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As Ex-Ministers Hit Government on Rafale, Allegations And Counterpoints 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a stinging indictment of the government, two former BJP ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha today hit out at the Rs 58,000 deal with France for 36 Rafale fighters which was signed in 2016. ...
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China successfully tests waverider hypersonic aircraft capable of carrying nukes 6.8.2018 Zee News : World
Called Xingkong-2, the flight vehicle can reportedly fly independently and break past conventional anti-missile systems in place around the world.
Days after Helsinki summit, Russia shows off Putin's 'super weapons' 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Russia on Thursday broadcast a series of videos showing the testing and operation of a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed how to avoid an arms race.
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Putin says he told Trump that Russia prepared to extend START treaty - Fox News 17.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Monday that he told U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia is prepared to extend the New START nuclear treaty that expires in 2021.
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Hope for an 'extraordinary relationship' with Russia, says Trump 16.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Before the meet, the US president said relations with Putin's country have 'never been worse.
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Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons 13.7.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump said he would discuss substantial reductions to nuclear weapons when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.
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Donald Trump to talk to Russia's Vladimir Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons 13.7.2018 Zee News : World
US President Donald Trump said he would discuss substantial reductions to nuclear weapons when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.
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Indo-Pak friendship & peace march ends, but not on border 1.7.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The India Pakistan friendship and peace march that kicked off from Ahmedabad ended at Nada Bet on Saturday. The BSF didn't give permission for the march to begin from Nadeshwari Mata Mandir. The march was taken out with demands that India and Pakistan should stop cross-border firing, grant easy visa permission to travel across the border, waive visa for the old, children, journalists, academics, social activities and labourers, and open a route on Gujarat border with Sindh to facilitate travel and create trade route, either at Khavda or Nada bet. Another demand was that China, India and Pakistan give up their nuclear weapons to make Asia a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone, replace the daily evening military ceremony at Wagha-Attari border by a peace ceremony, and allow people from two countries to meet freely for a couple of hours every day without passports and visas, merely by depositing one of their identity cards. Thirteen people — who assembled from UP, Delhi, Punjab and Gujarat and participated in the ...
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Russia May Have Upgraded Nuclear Bunker Amid Tensions With West: Report 19.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Russia may have significantly upgraded a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a Russian territory between Poland and the Baltics, as tensions between Moscow and the West continue to rise,...
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Why China must worry about the Agni-V 11.6.2018 Rediff: News
The Agni-V can reach beyond Tibet to high-value targets in the Chinese heartland, even its northern-most provinces.
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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-5 4.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Balasore, India on Sunday successfully test fired the long range surface-to- surface intercontinental ballistic missile, Agni-V, for its full range from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The Agni V missile,India’s longest range nuclear capable missile took off from the launch pad four at 0950 hours in clear sky and started rising exactly the […]
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India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable missile Agni-5 3.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable missile Agni-5
Cyber Warfare To Anti-Satellite Weapons, India Can Do It: Top Scientist 29.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India's defence research chief Dr S Christopher has explained the various stages of development of the country's array of sophisticated weapons and where they stand currently. India already has...
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The cost of deterrence 28.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
An arms race consumes resources that could have been used in welfare
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India Capable of Nuclear Test At Short Notice: Defence Research Chief 28.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
India is capable of conducting a nuclear test at short notice, defence research chief Dr S Christopher has told NDTV. This assertion from one of the country's top scientists comes 20 years after India...
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Pakistan claims India's atomic tests in 1998 forced it to go nuclear 28.5.2018 Zee News : World
Pakistan also claimed that it is confident of "ability to deny space for any misadventure against the backdrop of rapidly expanding nuclear and conventional forces in its neighbourhood, deployment of BMD and pursuit of aggressive security doctrines and developing force postures". 
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‘Pakistan’s nuke prog only for defence purposes’: FO 28.5.2018 Central Chronicle
Islamabad, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, while speaking on the 20th anniversary of nuclear tests, has said that Pakistan’s nuclear programme was only for defence purposes. A Dunya News report said that Mr Faisal said that Pakistan conducted nuclear tests in 1998 in response to the nuclear tests and “accompanying hostile posturing” by its neighbour. […]
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Hostile Posturing By India Forced Nuclear Testing in 1998, Says Pakistan 28.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pakistan on Sunday claimed it was forced to test nuclear weapons two decades ago due to hostile posturing by India.
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Pak says was forced to test nukes in 1998 due to 'hostile posturing' by India 27.5.2018 General News
Pakistan today claimed it was forced to test nuclear weapons two decades ago due to hostile posturing by India. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal issued a statement on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the May 28, 1998 nuclear tests, while insisting that the testing of atomic bombs by India eliminated chances of a nuclear weapons-free South Asia. Pakistan was forced to take that decision as a response, in self-defence, to the nuclear tests and accompanying hostile posturing by its neighbour. These developments unfortunately put an end to the prospect for keeping South Asia free of nuclear weapons - an objective which Pakistan had actively pursued, he said, hinting at India. India conducted a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions at the Pokhran in May, 1998, which was soon followed by Pakistan's tests. The spokesman said that despite the nuclear testing, Pakistan remained steadfast in its commitment to non-proliferation and global peace and strategic stability and ...
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Baloch activists to hold protests against Pak's nukes testing 20.5.2018 General News
Members of Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) will organise worldwide protests against testing of Pakistan's nuclear weapons in Balochistan's Chaghai district on May 28, 2018.According to FBM official statement, protest rallies will be held in the United States' Washington DC, Germany's Hannover city, United Kingdom's capital London, Vancouver in Canada, Austria's capital Vienna and The Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.The aim of these demonstrations is to highlight the dangers of Pakistan's nuclear weapons to Balochistan and the world.The FBM has invited all human rights activists, anti-nuclear weapons groups and journalist to join its protests around the world.The Baloch social media activists will also run a Twitter campaign on May 28 with hashtag #NoToPakistaniNukes.Twenty years ago, Pakistan tested its nuclear weapons in Balochistan's Chaghai hills on May 28, 1998, contaminating the Baloch land forever. The local population has been suffering from mysterious illnesses, according to ..
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