PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES

IN SOUTH ASIA

November 2000

Contents

BANGLADESH

Nuclear non-proliferation

1. Nuclear Reactor-Not In Our Backyard Opinion The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka November 08, 2000
2. Nuclear Reactor-Not In Our Backyard-II Opinion The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka November 09, 2000
INDIA    
 

Nuclear Technology

   
3. Campaign against Indiaís plan to build The Daily Star, Dhaka November 07, 2000

Nuclear Cooperation

4. India, US moot restoration of defense  ties The Times of India, New Delhi November 17, 2000
5. India to buy Israeli spy planes for  Kashmir The Daily Star, Dhaka November 25, 2000

Missile

The Hindu, Chennai November 16, 2000
6. India can build ICBMS The Statesman, Kolkata November 23, 2000

Global Opinion

7. Japanese business skirts nuclear issue The Hindu, Chennai November 01, 2000
8. Clinton warns India on proliferation The Hindu, Chennai November 11, 2000
PAKISTAN
 

Nuclear Technology

   
9. Pakistan has means to deliver nuclear strike The Daily Star, Dhaka November 01, 2000
10. Progress in materials technology stressed Dawn, Karachi November 14, 2000
11. Pakistanís N-deterrence needs no new technology The Bangladesh Observer, Dhaka November 23, 2000
12. Meeting challenge of survival Dawn, Karachi November 19, 2000

Nuclear Build up

13. We are a nuclear state: Musharraf The Asian Age, Kolkata November 01, 2000
14. Pakistan to set up nuclear regulatory authority The Daily Star, Dhaka November 07, 2000
15. Pakistan seeks to boost export of arms The Daily Star, Dhaka November 10, 2000
16. Pakistan possesses uranium for 36 atomic weapons The Asian Age, Kolkata November 19, 2000
17. Chashma plant commercial operation by year-end Dawn, Karachi November 21, 2000
18. KARACHI: Regulatory authority for N-arms demanded Dawn, Karachi November 26, 2000
19. Nuclear Command and Control Authority discusses security issue Dawn, Karachi November 28, 2000
20. Pak strategic groups put under Nuclear Command Authority The Independent, Dhaka November 29, 2000

Nuclear Cooperation

21. PACE Chief for selling Nuclear technology Dawn, Karachi November 22, 2000
22. China to halt missile exports The Hindu, Chennai November 23, 2000

Nuclear Non-proliferation

23. Pak. On the verge of signing CTBT? The Hindu, Chennai November 13, 2000
24. CTBT: some key questions Dawn, Karachi November 13, 2000

Missile

25. New short-range ballistic missile tested in Pak. The Hindu, Chennai November 11, 2000

Economic Sanction

26. Musharraf says US sanctions will not hurt Pakistani arms exports The New Nation, Dhaka November 16, 2000
SOUTH ASIA

Nuclear Build up

27. Intellectuals condemn nuclear tests Dawn, Karachi November 12, 2000
 

Nuclear Non-proliferation

   
28. PEN FOR Peace Conference  opens:Intellectuals urge India,  Pakistan to sign CTBT Dawn, Karachi November 25, 2000
 

Global Opinion

   
29. India, Pak. urged to exercise restraint The Hindu, Chennai November 04, 2000
30. Bush, Gore and the nuclear template The Hindu, Chennai November 08, 2000
31. Pakistan, India urged to work on nuclear risk reduction Dawn, Karachi November 17, 2000