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  • December 31, 1946

    Telegram from Washington to New Delhi, 'Question of Dispatching of Goodwill Mission to Latin American Countries'

    This report describes the food crisis in India and suggests the dispatch of a goodwill mission to Latin American countries

  • December 31, 1946

    Telegram from Washington to New Delhi, 'Your telegram No. 10826 dated December 23'

    Possibility of food cooperation between India and Cuba

  • September 09, 1954

    Telegram from M.A. Husain, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, 'Recognition of New Regime in Guatemala'

    Recognition of the new junta in charge of Guatemala is recommended.

  • September 15, 1954

    Telegram from M.A. Husain, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, 'Draft Note on Recognition of Guatemala'

    Summary of Indian relations with the new government of Guatemala.

  • October 13, 1954

    Letter from Indian Charge d’Affaires in Argentina on Guatemala

    Malik reports he is gathering a list of countries which have recognized the new regime in Guatemala.

  • March 01, 1956

    Telegram, from Foreign Secretary to Indian Embassies, 'The Question of Antarctica'

    India argues that atomic experiments and explosions in Antarctica may have very harmful and the international community’s debate about Antarctica is appropriate.

  • March 01, 1956

    Message from Buenos Aires to Ministry of External Affairs, External Publicity Division, 'Future of Antarctica - India’s Reported Move Criticized'

    Newspapers in Chile published editorials which contend that Chile’s rights in Antarctic are undisputed and do not admit of any doubt, be it juridical or political

  • March 03, 1956

    Excerpt from Papers Prepared by the Historical Division on Antarctica

    Antarctica is a strategic location with abundant natural resources and thirty countries are involved in research there.

  • March 07, 1956

    Telegram from Indian Embassy in Argentina on Antarctica Issue

    Argentina and Chile’s stance on sovereignty over Antarctica.

  • March 16, 1960

    Letter, G. Parthasarthi to S. Dutt

    The letter contains a copy of articles on the peaceful utilization of atomic energy and research work in the nuclear science in China, which could help Indian experts to understand China’s capabilities in the nuclear science.

  • April 02, 1960

    Note, G. R. Walker to H. L. Khanna

    The note contains articles on the peaceful utilization of atomic energy and other achievements in nuclear science by China, which were shown to Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai by Prime Minister Nehru.

  • September 02, 1960

    Note, Homi Bhabha to Shri Y. D. Gundevia

    Homi Bhabha writes to Prime Minister Nehru about India's international status as a country possessing a plutonium plant but not a nuclear weapons program.

  • February 01, 1961

    Telegram from Indian Charge d’Affaires in Mexico, 'Political Report for Mexico for January 1961'

    Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos speaks on Mexico's place in international affairs.

  • September 26, 1962

    Report by the Department of External Affairs, Disarmament Unit, 'India and Nuclear Disarmament'

    this document describes India’s overall stances towards nuclear disarmament

  • 1963

    Message, J.C. Ajmani, Deputy Secretary (DIS), 'Subject: Resolutions adopted by the 52nd Inter-Parliamentary Conference held in Belgrade (Yugoslavia) in September 1963'

    The Indian government compares the final resolution to the draft resolution with which they agreed and states their position towards the final resolution

  • 1963

    Report on Indian Foreign Policy and Nuclear Disarmament

    Over the years, in the United Nations and elsewhere, India has patiently and persistently continued her efforts to help in finding a solution for the global nuclear disarmament

  • April 03, 1963

    Telegram from Indian Ambassador J.N. Khosla, 'Monthly Political Report for March 1963'

    This document reports on the Mexican President’s visit to Yugoslavia

  • May 02, 1963

    Message, P.L. Bhandari, Embassy of India, Mexico City, 'A Nuclear-Free Zone for Latin America'

    Mexico proposed that all Latin American countries ban the installations of nuclear bases on their soil.

  • May 12, 1963

    Telegram from the Indian Ambassador to Mexico, 'Cuba After the Crisis'

    The ambassador describes the domestic situation in Cuba and what it is like in Havana specifically in detail. He recounts a meeting with Foreign Minister Raul Roa.

  • June 05, 1963

    Political Report on Mexico for May 1963, Shiv Kumar, Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Mexico City. 'Denuclearized Zone'

    Although the Mexican denuclearization plan for Latin America has won appreciation from Secretary-General U Thant, some Latin American countries were tepid in their response.