India  /  Published 25.09.21

US backs India on UNSC seat

US President Joe Biden has reiterated America's support for India's permanent membership on a reformed United Nations Security Council and its entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group during his...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 31.08.21

North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog said in an annual report, highlighting the isolat...
By Reuters in Vienna

World  /  Published 03.07.21

China bolsters its nuke options

Researchers in the US have identified the construction of 119 new international ballistic missile silos in a desert in northwestern China, indicating that the country is carrying out plans to strength...
By Steven Lee Myers in New York

World  /  Published 10.12.20

Iran in underground nuclear plans

The mysterious July explosion that destroyed a centrifuge assembly hall at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment facility in Natanz was deemed by the Iranian authorities to be enemy sabotage, and ...
By Christoph Koettl in New York

World  /  Published 08.12.20

AI gun used to kill scientist, says Iran

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist last month was carried out remotely with artificial intelligence and a machine gun equipped with a “satellite-controlled smart system”, Ta...
By Reuters in Dubai


World  /  Published 18.11.20

Trump seeks options on attacking Iran

President Trump asked senior advisers at an Oval Office meeting on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site in the coming weeks. The meeting occurred a day...
By Eric Schmitt, Maggie Haberman, David E. Sanger, Helene Cooper, Lara Jakes in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

3 held with weapons in Cooch Behar

Three persons were arrested allegedly with a large cache of arms near here on Friday. Police said the preliminary probe showed that the trio from Dinhata had brought the arms and ammunition from Biha...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 16.08.19

No-first-use not cast in stone, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the future of India’s “no-first-use” (NFU) policy on nuclear weapons would depend on circumstances, injecting a degree of ambiguity into a core nati...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 19.03.19

Wanted: apprenticeships that lead to jobs

Recently, 25-year-old Bikram Ray from Chinsura, a small town 45 kilometres north of Calcutta, got a job at the Indian Ordnance Factory in Hyderabad. It was no mean achievement for the elder son of a v...
By Chandana Chandra

World  /  Published 16.03.19

Calm NZ has lots of guns

New Zealand is normally peaceful and calm — and has plenty of guns. New Zealand’s reputation as a laid-back and safe country, where even police are mostly unarmed, belies easy access to weapons an...
By Reuters in Melbourne


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