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'Macron's India visit won't be business as usual' 8.3.2018 Rediff: News
An agreement to expedite the Jaitapur nuclear plant was expected to be signed.
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French President's India Visit Will Not Be "Business As Usual": Sources 7.3.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron's maiden India trip, French sources said today that it would not be a "business as usual visit" and asserted that apart from conventional areas of cooperation...
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Macron's India visit will 'not be business as usual': French sources 7.3.2018 General News
Ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron's maiden India trip, French sources said today that it would not be a business as usual visit" and asserted that apart from conventional areas of cooperation such as nuclear energy and defence, the thrust would be on boosting ties in maritime and space fields. While the French sources did not say whether the two countries would ink a pact in the nuclear energy sector, India officials told PTI that an agreement to expedite the Jaitapur nuclear plant was expected to be signed during the presidential visit. France has also been strongly supporting India's bid for membership of the export-control regime Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Special emphasis would be (laid on) cooperation in the Indian Ocean during the talks (between Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi), a French source said, noting that France has strong economic and military interests in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The remarks by the French side assume significance in the ...
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Nuclear fuel production to rise 10-fold in 15 yrs: Govt 7.3.2018 General News
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) would achieve a ten-fold rise in uranium production in three phases by 2031-32, the government today informed the Lok Sabha. In a written response to a question in the Lower House, Jitendra Singh, the Union minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office that directly looks after the DAE, sought to assuage concerns by saying there is no shortage of nuclear fuel for atomic plants in the country. "As per the vision plan prepared in order to fulfil the requirement of uranium to fuel nuclear power plants, the DAE will achieve nearly ten-fold rise in uranium production in next 15 years (by 2031-32). The uranium projects have been planned in three phases," Singh said. After completion of the first phase, it is expected to produce 3.5 times the existing uranium production by the 12th year (2029), he said. On completion of the second phase, uranium production is expected to achieve seven times the existing production. And, after the last phase is ...
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French President's India Visit: Trade, Energy, Security On His Agenda 7.3.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Trade, security, naval military exercises, nuclear and solar energy, people to people contact and a visit to the Taj Mahal are expected to be the high points when the French President Emmanuel Macron...
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Radiation technologies for the prevention of food loss 7.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) & Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in particular is engaged in extensive research on use of radiation processing for extending shelf life of food products. Irradiation is very effective in treating agricultural produce to enhance its shelf life.
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India seeks global power status, Pakistan increasing nuclear stockpile: Pentagon 7.3.2018 Zee News : India National
New Delhi seeks status as a global power and perceives its strategic forces as necessary elements to achieve that goal, said Pentagon.
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China leveraging growing power to assert sovereignty 7.3.2018 General News
A top Pentagon intelligence official today told US lawmakers that China is leveraging its growing power to assert sovereignty claims over sites in the East and South China Seas and the China-India border. "China has long identified the protection of its sovereignty and territorial integrity as a "core interest" and is leveraging its growing power to assert sovereignty claims over features in the East and South China Seas and the China-India border region," Lt Gen Robert Ashley, Director, Defence Intelligence Agency told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Despite a tribunal's ruling in 2016 that China's "nine-dash line" is not a lawful maritime claim, China is using coercive tactics, such as employing law enforcement vessels and its maritime militia, to enforce maritime claims and advance its interests in ways that are calculated to fall below the threshold of provoking conflict, he alleged. In the East China Sea, China persists in its use of maritime law enforcement ships
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Past Continuous: How the Era of Coalitions Began With the 1998 Lok Sabha Polls 6.3.2018 The Wire

A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.

The post Past Continuous: How the Era of Coalitions Began With the 1998 Lok Sabha Polls appeared first on The Wire.

