nuclear arms race

Nukes needed to deter blackmail by other powers: India (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) In a delicate balancing act, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for universal, time-bound nuclear disarmament, but underlined that it will not be part of ... Read more...

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US techno-spy takes on Iranian black hole terror (Review) (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Book: Dark Rising; Author: Grieg Beck; Publisher: Pan Macmillan; Price: Rs.350 (Indian Edition); Pages Rs 470; Genre: AdventureThe Cold War has given way to a nuclear arms race where the quest ... Read more...

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N-weapons proliferation a big problem: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Calling nuclear-armed Iran a principal threat to the world, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said proliferation of nuclear weapons is one of the biggest ... Read more...

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Pakistan does not want n-arms race, says air force chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants to follow a policy of peaceful co-existence in the Asian region and does not wish to enter into a nuclear arms race, the country's ... Read more...

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‘Peace-loving’ Pak to continue credible minimum nuke deterrence policy: Air Force chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan does not wish to enter into a nuclear arms race, but will continue to maintain the policy of credible minimum deterrence, Pakistan's Air Force chief Marshal Rao Qamar ... Read more...

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No limit to expansion of nuke arsenal: China


February 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.28 (ANI): China's top officials have declared there is no limit to the expansion of Beijing's nuclear weapon arsenal, fears abound internationally that it will eventually be equal to that of ... Read more...

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Pakistan threatens to undertake nuke arms race over India’s NSG membership bid


January 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 28(ANI): Pakistan has threatened to activate a new nuclear arms race in South Asia after the United States supported a move that Islamabad claims will allow India to further ... Read more...

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Anand Patwardhan Admits His Films On Social Issues Don’t Reach The Mass!


January 14th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Indian documentary filmmaker, Anand Patwardhan was present at the 6th edition of VIBGYOR International Short & Documentary Film Festival which was held at the Thrissur Press Club on Tuesday. During ... Read more...

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International sanctions delaying Iran’s nuke program ambitions: Hillary Clinton


January 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently in Abu Dhabi on a tour of Gulf countries, has said that Iran's ambition to produce a nuclear weapon ... Read more...

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If Pakistan has n-bomb, we will smash it: Morarji told US (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Vipin Das M. New Delhi/Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The US efforts to discourage a nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan in the 1970s met with stiff resistance from New Delhi and ... Read more...

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If Pakistan has N-bomb, we will smash it: Morarji told US


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The US efforts to discourage a nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan in the 1970s met with stiff resistance from both countries, with then Indian premier Morarji ... Read more...

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‘Security, economic issues major concern for GCC’


December 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) Security and economic issues are of major concern to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a leading daily said Tuesday, hoping the regional bloc will be ... Read more...

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Bush justifies Iraq invasion as removal of threat even though no WMD’s were found


November 13th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13(ANI): Former United States President George W. Bush has reiterated that he does not regret his decision of initiating the 2003 invasion of Iraq, also known as the Iraq War ... Read more...

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Ex-air force officers reveal that UFO’s used to eye the nukes


September 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seven ex officers of the US Air Force revealed in a mini summit in Washington about spotting UFOs around many nuclear weapons buildings in the past years. The ... Read more...

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China says nuclear weapons only for self-defence, vows to implement ‘no first use’ policy


August 14th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 14 (ANI): China has claimed that its development of nuclear weapons is limited to self-defence purposes and would resolutely implement the 'no first use' policy.Accordiing to Xinhua, in an article ... Read more...

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US expects India to enforce Iran sanctions


July 13th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US says it expects India to enforce UN sanctions against Iran, but would leave it to New Delhi to decide how to convince Tehran to ... Read more...

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US seeks more info from China over contentious nuclear reactor deal with Pak


June 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The United States has asked China to provide more information regarding its proposal to help Pakistan build two new nuclear power plants in Punjab province's Chasma region, which ... Read more...

