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Wednesday, January 17, 2007


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  1. Khan Operated Autonomous Nuclear Network (July 10, 2006)
    At the first-ever briefing to Pakistan parliamentarians about the country's nuclear program, an official of the Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division (SPD) said that disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan ran a private network selling nuclear weapons technology.<More>

  2. Musharraf Moved Warheads during Kargil (July 06, 2006)
    Exiled former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed in his official biography claims that General Pervez Musharraf moved nuclear warheads during the Kargil war so that they could be used against India without his knowledge.<More>

  3. Nepal Terrorists Accuse US of Interference (July 06, 2006)
    Nepalese terrorists accused the US of undermining the peace process underway in the landlocked mountain nation citing examples of American threats to cut aid guerrillas join the interim government without giving up their weapons first.<More>

  4. Pakistan Promises More Troops for Terror (July 05, 2006)
    Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said that President Musharraf promised visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice 10,000 more troops on its border with Afghanistan.< More>

  5. Pak Permission for Indian Aid for Afghanistan (July 05, 2006)
    Reports say that Pakistan has granted a one-time land transit rights for Indian trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Afghanistan to cross Pakistan territory although skepticism is high among Indian officials who say seeing is believing.<More>

  6. Pak Wants Ravi Inspection (July 04, 2006)
    In addition to Wullar Barrage, Baglihar and Krishenganga projects, Pakistan now objects to the 240 megawatt (MW) Uri-II power project in Jammu & Kashmir and has demanded to “inspect” the new embankments along the Ravi River, a tributary of Jhelum.<More>

  7. India Rejects LTTE “Regret” (July 04, 2006)
    A day after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) regretted the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi the Indian Government strongly rejected these statements as that would be “tantamount to endorsing the philosophy of terror, violence and political assassinations.”<More>

  8. Rice on Facilitation Mission (July 03, 2006)
    US Secretary of state Condoleezza Rice visited Islamabad last week to urge, coerce, and pacify Pakistan and Afghanistan to stop their bickering and work together to fight Taliban and al Qaeda forces but created a lot of flutter over democracy in Pakistan.<More>

  9. Indo-Bangla Spat Worsens (July 03, 2006)
    In widening disagreements along multiple-spheres, India and Bangladesh exchanged heavy fire across the border and this time over a plot of land along the Surama River bank which Bangladesh claims as its own following a change in the river's course.<More>

  10. LTTE Regrets Rajiv Gandhi Assassination (June 29, 2006)
    In a virtual admission of guilt, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Chief Peace Negotiator and Ideologue, Anton Balasingham said that his organization deeply regretted the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.<More>

  11. Indo-Sino Talks End, No Details Disclosed (June 29, 2006)
    The eighth round of Indo-Sino border talks ended with proceedings held secretively and results not made public but a terse press release similar to the one at the end of last round said that the talks were held in a "friendly, cooperative and constructive atmosphere."<More>

  12. Lankan Deputy Army Chief Killed (June 28, 2006)
    Suspected Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle on a car carrying Deputy Chief of Sri Lankan Army killing him and 3 others and injuring 8.<More>

  13. US, Pakistan Energy Talks (June 28, 2006)
    The US and Pakistan will be talking about co-operating on energy this week in Washington with Pakistan expected to demand a nuclear deal along the lines of the civilian deal and the US saying that the needs of the sub-continent nations are different.<More>

  14. Nepal Terrorists Want Merger with Army (June 26, 2006)
    Nepal Maoist leaders are visiting Katmandu after briefing cadre in the West on June 16 dialogue and will meet Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and other prominent intelligentsia ahead of the next summit probing opinions and assessing space for their movement.<More>

  15. Informal Indo-Sino Boundary Talks (June 26, 2006)
    Special Representative to India-China boundary talks (also National Security Advisor K. Narayanan) is in China for official-level talks to continue in-camera sessions under “political parameters” set during Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to New Delhi in April 2005.<More>

  16. Ind-Pak Water Disputes-- Tulbul, Krishenganga, Baglihar (June 23, 2006)
    As part of the ongoing composite dialogue process started in February 2004, India and Pakistan resumed discussions on the Wullar barrage that India is constructing over the Jhelum River in Jammu & Kashmir called the Tulbul Navigation Project.<More>

