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India's Defense Minister Says It Is Committed To Not Using Nuclear Weapons First For Now

Added: 16.08.2019 16:39 | 23 views | 0 comments

Defense minister Rajnath Singh said India was still “firmly committed” and “has strictly adhered to” the policy of ‘no first use’ of nuclear weapons but said “what happens in the future depends on the circumstances" on Friday, according to Bloomberg. India became a nuclear power in 1998 after it announced it was conducting successful underground tests, with Pakistan following soon after. Nuclear experts said the announcement brings a new level of tension between the two South Asian rivals, particularly as the two are at a tense standoff over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoking the autonomy of the Kashmir region. Singh tweeted the statement after visiting India’s nuclear weapons...

Raksha Bandhan 2019 greetings: The best quotes and messages to celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Added: 15.08.2019 11:58 | 21 views | 0 comments

RAKSHA BANDHAN 2019 is being celebrated across India and parts of South Asia today, marking the bond between brother and sister. Read on to find out more about this festival and its greetings.


South Asian monsoon floods

Added: 02.09.2017 18:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

This summer's monsoon has brought catastrophic flooding to south Asia.



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