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Exclusive: India, Pakistan nuclear procurement networks larger than thought, study shows via Reuters

Alasdair Pa NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Hundreds of foreign companies are actively procuring components for India and Pakistan’s nuclear programmes, taking advantage of gaps in the global regulation of the industry, according to a report by a U.S.-based research group. … Continue reading

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At UN, Pakistan slams ‘nuclear doublespeak’ via DAWN

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has assailed the double standards practiced by some states, which preach nuclear disarmament but fail to take necessary steps themselves. Speaking in a session of the UN Disarmament Commission, a subsidiary of the General Assembly, Ambassador Maleeha … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands sue Britain, India and Pakistan over nuclear weapons via The Guardian

Archipelago where notorious Bikini Atoll test took place tells international court that nuclear powers have not lived up to disarmament obligations The tiny Marshall Islands will seek to persuade the UN’s highest court to take up a lawsuit against India, … Continue reading

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‘Nuclear suppliers may admit India’ via The Hindu

The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will begin consultations on India’s membership to the elite group of nuclear export next month, says NSG Chairperson Rafael Grossi. […] India’s push for the NSG membership in the next year is likely to be … Continue reading

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Report: Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal Could Become the World’s Third-Biggest via Reader Supported news/The Washington Post

[…]The report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Stimson Center concludes that Pakistan is rapidly expanding its nuclear capabilities because of fear of its archrival, India, also a nuclear power. The report, which will be released Thursday, … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka plans to sign n-pact with Pakistan via adaderana

Sri Lanka is in talks with Pakistan to explore cooperation on nuclear energy, Power Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said, days after India and the island nation reached a civil nuclear agreement in New Delhi. The Sri Lankan government has readied … Continue reading

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Obama’s N-mission to India via Dawn.com

LAST Monday, Pakistanis watched glumly as President Barack Obama, the chief guest at India’s annual Republic Day celebrations, took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, ornate floats, and marching bands. Subsequently, many commentaries have concentrated on the so-called … Continue reading

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Global fears grow as Pakistan expands nuclear capabilities via Sydney Morning Herald

Islamabad: Pakistan is expanding its nuclear program, moving towards a sea-based missile capability and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads, Pakistani and Western analysts say. The development of nuclear missiles that could be fired from a navy ship or submarine … Continue reading

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BJP puts ‘no first use’ nuclear policy in doubt via Reuters India

(Reuters) – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise the country’s nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be first to use atomic weapons in a … Continue reading

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Pakistan to build six nuclear power plants via arab news

[…] According to the prime minister, Pakistan would produce 40,000 MW of power from nuclear plants till 2050 and the government’s priority was to start work on power projects to overcome the energy shortage. Sharif on Tuesday launched the construction … Continue reading

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