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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

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Orbit tower unveiled in London’s Olympic park


May 12th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Arcelor Mittal Orbit, the tallest sculpture in United Kingdom was unveiled in the Olympic park of London ahead of the Olympic Games Friday.The 114.5-metre-tall steel tower ... Read more...

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Agni-V will adequately meet India’s deterrence: Natarajan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief M. Natarajan Thursday hailed the successful Agni-V test, noting that the 5,000-km range missile will "adequately meet" ... Read more...

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India creates history, tests 5,000 km Agni-V missile (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range ballistic nuclear-capable missile, described as 'China killer', that can accurately hit ... Read more...

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Japan PM hints at revival of n-deal talks (Lead) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Wednesday indicated the revival of civil nuclear talks with India and hoped ... Read more...

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India vows violent response in case of n-attack (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Even as India and Pakistan began talks on a warm note here, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Tuesday warned of an "absolutely violent, hard ... Read more...

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Violent response in case of n-attack: IAF chief


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With Pakistan having just tested its Nasr nuclear-capable tactical missile, India Tuesday said its retaliatory strike in case of a nuclear attack on its soil ... Read more...

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Japan protests BBC jokes about atomic bomb survivor


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) The BBC has been caught in a diplomatic row after Japan protested about a comedy quiz show of the broadcaster which has been accused of insulting a survivor ... Read more...

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When Bill Clinton ‘lost vital White House nuclear codes’


October 21st, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton had lost a card with a set of numbers for opening the briefcase containing the codes for a nuclear attack, a former top military ... Read more...

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Clinton ‘lost vital White House nuclear codes’


October 21st, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) For months during Bill Clinton's administration, the White House lost the card with a set of numbers for opening the briefcase containing codes for a nuclear attack, a ... Read more...

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I was at death’s door, says Castro


August 31st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) After a serious illness that took him four years to recover, former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he felt like he "rose from the dead ... Read more...

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US woefully unprepared for nuclear attack: Pentagon study


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US is woefully unprepared for any kind of nuclear attack with the expertise needed to survive such an attack atrophied since the end of the ... Read more...

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Classified papers reveal a ‘Floating bunker’ to help Queen escape nuke attack


July 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Britain's Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh would have been put on the Royal Yacht Britannia in the event of a nuclear attack, according to newly-classified papers.According ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear deterrence lacks capability: Analyst


June 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's nuclear deterrence lacks capability and the country needs to build up its stockpile of fissile material to correct this, a leading defence analyst said Monday. "We ... Read more...

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Robert Gates Warns About Iranian Nuclear Weapons?


April 19th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has recently been reported that the Defense Secretary of the United States, Robert Gates, had sent a memo to the White House in January ... Read more...

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Intelligence estimate warns of terrorist, nuke sleeper cells in the US


April 16th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.16 (ANI): The United States is faced with an enemy with "no scruples about employing any weapon or tactic," a top secret National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) has said.According to a report ... Read more...

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Obama for concrete action to secure nuclear materials


April 14th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the world has an opportunity to deepen cooperation and strengthen the institutions and partnerships that help prevent nuclear materials ... Read more...

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U.S. attempts to rally behind nations against nuclear defiant Iran


April 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked world leaders to support Washington in tightening sanctions against Iran.Hosting the 47-nation nuclear security summit here, Obama called ... Read more...

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Nuclear Summit To Be Inaugurated Today


April 12th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The President of USA Barack Obama is going to open the much awaited two-day nuclear security summit today which will be attended by the leaders ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuclear achievement has angered US: official


April 11th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 11 (IANS) The US believes nuclear technology should be "monopolised" only by the West and is "angry" at Iran's achievements in this field, a top Iranian official has said. The ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad criticises new US nuclear policy


April 8th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday criticised the new US nuclear doctrine that excludes the Islamic republic from the list of non-atomic states against which the use of nuclear ... Read more...

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Britain at ‘increased’ risk of nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda: Reports


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23(ANI): Three separate UK Government reports have warned that the country faces an increased threat of a nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda terrorists.The National Security Strategy stated that "the UK does ... Read more...

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Kim Il-sung had army of agents in Europe for fast car, luxury carpet shopping spree: Book


March 10th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna, Mar. 10 (ANI): North Korean dictators Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il had placed special agents across Europe for shopping sprees which included buying, luxury carpets, gold-plated guns, small Cessna planes and ... Read more...

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Soon, helicopter that would investigate nuclear disasters


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): An engineering team at Virginia Tech University is developing an autonomous helicopter that would analyse the after-effects of nuclear disasters.Roughly six feet long and weighing 200 pounds, the ... Read more...

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Doomsday Clock Going To Be Updated This Week


January 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous Doomsday Clock is going to be updated this week, as per the latest news. This is the first time that anybody with access to ... Read more...

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Moscow has right to nuclear first-strike: security chief


October 15th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 15 (DPA) Russia will insist on the right to pre-emptive nuclear strikes against aggressor countries in its new military doctrine, the head of the country's Security Council said Wednesday. Nikolai ... Read more...

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Seoul to spend billions on thwarting North Korea threat


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 3 (DPA) South Korea Friday announced plans to spend billions on sophisticated technology to counter the perceived threat of a North Korean nuclear attack. The defence ministry, reacting to the latest ... Read more...

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UK police simulate ‘nuclear attack’ exercise


July 1st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): More than 1,000 cops, paramedics and firefighters were involved in treating "radioactive casualties".According to The Sun, emergency services worked on the scenario that terrorists had set off ... Read more...

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Obama to push for Senate ratification of CTBT


April 5th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama said Sunday the US will pursue Senate ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) to bring it into force, IRNA reported. The ... Read more...

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Obama gives vision of a non-nuclear world (Lead)


April 5th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, April 5 (DPA) US President Barack Obama laid out an ambitious plan to rid the world of atomic weapons in Prague Sunday, evoking his successful election campaign slogan of "Yes, ... Read more...

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Obama gives vision of a non-nuclear world


April 5th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, April 5 (DPA) US President Barack Obama laid out an ambitious plan to rid the world of atomic weapons in Prague Sunday, evoking his successful election campaign slogan of "Yes ... Read more...

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President inducts high-tech VVIP jets in Indian Air Force


April 1st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has inducted the new state-of-the-art VVIP jets into the Indian Air Force before going on board its maiden flight to Assam and Arunachal ... Read more...

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Pakistan to be core of Britains new counter-terrorism strategy


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to launch a new counter-terrorism strategy targeting Pakistan.The new strategy is designed to be the most comprehensive approach to tackling ... Read more...

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Arab world wary of `Secretary of State Hillary Clinton


November 24th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.24 (ANI): Should New York Senator Hillary Clinton accept Barack Obas offer of Secretary of State, she might just create a feeling of wariness in the Arab world because ... Read more...

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What if… Britain was under nuclear attack


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) "This is the Wartime Broadcasting Service. This country has been attacked with nuclear weapons."Had it ever been broadcast, it would have been the most dramatic announcement in radio ... Read more...

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