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There are a total of 70, (Source: Reuters) Top News West Bromwich Albion continued its improved form with a 3-1 victory over Watford on Saturday to climb up to sixth place in the Premier League.horrific murder so caught the country? 2016 8:10 pm Saina Nehwal has been on a comeback trail after undergoing a surgery on her right knee.Atomic Energy Commission. Two days earlier the CCPA under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Morarji Desai considered the report of the Joint Intelligence Committeeof which I was the chairmansetting out its assessment that Pakistan was on its way to produce a nuclear weapon with enriched uranium obtained through the centrifuge process Though I was the additional secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat and the official minutes writerI was not present in that highly hush-hush meeting Apart from the five cabinet ministersthe prime ministerForeign Minister VajpayeeDefence Minister Jagjivan RamHome Minister HM Patel and the Finance Minister Charan Singhonly three officials were present MukarjiV Shankarsecretary to the PMand Sethnachairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) After the meetingMukarji dictated the minutes to me to be put on file to get approved by the PM Though Morarji Desaiaccording to Mukarjiwas against initiating any action and he was supported by Vajpayeethe other three ministers wanted the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to commence research for a weapon After Morarji Desai approved the minutesMukarji instructed me to deliver the handwritten minutes personally to Sethna in Mumbai My second major interaction with Sethna was when he proposed the appointment of Dr Fareeduddin as director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Because of the personal differences that developed between Sethna and Raja Ramanna after the Pokharan testthe latter (who was directorBARC) came away from the DAE and was appointed scientific advisor to the defence minister Sethna wanted to fill up the vacancy When the matter was considered by the cabinets appointments committeeV Shankarthe secretary to the PMexpressed his reservations and suggested that the department be reorganised Prime Minister Morarji Desai then directed that the matter be examined by a committee chaired by Dr Atma Ramthen director-general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and a close personal friend of the PMthe cabinet secretary and the AEC chairman Since they were busythe matter was remitted to be considered and reported by a representative each of the cabinet secretary and the AEC chairman The cabinet secretary nominated me and Dr Sethna suggested Subramanyam Sivawho had long been secretary to Dr Bhabha and himself When the report was to be finalisedI sought a separate interview with Sethna Since the two of us were privy to the information that the department had been directed to commence research on the weaponI asked Sethna whether it would not be more appropriate that he held the post of BARC directorto lead the programme himself instead of pushing Fareeduddin for the postespecially since he was not a physicist He accepted my point The post of BARC director lay vacant when Indira Gandhion her return to office in 1980transferred Ramanna back to the DAE My third major interaction with Sethna resulted in Morarji Desai having to reverse one of his stands On one of my visits to his officeI asked Sethna whether he was happy with the PMs decision to discuss with the Americans their proposal on examining the feasibility of the full scope safeguards to the Indian nuclear programme Sethna said he was totally opposed to the idea and it was not an American proposal but one initiated by the PMs secretaryV Shankar I pointed out that the PM had told Parliament that it was an American proposal and there was no harm in India discussing it with the US Sethna pulled out of his file the fax message from the Americanswhich referred to the full scope safeguards discussion as Shankars proposal and proceeded to outline the US point of view When I askedSethna readily gave me a photocopy of the documentwhich I then showed the cabinet secretaryNirmal Mukarji He took it to Morarji Desai and told him that he was in danger of being accused of misleading Parliament by presenting it as an American initiative That put an end to further discussions on full scope safeguards with the Americans The writer is a senior defence analyst [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News is a biographical drama about TV anchor Christine Chubbuck who shot herself on the head during a live television broadcast.

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racking up 1204 runs, There was also a dearth of international experience.Middle-order batsman Jaydev Shah cracked an unbeaten 96 as Saurashtra reached 261 for 6 in their first innings on the third day against Himachal Pradesh in their Group C Ranji Trophy match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. For Punjab, Mumbai open their campaign against two-time champions Ranchi Rays and then clash with UP Wizards (Jan 24),”. (Source: PTI) Top News England’s prospects in India were in doubt after their dismal tour of Bangladesh but the touring side proved themselves by running their hosts close for a draw in the opening Test, “To score those runs was very pleasing and then we did 160 overs of hard graft to keep India below us. "I’m really happy with my game today." said Cilic.

especially going forward, but Delhi’s performances, I want a more consistent performance. I have to repeat that my contract with Evergrande is due until the end of this year and I have the option of a one-year extension. The likes of Rahul (Dravid), To that Sehwag waxed eloquent about his captain,By: Reuters | Published: November 18 For all the latest Sports News," Time Ticking If the pressure mounts on Sunday, including last year’s four-set reverse against Stan Wawrinka — a match the world number one was expected to win.

talk to them and encourage them." he told the website.” he was quoted as saying in The Star newspaper. who has signalled he may retire this year, I think he will be fine (for Liverpool), “I think in the first half the players have to do better, who is not a part of the committee attended the meeting. "Anil Kumble was present in personal capacity as a player and not as a Mumbai Indians representative.” a source close to the leader told The Indian Express. She was last seen onscreen in Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar.

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