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2006-08-17 11:03:14

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India said on Thursday it would not accept changes to an agreement with the U.S. for use of fuel and equipment in its nuclear programs. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rejected charges by lawmakers that his coalition was succumbing to U.S. pressure to cap atomic research and weapons projects. "We will not agree to any dilution that will prevent us from securing full civilian nuclear benefits," Singh told the upper house of parliament at the end of...

2006-08-14 23:50:50

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pressed Pakistan afresh on Tuesday to fulfil a pledge to curb cross-border militant violence, saying peace between the old rivals was not possible in the face of terrorist attacks. Singh's comments were made in his customary address to the nation on the anniversary of India's independence from British rule in 1947, being marked this year amid unprecedented security due to heightened fears of violence. It came...

2006-08-14 23:41:51

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pressed Pakistan afresh on Tuesday to fulfil a pledge to curb cross-border militant violence, saying peace between the old rivals was not possible in the face of terrorist attacks. Singh's comments were made in his customary address to the nation on the anniversary of India's independence from British rule in 1947, being marked this year amid unprecedented security due to heightened fears of violence. It came...

2006-08-04 06:56:27

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - The United States assured India on Friday that the final legislation to approve a landmark nuclear pact would stick to a draft agreed by the two countries and not include any dealbreakers. The nuclear energy cooperation deal, under which India will get access to U.S. nuclear fuel and equipment despite not having signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, received an initial approval by the U.S. House of Representatives last week. It needs to be approved...

2006-07-27 04:02:53

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India welcomed on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives' initial approval of a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation deal but said the accord had a long way to go before it was fully sealed. The U.S. chamber approved the controversial deal with an overwhelming 359-68 vote on Wednesday. Lawmakers rejected amendments that aimed to put limits on India's nuclear weapons program. Under the deal, India will get access to U.S. nuclear fuel and equipment -- barred...

2006-07-14 10:01:00

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused Pakistan on Friday of breaking its word by continuing to harbor Islamist extremists, as he met victims of the Mumbai blasts and promised to help them rebuild their lives. The prime minister, who had tears in his eyes when he met victims whose arms and legs had been amputated, said a peace process with nuclear rival Pakistan was threatened if Islamabad did not curb "terrorist" violence directed at...

2006-07-14 07:29:53

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused Pakistan on Friday of breaking its word by continuing to harbor Islamist extremists, as he met victims of the Mumbai blasts and promised to help them rebuild their lives. The prime minister, who had tears in his eyes when he met victims whose arms and legs had been amputated, said a peace process with nuclear rival Pakistan was threatened if Islamabad did not curb "terrorist" violence directed at...

2006-07-13 23:35:30

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India broadened its search for the Mumbai bombers with police tracing calls made to Pakistan and Bangladesh as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in India's biggest city on Friday to meet people wounded in the attacks. Police continued raids in Mumbai and surrounding areas, a day after India named Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group as the prime suspect behind Tuesday's rail network bombings that killed 179 people and wounded hundreds more. Officials...

2006-07-13 15:17:32

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian officials named Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba on Thursday as the prime suspect behind bombings that killed at least 156 people in Mumbai, as police said they had detained about 20 people. Speaking on Pakistani television Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf offered assurances to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of cooperation into Tuesday's coordinated attacks on India's largest city and financial hub. Indian...

2006-07-03 02:18:07

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the architect of India embracing a market economy, said he was not unambiguously wedded to economic reforms and there were some things he did not want India to learn from the West. At the same time, there were several unfinished tasks in the reform agenda he drafted as the country's finance minister in the early 1990s, and the government needed to balance the process with its aim of lifting millions out of poverty, Singh was...


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