On the eve of twin summits in Russia that India is a part of alongwith Pakistan, in the case of the SCO. The Pakistan Defence Minister has come out with a highly provocative statement. In a TV interview Khawaja Asif said that Pakistan's nuclear capability is not jus a showpiece and in the event of a hypothetical war with India. Islamabad chhoses to retain the nuclear options. The remark assumes significance since there is a strong possibility of a Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif meeting on teh cards in Russia.