  17. LTTE Wants EU Monitors Removed (June 22, 2006)
    The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has categorically told Norwegian peace facilitators in Sri Lanka that it will not accept truce monitors from the European Union (EU) because of the terrorism-related ban on LTTE in Europe.<More>

  18. India, Myanmar Boost Ties (June 22, 2006)
    Ignoring global initiatives to isolate Yangon, India and Myanmar concluded the 7th round of bilateral consultations and decided to take their energy and economic ties to a new level by focusing their efforts on large infrastructure projects.<More>

  19. US Helped Pakistan Secure N-Plants (June 22, 2006)
    Pakistan’s Strategic Plans Division of National Command Authority that oversees nuclear and missile programs said that it accepted "non-intrusive" U.S. technical support after 9/11 for securing its nuclear facilities proposed by former Secretary of State Colin Powell.<More>

  20. India to Consider Bangla FDI  (June 21, 2006)
    After considering recommendations of a joint task force of Chambers of Commerce from both countries, Federal Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Jairam Ramesh said India will consider lifting the ban on foreign direct investment (FDI) from Bangladesh.<More>

  21. India, China to Open Nathu-la (June 20, 2006)
    India and China have agreed to open the old silk route through Nathu-la pass in Sikkim for trade after 44 years and re-establish direct trade links to trade 28 items including blankets, agro-chemicals, dry fruits, beverages, canned food, and farm implements.<More>

  22. Indo-Sino Relations in “new phase” (June 19, 2006)
    Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora met Chinese President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting and learnt that China views that its relationship with India has entered a “new phase.”<More>

  23. Pak Destroys Lahore Hindu Temple(June 19, 2006)
    Violating the Nehru-Liaquat pact that prohibits the destruction of religions places in either country, Pakistan has reportedly destroyed a Hindu temple in Lahore to build a 4-storey commercial complex; Pakistan denies this report and says the temple is intact.<More>

  24. Nepal Cancels Terror Cases, Releases Terrorists (June 13, 2006)
    Nepal has announced that it will release all terrorists detained under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Control and Punishment) Ordinance (TADO) and cancel all pending cases to placate the terrorist elements with which it is negotiating peace.<More>

  25. US Cuts Pak Aid (June 13, 2006)
    The United States (US) cut its USD 701 million aid package to Pakistan citing deterioration in human rights, lack of progress on democracy, not doing enough on terror and also speculated for denying access to disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan.<More>

  26. Iran Insists on Right to Enrich Uranium (June 13, 2006)
    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief El Baradei said that Iran was continuing to resist investigation into its controversial nuclear program and accused Iran of accelerating its program even as it negotiates with Western powers.<More>

  27. India Offers Rs.1000 cr Deal to Nepal  (June 12, 2006)
    India offer visiting Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala a deal worth Rs. 1000 crores (USD 217 million) that would include a one time grant, waiver of dues for supplied military equipment, reworking of loans, and subsidized fertilizer.<More>

  28. Nepal Terrorists Caution 'House supremacy'  (June 09, 2006)
    Alarmed by the bonhomie shown to Nepal Prime Minister Girija Koirala, terrorists say that it is concerned by the "slow pace" of talks and warned of "further bloodshed" if the seven-party alliance (SPA) made the Parliament the supreme body in the country.<More>

  29. Oslo Talks Non-Starter (June 09, 2006)
    The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) surprised Norway facilitators saying that they will not meet with the Sri Lankan Government (SLG) delegation as it was not representative of Sri Lanka and also because of the presence of European Union members..<More>

  30. Compulsory Pilotage’ of Straits of Malacca (June 09, 2006)
    India outlined its support to the `compulsory pilotage' proposal by Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia at the Shangri La security dialogue held in Singapore and highlighted the need to sanitize the narrow channel through which a large chunk of world trade passes.<More>

  31. India Promises Help to Nepal (June 08, 2006)
    Reinstated Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala met with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss economic and military aid and calibrate response to the threat from Maoist terrorists choking the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the country.<More>

  32. Signs of Iran Standoff Easing (June 08, 2006)
    Major world powers seem to be backing off their vociferous demands on long-term moratorium on uranium enrichment by Iran and asking only for suspensions during talks after their fully undisclosed offer seem to have got Iran’s attention.<More>

  33. Pak Disappointed with Pace of Talks (June 07, 2006)
    Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said her country was disappointed in the "slow pace" of peace talks with India and insisted that relations must move beyond "confidence-building steps" that is part of the composite dialogue.<More>

