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India has been diverting nuclear materials to make weapons: Pakistan

Pakistan Thursday alleged that India has been diverting nuclear materials it had obtained for peaceful purposes under the NSG waiver to make weapons.

May 19, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

Pakistan selling nuclear materials to North Korea – CIA's explosive revelation; US informs India

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) supplied Monel and Enconel to Pyongyang in clear violation of United Nations sanctions.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

China to scrap death penalty for nine crimes

Under fire from rights groups for carrying out world's highest number of executions, China is all set to scrap death penalty for nine crimes, including smuggling weapons and nuclear materials while reinforcing punishments for terrorism related crimes.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

Pak takes steps to strengthen control over nuclear materials

A high-level non-proliferation body took a "number of decisions" to further strengthen country`s export controls for nuclear materials.

Dec 24, 2012, 21:42 PM IST

US conducts `subcritical` nuclear test

In subcritical nuclear tests, no critical mass is formed and no self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction can occur; thus, there is no nuclear explosion.

Dec 07, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Obama asks world to lock down nuclear materials

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday
warned that terror groups like al-Qaeda were trying to acquire
nuclear material for weapons posing one of the "greatest
threats" to global security.

Apr 13, 2010, 23:48 PM IST

Obama to lead summit to secure nuclear materials

In 2005, as the junior senator
from Illinois, Barack Obama traveled to Russia, Ukraine and
Azerbaijan for a tour of some of the Cold War era`s most scary
weapons sites along with his more senior colleague.

Apr 11, 2010, 21:30 PM IST