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Eye on Pakistan: India could jettison no-first-use of nukes

Nuclear doctrines have come a long way from the time Ronald Reagan declared in 1984 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.”

India, Egypt should unify efforts to face terrorism: Envoy

India and Egypt should unify their efforts to face challenges like terrorism, extremism and radicalisation, India’s envoy here said today.

Iconic story of Albatross: Indian Navy’s anti-submarine plane

Iconic story of Albatross: Indian Navy’s anti-submarine plane

During World War II the Soviet Union wanted a bomber comparable to those of the US. The former began developing such an aircraft that could have a range long enough to reach the US and drop nuclear bombs over it, in case of such an eventuality.

Sheikh Hasina needs a gift, not a package, from India

Sheikh Hasina needs a gift, not a package, from India

India and Bangladesh, two South Asian democracies, are also neighbours with the longest common border of over 4,000 km.

India not participating in UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

India not participating in UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

India is not participating in the first UN conference in more than 20 years on a global nuclear weapons ban which opened here amid objections from major nuclear powers.

Why Modi government should not completely ignore China’s newfound love for Pakistan

Why Modi government should not completely ignore China’s newfound love for Pakistan

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the game-changing package of Chinese capital and engineering worth $54 billion in investment and lending.

Modi government mulls second airports at cities where primary airports are saturating

Modi government mulls second airports at cities where primary airports are saturating

The Modi government will start work on a plan to build second airports at all airports, where the primary airports have saturated or reaching saturation, a government official announced at an ET event.

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Budgam; two civilians also killed

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Budgam; two civilians also killed

A militant was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chadoora area of Budgam district of central Kashmir today.

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers.

India may hold maritime meet with Pakistan

India may hold maritime meet with Pakistan

India is all set to host a meeting of the Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) next month in a sign that while it may not soon formally start the comprehensive bilateral dialogue (CBD) process, it is not averse to talking to Islamabad on important issues.