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Feb 28, 2017
Pentagon chief James Mattis presents White House with plan to 'rapidly defeat' Islamic StateDefence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Feb 28, 2017
Donald Trump to increase military funds in federal budget by $54 billion; proposes big cuts in other departmentsPresident Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in US military spending in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid.
Feb 27, 2017
Donald Trump plans to boost spending on Defence, says White House officialsUS President Donald Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defence Department spending and drastic cuts to domestic agencies, according to administration officials.
Feb 19, 2017
Military restructuring: India needs a CDS with full operational powers, not bureaucratic 'games'India needs a CDS with full operational powers, a merged HQ IDS with MoD and integrated theatre commands, functional commands, all done in a cohesive manner
Feb 17, 2017
General Bipin Rawat's warning to 'over-ground workers of terrorists' may be counter-productiveThe government has been cautious in endorsing General Rawat’s decision to voice sentiments that strictly speaking, fall into the realm of civilian or political jurisdiction.
Feb 16, 2017
Pakistan inducts 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets, jointly manufactured with China, to air forceOn Thursday, Pakistan inducted 16 new multi-role JF-17 Thunder jets jointly manufactured with China to its air force with the Defence Minister asserting that the country was ready to safeguard borders against any aggression.
Feb 16, 2017
Isro launches 104 satellites: Indian space programme deserves kudos, says Chinese dailyIndia deserves kudos for sending a record 104 satellites into the orbit at one go but it was way behind than China in space technology, a Chinese newspaper said on Thursday.
Feb 13, 2017
China warns Japan against US support for disputed islands in East China SeaA wary China on Monday firmly opposed comments by US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about Diaoyu islands and warned Tokyo to refrain from seeking American support for its illegal territorial claims under the mutual defence treaty.
Feb 10, 2017
Tango with Trump: India must strengthen defence ties with US to hedge against Chinese gambitOn Wednesday, India and the US further strengthened their strategic partnership through a high-level telephonic conversation between Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his American counterpart General James Norman Mattis.
Feb 09, 2017
US Defence Secretary James Mattis calls Manohar Parrikar, vows to build upon tiesIndia and US have agreed to "sustain the momentum on key bilateral defence efforts" after Defence Secretary James Mattis called his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar.