Atomic Bombs

  • Sharmaji Ka Atom Bomb: Who is Anil Kapoor's heroine in the film? October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Sharma hasn't yet decided on the lead actress for his upcoming film 'Sharmaji Ka Atom Bomb', which stars Anil Kapoor. There were reports suggesting that Tabu had been finalised for the project, but Sharma denied this. "Tabu has not been finalised as yet. I have not decided on...
  • Financial sanctions delay North Korea's atom bomb work: UN May 15, 2013

    United Nations: A combination of increasingly tough financial sanctions, an arms embargo and other international restrictions on trade with North Korea have not stopped Pyongyang's illicit nuclear arms program but appear to have significantly delayed it, according to a confidential report by a UN panel of experts seen by Reuters...
  • IAEA, Iran end nuclear talks in Tehran, outcome awaited February 14, 2013

    Dubai: The UN nuclear watchdog and Iran ended a day of talks in Tehran on February 13, Iranian media reported, and Press TV state television said results were expected to be announced soon. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had hoped to bridge persistent differences with Iran preventing the Vienna-based UN...
  • Bigg Boss 6 Live Blog: Dinesh Yadav finds Karishma Kotak an 'atom bomb' October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Dinesh Yadav, who was evicted from the Bigg Boss house on Firday, thinks that the model Karishma Kotak is an atom bomb. Dinesh titled Karishma an atom bomb when he appeared on the Bigg Boss show on Saturday to get a glimpse of how his journey was inside...
  • Chennai: Hiroshima survivor now a peace messenger August 11, 2012

    Chennai: Ethiraj College’s post graduate department of Human Rights and Duties Education organised an International Peace Symposium on nuclear victims commemorating the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day, honouring Hiroo Iso, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack. The event was organised in collaboration with the Internal Association for Religious Freedom...
  • Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of A-bomb attack August 6, 2012

    Tokyo: Hiroshima marked the 67th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack on Monday with a call for the elimination of nuclear arsenals. About 50,000 people gathered in Hiroshima's peace park near the epicentre of the 1945 blast that destroyed most of the city and killed as many as...
  • 'CIA planted surveillance device on Nanda Devi' January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Soon after China detonated its first atom bomb in 1964, CIA tried to plant a nuclear-powered surveillance device atop Nanda Devi to spy on the communist nation. Though the secret mission failed and the device was lost there, it created ripples in the Indian establishment 12 years later. The espionage...
  • Japan remembers Nagasaki atomic bomb victims August 9, 2011

    Tokyo: Japan marked the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki with a solemn ceremony on Saturday and a call for world powers to abandon their nuclear weapons. Thousands of children, elderly survivors and dignitaries in the city's Peace Park bowed their heads in a minute of silence at 11:02...
  • Nagasaki marks 65th anniversary of atomic bombing August 9, 2010

    Tokyo: The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 65th anniversary of the US atomic bomb attack on Monday with a record 32 countries attending — but no American representative. A moment of silence was observed at 11:02 am, the time when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the southern...
  • Hiroshima mayor calls for a nuke-free world August 6, 2009

    Hiroshima: Japan observed the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday with an appeal for a nuclear weapons-free world. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba made an appeal for peace and plugged US President Barack Obama's call to rid the globe of atomic weapons. "We support President Obama and have a moral...
  • N Korea rejects monitors, to resume bomb work April 15, 2009

    Vienna: North Korea on Wednesday ordered International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to leave the country and told the IAEA it would resume making bomb-grade plutonium, the UN nuclear watchdog said. Pyongyang acted after declaring it would leave six-party talks on completing nuclear disarmament in the country and reactivate a plant that...
  • Paul Tibbets, pilot who bombed Hiroshima, is dead November 2, 2007

    Retired Air Force Brigadier General Paul Tibbets, who flew the American warplane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan, has died. ...
  • Japan marks 62nd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing August 6, 2007

    Japan marked the 62nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima on Monday. Thousands of people gathered at the Peace Memorial Park to observe a minute's silence. One lakh forty thousands people perished when the US Air Force bomber Enola Gay dropped the atom bomb on the...