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US questions China on reactor sales to Pakistan


June 29th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Days after China sidestepped questions raised by Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) members about its plan to sell Pakistan two additional reactors, the US has asked Beijing for more ... Read more...

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US won’t persuade ‘very special friends’ India, Pak to sign NPT


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): Bracketing both India and Pakistan as its 'very special friends', the United States has said that it would not pressurise these countries to sign the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).Interacting ... Read more...

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Obama ‘disappointed’ at Pakistan’s blocking of FMCT talks: NYT


April 12th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 12 (IANS) A day before the 47-nation Nuclear Security Summit opens here, US President Barack Obama has "expressed disappointment" over Pakistan's bid to block the opening of ... Read more...

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New American missile with convential warhead can strike anywhere in less than an hour


April 8th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): As the White House pushes for cuts in the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon is developing missiles armed with conventional warheads that could strike anywhere in the world in ... Read more...

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Islamabad, New Delhi must reduce nuclear risk: Pakistani daily


November 13th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) It would be in the interest of Pakistan and India to reduce the "nuclear risk", a leading Pakistani daily has said in an editorial. The Daily Times suggested how ... Read more...

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Pakistan remains the geographic crossroads for terrorism: US


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) If increasingly bold attacks on well guarded targets in Pakistan remain unchecked, it could help Al Qaeda develop and use a biological weapon or a ... Read more...

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Saudis will allow Israel to bomb Iran’s nuclear site


September 27th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Premier British intelligence agency, MI6 chief, has been told that Saudi Arabia will permit Israel to fly over the kingdom to bomb Iran's nuclear sites.The MI6 chief ... Read more...

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Iran has no plan to make nuclear weapons: Defence Minister


September 13th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 12 (Xinhua) Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Saturday that Iran has no plans to develop nuclear weapons, the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA) reported. "We regard production of weapons of mass ... Read more...

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INS Arihant a ‘destabilising step’ by India, says Pakistan


July 27th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday called the launching of India's first nuclear-powered submarine a "destabilising step" that could trigger an arms race in the region, a media report said. The induction ... Read more...

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Indian nuke submarine launch won’t affect Pakistan, says Defence Minister


July 27th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 27 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar on Monday said that the country was under no threatfrom a security point of view despite India announcing the launch of its ... Read more...

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India’s launching of nuke submarine will trigger arms race: Pakistan Navy


July 27th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy on Monday expressed concern over India announcing the launch of its first indigenously built nuclear submarine - the INS Arihant (Destroyer of Enemies) -- saying ... Read more...

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Clinton should push for nuclear freeze in South Asia: US expert


July 14th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 14 (IANS) A leading arms control expert has suggested that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should use her visit to India to "re-establish nuclear restraint and ... Read more...

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Settlements issue just a Palestinian excuse to avoid peace talks, says Lieberman


June 20th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 20 (ANI): Israeli Foreign Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has accused Palestine of using the issue of settlements as an excuse to avoid negotiations, which would ultimately lead to peace."It's very clear ... Read more...

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Obama, Sarkozy warn Iran on nuclear weapons


June 6th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday warned Iran not to pursue the development of nuclear weapons. "Iran's possession of nuclear weapons would ... Read more...

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Obama warns Iran could spark Middle East nuclear arms race


June 4th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (DPA) In a much-anticipated speech to the Muslim world from Cairo Thursday, US President Barack Obama urged Iran and other countries to abandon their nuclear weapons programmes. He acknowledged ... Read more...

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Global warming as big a threat as arms race, say scientists


May 29th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have warned that climate change poses as great a threat as the nuclear arms race, and have called on world leaders to take action to tackle the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan n-arms race worries US: report


May 28th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The India-Pakistan nuclear arms race, which reminds some in the American establishment of the US-Soviet nuclear competition during the Cold War, has left US officials "increasingly worried", ... Read more...

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Obama indicates new approach for Iran


January 12th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama indicated that his administration would move "swiftly" with new tactics in its approach to Iran to head off the impending nuclear crisis and block ... Read more...

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