Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
September 2005 India Special Weapons News
- Arms embargo on Nepal should continue: Indian delegation IRNA 30 Sep 2005 -- India should continue arms embargo on Nepal to pressurize King Gyanandra to restore multiparty democracy in the Himalayan Kingdom, according to visiting Indian political leaders.
- India's foreign ministry denies it was off the board on IAEA vote IRNA 30 Sep 2005 -- India's Ministry of External Affairs has denied a report published Thursday in `The Asian Age' that minister K.
- American, Indian Navies Demonstrate Sea Partnership During Malabar 05 Navy NewsStand 29 Sep 2005 -- American and Indian naval forces have teamed together for a bilateral naval exercise that began Sept. 27 off the southwest coast of India.
- Pakistan says no agreement on Siachen troops withdrawal IRNA 29 Sep 2005 -- Pakistan said on Thursday that there is no agreement reached with rival India over the withdrawal of troops from the world highest battle field Siachen Glacier
- India, Pakistan Agree on New Cross-Border Bus Route VOA 28 Sep 2005 -- India and Pakistan have agreed to open a new bus route linking two cities on opposite sides of the border, as part of their on-going peace process.
- India: IAEA vote to avert Iran's confrontation with West IRNA 26 Sep 2005 -- Faced with attack from Left allies and principal opposition party BJP for supporting the IAEA resolution on Iran's nuclear issue under US "pressure," the Indian government Monday set in motion a damage-limitation exercise saying India's decision was based on "very careful consideration" and aimed at averting a "major confrontation" between Tehran and the international community, reports Press Trust of India (PTI).
- India plans joint exercises with foreign armies IRNA 19 Sep 2005 -- The Indian Army has planned a busy schedule of joint exercises with some of the leading armies of the world as part of its newly formulated strategy of using such interaction as a diplomatic tool for pursuing national security strategies, reports 'The Hindu'.
- U.S., Indian air forces continue building relationship AFPN 15 Sep 2005 -- U.S. and Indian air forces took the latest step in their growing relationship recently when six Indian Airmen were here for a weeklong visit, while two U.S. Airmen visited their counterparts in India.
- PRESS CONFERENCE BY PAKISTAN’S PRESIDENT United Nations 15 Sep 2005
- US offers eight P-3C Orion surveillance aircraft to India IRNA 14 Sep 2005 -- The US has offered to sell eight P-3C Orion naval reconnaissance aircraft to India and New Delhi is examining the proposal, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Arun Prakash said today, reports Press Trust of India (PTI).
- Success for Thales in India on Scorpene submarine programme Thales 12 Sep 2005 -- The Indian government has chosen Armaris, a joint venture between Thales and DCN, as prime contractor for the technology transfer programme under which six conventionally propelled Scorpène submarines will be built in India.
- India, US naval exercise begins in Kochi Monday IRNA 12 Sep 2005 -- Indian and US naval personnel will jointly conduct "Salvex", the first combined diving and salvage exercise being conducted between the two navies, off Kochi as of Monday.
- India Pakistan free civilian prisoners IRNA 12 Sep 2005 -- Nearly 500 Indian and Pakistani civilian risoners today crossed into their homeland to a tumultuous welcome and emotional reunion with their family and friends.
- India, Pakistan to exchange about 590 prisoners within days IRNA 10 Sep 2005 -- Islamabad and New Delhi will respectively exchange 435 Indian and 152 Pakistani prisoners on September 12 as part of a mutual confidence-building measure, the Press Trust India (PTI) reported here Saturday.
- State's Joseph Sees Nonproliferation Gains in U.S.-India Deal Washington File 09 Sep 2005 -- The U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation initiative proposed by President Bush and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would strengthen the international nuclear nonproliferation regime, according to Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Robert Joseph.
- Burns Seeks Congressional Support for U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Washington File 09 Sep 2005 -- The Bush administration's proposed U.S.-India civil nuclear energy cooperation initiative is a good deal for the United States, according to Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns.
- India to clinch Multi-billion Euro sub deal with France: French daily IRNA 08 Sep 2005 -- Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's proposed visit to France on Sunday, a major French newspaper reported that the Indian government has cleared a multi-billion Euro deal to acquire six Scorpene submarines, reports PTI.
- Congressman Leach Addresses Proposed U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Washington File 08 Sep 2005 -- Congressman James Leach, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, addressed the proposed civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement between India and the United States during a September 8 congressional hearing.
- US: India Nuclear Accord Will Not Harm Non-proliferation Effort VOA 08 Sep 2005 -- The Bush administration has reassured members of Congress that an agreement on nuclear cooperation with India will not harm U.S. efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons
- Indian Prime Minister Meets Kashmiri Separatist Leaders VOA 05 Sep 2005 -- India says it could cut troop levels in Kashmir, if violence declines in the insurgency-wracked region.
- Pakistan president satisfied with talks with India IRNA 02 Sep 2005 -- Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf on Friday expressed satisfaction that the second round of the Composite Dialogue between Pakistan and India has completed with some positive developments.
- Pakistan, India to ink missile pre-notification agreement next month IRNA 02 Sep 2005 -- Pakistan and India will sign an agreement on pre-notification of ballistic missile test when the foreign ministers meet in Islamabad next month, Foreign Secretary Riaz Muhammad Khan said.
- Pakistan, India Report Progress in Peace Efforts VOA 02 Sep 2005 -- Pakistan and India have reported progress in their wide-ranging peace talks that began early last year
- US army officers will receive training in guerrilla warfare in Mizoram IRNA 01 Sep 2005 -- A team of 50 United States army officers are arriving next week to receive training in low-intensity guerrilla warfare from Indian anti-terror experts in the jungles of the northeastern state of Mizoram, military officials said today.
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