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Watch: How Rajnath Singh's remark on nuclear policy has left Pakistan sweating

India's remark on no first-use of nuclear policy has put Pakistan in a spot of bother. Islamabad has gone on an overdrive trying to rally international community asking for help to monitor India's nuclear arsenal. We take a look why Pakistan is losing sleep over Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's remark on nuclear policy.

Aug 19, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Is Pakistan afraid of India's nuclear supremacy?

After India warned that its 'No first-use' policy on nuclear weapons is subjected to changes, Pakistan has raised concerns seeking help from international community to keep an eye on India's nuclear arsenal. We ask, is Pakistan afraid of India's nuclear supremacy?

Aug 19, 2019, 19:00 PM IST

Russia sends its Sukhoi Su-27 fighters to intercept nuclear-capable US B-52H bombers

The US bombers did not violate Russia’s border and the interception by Su-27 jets were performed in strict compliance with the international air law.

Jun 18, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

China may ditch its 'no first use' nuclear weapons policy as maritime arms race with US escalates

While China is making gains in weapons development, the US is trying to limit Beijing's military build-up in the South China Sea. 

Feb 09, 2019, 07:28 AM IST

Nuclear nightmare: What if a nuclear bomb hits Washington DC – watch video

This is my nuclear nightmare. Although it is hypothetical, it is based on facts, says the video.

Apr 08, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

Trump administration pushes for new nuclear weapons

The US military wants to revamp its nuclear arsenal and develop new low-yield atomic weapons, largely in response to Russian actions in recent years, the Pentagon said in a policy statement released Friday.

Feb 03, 2018, 06:23 AM IST

North Korea warns of more 'gift packages' for US

"I am proud of saying that just two days ago on the 3rd of September, DPRK succcessfully carried out a hydrogen bomb test for intercontinental ballistic rocket under its plan for building a strategic nuclear force," Han told the Geneva forum.

 

Sep 05, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Israel is the 'biggest threat' to world peace: Iran

Iran said on Thursday that Israel`s atomic arsenal is the biggest danger to world peace, a day after US President Donald Trump vowed to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Nuclear weapons should be completely prohibited: Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered China as a nation "committed to building a world of lasting peace".

Jan 18, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Pakistan made "counterproductive" moves risking nuke war: Joe Biden

Nuclear weapons and the possibility of a terrorist obtaining nuclear material, remain among the most pressing security challenges, US Vice President Joe Biden said.

Jan 13, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

India to soon allocate site for second Russian-designed nuclear

Both sides emphasized that the space agencies' of India and Russia will engage more actively on space technology applications.

Oct 15, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

North Korea nuke test possibility concerns South Korea

Delivering a lecture in Seoul, South Korea's Unification Minister Hong Yong-Pyo has flagged his government`s concern over North Korea going ahead with another nuclear test.

May 18, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Terrorists will use nuclear weapon if they get it: Barack Obama

Terrorist organisations like al Qaeda and ISIS will use nuclear weapons if they ever get hold of it, US President Barack Obama warned on Saturday a day after he hosted leaders from over 50 countries including India for the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS).

Apr 02, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

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

Pakistan's nuclear warheads have India on target: Report

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Jan 21, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

Pakistan has 110 to 130 nukes: US report

Pakistan has a nuclear weapons stockpile of 110 to 130 warheads, an increase from an estimated 90 to 110 warheads in 2011," said a report.

Oct 22, 2015, 02:32 AM IST

Iran nuclear talks set to drag into weekend -- and beyond

Agonising talks towards a grand bargain nuclear deal between Iran and major powers looked set today to drag into the weekend and beyond, with stubborn differences still separating the two sides in Vienna.

Jul 03, 2015, 03:32 AM IST

I will walk away from bad nuclear deal with Iran: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned that he will "walk away" from a bad nuclear deal with Iran, emphasising that the goal of the agreement is to ensure that Tehran does not get a nuclear weapon and that the pact has a strong verifiable mechanism.

Jul 01, 2015, 02:56 AM IST

US raises eyebrows as China tests supersonic nuclear delivery vehicle

Chinese defence ministry has confirmed the test of a supersonic nuclear delivery vehicle, a move described by the US as an "extreme manoeuvre" amid tension in the South China Sea.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Pakistan rules out sharing nukes with Saudis, anyone else

Washington: Pakistan ruled out sharing its nuclear weapons with Saudi Arabia, insisting Thursday that the atomic arsenal would continue serving solely for Pakistan's national defense even as world powers and Iran near a possible nuclear agreement.

Jun 05, 2015, 04:14 AM IST