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Why Nehru Rejected US Nuke Offer?

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While former diplomat M.K. Rasgotra’s book revealed that India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had rejected the US President John F. Kennedy’s offer of testing US nuclear device atop a Rajasthan Hill, the inner truth is that the timing was probably not ripe then, especially with War time devastation of Japan with atom bombs still ringing fresh in the ears ...

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India-Sri Lanka Road Link Building ‘Hanuman Bridge’ Still a Concept: Minister

The proposal for India-Sri Lanka Road Connectivity is in the conceptual stage and no time line has been set for commencement of work on the project, said Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. Called modern “Ram Setu” or “Hanuman Bridge”, the stretch of low-lying banks ...

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India Upbeat on 15% Increase Japanese Companies Presence in Country

India welcomed the rise of 15 percent in Japanese companies coming to the country during 2014 and stressed that Japan is a key partner in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ Initiative, during talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida here Saturday. Both leaders held extensive discussions spread over four hours, beginning for ...

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