nuclear deterrence

China must teach Japan a lesson, says Chinese daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A lesson is necessary to dispel Japan's contempt toward China, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday, a day after the Japanese government inked a deal to ... Read more...

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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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Agni-II missile successfully test-fired


August 9th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The test was conducted from Wheeler's ... Read more...

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India may test fire Agni II missile Thursday


August 8th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said Wednesday.The test is likely ... Read more...

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NATO summit kicks off in Chicago


May 21st, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) Heads of state and government of 28 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Sunday kicked off their 25th summit in Chicago.In his ... Read more...

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‘India can respond to any misadventure by Pakistan’


May 16th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 15 (IANS) India is fully capable of responding to any misadventure by Pakistan despite the west-side neighbour acquiring nuclear weapons, a top Indian Army commander said here ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘US appreciates India closing missile gap with China’


April 24th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The lack of US condemnation of India's latest missile test demonstrates that the Washington appreciates India's need to meet the emerging strategic challenge posed by rising ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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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Experts hail Agni-V, want it operational soon


April 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's strategic affairs experts Thursday hailed the nation's successful test of the Agni-V 5,000-km long range ballistic missile as a "significant" demonstration of technological proficiency, ... Read more...

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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes Manmohan-Zardari talks will push peace (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India has maintained a studied silence over the forthcoming meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari even as Islamabad ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Gillard, discusses uranium issue


November 19th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met here Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling ... Read more...

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Australia relents on lifting uranium ban, India hails move (Second Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/Banglaore, Nov 15 (IANS) In a dramatic policy reversal, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday signalled a plan to lift a long-standing ban on uranium sales to India and ... Read more...

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Australian signals lifting uranium ban, India hails move


November 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) In a dramatic policy shift, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has signalled a plan to lift a long-standing ban on uranium sales to India. New ... Read more...

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India successfully tests n-capable Agni II


September 30th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired the nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a defence base in Orissa. This is the third Indian missle test this week, a ... Read more...

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South Korea ready for talks with North Korea


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.21 (ANI): South Korea is hopeful of revival of its contacts with North Korea through dialogue.After recent military talks between Seoul and Pyongyang, South Korea President Lee Myung-bak said on Sunday ... Read more...

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National Defence College to mark Golden Jubilee


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The National Defence College (NDC) here is all set to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Oct 21-23. It will be a high-profile affair with President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Hiroshima marks 65th anniversary of atomic bombing (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 6 (DPA) The Hiroshima Bell of Peace tolled at 8.15 a.m. Friday, the exact moment 65 years ago when a US B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on the city, ... Read more...

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US-S. Korea conducts joint military drill amid war threats from N. Korea


July 26th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): The United States and South Korea began their largest joint war games in years in the Sea of Japan on Sunday with a flotilla of 20 ships belonging ... Read more...

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US, South Korea begin joint naval exercises


July 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 25 (DPA) A US aircraft carrier led joint military exercises with South Korea Sunday as a show of force against North Korea, which they accuse of sinking a navy ship ... Read more...

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North Korea warns of nuclear response to military drills


July 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (DPA) North Korea Saturday threatened to wage a nuclear "holy war of retaliation" if the US and South Korea proceed with joint military exercises Sunday. The country's army and population ... Read more...

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Pak would respond ‘immediately’, ‘proportionately’ against India’s ‘Cold-Start Doctrine’


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): Spewing venom against India once again, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has described the Indian Army's 'Cold-Start Doctrine' as an 'irrational' start, and said that Islamabad would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

North Korea to enhance nuclear deterrence


June 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 28 (DPA) North Korea announced Monday it would bolster its nuclear arsenal in a "newly developed way" in response to perceived US hostility, reports said. Tensions have been rising on ... 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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Agni-II test fired successfully


May 17th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), May 17 (ANI): India on Monday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-II ballistic missile, with a range of 2000 kilometers from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast.The trial was conducted with ... Read more...

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Pakistan should be given NSG waiver : Gilani


May 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded a waiver for his country as a Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) to enable it fulfil its civil nuclear needs.Speaking ... Read more...

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Hillary blames India, Pakistan for nuclear proliferation


April 10th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington to attend Nuclear Security Summit, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday blamed India and ... Read more...

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US to seek India, Pakistan help in limiting nukes (Lead)


April 10th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 10 (IANS) Suggesting that India and Pakistan have upset the balance of nuclear deterrence, the US has said it will seek the two countries' help in its ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘France offers joint nuclear deterrence, Britain reluctant’


March 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) French and British officials have discussed a nuclear deterrence-sharing scheme but Britain has opposed the idea "so far" on grounds of political unacceptability, a media report said ... Read more...

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India cannot ‘bully’ Pakistan: FO


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.23 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit has criticised Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna for his remarks that any further terror attack on India originating from Pakistani soil would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

1998 tests perfect, no doubt about India’s n-arsenal: Kakodkar (Lead)


December 13th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Seeking to put to rest decisively any questions about India's nuclear deterrence, former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar has robustly defended the 1998 nuclear tests, saying ... Read more...

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Army should be confident of India’s nuclear arsenal: Kakodkar


December 13th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Seeking to put questions raised about India's nuclear deterrence at rest, former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar has said the army should be "fully confident" as ... Read more...

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Pak nukes won’t fall into terrorists’ hands, says expert


December 7th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): Pakistani nuclear assets cannot fall in terrorists' hands, as they are protected by a strong command and control system, an expert on South Asian nuclear affairs has said.Naeem ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian nuclear program was first in South Asia: Pakistani expert


December 7th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): India was the first country in the South Asia to have a nuclear program and it didn't go nuclear in response to Chinese quest for atomic weapons but ... Read more...

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India’s stance on CTBT could affect its UN chances: US expert


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next month, an American nuclear expert Thursday said India's failure to sign the CTBT could affect its ... Read more...

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