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Germany pitches for India's inclusion in NSG, says New Delhi's participation will boost global export control system
India

Germany pitches for India's inclusion in NSG, says New Delhi's participation will boost global export control system

Strongly pitching for India's inclusion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Germany said the global export control system will benefit a lot from New Delhi's participation in all its four regimes

President pitches for simultaneous polls, triple talaq bill in address to Parliament: Full text of Ram Nath Kovind's address
India

President pitches for simultaneous polls, triple talaq bill in address to Parliament: Full text of Ram Nath Kovind's address

President Ram Nath Kovind delivered a speech to the members of both the Houses of Parliament on Monday, in his customary address at the start of the Budget Session, his first after assuming office in July last year

US congratulates India on joining Australia Group, says this underscores Delhi's non-proliferation credentials
India

US congratulates India on joining Australia Group, says this underscores Delhi's non-proliferation credentials

Congratulating India on joining the Australia Group, the US said that the latest accomplishment underscores New Delhi's non-proliferation credentials.

India's entry into elite nuclear groups reaffirms country's strict non-proliferation commitments: Narendra Modi
India

India's entry into elite nuclear groups reaffirms country's strict non-proliferation commitments: Narendra Modi

India's entry into elite nuclear groups in the recent past has reaffirmed the country's strict non-proliferation commitments, Narendra Modi said.

India joins Australia Group: 43-member body controls export of equipment, technologies used for chemical, biological weapons
India

India joins Australia Group: 43-member body controls export of equipment, technologies used for chemical, biological weapons

India on Friday joined the Australia Group (AG), which seeks to ensure that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons.

India's admission into Wassenaar Arrangement may be ticket to NSG, key to decreasing world's nuclear stockpile
World

India's admission into Wassenaar Arrangement may be ticket to NSG, key to decreasing world's nuclear stockpile

India’s entry into the Wassenaar Arrangement as its 42nd member last week on the heels of its joining the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in June 2016, is doubtlessly a feather in the cap of Indian diplomacy and a recognition of our growing international clout.

Wassenaar Arrangement admits India as member: A diplomatic win, but getting NSG membership remains the real battle
India

Wassenaar Arrangement admits India as member: A diplomatic win, but getting NSG membership remains the real battle

Wassenaar Arrangement admitting India as a member is a win, but the road to NSG membership is a long one; New Delhi should dig in deep and not give up.

Wassenaar Arrangement plenary begins: After MTCR, regime one of three other export control regimes India hopes to enter
India

Wassenaar Arrangement plenary begins: After MTCR, regime one of three other export control regimes India hopes to enter

The plenary session of the Wassenaar Agreement commenced in Vienna on Thursday. The group is one of the four export-control groups India is looking to be a member of.

India's chances of getting Wassenaar arrangement membership are 'very good', says Russian deputy FM
India

India's chances of getting Wassenaar arrangement membership are 'very good', says Russian deputy FM

India is likely to get the membership of the Wassenaar arrangement, one of the key export control regimes that deals with non-proliferation

Narendra Modi in Germany: Defence, trade and business atop PM's agenda as 4-nation visit begins
India

Narendra Modi in Germany: Defence, trade and business atop PM's agenda as 4-nation visit begins

After mammoth celebrations across the country to mark three years of the Narendra Modi government, the prime minister is embarking on a four-nation visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France

#ModiInUS: India joins elite MTCR; hopes for NSG membership brighten
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#ModiInUS: India joins elite MTCR; hopes for NSG membership brighten

Narendra Modi’s meeting on Tuesday with Barack Obama began on a propitious note as members of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), agreed to admit India, in a triumph for the prime minister

India might join missile technology control regime 'very quickly', says US
India

India might join missile technology control regime 'very quickly', says US

India may join the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) "very quickly" as there are no longer any major obstacles and things are moving positively, a senior US official has said.

India likely to enter missile technology control regime during PM Modi's visit to US
India

India likely to enter missile technology control regime during PM Modi's visit to US

India is likely to enter the missile technology control regime this week, a move that will boost the country's efforts to purchase Predator drones from the US and export its high-tech missiles to friendly nations.

Italy 'torpedoes' India's entry to MTCR: What you need to know about dual-technology regimes
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Italy 'torpedoes' India's entry to MTCR: What you need to know about dual-technology regimes

While addressing some questions about the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, Defence minister Manohar Parrikar also accussed Italy of “torpedoing” India’s attempt to join Missile Technology Controls Regime (MTCR), according to The Economic Times.

Maritime Security Dialogue: India-US add another layer to defence cooperation
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Maritime Security Dialogue: India-US add another layer to defence cooperation

India and the US held the first maritime security dialogue in Delhi on Monday adding another layer to the growing defence ties between the two countries, once on opposing sides of the Cold War divide

Modi, Abe ink nuclear deal: Why India-US relations stand to reap the benefits
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Modi, Abe ink nuclear deal: Why India-US relations stand to reap the benefits

The inking of a Memorandum of Understanding between India and Japan on civil nuclear energy is significant. Its significance goes beyond India-Japan bilateral relations, as do its implications, not least of which is the mobilisation of the much-vaunted United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act.

Modi, Abe direct officials to accelerate civil nuclear deal
India

Modi, Abe direct officials to accelerate civil nuclear deal

Japanese Prime Minister Abe commended India's efforts in the field of non-proliferation including the affirmation that goods and technologies transferred from Japan would not be used for delivery systems for WMD (weapon of mass destruction).