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Iran has claimed it is installing new high-tech uranium enrichment centrifuges to hasten progress in its nuclear programme, a move that France has condemned as a

New Delhi: As the disquiet over fresh NSG guidelines on transfer of ENR technology to NPT non-signatories grows further, foreign secretary Nirupama Rao emphasized India

India today successfully test-fired indigenously built surface-to-surface nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on Sea in Orissa.

The missile, capable of carrying a pay-load of 500-1000 kg for hitting installations at ranges of up to 350 km, reached the designated target in the Bay of Bengal with high accuracy (less than 10 metres deviation from th

Last week, the United States formally approached three export control regimes, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and the Australia Group, to induct India as a full member of these groups.

US researchers are unveiling a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the earth

India Thursday successfully test fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile from a military base in Orissa, defence ministry sources said.

The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea in Balasore, about 230 km from here.

Prithvi is India's first indigenously built ballistic missile.

India and Pakistan are stockpiling nuclear weapons at a rapid pace, with the two nations adding an almost identical 20 to 30 warheads in the last one year, a leading Swedish think tank said on Tuesday.
In its yearbook for 2011, the Stockholm International Peace Research Insitute (SIPRI) also pointed out that India and Pakistan continued with the development and deployment of ballistic and cru

India and Africa today underscored the need for urgent and comprehensive reform of the UN system and backed each other's aspirations to become permanent members of the Security Council with full rights.

The eight-page Addis Ababa Declaration adopted at the end of the two-day Africa-India Forum Summit here said the African members of the UN Security Council and India affirm their commitment to c

India says it is concerned about the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal after a group of militants attacked a naval air base, the defence minister said on Wednesday.

"Naturally it is a concern not only for us but for everybody," A.K.

The head of Nato said Tuesday he was confident Pakistan's nuclear weapons were safe, but admitted it was a matter of concern, the day after the worst assault on a Pakistani military base in two years.

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