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Topic: nuclear power

India’s nuclear doctrine not useless. Stay with no-first-use – nukes are not silver bullets

While Russia continues to threaten NATO with its nuclear prowess, India must refrain from doing the same—Chinese aggressors might not know the meaning of restraint.

India’s nuclear doctrine is useless. Discard no-first-use, say nukes are for China threat

The government has to change its view of nuclear weapons as mere symbols of power and see them as affording India a dynamic military means against China.

Indian student shot and injured in Ukraine capital Kyiv, says Minister VK Singh

India may deploy Russian-origin Ilyushin-76, heavy-lift transport aircraft to aid rescue, news agency ANI reported.

Work starts on 5th unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant — a major milestone for power sector

Kudankulam, a flagship Indo-Russian energy project, altogether envisages six units, each with a capacity of 1,000 MW, of which two are already active.

Why attack on Iranian nuclear facility should set off alarms in the US

Biden administration is keen to deprioritise Middle East in US foreign policy, but escalating Iran-Israel confrontation will demand more US attention, not less.

Ballistic missile submarine Arighat in final stages of trials, to be commissioned early 2021

Once Arighat is commissioned, India will have two operational SSBNs that are equipped with the 750-KM range K-15 missile, designed for retaliatory nuclear strikes.

How nuclear industry could revive dying reactors with the hottest new fuel

Nuclear has been left largely behind by booming demand for clean energy over the past decade, with more reactors being permanently shut down than built.

China, North Korea’s missile stockpile remains a security dilemma for Japan’s next premier

Beijing and Pyongyang rapidly expanding arsenal of advanced rockets, designed to evade and destroy allied bases, is a problem for Tokyo, which has an exclusively defence security stance.

China takes a step towards nuclear revival as first indigenous reactor loads fuel

GlobalData Plc predicts China will pass France as the world’s No. 2 nuclear generator in 2022 and claim the top spot from the US four years after that.

Why India and China haven’t used the ‘N’ word throughout the Ladakh conflict

For avid nuclear analysts, the India-China watch has been rather boring, whereas nuclear noises emanate from Islamabad every time there's a skirmish with Pakistan.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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