PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES

IN SOUTH ASIA

July 2000

Contents

INDIA

Nuclear Technology

1. WHITER NUCLEAR SAFETY ? The Hindu , Madras July 04, 2000
2. Why spilt atoms over an N-plant ? The Statesman , Calcutta July 05, 2000
3. N-power risks won't go away The Statesman , Calcutta July 22, 2000
4. 'ACCIDENT-SAFE' OPTION/INDIAN SCIENTISTS ON THE JOB  New method of tapping n-energy The Hindu , Madras

 

July 26, 2000
 

Nuclear Build up

   
5. India's nuclear weaponisation programme faces roadblocks The Independent , Dhaka July 01, 2000
6. India's big bang revisited The Independent , Dhaka July 12, 2000
7. Govt mum on N-plant issue The Times of India ,         New Delhi July 12, 2000
8. 'Peer review' of Pokhran tests sought The Hindu , Madras Julu 25, 2000
9. Indian AWACS : new threat to Pakistan Dawn , Karachi July 29, 2000
 

Nuclear Cooperation

   
10. India, Russia sign agreement on nuclear cooperation The Times of India ,           New Delhi July 06, 2000
11. India intensifies arms  talks with UK, Russia , France , Israel The Bangladesh Observer , Dhaka July 07, 2000
12. India, Israel plan nuclear tieup : Arab League The Hindu , Madras July 15, 2000
13. Israel, India developing nuclear ties : Arab League Dawn , Karachi July 15, 2000
14. India rejects Arab claims of nuke cooperation with Israel The Daily News , Dhaka July 24, 2000
15. India cosying up to Israel Dawn , Karachi July 31, 2000
 

Nuclear Non-proliferation

   
16. For  a consensus on the CTBT The Hindu , Madras July 03, 2000
17. Jaswant  : US missiles program to damage disarmament The Daily News, Colombo July 11, 2000
18. Govt.warned against signing CTBT in haste The Hindu , Madras July 31, 2000
19. Akash testified at Chandipur-on Sea The Asian Age , Calcutta July 06, 2000
 

Missile

   
20. 'U.S. missile test won't affect Indian n-Plans' The Hindu , Madras July 10, 2000
21. New missile-firing sub being commissioned The Hindu , Madras July 19, 2000

Global Opining

22. Howard puts  post-Pakistan blues behind The Statesman , Calcutta July 12, 2000
23. 'N-proliferation views must be realistic ' The Hindu , Madras July 13, 2000
24. 'India's N-plan not an answer to security concerns' The Hindu , Madras July 14, 2000
25. Japan coming closer to India despite CTBT The Statesman , Calcutta July 29, 2000
 

Miscellaneous

   
26. Whither nuclear policy ? The Hindu , Madras July 01, 2000
27. Weaponisation & the CTBT The Hindu , Madras July 05, 2000
28. Another delay missile race ? Dawn, Karachi July 24, 2000
  PAKISTAN    
 

Nuclear Build up

   
29. Pak regulates export of  N-materials The Statesman , Calcutta July 25, 2000
30. PAK TO USE NUCLEAR WEAPONS IF ATTACKED The Asian Age, Calcutta July 21, 2000
31. China helping Pakistan to build longrange missile : report The Hindu , Madras July 03, 2000
32. N-aid to Pak threatens China's MFN status The Times of India,               New Delhi July 03, 2000
 

Nuclear Cooperation

   
33. Pindi important for us : US China helps Pakistan build missiles : NYT The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka July 03, 2000
34. China denies sale of missile to Pak The Asian Age, Calcutta July 05, 2000
35. Pakistan, China no longer cooperating on missile : Sattar The Asian Age, Calcutta July 05, 2000
36. Death of a Treaty US Missile Plan Endangers CTBT The Times of India,     New Dilhi July 10, 2000
37. Nuclear Circus The Times of India,                 New Delhi July 15, 2000
38. Sattar's assurance to German MPs : Nuclear technology not to be exported Dawn, Karachi July 18, 2000
39. Concern at Chinese missile know how for Pak The Hindu, Madras July 22, 2000
 

Nuclear Non-proliferation

   
40. Pak. not to sign CTBT without consensus The Hindu, Madras July 02, 2000
41. Pakistan reserves Nuclear option if attacked : Germans brief on strategic issues Dawn, Karachi July 21, 2000
 

Global Opinion

   
42. UK relaxes embargo on Pakistan The Times of India,             New Delhi July 07, 2000
  Economic Sanction    
43. Japan may lift sanctions next month Dawn, Karachi July 18, 2000
44. 'Britain has no formal embargo on arms sales to Pak' The Hindu, Madras July 27, 2000
SOUTH ASIA

Nuclear Build up

45. India, Pakistan eye modern fighting machines The Independent, Dhaka July 05, 2000

Nuclear Non-proliferation

46. Russia pushes India, Pak for CTBT The Asian Age, Calcutta July 11, 2000

Miscellaneous

47. French  MPs warn of new arms race in Asia

Dawn, Karachi

July 08, 2000
48. World pressure on India for talks urged : Kashmir a nuclear flashpoint: Tarar Dawn, Karachi July 07, 2000