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N. Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

N. Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in an announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men. Pyongyang’s declaration, long sought by Washington, will be seen as a

US Military ‘locked and loaded’ to face Pyongyang provocation: Trump

US Military locked loaded. United States President Donald Trump issued a warning to North Korea on Friday that the US military is ‘locked and loaded’ to deal with any provocation from Pyongyang. In a recent tweet, Trump wrote, “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully, Kim

India, Japan sign civil nuclear agreement

Tokyo: India and Japan on Friday signed the civil nuclear agreement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo, the Indian External Affairs Ministry

RGV announces first international project ‘NUCLEAR’

Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma on Modnay announced his first international project titled “NUCLEAR,” which will be made at the whopping budget of Rs 340 crore. The 54-year-old director took to Twitter to share the news and details about his maiden international film. “My 1st international film to be made at a cost of 340

India responsible with its nuclear technology: Carter

Washington: India is a responsible nuclear state while Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons is entangled in tensions and the US was working with Islamabad to ensure stability, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said. “The landscape of nuclear weapons have changed in the last 25 years,” Carter said yesterday in his remarks on “Sustaining Nuclear Deterrence”

Defusing a India-Pakistan nuclear flashpoint

Title: Secrets of State; Author: Matthew Palmer; Publisher: G.P. Putnams Sons/Penguin Random House; Pages: 448; Price: Rs 399 India, losing its patience over continuing acts of hostility emanating from its neighbour, and Pakistan, where jihadi elements are gaining primacy, seem to be drifting towards war and an audacious terror operation seems to make it a

North Korea carries out fifth nuclear test

Seoul: North Korea on Friday said it “successfully” conducted a nuclear test, its fifth and the “most powerful” test so far, Yonhap news agency reported. The North Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station said the country carried out a nuclear explosion test to check the capacity of a nuclear warhead. “We will continue to strengthen our

Nagasaki commemorates 71 years of nuclear bombing

Tokyo: he Japanese city of Nagasaki on Tuesday commemorated the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing that killed thousands of people towards the end of the World War II. The ceremony began at 10.35 a.m. As the Peace Bell tolled, a minute of silence was observed at 11.02 a.m., the exact time when the atomic bomb

Iran executes nuclear scientist

Tehran: An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family told BBC on Sunday. Shahram Amiri’s mother said the scientist’s body had been returned to their hometown with rope marks around his neck, showing that he was hanged. The scientist, who was born in 1977, went missing after taking a pilgrimage to

Indian scientist to head Germany-based group of nuclear physicists

Kolkata: Noted Indian physicist Sibaji Raha has been elected as the first chairman of the Joint Scientific Council of the GSI and the upcoming FAIR facility in Germany for exploring the nature of matter and the evolution of the universe. The Department of Science and Technology had recently shared the development via Twitter. “Prof Sibaji

Trump rakes up Clinton’s Indian donations issue

Washington: Attacking his Democratic rivalHillary Clinton over donations to her family foundation, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that she received funds from Indian political leaders and institutions to vote for the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. Released by the Trump campaign in form of a 35-page booklet, none of these allegations are new