User: nuclear Topic: Nuclear Issues
Category: Weapons
Last updated: Oct 13 2018 21:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 11,170    
Pakistan justifies possessing nuclear weapons, says threat looms from larger military forces 12.10.2018 Zee News : World
Without naming India but clearly pointing fingers, a Pakistani envoy said his country has several disputes with more powerful states which justify keeping nuclear weapons.
Also found in: [+]
Training launch of nuclear-capable Ghauri missile conducted by Pakistan 8.10.2018 Zee News : World
The Ghauri missiles can carry both nuclear as well as conventional weapons.
Also found in: [+]
SCARY! What Pakistan and China's nuclear weapons mean for India 20.9.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Once the military starts to draw up plans for using nuclear weapons, then nuclear weapons could be used earlier in a crisis than otherwise.'
Also found in: [+]
Not India, terrorism a bigger threat, say young Pakistani Army officers 19.9.2018 Zee News : World
The report states that the implications of strategic or tactical uses of nuclear weapons are not well understood by Pakistani Army officers and no doctrine for nuclear warfighting is taught at the Staff College.
Also found in: [+]
US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid 14.9.2018 Zee News : World
US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists.
Also found in: [+]
Pak Aid Cut Despite Risk That Terrorists Could Get Hold Of Nukes: US 13.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US' decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan was not taken lightly as the Trump administration was concerned that the country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of...
Also found in: [+]
Apsara, Asia's Oldest Research Reactor In Mumbai, Turned On After 9 Years 11.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Apsara, Asia's oldest research reactor, is active again nine years after it was shut down. Located within India's nuclear weapons facility at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) in Mumbai, the...
Also found in: [+]
War against terrorism a matter of 'extraordinary importance': US to Pak 11.9.2018 Rediff: News
During his visit to Islamabad, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had pressed the new Pakistani government "to do more" to rein in terror groups operating from the country's soil.
Also found in: [+]
US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism: NSA 11.9.2018 Zee News : World
The Trump administration has recently canceled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad after it failed to take actions against terror groups.
Also found in: [+]
Pakistan could emerge as 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report 6.9.2018 Rediff: News
The US assessment of nuclear weapons security in Pakistan appears to have changed considerably from confidence to concern, particularly as a result of the introduction of tactical nuclear weapons, the report said.
Also found in: [+]
LIVE! Section 377 verdict by Supreme Court today at 10.30 am 6.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Also found in: [+]
Pakistan could become world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report 6.9.2018 Zee News : World
The current estimate of 140 to 150 nuclear weapons exceeds the projection made by the US Defense Intelligence Agency in 1999 that Pakistan would have 60 to 80 warheads by 2020.
Also found in: [+]
Pak Could Soon Emerge As World's 5th Largest Nuclear State: Report 5.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Pakistan currently has 140 to 150 nuclear warheads and the stockpile is expected to increase to 220 to 250 by 2025 if the current trend continues, according to a latest report by authors keeping a...
Also found in: [+]
Why did Vajpayee's bus diplomacy fail? 31.8.2018 Rediff: Columns
'As events at Kargil and Pakistan's continued support to terror activities in India prove, Pakistan has always felt that the break-up/destruction of India was within its capability,' notes Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
Also found in: [+]
Vajpayee, a master of realpolitik 24.8.2018 Rediff: Columns
'I was present at a meeting where he decided to permit the IAF to strike at Pakistan positions in Kargil, with the caveat that they should not cross the LoC.'
Also found in: [+]
Russia prepares to search nuclear missile lost at sea months ago 23.8.2018 Zee News : World
Russian experts are gearing up to recover one of the crashed missiles amid fears it is leaking nuclear material into the Barents Sea
Vajpayee, the war-time prime minister 20.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Vajpayee was the first prime minister to visit the battlefield at the height of conflict,' recalls Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
Also found in: [+]
Vajpayee: Mending fences, making friends 17.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Despite the subsequent events at Kargil and the October 12, 1999 military coup in Pakistan, the Lahore initiative firmly established Vajpayee's credentials as a crusader of peace,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
Also found in: [+]
Vajpayee would have ordered nuclear tests in 1996, had he remained PM: Experts 17.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
 Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have ordered the nuclear tests in 1996 when he became prime minister the first time, but his government lasted only 13 days which delayed India's journey to becoming a nuclear weapon state, experts said on Thursday.  When he assumed the prime ministership for the second time in March 1998, he immediately ordered the tests, following which India declared itself as a nuclear weapon state. Under Vajpayee's leadership, India successfully carried out three underground nuclear tests on May 11, 1998. Two more underground tests on May 13 completed the planned series of tests. Following the tests, India declared itself a nuclear weapon state. The decision to conduct tests was taken by Vajpayee's predecessor P V Narasimha Rao, but could not be executed as he lost the 1996 polls. In the polls, the BJP, under the leadership of Vajpayee, emerged as the single largest party. Vajpayee formed a minority government, which barely lasted a fortnight (from May 16, 1996 to June 1, 1996) as it ...
Also found in: [+]
'Atal Bihari Vajpayee Wanted Nuclear Tests In 1996 But.... ': Experts 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have ordered the nuclear tests in 1996 when he became Prime Minister the first time, but his government lasted only 13 days which delayed India's journey to becoming a...
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 11,170