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Iran now has stockpile of enriched uranium 10 times more than permitted levels

Iran now has stockpile of enriched uranium 10 times more than permitted levels, UN’s nuclear watchdog says. According to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), ┬áIran’s enriched uranium stockpile had reached 2,105kg. Iran insists its nuclear programme is exclusively for peaceful purposes. It comes after Iran gave IAEA inspectors access to one of two suspected former […]

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UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear plant

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) started operation of the initial unit of its first nuclear power plant, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said. The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in Gharbiya which is on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi. It is being built by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). The plant was […]

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Kim Jong-un chairs meeting to bolster North Korea’s nuclear war deterrence

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country’s nuclear capabilities amid stalled denuclearisation talks with the United States. The meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party’s powerful Central Military Commission marked Kim’s first public appearance in three weeks. He made an unusually small number of outings […]

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China may have secretly set off low-level nuclear blast, US claims

China may have secretly set off low-level underground nuclear test explosions despite claiming to observe an international pact banning such blasts, the US State Department said in a report on Wednesday that could fuel US-Chinese tensions. The finding, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, may worsen ties already strained by US charges that the […]

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INS Arihant Is A Nuclear Submarine Made In India

India’s first indigenous built nuclear submarine INS Arihant, has successfully completed its first Deterrent Patrol. This means it’s enlisted and is on patrol carrying missiles, in this case nuclear missile. Nuclear-powered submarines armed with nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles (SSBNs) they are very difficult to detect. They can stay in waters for months before being detected. INS […]