Nuclear weapon Current Affairs, GK & News
The US has tested an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from California on a test flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. This has been informed by the Air Forces Global Strike Command of the US. Highlights The missile blasted off at 12:21 am from Vandenberg Air Force Base and it three reentry ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement about India’s ‘No First Use’ of nuclear arms pledge has raised the questions on whether India is revisiting its No First Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons. What did the Defence Minister Say? A tweet by the Defence Minister stated that “Pokhran is the area which witnessed Atalji’s firm resolve to make ..
Topics: Law by country • No first use • Nuclear arms race • Nuclear Doctrine of India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear strategies • Nuclear utilization target selection • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapon • Pakistan and weapons of mass destruction • Politics by country • Pre-emptive nuclear strike • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
On 8th of February 2019, the Red Cross called for a total ban on nuclear weapons & also gave warning of the growing risk that such arms could again be used with devastating effect. For this burning issue, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Law by country • Nobel laureates • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapon • Nuclear weapons convention • Politics by country • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons • United Nations General Assembly observers
The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is observed every year on September 26 to provide an opportunity to educate the public – and their leaders – about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them. The day provides an occasion for the world ..
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons. The ICAN is a coalition of non-governmental organisations from ..
Topics: ICAN • International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons • Law by country • Nobel Peace Prize • Nuclear disarmament • Nuclear weapon • Peace • Politics by country • Setsuko Thurlow • Tilman Ruff • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons