military purpose

China’s space programme has no military purpose

November 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China's space missions do not directly serve any military purpose, a space programme official has said.But the space-related technological developments can be used in both civilian ... Read more...

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IAEA endorses action plan for nuclear safety

September 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 23 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Thursday unanimously agreed to an action plan to help strengthen global nuclear security in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear ... Read more...

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Pak will have to live with much closer monitoring of US aid: Editorial

September 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.24 (ANI): Pakistan has been continuously pressing the United States to give the funds directly to the government in order to reduce administration charges, however, the Obama Administration has made it ... Read more...

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No military reason linked with US Embassy’s expansion, clarifies Patterson

August 28th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 28 (ANI): US ambassador in Islamabad, Anne W Patterson, has clarified that the US embassy in Islamabad is being expanded in order to accommodate the additional staff needed to deal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New military robot to fuel itself by gobbling up dead bodies

July 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find - ... Read more...

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EU, Russia welcome Obama’s dialogue offer to Iran (Lead)

March 20th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (DPA) The European Union (EU) and Russia welcomed US President Barack Obama's offer to Iran Friday for a new start, with the US commitment to engagement, not threats, ... Read more...

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Can Obama convert his many crises into opportunities? (Comment)

November 24th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 24 (Mehr News Agency) US president-elect Barack Obama inherits the in-box from hell, but an all-points crisis like the present one also creates opportunities for radical change that do not ... Read more...

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Iran hails NAM states’ support for its nuclear drive

July 31st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 31 (IANS) Iran has praised the member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for backing its nuclear programme which is for "peaceful" purpose, the official IRNA news agency reported Thursday. ... Read more...

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Bush Administration taking a tougher line on providing military aid to Pakistan: US expert

May 18th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Daniel Markey, a South Asia expert at the US Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that Washington is more circumspect about providing military equipment to Pakistan ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama seeks meaningful autonomy for Tibet

November 28th, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Nov 28 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama sought meaningful autonomy for Tibet, but expressed disappointment over not much progress being made on this issue with China. "We ... Read more...

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