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Shift in India’s ‘no first use’ nuclear doctrine?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in the course of the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign that India had “not kept the nuclear bombs for Diwali”.

17 Aug 2019 2:12 AM

5 killed in mysterious rocket test accident in Russia: report

Those reports say an area near Nyonoksa is used for tests on weapons, including ballistic and cruise missiles that are used by Russian navy.

10 Aug 2019 10:45 AM

Rouhani says Iran to exceed uranium enrichment limit

It threatened to abandon further nuclear commitments, including exceeding the agreed uranium enrichment maximum from July 7

03 Jul 2019 6:16 PM

Iran's stocks of nuclear materials still within limits: IAEA

Stocks of both -- enriched uranium and heavy water did not exceed the ceilings set in the 2015 agreement, the report said.

31 May 2019 8:01 PM

New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

The lab marked its anniversary earlier this month with a day of speeches and activities.

09 Jul 2018 8:05 AM


Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has launched a plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity.

05 Jun 2018 4:24 PM

Nuke-capable ballistic missile Agni-V test-fired

5,000-km missile can hit China, Europe.

19 Jan 2018 1:47 AM

Science vs Human fears — Radiation risk looming at Fukushima

Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water.

26 Nov 2017 8:21 AM

Targeting Pak, PM demands probe of North Korea’s nuke proliferation

The East Asia Summit is attended by the 10 Asean nations along with nine other nations including India, China, Japan, the US, Russia and Australia.

15 Nov 2017 1:34 AM

In the eye of an upcoming storm

Kim Jong Un’s clash with the world powers may push him to act in highly explosive ways.

22 Oct 2017 1:27 AM


US nuke waste repository in New Mexico will get more space

The work to carve out more disposal space from the ancient salt formation will begin later this fall and should be completed by 2020.

18 Oct 2017 10:44 AM

North Korea to face USD 1 billion economic pressure post UN sanctions

The United States spent weeks following the initial ICBM launch negotiating the text with China, North Korea's neighbor and ally.

05 Aug 2017 11:16 AM

Indo-Japan N-pact now operational

China has a maritime dispute with Japan and ties between Beijing and Tokyo are also rocky.

21 Jul 2017 1:33 AM

New Mideast battlelines as Qatar row gets uglier

The United Arab Emirates even criminalised any expression of sympathy for the beleaguered Qataris.

17 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

Second US aircraft carrier moves towards North Korea

The carrier would hold a variety of training exercises but focus on certifying its ability to safely launch and recover aircraft, the Navy said.

20 May 2017 2:28 AM


Cabinet clears 10 new nuclear reactors

Indigenous 700MW reactors to generate Rs 70,000 crore orders for industry.

18 May 2017 1:05 AM

China tries to ‘appease’ North Korea in nuclear row

In Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China’s position was consistent and clear.

05 May 2017 3:58 AM

North Korea promises to ‘pulverise’ US bases

Earlier on Friday China’s foreign minister said a conflict over North Korea could break out “at any moment”.

15 Apr 2017 6:52 AM

View from Pakistan: Power of hope

The Valley is a classic environment for nurturing nationalism, home of “Kashmiriyat”.

31 Jan 2017 4:53 AM

Country close to test-launching an ICBM, says Kim Jong Un

Thae Yong-Ho, North’s ex-deputy envoy to UK who defected to the South, says Kim may launch it in 2017-end .

02 Jan 2017 1:35 AM