Nuclear threat

Japan observed the 75th anniversary of the atomic explosions in Hiroshima that marked the end of World War II. The world for the first time saw the devastation caused by the most destructive weapon ever made. The situation has not

UAE launches Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started ‘Barakah’, the first nuclear power plant of the Arab world, just days after the emirates launches its first-ever probe to Mars. The announcement was made by the oil-rich country on Eid-ul-Azha. “UAE

IAEA passes resolution against Iran, seeks access to nuclear sites

VIENNA: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday passed a resolution critical of Iran as tension mounts over its nuclear programme. The board of governors at the UN’s nuclear watchdog passed the resolution put forward by European states and

Yaum-e-Takbeer: Pakistan, a nuclear reality

Pakistan is marking the 22nd anniversary of successfully conducting nuclear tests. Yaum-e-Takbeer (The day of greatness) is celebrated as a national day in Pakistan in commemoration of the nuclear tests. On this day in 1998, Pakistan carried out five successful

Nuclear arsenal guarantor of nation’s safety, security: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said Pakistan’s nuclear arsenals are the guarantor of the safety and security of the country and its people. In his tweets in connection with Youm-e-Takbeer being marked today, the minister said it was on

Chernobyl – the world’s worst nuclear disaster

The catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear accident in Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, marked its 34th anniversary on Sunday. “Sunday is International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day. The women, men & children affected by radioactive contamination must never be forgotten,” the

MOFA publishes booklet on nuclear security for IAEA summit

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published a booklet on “Pakistan’s Nuclear Security Regime” on the occasion of the third International Conference on Nuclear Security (ICONS) organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna from 10-14 February