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Ratna for Vajpayee 28.3.2015 Hindu: Home
That former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred the Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee, at Mr. Vajpayee’s residence, and in a departure from protocol, is refreshing. It is an...
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee receives Bharat Ratna 27.3.2015 HBL: Home
Veteran Parliamentarian and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was today conferred with Bharat Ratna, the c...
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Bikini Islanders seek refuge in U.S. 23.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Bikini Islanders seek refuge in U.S.
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Hit by N-testing, Bikini Islanders seek refuge in US 23.3.2015 TOI: The United States
A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the US as they face a new threat from climate ...
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Kakodkar resigns from IIT Bombay Board of Governors 18.3.2015 deccanherald.com
Former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar has resigned as chairman of the board of governors of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, presumably due to the differences of opinion with the Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on the selection of directors of three IITs. However, HRD ministry officials said Irani had a long telephonic conversation with the nuclear scientist and persuaded him to continue in his post till May end, when his term ends. Till the time of filing this report, there was no independent confirmation from Kakodkar if he would be continuing in his post. He did not respond to phone calls and text messages. "I have put down my papers because I want to move ahead," an agency report quoted Kakodkar as saying. The veteran scientist, one of the architects of the 1998 nuclear tests, refused to comment on whether there are differences between him and the minister over selection of the directors. The controversial resignation comes ahead of March 22 ...
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Pakistan has 10 more nuclear weapons than India, finds study 10.3.2015 FirstPost: India

Pakistan has 10 more nuclear weapons in its arsenal than India with both the countries doubling their stockpiles since 2007, according to Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' data.

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Last days with Vinod Mehta: Defiant in death, as in life 9.3.2015 FirstPost: Life

Rarely will proprietors now countenance an editor such as Vinod, fiercely, and fearlessly, countering their propensity to exploit the media they owned for promoting their business interests – and compromising the avowed independence of journalism through partisanship.

The post Last days with Vinod Mehta: Defiant in death, as in life appeared first on Firstpost.

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The power game needs nimble diplomacy 3.2.2015 Rediff: Columns
PM Modi seems to be gradually ending India's strategic ambiguity
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An unfair allegation 30.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
An unfair allegation
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An unfair allegation 30.1.2015 Hindu: Op-Ed
It is untrue that the position the BJP took on the nuclear deal in 2005 was L.K. Advani’s alone; it was arrived at after detailed discussions within the party at every stage
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Indo-Pak zero sum game crushes Pakistan 29.1.2015 Sify News
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Bowing to terrorism 21.1.2015 FrontLine: The Nation
AS the passengers of Indian Airlines Flight IC 814 began their flight home to New Delhi, a quiet celebration was under way in Kandahar. The five hijackers and the three terrorists who were release...
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When US presidents came calling to India 20.1.2015 Rediff: News
President Obama's coming visit to India has created quite a buzz, here is a look at all past visits of American Presidents to the country
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Defence production should learn from rocket scientists: Parrikar 19.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Defence production should learn from rocket scientists: Parrikar' at newkerala.com.
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Defence production should learn from rocket scientists: Parrikar 19.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
India's defence production sector may have to follow the route Indian rocket scientists followed in order to boost indigenous production, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
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U.S. think tank flags readiness of Pak. reactor 18.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
U.S. think tank flags readiness of Pak. reactor
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Obama visit: Decoding what US wants from India 18.1.2015 India Today| Must Read
In just seven months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met Obama three times - in the US during the former's official visit in September, at the East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw and then later at the G-20 summit in Brisbane.
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Stability in South Asia will help India reach its goals Ban Kimoon 13.1.2015 Hindustan Times: India
UN secretary general Ban Kimoon on Monday urged India to play a major role in ensuring nuclear disarmament in South Asia bringing back peace and stability in Afghanistan and combating key global challenges like terrorism climate change and ...
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Ban asks India to play key role in ensuring nuke disarmament 12.1.2015 Latest News
Recognising its growing stature, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today asked India to play a major role in ensuring nuclear disarmament in South Asia, bringing back peace and stability in Afghanistan and combating key global challenges like ...
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What Modi and Obama can do 11.1.2015 Asian Age: Editorial
Prime Minister Narenda Modi with US President Barack Obama during the former’s US visit last year. President Barack Obama’s unprecedented second visit to India while in office will also mark the first time an American head of state has attended India’s Republic Day parade as chief guest. The visit can take the bilateral relationship to a higher level if India and the U.S. announce one specific and significant decision each in defence and technology the two most dynamic components of the relationship. Modi can announce that India will amend its nuclear liability law such that US companies can participate in the building of nuclear power plants in India. The US must take the remaining Indian companies off the Entity List (EL) of its Export Administration regulations. The companies were put on the EL as part of sanctions such as denial of technology or of machinery imposed since India’s 1974 nuclear tests. (In 2011, the US removed the nine remaining space and defence-related Indian companies from the list, ...
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