2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
far so good
4 holdouts left after Norway and Netherlands agree to
less precise language
Sticklers: Austria, Ireland, New Zealand
Vienna, September 5
Suspense mounted tonight on India getting NSG waiver with hectic negotiations going down to the wire with last-minute changes being pushed by sceptic countries to incorporate their concerns in the draft to hammer out a consensus.
swears by NPT goals
External affairs minister
Pranab Mukherjee today reaffirmed New Delhi’s commitment to
a voluntary unilateral moratorium on nuclear testing, assuring
the international community that India would not be the source
of proliferation of sensitive technologies, including
enrichment and reprocessing transfers.
preparing for war on India: Obama
presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama says Pakistan is
diverting US aid to prepare for a war against India. The
claim, which did not surprise many in Washington, was made in
an interview to Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly this week. “We
are providing them military aid without having enough strings
attached... So they're using the aid for preparing for a war
against India,” Obama said.