents

BANGLADESH
Nuclear Cooperation
1.
Plan to sign 20-yr accord with US The Daily Star, Dhaka February20, 2000
INDIA
Nuclear Technology
2.
Progress in nuclear power The Hindu, Madras February 21, 2000
3.
Indian testes pollute  Pakistan territories :UK report Dawn, Karachi February 02,  2000
4.
India needs to spell out its nuclear command structure The Times of India,       New Delhi February 05, 2000
Nuclear Build up
5.
Nuclear attack : Vajpayee threatens retaliation Dawn, Karachi February 07, 2000
6.
Indian ready to face nuclear war : Vajpayee The Times of India,       New Delhi February 07, 2000
7.
No plans for N-arms race with China : Brajesh The Times of India,       New Delhi February 07, 2000
8.
Vajpayee delivers nuclear warning to Pakistan The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka February 10, 2000
9.
India working on nuclear submarine, plans aircraft carrier The Daily News, Colombo February 24, 2000
10.
India to expand nuclear power output The Hindu, Madras February 27, 2000
11.
Vajpayee,s new nuclear face Dawn, Karachi February 28, 2000
Nuclear Cooperation
12.
India, France explore n-cooperation The Hindu, Madras February 16, 2000
13.
France lays down CTBT condition for help The Statesman, Calcutta February 19, 2000
14.
Clinton is coming to talk tech, not CTBT or Pak The Times of India,       New Delhi February 23, 2000
Nuclear non-proliferation
15.
Singing of CTBT only after consensus The Hindu, Madras February 02, 2000
16.
India will do a great service to the world by signing CTBT The Asia Age, Calcutta February 13, 2000
17.
Signing CTBT will help The Hindu, Madras February 10, 2000
18.
In testing times The Times of India,       New Delhi February 17, 2000
19.
Jaswant no to  CTBT talks The Statesman, Calcutta February 14, 2000
Global Opinion
20.
China wants US to be firm with India on n-issues The Hindu, Madras February 28, 2000
Nuclear Space
21.
India in Space : Profirs of Satellite Technology The Times of India,       New Delhi February 18, 2000
PAKISTAN
Nuclear Cooperation
22.
National Command Authority formed Dawn, Karachi February 03, 2000
23.
QUETTA :Chaghi nuclear blasts Displaced people compensated Dawn, Karachi February 04, 2000
24.
Musharraf Pak nuclear to head command The Statesman, Calcutta February 04, 2000
25.
Pakistan sets up nuclear command The Daily Star, Dhaka February 04, 2000
26.
Nuclear option open, asserts Musharraf The Times of India,       New Delhi February 18, 2000
27.
Need for nuclear doctrine Dawn , Karachi February 26, 2000
Nuclear Cooperation
28.
China, N Korea aided Pakistan's missile programme, says CIA The Times of India,       New Delhi February 04, 2000
Nuclear non-proliferation
29.
Sattar says no rollback of nuclear programme : Pakistan to remain Nuclear state after signing CTBT Dawn , Karachi February 07, 2000
30.
Signing of CTBT won't affect N-status : Pak FM The Daily Star, Dhaka February 07, 2000
31.
Pakistan won't sign  CTBT before Clinton's S Asia visit The Daily Star, Dhaka February 10, 2000
32.
Pak religious parties rally against signing of CTBT The Daily Star, Dhaka February 18, 2000
33.
Pakistan must sign the CTBT Dawn , Karachi February 26, 2000
34.
Imperatives of the CTBT debate Dawn , Karachi February 28, 2000
Missile
35.
Pakistan has Chinese M-11 missile : CIA The Daily Star, Dhaka February 12, 2000
Global Opinion
36.
USA accepts Pak N-status : Sattar The Statesman, Calcutta February 08, 2000
SOUTH ASIA
Nuclear Build up
37.
India, Pakistan relations : Speakers call for resumption of dialogue Dawn , Karachi February 22, 2000
38.
Let us bring round India, Pak on CTBT : US tells Russia The Hindu, Madras February 12, 2000
Nuclear non-proliferation
39.
Persuading India, Pak to sign CTBT 'not easy' The Hindu , Madras February 20, 2000