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    Atomic Bomb Project Of Pakistan

  • Significant cut in atomic energy development budget

    Documents show that the development budget of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) for the coming year is significantly lower than the outgoing year...

    However, in view of vulnerabilities against cyber threats and for enforcing digitised controls, a new project worth Rs35 million has been initiated for the PNRA...

  • Japan marks 70th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing

    TOKYO: Japan on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki that claimed more than 74,000 lives, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came under fire for his attempts to expand the military’s role...

    Bells tolled and tens of thousands of people, including ageing survivors and the relatives of victims, observed a minute’s silence at 11:02 am (0202 GMT), the moment the bomb from a US plane devastated the port city on Au...

  • India developing atomic submarines: Tasneem Aslam

    Additional Secretary (United Nations and Economic Cooperation) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tasneem Aslam on Tuesday said that India is developing atomic submarines, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Addressing a seminar in Islamabad, Aslam claimed that India is building its atomic stockpile 'day by day'...

  • What is the Iran atomic deal and why is it being targeted

    Ahead of Trump's announcement on Tuesday, brush up on what is the atomic agreement and why does it face criticism now...

    At its heart, the 2015 deal imposes restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program that make it impossible for Iran to produce a bomb, in return for the lifting of most of the US and international sanctions against it...

  • IAEA found uranium traces at Iran’s ‘atomic warehouse’, allege diplomats

    VIENNA: Samples taken by the UN nuclear watchdog at what Israel’s prime minister called a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, two diplomats who follow the agency’s inspections work closely say...

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is investigating the particles’ origin and has asked Iran to explain the traces...

  • UN atomic watchdog head calls for more access in Iran

    BERLIN: The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency said on Monday that Iran must provide inspectors access to sites where the country is thought to have stored or used undeclared nuclear material...

    International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Mariano Grossi told reporters after a meeting of the agency’s board in Vienna that he had made his case with Iranian authorities at higher levels...

  • Zimbabwe to continue Pakistan tour despite 'suicide bomb'

    LAHORE: Zimbabwe said on Saturday it will continue its cricket tour of Pakistan despite an apparent suicide bombing leaving two people dead outside the stadium during a match between the two sides...

    Friday's explosion — which the information minister said was a suicide attack, though police insist it was an accident —threatened to torpedo cricket-mad Pakistan's first series on home soil since an attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in...

  • Pakistan's bogus bomb-detectors in business despite global scandal

    But in an astonishing security threat, more than 15,000 of a new variant of the handheld device have been made in Pakistan to guard high-value facilities such as airports and government installations, despite officials conceding they are effectively useless...

    Pressed on whether Taliban and Al-Qaeda insurgents — who have been waging an insurgency that has that claimed more than 60,000 lives in Pakistan since 2004 — may by now be wise...

  • US citizen who 'trained with Al Qaeda in Pakistan' charged in Afghan US base bomb attack

    NEW YORK: A United States (US) citizen already accused of going to Pakistan to train with Al Qaeda was charged Wednesday with helping build explosives for a 2009 suicide attack on an American military base in Afghanistan...

    News accounts from the same 2009 date cited in court papers described a dual-car bomb attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost city, near the border with Pakistan, which killed one Afghan and wounded...

  • Fake bomb detectors? Yes, Pakistan is still using them

    It was only after the horrific Karrada bombings in July 2016 that the Iraqi Prime Minister demanded the withdrawal of these fake bomb detector wands from security checkposts...

    In Pakistan, however, we are slow to learn lessons concerning national security despite many scientists and senators alike questioning the continued use of khoji (the local variant of ADE-651)...

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