nukes

IS 'madmen' would gladly use nukes, Obama warns summit

IS 'madmen' would gladly use nukes, Obama warns summit

The threat of terrorists of using nuclear material in a "dirty bomb" -- or even obtaining an atomic weapon -- has loomed large over the nuclear security summit.

Apr 02, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Our nukes no cause for concern, says Pakistan

Pakistan's nuclear installations are not only secure but the world also acknowledges that they are, Pak foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhary said. 

Apr 01, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
Sartaj Aziz says India top security concern for Pakistan; rules out reducing Nukes

Sartaj Aziz says India top security concern for Pakistan; rules out reducing Nukes

Identifying the "strategic and conventional imbalance with India" as the topmost security threat to it, Pakistan today rejected America's call to reduce or cap its nuclear weapons arsenal, believed to be the fastest growing in the world.

Mar 01, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
NASA may use nukes against stray asteroids

NASA may use nukes against stray asteroids

If a large interplanetary rock veers onto a collision course with the Earth, how would we defend ourselves? Well, scientists are not really sure, but one solution could be using nuclear weapons to destroy them.

Jun 23, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

World fuelled by AI may be more dangerous than nukes, warns Elon Musk

While recommending a book that focuses on a future that is built over cutting-age technology and artificial intelligence (AI), Elon Musk warned his followers on Twitter about the perils of such a future.

Aug 04, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

US dismisses report on India covertly increasing nukes

The US today dismissed a report suggesting that India is covertly enriching its nuclear weapons capabilities, describing it as "speculative".

Jun 21, 2014, 02:33 AM IST

Republicans want Obama to confront Russia on nukes

Congress is stepping up pressure on the White House to confront Russia over allegations that it is cheating on a key nuclear arms treaty a faceoff that could further strain US-Moscow relations and dampen President Barack Obama`s hopes to add deeper cuts in nuclear arsenals to his legacy.

May 27, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Pakistani leaders will control nukes even in crises: Report

Pakistan will not delegate "advance authority" over nuclear weapons to military unit commanders even in the event of a crisis with India, according to a media report.

Mar 01, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

India, Pakistan can`t afford another war as both have nukes: Imran Khan

Pakistani politician Imran Khan on Saturday said that despite Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s recent statement on a possible fourth war with India over Kashmir, both the countries cannot to afford to do so as they are nuclear powers.

Dec 07, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

`N Korea supplied nukes to Libya, Syria via AQ Khan`

N Korea used disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist AQ Khan`s notorious network to supply atomic materials to Libya and Syria, the US said.

May 03, 2013, 13:10 PM IST

`Pak nuke weapons within extremists` reach`

With the Pakistani Army so
penetrated by extremist elements, its nuclear asset of about
100 weapons is not safe, a leading Republican presidential
candidate has said.

Dec 08, 2011, 09:25 AM IST

Pak nuke weapons not safe, says Qureshi

Qureshi said, Pakistan`s nuclear programme was not safe under President Asif Ali Zardari`s leadership.

Nov 28, 2011, 19:37 PM IST

US may pull tactical nukes out of Europe: Report

The US is in talks with NATO to remove US tactical nuclear weapons from Europe, in a
push toward a nuclear-weapons-free world and to cut costs, a
Japanese newspaper said.

Jul 15, 2011, 12:13 PM IST

Pak nukes face threat from jihadist groups: Report

There has long been concern over the security of Pakistan`s nuclear infrastructure.

Jun 30, 2011, 13:30 PM IST

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing: Study

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons
are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue
investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament
in the near future unlikely, a report said.

Jun 07, 2011, 10:32 AM IST

US ‘committed to prevent Iran from developing nukes’

A top White House official warned Iran against pursuing any such ambition.

May 14, 2011, 11:31 AM IST

US panel limits Obama`s authority on nukes

A new bill will limit Obama`s authority on slashing the nation`s nucke arsenal.

May 13, 2011, 00:33 AM IST

US sees Iran`s leaders split on nukes: Report

A report says Iran`s leaders are divided over whether to advance with a bomb.

Feb 17, 2011, 09:42 AM IST

South Korea says North `must talk about nukes’

South Korea insists that North accept separate talks on its nuclear weapons.

Jan 21, 2011, 14:08 PM IST

`US has deployed 200 nukes in Europe`

As per WikiLeaks, the US has deployed nuke warheads in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Turkey.

Dec 01, 2010, 14:00 PM IST