Nuclear arsenal

Terrorism, failing economy make Pakistan most dangerous nation for the world: Ex-CIA official

Rampant terrorism, failing economy and its growing nuclear arsenal make Pakistan the most dangerous country for the world, says an ex CIA official. 

Feb 16, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

India aware of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal expansion: Manohar Parrikar

India is aware of reports of Pakistan`s nuclear expansion and was taking all steps to safeguard India`s national interest, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

Dec 09, 2016, 16:03 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un orders nuclear arsenal on 'standby'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un orders nuclear arsenal on 'standby'

The North's nuclear warheads must be deployed "on standby so as to be fired at any moment," Kim was quoted as saying by the North's official KCNA news agency on Friday.

Mar 04, 2016, 13:11 PM IST
US asks Pakistan to reduce its nuclear arsenal

US asks Pakistan to reduce its nuclear arsenal

As a mainstream nuclear power, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is looking forward to attending the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on March 31.

Mar 01, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Pakistan worried that India will soon have nuclear triad: Daily

Pakistan`s biggest worry right now is that "India will soon possess the much-vaunted nuclear triad", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Pakistan is nowhere near reaching that level.

Feb 26, 2016, 11:32 AM IST

Nuclear deterrence a 'factor of stability' in South Asia, says Pak

Describing its nuclear arsenal as a "factor of stability in South Asia", Pakistan on Wednesday said it will maintain a full-spectrum deterrence and take steps to effectively respond to the threats to its national security.

Feb 24, 2016, 21:21 PM IST
Is North Korea close to weaponising a long-range rocket?

Is North Korea close to weaponising a long-range rocket?

Analysts agree that Pyongyang already possesses a nuclear arsenal of around a dozen nuclear weapons.

Feb 07, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

Pakistan has fastest growing nuclear warheads? 'Utterly baseless'

Pakistan on Friday rejected as "utterly baseless" a report by leading American thank-tanks which said that Islamabad has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world.

Aug 29, 2015, 01:15 AM IST
Afraid of India? Pakistan may have world's 'third biggest nuke arsenal in a decade'

Afraid of India? Pakistan may have world's 'third biggest nuke arsenal in a decade'

In what is apparently a worrying development for India, its nuke-armed neighbour Pakistan may be on its way to build the world's third largest nuke arsenal within a decade, a Washington Post report said Thursday.

Aug 27, 2015, 15:46 PM IST
Russia not acting as responsible nuclear power: NATO commander

Russia not acting as responsible nuclear power: NATO commander

NATO`s top commander said on Wednesday Russia`s announcement it was adding 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal was not the kind of behaviour expected of a responsible nuclear power.

Jun 18, 2015, 02:05 AM IST

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.

Apr 27, 2015, 00:08 AM IST

World`s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday.

Jun 16, 2014, 05:40 AM IST

Room for improvement in Pakistan`s nuke arsenal security: US

The US has said that there is room for improvement in Pakistan`s nuclear weapons security apparatus but exuded confidence that Pakistani government is well aware of its responsibilities and has secured its nuke arsenal.

Sep 05, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

`Gaddafi offered Kazakhstan billions for atom bombs`

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian, Muslim majority state, broke away from the Soviet Union in 1991 and gave up its nuclear arsenal of 1,410 nuclear warheads shortly after.

Nov 29, 2012, 22:57 PM IST

‘Pak rapidly developing nuke arsenal’

Estimated to have more nuclear weapons than India, Pak is rapidly expanding its atomic arsenal, a report has said.

Apr 11, 2012, 22:39 PM IST

How threat of loose Soviet nukes was avoided

There`s an old claim about Russian
nuke scientist who perhaps went to work for Iran`s nuclear
programme.

Jan 08, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

Pentagon weighs cuts to nuclear arsenal

There is disagreement over how many atomic bombs the United States requires in the post-Cold War era.

Nov 11, 2011, 22:46 PM IST

Pakistan trains 8,000 to protect nuclear arsenal

Pakistan is producing nuclear weapons at a faster rate than any other country in the world, according a memo from December 2008.

Nov 07, 2011, 20:38 PM IST

Pak says US plans to get its N-arms `pure fiction`

A US media report said that ther were possible US plans to
secure Pak`s nuke arsenal in case of any
extremist threat.

Nov 06, 2011, 12:25 PM IST

N Korea threatens to bolster its nuclear arsenal

N Korea threatened to bolster its nuclear arsenal in response to annual US-S Korean military drills that Pyongyang calls a rehearsal for invasion.

Aug 17, 2011, 18:29 PM IST