  34. EU in Iran with Deal (June 06, 2006)
    European Union Foreign Policy Chief Javier Solana is in Iran to present a deal that is expected to create a productive nuclear dialogue between Iran and the West, achieve a cessation of nuclear enrichment, and reduce tensions on security and energy availability.<More>

  35. Nepal PM in India this Week (June 06, 2006)
    The newly reinstated Nepal Prime Minister G P Koirala will travel to New Delhi on Wednesday seeking India's cooperation in restoring peace, assistance for economic reconstruction, and resolving the insurgency that is tearing his country apart.<More>

  36. Iran Threats Oil Disruption (June 05, 2006)
    In addition to its previous threats of attacking Israel and occupied coalition armies in Iraq and Afghanistan, Iran responded to bellicose statements from certain American establishments and promised to attack oil and natural gas ships if it is attacked by the US. <More>

  37. Nepal, Terrorists Agree on Code (June 05, 2006)
    The newly installed Nepali Government and the Maoist terrorists have finally agreed on a 25-point code of conduct to move their dialogue process forward and agreed to work together to form a new Constituent Assembly elections. <More>

  38. US Wants UN Action on Myanmar (June 02, 2006)
    Angered by the extension of the house arrest of Opposition leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi in Myanmar, the US is planning to raise a resolution in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) demanding the immediate release of incarcerated opposition leaders. <More>

  39. EPDP Cadre Killed Timing Boucher Visit (June 02, 2006)
    As US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Richard Boucher arrived in Colombo, two Eelam People’s Democratic Part (EPDF) cadres were gunned down while a bomb blast at their office in Batticaloa wounded 4 people.<More>

  40. Nepal Humiliates King Even More (June 01, 2006)
    The recently reconvened Nepali Parliament went on another revenge spree proposing various measures that will minimize the King’s stature even more and in a move seen to placate the Maoist terrorists, it ordered the release of all terrorists in jails.<More>

  41. US Claims Self-Defense in Afghanistan (June 01, 2006)
    US Army claimed that its troops opened fire in self-defense on the worst ever anti-American riot after being shot at by the crowd and was unable to pin down the actual casualty numbers.<More>

  42. LTTE Will Study EU Ban First (June 01, 2006)
    The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which was slapped by a ban by the European Union (EU) recently said that it will first meet with the main EU interlocutor Norway and study the ban before deciding if it will go to the peace talks.<More>

  43. 50 Taliban Dead, Riots against US (May 30, 2006)
    US Planes bombed a mosque in Halmand in Southern Afghanistan killing 50 Taliban terrorists including several unspecified Taliban leaders; the Taliban has not responded to this claim.<More >

  44. India-China Strengthen Military Training (May 30, 2006)
    India and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would institutionalize military training and exercises to add enough punch to the faltering strategic relationship.<More >

  45. Myanmar Says Suu Kyi is a Domestic Issue  (May 30, 2006)
    The military junta doused speculation of an early release of opposition leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi from house arrest, asserted that it was an internal matter and open for international discussion or negotiation.<More >

  46. Sir Creek Discussions Start Positive(May 26, 2006)
    After the expected collapse of the Siachen talks, India and Pakistan have started discussing the Sir Creek issue and reports indicate that both countries are agreeing on some fundamentals even though there is much disagreement.<More>

  47. Hindu Groups Protest in Nepal (May 25, 2006)
    Hindu groups in the southern industrial city Birgunj protested violently against the reinstated Parliament’s decision to clip the King Gnanendra’s powers and making Nepal a secular state.<More>

  48. EU Reveals Plan to Placate Iran (May 23, 2006)
    The European Union (EU) 3 countries Britain, France, and Germany revealed a proposal that offers Iran a new nuclear plant, a consortium-based guaranteed fuel supply, warplanes, and recognition of boundaries.<More>

  49. Suu Kyi May be Released? (May 22, 2006)
    For the first time in more than 2 years, the Myanmar military junta allowed UN official Ibrahim Gambari to meet jailed opposition political leader and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi for about an hour spiking hopes that she may be released soon. <More>

  50. Nepal Clips King’s Powers (May 19, 2006)
    The recently reinstated Nepalese Parliament unanimously voted on a resolution to severely curb the rights of the King, make the country a Republic, abrogate his legal immunity, and aggrandize power over the Army, court, and Constitution to itself.<More>

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