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Jan 04, 2019
At Prayagraj Kumbh Mela, sadhus urge Modi govt to destroy Pakistan's nukes, end caste-based reservationSadhus gathered in Prayagraj for the Kumbh Mela 2019 have urged the Narendra Modi government to take decisive steps to remove caste-based reservation as it is spreading hatred in the society while stressing on the need to destroy nuclear weapons of Pakistan for peace in the region
Dec 19, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman tells Lok Sabha govt is aware of reports on Pakistan expanding nuclear weapons capabilityReplying to a question in Lok Sabha, Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, asserted that the govt is aware of Pakistan expanding its nuclear capability and asserted that it was committed to taking all necessary steps to respond to any threat "suitably"
Nov 29, 2018
India under pressure to upgrade nuclear arsenal as major powers expedite modernisation plans in edgy world orderNuclear forces being upgraded and modernised globally are pressuring India once again.
Nov 24, 2018
Hassan Rouhani calls Israel a 'cancerous tumour' established by Western countries to advance their interests in West AsiaIran's leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric
Nov 06, 2018
'No difference between Saddam and Trump': Rouhani warns of economic 'war situation' as US resumes sanctions on IranIran ran televised air defense drills showing soldiers cheering the downing of a drone, but otherwise held back from any military response over US efforts to curtail what Washington calls its "malign activities" across the Middle East. While previously warning it could ramp up its nuclear program, Iran still honors the atomic accord now limiting its enrichment of uranium, according to the United Nations.
Nov 05, 2018
INS Arihant now operational: Submarine sanctioned by Indira Gandhi in late 1970s completes nuclear triadINS Arihant is capable of carrying nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, the class referred to as Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN).
Nov 04, 2018
North Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy if United States does not end tough economic sanctionsAt a historic summit in Singapore in June, US President Donald Trump and Kim signed a vaguely-worded statement on denuclearisation.
Nov 03, 2018
US allows 8 countries, including India, to continue buying oil from Iran; will announce 'toughest ever' sanctions on Tehran on 5 NovemberIndia is one of the countries expected to get the exemptions from the US. But senior administration officials refused to spell out the names on Friday. The list of these exemptions would be announced on Monday.
Oct 21, 2018
US to pull out of nuclear deal with Russia; claims Moscow violating pact, preventing Washington from developing new weaponsThe 1987 pact, which helps protect the security of the US and its allies in Europe and the Far East, prohibits the United States and Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of 300 to 3,400 miles (482 to 5471 kilometres)
Oct 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin said Russians 'will go to heaven as martyrs' in event of nuclear war, says Moscow has no concept of preemptive strikeVladimir Putin told a forum of international experts in the southern city of Sochi that Russia will only ever use nuclear weapons in retaliation to attacks from other armed forces.