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India has become the 43rd member of the Australia Group export control regime on January 19, 2018. The inclusion is expected to raise India’s stature in the field of non-proliferation and help in acquiring critical technologies. With this, India has managed entry into Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia Group despite ..
Topics: Arms control • Australia Group • Export • Intergovernmental organizations • Law by country • Missile Technology Control Regime • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Wassenaar Arrangement
India has become the 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement after completing the internal procedures in Vienna on December 8, 2017. The membership will facilitate high-technology tie-ups for country’s defence and space programmes. This membership is the second diplomatic success for India for the membership of export control regimes after it joined the Missile Technology ..
Topics: Arms control • Export • Law by country • Missile Technology Control Regime • Multilateral export control regime • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Wassenaar Arrangement
The International Day against Nuclear Tests (IDANT) is observed every year on August 29 to raise public awareness about the effects of global nuclear weapon tests or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation as one of the means of achieving the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world. The purpose of the day ..
Topics: Anti-nuclear movement • International Day against Nuclear Tests • Law by country • Nuclear disarmament • Nuclear weapons • Nuclear weapons testing • Politics by country • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
India’s stand on signing the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) raises many questions on India’s intent to make the world nuclear weapon free. However India’s argument places the treaty as discriminatory and finds it weak in its present format with the mighty nuclear nations not ratifying the treaty. Historical legacy of India’s Efforts Prime ..
Topics: India • Law • Nuclear disarmament • Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear safety • Nuclear weapons • Nuclear weapons testing • Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization • Treaties of the Holy See • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Australia has agreed to supply uranium to India. It is making internal arrangements to ensure the supply. It is known that earlier Australia had denied supply of uranium to India as it was not a signatory to Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) although India signed treaties with more than 8 countries including the US for nuclear trade.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Law by country • Nuclear activities in Brazil • Nuclear fuels • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Politics of Iran • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Uranium
Election Commission recommends to the president that former minister P.C. Thomas be barred from contesting any election for the next three years as he had violated the model code of conduct during the 2004 Lok Sabha polls. India lifts the ban on grant of emigration clearance for Indians wishing to travel to Iraq. However, added ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2010