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Nuclear Weapons

India Welcomes P5 Vow To Prevent Nuclear War

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.

Man Behind Pakistan’s Nuclear Programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan Passes

Oct 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The deceased Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was considered father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme.

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament diplomacy with the United States.

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament diplomacy with the United States.

US Aircraft Carrier's Successful Trial Test May Blunt China's 'Killer' Missile Threat: Report

The US’ newest and most advanced nuclear carrier’s third and final full ship shock trial was completed on Sunday off the coast of Florida, following the previous such trials on June 18 and July 16, the American navy said in a press release on Monday.

09 August, 2021

Nagasaki Marks 76th Anniversary Of Atomic Bombing

Associated Press (AP)

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue urged Japan's government to take the lead in creating a nuclear-free zone in Northeast Asia rather than staying under the US nuclear umbrella.

08 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Associated Press (AP)

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts

02 April, 2021

US, Iran To Begin Indirect Dialogue With World Powers On Nuclear Programmes

Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden has said rejoining the agreement is a priority for his administration after Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018

22 January, 2021

In A First, UN Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Set To Enter Into Force

Associated Press (AP)

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is now part of international law, culminating a decades-long campaign aimed at preventing a repetition of the US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II.

17 January, 2021

Iran Urges UN Watchdog To Avoid Publishing 'Unnecessary' Tehran Nuke Details

Associated Press (AP)

On Saturday, Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran to back off its plan to develop uranium metal.

01 December, 2020

Iran's Parliament Advances Bill To Stop UN Nuclear Inspections

Associated Press (AP)

Move comes after the country’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed last week


30 November, 2020

Iran Accuses Israel Of Remotely Killing Military Nuclear Scientist

Associated Press (AP)

Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, made the comment at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

29 November, 2020

Iran Newspaper: Strike Haifa If Israel Killed Nuclear Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Associated Press (AP)

Israel, suspected of killing Iranian nuclear scientists over the past decade, has not commented on Friday's slaying of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

27 November, 2020

Iran Scientist Linked To Military Nuclear Programme ‘Killed’

Associated Press (AP)

State TV on Friday cited sources confirming the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

25 October, 2020

UN: Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty To Enter Into Force

Associated Press (AP)

The treaty had 49 signatories, and UN officials said the 50th ratification from Honduras had been received.

06 August, 2020

Stories Of Hiroshima Survivors Desperate To Rid The World Of Nuclear Bombs

Associated Press (AP)

The survivors have also lived for decades with lingering shame, anger and fear. Many in Japan believed radiation sickness is infectious or hereditary.

30 October, 2019

‘Highly Critical Targets Were Definitely Hit’: Cyber Intelligence Analyst Who Flagged Kudankulam Attack

Siddhartha Mishra

The officials at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project refuted the reports of a 'cyberattack' on the power plant.


30 October, 2019

Countries Backing India Will Be Hit By Missile: Pakistan Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan has unilaterally downgraded bilateral ties with India after it opposed abrogation of Article 370.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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