Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. As … Read more

To counter China’s bullying, India offers to stand by Myanmar ‘at every step’

Signalling the importance of ties with Myanmar, PM Narendra Modi said on Monday India will stand by Myanmar “every step of the way” as a partner and that the two countries recognise that their security interests are closely aligned. The first high-level contact after Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) … Read more