User: nuclear Topic: Nuclear Issues
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Special Report: America's nuclear headache: old plutonium with nowhere to go 20.4.2018 Reuters: World News
AMARILLO, Texas (Reuters) - In a sprawling plant near Amarillo, Texas, rows of workers perform by hand one of the most dangerous jobs in American industry. Contract workers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pantex facility gingerly remove the plutonium cores from retired nuclear ...
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Aadhaar data not an atom bomb, remove fear: UIDAI to SC 17.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the collection of biometric and demographic information under Aadhaar was not an atomic bomb as it sought to dismiss the hyper phobia the unique identity card's critics have created around it.
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Remove fear, Aadhaar data is not an atom bomb, UIDAI tells SC 17.4.2018 Zee News : India National
There is no question of leaking or sharing of information, the UIDAI told a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
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Use of nuclear weapons inevitable if World War 3 breaks out, warns former Russian General 17.4.2018 Zee News : World
Russia said on April 16, 2018, that it still hopes for dialogue with Washington despite US-led strikes on Moscow's ally Syria.
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Forget missiles and bullets, World War 3 could be all about crippling your phone, laptop 17.4.2018 Zee News : World
FBI has warned that Russian cyber agents are planning to hack into millions of phones and smartphones in UK which could give them access to almost every sensitive sector, including defence and energy.
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'Russia to fight back any US pressure attempts' 16.4.2018 General News
Russia will respond resolutely to any attempts of forceful pressure from the US, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department of Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Vladimir Yermakov has said.
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In Rajasthan Despite ‘heat’, Bt Cotton basks 11.4.2018 DNA: Popular News
Despite agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini is raising voice against genetically modified (GM) mustard, agriculture department has extended permission once again for the sale of Bt cotton seed in the state for coming Kharif Season-2018. Commissionerate of agriculture had issued an approval notification on April 3. Through this notification, 31 seeds companies have been given permission for sale of Bt cotton hybrids. The permission is given in the pursuance of the recommendation given by Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), Union ministry of Environment, Ministry of Science and Department of Biotechnology. It is worth mentioning that Prabhu Lal Saini, on the sidelines of the global agritechnology meeting (GRAM) , had said that the mere touch of Bt cotton caused impotency. He, that time, mentioned that the Bt gene was extracted from a soil bacterium found in Hiroshima and Nagasaki after atomic bombs were dropped on the two cities during the Second World War. But despite all concerns, ...
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China's nuclear-capable strategic stealth bomber JH-XX revealed 10.4.2018 Zee News : World
The design that has been revealed shows a desire for stealth.
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India-China disarmament officials meet amid stalemate over India's entry into NSG 10.4.2018 General News
India and China today held the fifth round of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Dialogue here, a key platform to discuss international security and disarmament issues amid Beijing's continued efforts to block New Delhi's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). China has been blocking India's entry into the elite nuclear club in the last two years on the ground that it is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) even though majority of the 48-member group supported New Delhi's case. Pakistan, China's all weather ally, too has applied for NSG membership in 2016. During today's talks, the two sides exchanged views on various topics of mutual interest, including developments related to disarmament and non-proliferation at multilateral forums, nuclear issues, role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament as well as outer space, the Indian Embassy here said in a statement. "Both sides underlined the importance of the ...
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Canadian author’s ‘atomic memoir’ links H-bomb to Great Bear Lake 6.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Dr.Julie Salverson’s book Lines of Flight is about a little known aspect of Canada’s connection to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945
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Not for weaponisation of outer space: India tells UN; stresses on need to strengthen safety of space assets 4.4.2018 DNA: Opinion
India has voiced opposition to the "weaponisation" of outer space, saying it should not become an area of conflict while calling for collective efforts to strengthen safety and security of the space-based assets. Counsellor (Disarmament) in the Permanent Mission of India to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva Rachita Bhandari told a session of the UN Disarmament Commmission (UNDC) yesterday that deliberations will begin on the new agenda of outer space - the first in the last 18 years. "India believes that outer space should be an ever expanding frontier of cooperative endeavour rather than an area of conflict," Bhandari said. She said India, as a space-faring nation with wide ranging interests in outer space activities, remained opposed to the "weaponisation of outer space and support collective efforts to strengthen the safety and security of space-based assets". The group of governmental experts on outer space, which will meet in Geneva in August later this year, has been mandated to make ...
