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NSG, NPT, MTCR, IAEA etc

What is NSG? Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a multinational body concerned with reducing nuclear proliferation by controlling the export and re-transfer of materials that may be applicable to nuclear weapon development and by improving safeguards and protection on existing materials. The NSG aims to prevent nuclear exports for commercial and peaceful purposes from being… Continue reading NSG, NPT, MTCR, IAEA etc

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India now a ‘major defence partner’

The Hindu Issue India-US relations. Key points US now considers India as its ‘major defence partner.’ This classification will allow India to buy more advanced and sensitive technologies from the U.S. This move will be complemented by India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime, an exclusive club that restricts trade in sensitive defence technologies.… Continue reading India now a ‘major defence partner’

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India eyes uranium from Africa

Context India wants Africa to relax Pelindaba Treaty so that India can access Uranium from Africa for its nuclear power projects.   Analysis India had already signed an MoU with Namibia aiming at the cooperation in the areas of peaceful use of nuclear energy in 2009. But since Namibia became a member of Pelibanda treaty,… Continue reading India eyes uranium from Africa