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India’s nuclear-policy shifts from Pakistan to China

The expansion of India’s nuclear forces against a militarily superior China will result in significant new capabilities being deployed over the next decade, says the research paper.

published on : 29th January 2023

Pompeo’s claim that India-Pakistan was on brink of nuclear war typical US fiction: Experts

“Pompeo’s claim is far from truth. It’s part of a typical US fiction on South Asia in which India and Pakistan are projected as antagonists constantly at war.

published on : 27th January 2023

Ex-Secy of State Pompeo says US averted nuclear war between India, Pakistan

Pompeo said that US diplomats convinced both India and Pakistan that neither was preparing to go nuclear.

published on : 25th January 2023

Japan eyes delay of Fukushima plant water release

They say more than 1 million tons of water stored in about 1,000 tanks at the plant are hampering its decommissioning and risk leaking in the event of a major earthquake or tsunami.

published on : 13th January 2023

Seoul says talks underway over joint nuclear exercises with US 

In 2022, the North conducted sanctions-defying weapons tests nearly every month, including firing its most advanced ICBM ever.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Kim Jong Un orders 'exponential' expansion of North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Last month, North Korea claimed to have performed key tests needed for the development of a new strategic weapon, a likely reference to a solid-fueled ICBM, and a spy satellite.

published on : 1st January 2023

Ukraine aims to develop air-to-air combat drones

Ukraine has some 30,000 mobile-phone towers, and the government is now trying to link them to generators so they can keep working when airstrikes damage the power grid.

published on : 28th December 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine revives nuclear warfare nightmare

"It's the first time a nuclear power has used its status to wage a conventional war under the shadow cast by nuclear weapons," said Camille Grand, a former NATO deputy secretary-general.

published on : 28th December 2022

Japan reverts to max nuclear power to tackle energy, climate 

The new policy says Japan must maximize the use of existing nuclear reactors by restarting as many of them as possible and prolonging the operating life of old reactors beyond their 60-year limit

published on : 22nd December 2022

EXPLAINER: Why fusion could be a clean-energy breakthrough

It's a technology that has the potential to one day accelerate the planet's shift away from fossil fuels, which are the major contributors to climate change.

published on : 13th December 2022

US teases 'major' science news amid fusion energy reports

Nuclear fusion is considered by some scientists to be a potential energy of the future, particularly as it produces little waste and no greenhouse gases.

published on : 12th December 2022

Centre plans to set up 10 heavy water reactors, five nuclear plants: Jitendra Singh

The Central government has accorded in principle approval for five new sites for setting up the nuclear power plants in near future.

published on : 8th December 2022

China to have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon report

Last year, the Pentagon said the number of Chinese nuclear warheads could increase to 700 within six years and may top 1,000 by 2030.

published on : 30th November 2022

UK ousts China from new nuclear project Sizewell

Sunak's Conservative government is stripping CGN of its controversial 20-per cent Sizewell stake under plans to form a joint venture with remaining French partner Électricité de France.

published on : 29th November 2022

India eyes smaller nuclear reactors for clean energy transition: Centre

Union Minister Jitendra Singh the exploration of new clean energy options is in tune with PM Modi's roadmap for clean energy transition.

published on : 27th November 2022

Kim vows North Korea to have world's most powerful nuclear force

The UN Security Council has passed nearly a dozen resolutions imposing sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile activity since 2006.

published on : 27th November 2022

Iran says it has started enriching uranium to 60 per cent at Fordo plant

The IAEA complains that the ability of its inspectors to monitor Iran's stepped up nuclear activities has been hampered by restrictions imposed by Iran.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Iran says it has developed hypersonic missile 

"This hypersonic ballistic missile was developed to counter air defence shields," said General Amirali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps aerospace unit.

published on : 10th November 2022

Ukrainians face nuclear threat with grit and dark humor

With the Russian invasion in its ninth month, many Ukrainians no longer ask if their country will be hit by nuclear weapons. They are actively preparing for that once-unthinkable possibility.

published on : 4th November 2022

Poland chooses US to build its first nuclear power plant

Poland has been planning for many years to build a nuclear power plant to gain greater energy independence and replace ageing coal plants.

published on : 29th October 2022
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