CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION
Indian experts to visit Afghanistan to further partnership under OPCW mentorship programme
Addressing a conference of State Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Tuesday, India's ambassador to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative of India to OPCW Venu Rajamony said India condemns the use of chemical weapons under any circumstances.
There is concern over inherent dangers in 'nuclear brinkmanship': Indian diplomat
Ambassador Sharma reiterated that as a responsible nuclear ...
ISIS may acquire chemical weapons: India
Ambassador Venu Rajamony pointed out that despite best efforts of the OPCW, there has been an increa...
India expresses deep regret with failure of OPCW meet
Addressing the concluding session of the RevCon in The Hague, Permanent Representative of India Venu Rajamony said the need of the hour is constructive engagement, dialogue and unity of purpose.
India votes for Russia-China plan on Syria
India has always emphasised the importance of consensus and the need for decisions to be taken by the states parties in consultation with each other.
India deeply worried on reports of ISIS acquiring chemical weapons
The use of chemical weapons is in complete disregard of humanity and is reprehensible and contrary to the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention as well as accepted international legal norms said Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to OPCW, Venu Rajamony
Hoping for support at NSG: India’s OPCW vote a message to China
India voted against the UK proposal along with 23 other countries while 82 member states of the OPCW voted in favour of the proposal.
Global chemical arms body gains new powers, Russia says may quit
The OPCW now "has a crucial extra power, not just to identify the use of chemical weapons, but also to point the finger at the organisation, the state that they think is responsible," said British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Rakesh Kumar Vats given additional charge of NPPA Chairman
He replaces Bhupendra Singh who was made chairperson of National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention under the Cabinet Secretariat.
Bill to amend Chemical Weapons Convention Act gets Par nod
Parliament today passed a bill that prohibits transfer of specified toxic chemicals is not party to the Chemical Weapons Convention.
GS Sandhu shunted out of Finance Ministry; Hasmukh Adhia moves in
Financial services secretary GS Sandhu has been shifted out from the finance ministry, marking removal of yet another UPA appointee to the North Block.
Strengthen implementation of bio weapons convention: India
Varma said India remains committed to improving the effectiveness of the Biological Weapons Convention and strengthening its implementation and universalization.
India supports Russia at chemical weapons meet
India voted against UK proposal along with 23 other countries. As many as 82 OPCW member states of OPCW voted in favour of UK proposal.
US sanctions have no major impact on Indo-Russian defense ties: Envoy
"I can’t say that the US attitude toward Indo-Soviet and Indo-Russian relations including the military-technical cooperation has ever been very friendly."
India calls for probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria
Stating that the alleged use, if true, is deplorable, Ambassador Venu Rajamony pointed out that the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances, cannot be justified.
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