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Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

19 Dec 2018

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.

N-Korea readying nuclear site for foreign inspectors, says South Korea

01 Nov 2018

N-Korea readying nuclear site for foreign inspectors, says South Korea

South Korea's spy agency has detected signs that Pyongyang (N-Korea's capital) is preparing to allow international inspectors to visit its nuclear and missile test sites, Yonhap news agency reported yesterday.

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push against Pyongyang

17 Oct 2018

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push against Pyongyang

North Korea's state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an "evil" attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations.

Pakistan to become world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report

06 Sep 2018

Pakistan to become world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report

Pakistan currently has 140 to 150 nuclear warheads and the stockpile is expected to increase to 220 to 250 by 2025 if the current trend continues, according to the latest report by authors keeping a track of the country's nukes.

North Korea still making 'nuclear material', says Mike Pompeo

26 Jul 2018

North Korea still making 'nuclear material', says Mike Pompeo

North Korea is still making nuclear material, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators.

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

27 Jun 2018

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements at its Yongbyon nuclear research facility, monitoring website "38 North" said today.

North Korea dismantles major nuclear site at Punggye-ri

24 May 2018

North Korea dismantles major nuclear site at Punggye-ri

The Punggye-ri nuclear site in North Korea has been completely dismantled, claim multiple media reports.

Do you know why we celebrate National Technology Day today?

11 May 2018

Do you know why we celebrate National Technology Day today?

In 1998, India's success of Operation Shakti by testing nuclear missiles, set alarm bells ringing in the United States, while rest of the world witnessed the might of Indian technology.

North Korea is done with nuclear tests, says Kim Jong-un

21 Apr 2018

North Korea is done with nuclear tests, says Kim Jong-un

Ahead of landmark diplomatic meetings with South Korea and the US, North Korea has declared its nuclearization is "complete" and it therefore "no longer needs" to test its weapons.

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

03 Dec 2017

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude

29 Nov 2017

North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude

North Korea has test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which reached an altitude of 4,500km and flew 960km.

Report: Pakistani nukes surest route to nuclear war

27 Nov 2017

Report: Pakistani nukes surest route to nuclear war

The US-based think tank Atlantic Council has identified Pakistan's tactical nuclear weapons (TNW) programme as a danger to the safety and security of the South Asian region.

North Korea: 200 killed in nuclear test site tunnel collapse

31 Oct 2017

North Korea: 200 killed in nuclear test site tunnel collapse

A tunnel at North Korea's Punggye-Ri nuclear test site collapsed, killing at least 200 workers.

Ignoring US warning, Iran tests new missile

23 Sep 2017

Ignoring US warning, Iran tests new missile

According to Iran's state media, Iran has successfully tested a new medium-range missile though the US had warned that it may cancel the nuclear deal if this is done.

South Korea responds to North's nuclear test with live-fire drills

04 Sep 2017

South Korea responds to North's nuclear test with live-fire drills

South Korea has responded to North Korea's sixth nuclear test by conducting a live-fire missile drill simulating an offensive against Pyongyang's nuclear test site.

North Korea conducts sixth nuclear weapons test, most powerful yet

03 Sep 2017

North Korea conducts sixth nuclear weapons test, most powerful yet

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a missile-ready hydrogen bomb which is several times more powerful than an atomic bomb.