PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES

IN SOUTH ASIA

October 2000

Contents

INDIA

Nuclear Technology

1. Russia offers advanced N-technology to India The Daily Star, Dhaka October 03, 2000

Nuclear Build up

2. New Army chief to focus on nuclear strategy The Times of India, New Delhi October 03, 2000
3. Indian army will be trained for nuclear war, says army chief The Independent, Dhaka October 02, 2000
4. ‘Indian army to be trained for N-war’ The Daily Star, Dhaka October 02, 2000
5. Indian army must be prepared for N-war: Padmanabhan The Independent, Dhaka October 07, 2000
6. Defence parity with China a must, says Farnandes The Times of India, New Delhi October 10, 2000
7. India will not give up N-plan, says Fernandes Dawn, Karachi October 16, 2000
8. ‘N-power programme proceeding well’ The Hindu, Madras October 18, 2000
9. Is India a n-weapon State? The Hindu, Madras October 20, 2000
10. DEFENCE RESEARCH : Indigenous Efforts Have Mostly Failed The Statesman, Calcutta October 21, 2000
11. N-arms alone not enough: Subrahmanyam panel The Hindu, Madras October 29, 2000
12. ‘Objectives of Pokhran test fully met’ The Hindu, Madras October 01, 2000
 

Nuclear Cooperation

   
13. Russia ready to help India in building super jet The Hindu, Madras October 01, 2000
14. India, Russia to work together on n-power The Hindu, Madras October 02, 2000
15. India, Russia sign strategic partnership declaration The Independent, Dhaka October 04, 2000
16. Putin arrives to a warn welcome; India, Russia to discuss n-issues The Hindu, Madras October 03, 2000
17. Indo-Russia nuclear tie-up may raise eyebrows in U.S. The Hindu, Madras October 05, 2000
18. Putin strikes a nuclear deal The Hindu, Madras October 05, 2000
19. Secrecy on defence, nuclear deals The Hindu, Madras October 09, 2000
20. Trishul delay forces Navy to buy Israeli missile systems The Statesman, Calcutta October 01, 2000
21. India-Russia defence deal to fuel arms race Dawn, Karachi October 08, 2000
22. Russian nuclear exports: a new approach The Hindu, Madras October 10, 2000
23. Indo-Russian nuclear cooperation The Hindu, Madras October 18, 2000
 

Nuclear Non-proliferation

   
24. Putin wants India to sign CTBT The Hindu, Madras October 06, 2000
25. Sign CTBT, Putin exhorts India The Times of India, New Delhi October 06, 2000
26. India for talks on n-weapons free world The Hindu, Madras October 08, 2000
27. Bush against sanctions, will not impose The Hindu, Madras October 16, 2000
28. Nuclear restraint & risk reduction The Hindu, Madras October 19, 2000
 

Miscellaneous

   
29. India reworks Russian missile to make it N-capable The Statesman, Calcutta October 22, 2000
30. A Strategic Shift India as a New Balancer The Times of India, New Delhi October 02, 2000
31. CHINESE CHALLENGE: Strategic Encirelement Of India The Statesman, Calcutta October 09, 2000
 

Nuclear Build up

   
32. Nuclear arsenal secure, says Dr. Qadeer Dawn, Karachi October 16, 2000
33. Pakistan steps up security around nuclear The Asian Age, Calcutta October 23, 2000
34. Musharraf ready to nuke India if Pak is in danger The Asian Age, Calcutta October 17, 2000
35. Fanaties won’t come by n-weapons: Musharraf The Hindu, Madras October 17, 2000
36. Pakistan N arsenal a closely guarded The Times of India, New Delhi October 17, 2000
37. ‘Pak will not be first to resume nuclear tests The Asian Age, Calcutta October 29, 2000
 

Nuclear non-proliferation

   
38. Pakistan to maintain its nuclear moratorium The Daily Star, Dhaka October 21, 2000
39. Signing CTBT will be in Pak. Interest, says Sattar The Hindu, Madras October 29, 2000
 

Global Opinion

   
40. Pakistan’s Nuclear Arms worry Zinni Dawn, Karachi October 17, 2000
41. Pakistan and global nuclear issues Dawn, Karachi October 22, 2000
  SOUTH ASIA    
 

Nuclear Build up

   
42. Indo-Pak N-race threatens stability in S Asia: Hasina The Independent, Dhaka October 28, 2000
 

Miscellaneous

   
43. Nuclear Sync The Times of India,       New Delhi October 29, 2000
44. Pressure India for talks: Pak. The Hindu, Madras October 30, 2000
45. ‘Prithvi missile are a threat’ The Asian Age, Calcutta October 30, 2000