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'Enlightenment Now' review: Pinker continues to see the glass half full 4.3.2018 Business Standard: Today
Improvements in health have bettered the human condition enormously
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India, Vietnam emphasise on freedom of navigation in SCS 4.3.2018 General News
Amid increasing Chinese assertiveness in the region, India and Vietnam have underlined the importance of freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, while calling for peaceful settlement of disputes without threat or use of force. After delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang yesterday, the two countries also resolved to deepen cooperation in the field of defence and security. The Vietnamese side reiterated its consistent support for India's permanent membership to United Nations Security Council (UNSC), a joint statement said. The two sides had also inked pacts for cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, trade and investment, and agriculture following Modi-Tran talks. India and Vietnam also agreed to further cooperate in the maintaining peace, stability and development in the Indo-Pacific region as well as in the world at large. "They also reiterated the importance of, and the need for complete ...
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India, Vietnam vow to strengthen defence ties 4.3.2018 deccanherald.com
India and Vietnam have agreed to intensify ties in defence and security, underlining that cooperation in the two key areas was an "important and effective pillar" of their strategic partnership. The two sides also condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, including cross-border terrorism, an India-Vietnam joint statement said. The document was released by the Ministry of External Affairs after the delegation-level talks yesterday between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, which covered an entire gamut of issues. A pact on cooperation in the field of atomic energy was also signed. Tran thanked India for extending support in building a research reactor for the purpose of peaceful use of nuclear energy. During the joint press statement yesterday, Modi had said that the two countries decided to cooperate in defence production and explore opportunities in transfer of technology. Both sides agreed to expedite the implementation of the USD 100 million Line of ...
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India, Vietnam Vow To Strengthen Defence Ties 4.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India and Vietnam have agreed to intensify ties in defence and security, underlining that cooperation in the two key areas was an "important and effective pillar" of their strategic partnership.
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Tripura polls: Change in mid-level leadership key to Left's revival, finding their own 'Ram Temple' issue 4.3.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
The Left, in its leadership structure, needs to reflect the subaltern groups whom they claim to represent. They may not conform to the idea of the typical middle-class decent folks, but only they can provide impetus equivalent to BJP's 'Ram Temple'
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India, Vietnam resolve to jointly work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific ties 3.3.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
India and Vietnam on Saturday vowed to join hands for an open and thriving Indo-Pacific besides ensuring efficient and rules-based regional security architecture, seen as a thinly veiled message to China over its increasing military posturing in the region. After wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the two strategic partners inked three pacts providing for cooperation in nuclear energy, trade and agriculture. They decided to explore co-development projects in defence sector and boost ties in oil and gas exploration, including trilateral cooperation. Modi said both sides expressed commitment to an open, efficient and rules-based regional architecture and to expand bilateral maritime cooperation further. Earlier today I held productive talks with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. We discussed the complete range of India-Vietnam bilateral ties and agreed to further strengthen trade and defence cooperation. https://t.co/QQG3mlO8KY ...
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Vietnamese President calls on Indian dignitaries 3.3.2018 General News
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang called on former Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Saturday.President Quang also met Congress leader Anand Sharma and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.At the joint press meet with the Vietnamese President earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the steps being undertaken to further enhance the strategic partnership between both the countries in the fields of defence and security, trade and investment, energy, agriculture, science and technology and tourism.The two leaders also discussed issues of global importance.India and Vietnam inked three agreements in the areas of trade, agriculture and atomic energy.The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in an official release said the countries signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) on economic and trade cooperation to establish a framework for enhancing economic and trade promotion.Another MoU on Cooperation between the Global Centre ..
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India, Vietnam Resolve To Jointly Work For Open, Prosperous Indo-Pacific 3.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India and Vietnam today vowed to join hands for an open and thriving Indo-Pacific besides ensuring an efficient and rules-based regional security architecture, seen as a thinly veiled message to China...
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India, Vietnam lay stress on defence ties 3.3.2018 Hindu: News
Commit to free South China Sea, open sea lanes
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With an eye on China, India-Vietnam vow to work for prosperous Indo-Pacific 3.3.2018 Rediff: News
Modi said both sides expressed commitment for an open, efficient and rules-based regional architecture and to expand bilateral maritime cooperation further.
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India, Vietnam to work jointly for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific 3.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India, Vietnam to work jointly for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific
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