Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicNuclear facility

Topic: Nuclear facility

How attack on Iran’s nuclear facility makes revival of nuclear deal difficult for US

In Episode 723 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains what might have led to the explosion and how it can further complicate the US-Iran nuclear peace plan.

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

The exchange is a part of bilateral arrangement that prohibits the two countries from attacking each other's atomic facilities.

Iran moves ahead on bill that could end international inspections of its nuclear sites

Inspections by international monitors would be restricted if US oil and banking sanctions aren’t lifted within 3 months of the bill’s approval.

Is Pakistan military building base for air-dropped nuclear bombs? What satellite images show

Satellite images show construction work on a site close to two military bases; significant expansion also on at a nuclear storage site in Sindh.

Pakistan is expanding its nuclear facility, satellite images of the last 9 months show

Dera Ghazi Khan nuclear facility is not covered by non-proliferation treaty and is believed to be a Pakistani military installation.

Pakistan building nuclear weapons storage unit deep in the mountains

The facility in Punjab province consists of 3 tunnels, interconnected under the mountain with each other; can store 12-24 nuclear weapons

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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