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Opposed to 'weaponisation' of outer space: India to UN 4.4.2018 deccanherald.com
India has voiced opposition to the "weaponisation" of outer space, saying it should not become an area of conflict while calling for collective efforts to strengthen safety and security of the space-based assets. Counsellor (Disarmament) in the Permanent Mission of India to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva Rachita Bhandari told a session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC) yesterday that deliberations will begin on the new agenda of outer space - the first in the last 18 years. "India believes that outer space should be an ever-expanding frontier of cooperative endeavour rather than an area of conflict," Bhandari said. She said India, as a space-faring nation with wide-ranging interests in outer space activities, remained opposed to the "weaponisation of outer space and support collective efforts to strengthen the safety and security of space-based assets". The group of governmental experts on outer space, which will meet in Geneva in August later this year, has been mandated to make ...
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Opposed to "weaponisation" of outer space: India to UN 4.4.2018 General News
India has voiced opposition to the "weaponisation" of outer space, saying it should not become an area of conflict while calling for collective efforts to strengthen safety and security of the space-based assets. Counsellor (Disarmament) in the Permanent Mission of India to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva Rachita Bhandari told a session of the UN Disarmament Commmission (UNDC) yesterday that deliberations will begin on the new agenda of outer space - the first in the last 18 years. "India believes that outer space should be an ever expanding frontier of cooperative endeavour rather than an area of conflict," Bhandari said. She said India, as a space-faring nation with wide ranging interests in outer space activities, remained opposed to the "weaponisation of outer space and support collective efforts to strengthen the safety and security of space-based assets". The group of governmental experts on outer space, which will meet in Geneva in August later this year, has been ...
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US museum stalls Hiroshima exhibit over nuke weapon ban push 3.4.2018 General News
A museum in a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico, recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. The move comes as the Los Alamos National Laboratory is competing with the Savannah River Site in South Carolina to continue production of plutonium "pits." Scientists working in the then-secret city of Los Alamos developed the atomic bomb as part of the World War II-era Manhattan Project. The bombs were later dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Overwhelmed With Pak Fatigue, China Military Concerns, US Looks To India 27.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As US ambassador to Pakistan more than a decade ago, Ryan Crocker spent much of his time trying to convince the government in Islamabad to take action against terrorists moving freely inside the...
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Pakistan acquires advanced missile tracking system: China has long history of arming Islamabad to counter India 24.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
China's move to arm Pakistan with advanced missile tracking system fortifies their strategic relationship while effectively countering India's rise in Asia.
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Russia names Putin's new 'super weapons' after a quirky public vote 23.3.2018 Reuters: Top News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has unveiled the names for a new generation of nuclear-powered missiles touted by President Vladimir Putin as invincible after more than seven million people took part in a quirky public vote organised by the Russian military.
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Pak gets powerful missile tracking system from China: Report 22.3.2018 Rediff: News
China was the first country to export such sensitive equipment to Pakistan
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Pakistan gets powerful missile tracking system from China in new defence de... 22.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Pakistan gets powerful missile tracking system from China in new defence de...
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Pak gets powerful missile tracking system from China: Report 22.3.2018 General News
In an unprecedented deal, China has sold Pakistan a powerful tracking system which could speed up the development of multi-warhead missiles by its all-weather ally, the state-run Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said. Zheng Mengwei, a researcher with the CAS Institute of Optics and Electronics in Chengdu, Sichuan province, confirmed to the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post that Pakistan had bought a highly sophisticated, large-scale optical tracking and measurement system from China. "We simply gave them a pair of eyes. They can use them to look at whatever they want to see, even the Moon," he said. Zheng said he could not elaborate on the technology nor where in Pakistan it was being used as it involved the country's defence interests. He, however, said that the Pakistani military recently deployed the Chinese-made system "at a firing range" for use in testing and developing new missiles. China was the first country to export such sensitive equipment to Pakistan, the CAS ...
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