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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian uranium enrichment plant could raise stakes in nuclear arms race

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Analysts say a possible Indian move to develop thermonuclear weapons raises the stakes in its relations with China and Pakistan Secret nuclear plan 'risks arms ... with China and Pakistan, analysts said. New units at the Indian Rare Metals Plant would boost India's ability to produce weapons-grade uranium to twice the amount needed for its planned ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India reports successful anti-ballistic missile test to beef up defences

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:02am by Reuters

    ... the Earth's atmosphere, a major step in development of a missile defence system that is available to only a handful of nations. Sharing borders- some disputed- with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, ... with Pakistan and came close to a fourth one in 2001. It lost a brief Himalayan border war with its larger neighbour China in 1962 and has since strived to improve its defences. In recent years, New ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India remains world’s biggest weapons buyer, says Swedish think tank

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Figures from think tank show it imports nearly three times as many arms as China and Pakistan India remains world’s biggest weapons buyer India remains the biggest buyer of arms in the world, importing nearly three times as many weapons as its nearest competitors China and Pakistan over the last five years, a Swedish think tank said yesterday. The total ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    1962 Sino-Indian war still stirs bitter controversy

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi BJP seeks to make political mileage out of leaked report that New Delhi deems too sensitive to officially release 1962 Sino-indian war still stirs bitter controversy India's defence ministry says a controversial report about the country's defeat by China in a brief, bloody 1962 border war will remain classified due to its ...

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    India sets dates for mammoth parliamentary election

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 03:02pm by Reuters

    ... This places Modi at an advantage. He’s showing that he’s a strong leader,” said Mohan Guruswamy of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, a Delhi-based think-tank. However, India’s fragmented political ... was confident of matching China’s run of double-digit expansion. Modi has the backing of big business, which wants him to replicate his Gujarat state model of good roads, 24/7 electricity and less red ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tens of thousands line up to cast votes in Bhutan

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 03:46pm by Associated Press in Gauhati

    ... cheese and beer, to people attending the election rallies. “No freebies. This was our directive to the political parties,” Wangdi said. Sandwiched between Asian giants, China and India, Bhutan ... held in May eliminated three of five political parties, leaving Bhutan’s ruling Peace and Prosperity Party and the main opposition People’s Democratic Party to contest Saturday’s conclusive ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Asean wants India’s help in China disputes

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 09:54am by AFP

    ... distrust – a legacy of a brief border war in 1962 – but they are trying to broaden trade ties despite political tensions. China’s trade with Asean countries is far greater than India’s, but 20 ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Southeast Asian countries on Thursday urged India to intervene to help resolve bitter territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea, saying ...

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    India's onion crisis may end in election tears for government as prices rocket

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... suppliers to deliver as much as 300,000 tons of onions, while the National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) said the country may buy from China, Iran, Egypt ... from 1975 to 1977, swept back into power in 1980 by turning the price of onions into a populist rallying cry. Waving garlands of onions at political gatherings, she assailed the incumbent ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economists Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati clash over plight of nation's poor

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... this summer to promote his new book, An Uncertain Glory, co-written with Jean Drhze. He said he had no idea his book tour would make national political news or that he would be forced to defend ... a country's future growth depends just as much on its social infrastructure as its physical state. India's economy grew nearly 8 per cent annually in the past 10 years, second only to China among ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Gurkhas disrupt Darjeeling tea industry in West Bengal

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... for a separate state in the hills of West Bengal. The demand for "Gurkhaland", a separate political and administrative unit to be carved out from the Gurkha populated districts of West Bengal ... stolen from China to create Darjeeling's first experimental tea garden. Darjeeling's terrain and climate, at an altitude of around 2,000 metres, were perfect for the transplantation ...




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