* In India, the manifesto of the Hindu
Nationalist party, which is expected to win
in the upcoming elections, announced that India would "exercise
the option to induct nuclear weapons" into the armed forces, if
it comes to power. Lal Krishna Advani, leader of the Bharatiya
Janata Party (BJP), told a news conference that India's security
was "a matter of prime importance," and a nuclear-free world was
"a distant dream."
Elections in India will be held between February 16 and
* Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) will hold an
Environmental Safety and Health meeting at Sweeney Center, on
Marcy St. in Santa Fe, on Tuesday evening, February 24.
* A meeting of the Santa Fe City Council regarding the
WIPP bypass will be held on Wednesday evening, February 25.
For more information about these meetings, and their exact
times, please contact CCNS at 986-1973.
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