Nuclear weapons Current Affairs, GK & News

Nuclear weapons  Current Affairs, GK & News

United Nations: India sponsored Nuclear Disarmament Resolutions adopted

On November 3, 2020, two resolutions were adopted by United Nations namely “Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons” and “Reducing Nuclear Danger”. The resolutions were sponsored by India. Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons The resolution is being tabled by India since 1982. The resolution was also backed by ..

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UN Treaty of banning Nuclear Weapons enters into force

The United Nations recently announced that around 50 countries have ratified the UN Treaty to ban Nuclear Weapons. This has triggered the treaty into force. The treaty was opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers Opposition to the treaty The major nuclear powers such as Russia, United States, Britain, France and China opposed ..

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September 26: International Day of Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Every year International Day of Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is celebrated on September 26. Significance The day is important as it is based on the very basic reason the United Nations was established. The first resolution adopted by the UN was to achieve Global Nuclear Disarmament. In order to achieve this, the Atomic Energy ..

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North Korea Most Unsafe for Nuclear Material Safety: NTI Report

According to a report published by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a Washington-based group working to curb the threat of nuclear terrorism and accidents, North Korea ranked the last among the 22 countries reviewed in terms of the security of its nuclear materials. The country scored only 19 points out of a total of 100 in ..

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SIPRI Yearbook: Nuclear Weapons of India and China increases

On June 15, 2020, the Swedish think-tank launched the SIPRI Yearbook, 2020.According to the yearbook, India and China have increased their nuclear arsenal as compared to 2019. Key findings The think tank also reports that China is modernizing its nuclear arsenal. China and Pakistan as compared to India have more nuclear warheads. The Think tank ..

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