To take down terrorists effectively, NSG spruces sniping capabilities

nsgblackcaThe NSG has spruced up its sniping capabilities in a bid to effectively take down terrorists, the force’s chief said.

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China dares: Blocks India’s entry to NSG, shuts Nathula pass, accuses of border incursion

indi-china-sikkimThe Chinese army accused the Indian military of provoking tension along the Line of Actual Control in Sikkim, where the two sides were reportedly involved in a tense confrontation earlier this month.

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No nuke MoU for Kudankulam programme if Russia does back India at NSG

kudankulamIndia would stall cooperation with its foreign partners for development of civil nuclear programmes if it is unable to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. India has threatened to put on the back burner an MoU with Russia for developing 6 reactor units at Kudankulam.

Did NSG ignore plea to rescue security guards during Pathankot attack?

pathankA statement by an Air Force officer claiming that the National Security Guard did not pay heed for rescuing defence guards under fire from terrorists at the Pathankot air base (in January 2016) is being examined by the National Investigation Agency.
The officer tells the NIA that he heard on the radio transmission that defence security personnel saying that one person is dead. “Two are wounded, please somebody come evacuate us,” else we would die, the officer also said while quoting one of the personnel he had heard on the transmission.

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India to assist Bangladesh in terror probe

img_0709New Delhi/ Dhaka, July 7: India will send a four member team of National Security Guards to Bangladesh to assist with investigations into the terror attack cases.
The team would assist with the investigations and also gather data regarding the attacks, both at Dhaka and Kishoregenj.

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Has China isolated itself by blocking India’s NSG bid

chinaNew Delhi, July 1: The pulling up of Wang Qun, China’s lead negotiator at Seoul where the NSG meet was held is an indication that the nation is losing out on support gradually.
China’s contention that India should not be allowed into the NSG as it is a non NPT member had the backing of just 4 nations in the 48 member club.

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NSG plenary ends- Differences over NPT remain

modi-style_0_0The NSG plenary in Seoul ended without any movement on India’s application. The stumbling block for India was the NPT issue which had been raised by China several times.

An entry into the NSG mandates that a country is part of the NPT. China had quoted the NPT issue and even reminded the United States of America that this rule was framed by them.

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No support to India or Pak until rules followed: China on NSG bid

img_0698New Delhi, June 24: China has once again reiterated that it will not back any nation’s bid into the NSG until the rules are followed. China which has been a stumbling block for India’s entry into the NSG made it clear once again that until the rules are followed, it will not allow any nation to be part of the NSG.
China chief negotiator in Seoul said that Beijing would back a country only if its a member of the NPT. Those countries which are non NPT members will not be allowed membership of the NSG.

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NSG bid: Can India break the Great Wall of China

img_0698New Delhi, June 24: It was said on Wednesday that a decision on India’s entry into the NSG would boil down to the wire. After a tense day in Seoul where the 48 member NSG met, India managed to bag the support of over 30 nations.
The NSG works on a consensus and China can veto India’s entry into the NSG. China held up the meeting for nearly 5 hours in the morning using a procedural block. However it conceded after the meeting decided to consider the technical and legal issues with regard to the entry of non NPT members.

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NSG plenary ends- Differences over NPT remain

NSG_plenary_2906960fThe NSG plenary in Seoul ended without any movement on India’s application. The stumbling block for India was the NPT issue which had been raised by China several times.
An entry into the NSG mandates that a country is part of the NPT. China had quoted the NPT issue and even reminded the United States of America that this rule was framed by them.

Read more at: http://www.oneindia.com/feature/nsg-plenary-ends-differences-over-npt-remain-2135858.html