2008, Chandigarh, India
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PM: China won’t obstruct N-deal
can change the world’
Board Prime Minister's Special Aircraft, January 15
Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh is optimistic that China will not be an obstacle when
the matter of fuel supply for the Indo-US civil nuclear deal
goes before the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. — AFP
No uranium for India: Australia
Melbourne, January 15
In a clear shift from its predecessor’s stand, Australia’s new government today said it would not sell uranium to India until the country signs the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Russia furious as British Council reopens in Moscow
Moscow, January 15
The diplomatic crisis between the UK and Russia, stemming from the radiation poisoning in London of the former KGB spy Alexander
Litvinenko, has worsened after Britain decided to reopen two regional cultural offices in defiance of the Kremlin.
It’s bird flu
3.76 lakh chickens to be culled in West Bengal
New Delhi, January 15
The centre today confirmed an outbreak of bird flu in two districts of West Bengal. “Samples have tested positive,” secretary, animal husbandry, Pradip Kumar,
A poultry owner buries his dead chickens in a paddy field in Margram village north of city of Kolkata. — Reuters