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Pakistan has more nuclear warheads than India, both countries expanding their stockpiles: Report

Pakistan has more nuclear warheads than India, both countries expanding their stockpiles: Report

A Swedish think-tank has said that the US, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea had 14,465 nuclear warheads at the beginning of 2018, of which 3,750 were actually deployed.

 

Jun 19, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
 Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Donald Trump has long vowed to fulfill his campaign pledge to clamp down on what he considers unfair Chinese trading practices.

Jun 15, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Nuclear doomsday because of Artificial Intelligence a possibility by 2040: Think tank

Nuclear doomsday because of Artificial Intelligence a possibility by 2040: Think tank

AI could make nuclear powers edgy, which could lead them to launch nuclear missiles, a think tank report said.

Apr 25, 2018, 23:05 PM IST
Use of nuclear weapons inevitable if World War 3 breaks out, warns former Russian general

Use of nuclear weapons inevitable if World War 3 breaks out, warns former Russian general

Russia said on April 16, 2018, that it still hopes for dialogue with Washington despite US-led strikes on Moscow's ally Syria.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:54 PM IST
China's nuclear-capable strategic stealth bomber JH-XX revealed

China's nuclear-capable strategic stealth bomber JH-XX revealed

The design that has been revealed shows a desire for stealth.

Apr 10, 2018, 19:33 PM IST
Army chief warns against threat from non-conventional weapons from non-state actors

Army chief warns against threat from non-conventional weapons from non-state actors

General Bipin Rawat has said DRDO's plans must already have included development of mitigation of technology to counter CBRN threats.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
Kim Jong Un says 'open to dialogue' with South Korea

Kim Jong Un says 'open to dialogue' with South Korea

Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States he has a "nuclear button" on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened.

Jan 01, 2018, 23:16 PM IST
North Korea says 'breakthrough' puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

North Korea says 'breakthrough' puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

North Korea`s first missile test since mid-September came a week after US President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a US list of countries it says support terrorism.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defence, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

North Korean diplomat describes nukes as 'sword of justice'

Russian state news agency Tass says North Korea's foreign minister has described his nation's nuclear weapons as a "sword of justice."

Oct 12, 2017, 06:02 AM IST
Pakistan building tunnels to store its nuclear weapons, just 750 km from Delhi

Pakistan building tunnels to store its nuclear weapons, just 750 km from Delhi

The site is reportedly coming up in Mianwali, which is 350-km from Amritsar and 750-km from Delhi.

Oct 11, 2017, 08:12 AM IST
Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs.

Sep 27, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Japan PM warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned North Korea against continuing its current missile and nuclear weapons development policies.

Sep 07, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US

Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US

GENEVA/SEOUL (Reuters) - A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongy

Sep 06, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US

Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea warns of 'gift packages' for US

GENEVA/SEOUL (Reuters) - A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongy

Sep 06, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
 Top advisers in more displays of disagreement with Donald Trump

Top advisers in more displays of disagreement with Donald Trump

"We are never out of diplomatic solutions," Mattis told reporters, just hours after Trump said in a tweet that "talking is not the answer" to the standoff over North Korea`s nuclear weapons and missile programs.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
US worried Pakistan's N-weapons could land up in terrorists' hands: Official

US worried Pakistan's N-weapons could land up in terrorists' hands: Official

The danger of nuclear weapons was also mentioned by Trump in his Afghanistan and South Asia policy speech on Monday.

Aug 25, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
North Korea must 'stand down' in its pursuit of nuclear weapons: Pentagon chief

North Korea must 'stand down' in its pursuit of nuclear weapons: Pentagon chief

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Wednesday warned North Korea to stop pursuing nuclear weapons and stop considering actions that would lead to the "destruction of its people."

Aug 09, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

US willing to talk to North Korea: Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump had recently expressed disappointment that Beijing had not applied as much pressure as he would like or caused a change in North Korea`s behaviour.

Aug 02, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Not bound by July 7 UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons, says India

In October last year, more than 120 nations had voted on a UN General Assembly resolution to convene a conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination. 

Jul 18, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

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