Nuclear Proliferation

  • India committed to stop nuclear proliferation: PM September 29, 2009

    New Delhi: India can generate 470,000 MW of power by 2050 if "we manage three stages of our nuclear programme well", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in New Delhi on Tuesday. "If we can manage our programme well, our three-stage strategy could yield potentially 470,000 MW of power by the year...
  • China slams AQ Khan's claims on nuclear proliferation September 23, 2009

    New Delhi: China has reacted strongly against Pakistani nuclear scientist AQ Khan's explosive letter to his wife in which he claimed that Islamabad had exchanged nuclear secrets with China, Iran, Libya and North Korea. China refuted all claims made by Khan that Beijing gave Islamabad nuclear bomb blue-prints in exchange for...
  • Watch: Pak under pressure after nuke letter surfaces September 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan is under pressure after a six-year-old letter from tainted nuclear scientist AQ Khan revealed shocking details on how Khan sold nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and China for his government. ...
  • India mum on AQ Khan letter, Pak writes it off September 22, 2009

    A letter written by Pakistani atomic scientist A Q Khan has allegedly revealed the country's nexus with the controversial nuclear programmes of Iran, North Korea and Libya. Several embarrassing questions are now being raised for the Pakistani establishment. Joining CNN-IBN on Talking Point to try and answer some of these...
  • AQ Khan letter reveals Pak's dirty nuclear secrets September 21, 2009

    London: A letter written by Pakistani atomic scientist A Q Khan has allegedly revealed the country’s nexus with the controversial nuclear programmes of Iran, North Korea and Libya. The letter written by Khan, who was Pakistan's national hero but now lives in disgrace after being exposed as a nuclear technology smuggler,...
  • Terrorists may get hold of Pak's N-assets: US report May 28, 2009

    Washington: Chronic political instability in Pakistan and the current offensive against the Taliban has raised fears that Islamabad's strategic nuclear assets could be obtained by terrorists or used by elements in the Pakistani government, US lawmakers have been told. While US and Pakistani officials have expressed confidence in controls over Pakistan's...
  • AQ Nuke Trail: US acts on 3 firms, 13 individuals January 13, 2009

    Washington: The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on 13 individuals and three private companies for their involvement in the clandestine nuclear proliferation network run by A Q Khan, Pakistan's disgraced atomic scientist. "Khan, who is currently under house arrest, led an extensive international network for the proliferation of nuclear equipment...
  • CIA had threatened Mush over AQ June 19, 2007

    Washington: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was confronted by the then CIA chief George Tenet with evidence of AQ Khan's nuclear proliferation network, warning him of the 'devastating' consequences if Islamabad's nuclear knowhow reached Libya, Iran or even al Qaeda. "If a country like Libya or Iran or, God forbid, an organisation...
  • Dems insist on new terms in N-deal June 21, 2007

    Washington: Democrats on Monday accused the Bush administration of seeking to strip protections against weapons proliferation from legislation that would enable a landmark US-India civilian nuclear cooperation deal to go forward. As lawmakers took steps aimed at passing the legislation before the US Congress adjourns this week, critics urged them to...
  • Don’t club India, North Korea: Blair October 10, 2006

    London: Britain on Tuesday certified India as a completely different case from North Korea, saying "India has always been very strong on non-proliferation." Addressing a joint press conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, British Prime Minister Tony Blair also underlined that "UK welcomes...