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Opportunities to expand Indo-US military cooperation: Pentagon ahead of PM Modi's vist

May 17, 2016

Opportunities to expand Indo-US military cooperation: Pentagon ahead of PM Modi's vist

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vist to the US, the Pentagon has said it is "looking forward" to enhancing relations with India, and that there are opportunities to further expand military co-operation between the two countries. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Manohar Parrikar #Defence Secretary #Ashton Carter
India deeply appreciates US' engagement in Asia-Pacific: Ashton Carter

Apr 28, 2016

India deeply appreciates US' engagement in Asia-Pacific: Ashton Carter

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said new ways of investing and operating were required to tackle five evolving strategic challenges that America is facing even as he termed India as a "new friend" which "deeply appreciated" its engagement in the Asia-Pacific. #China #US #NewsTracker #Asia-Pacific #Defence Secretary #Ashton Carter #islamic-state #IS
Washington will end ban on transgender soldiers in US armed forces

Jul 14, 2015

Washington will end ban on transgender soldiers in US armed forces

US will end its ban on transgender soldiers serving in the armed forces, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has announced. #NewsTracker #US Army #Defence Secretary #US Armed Forces #Transgenders in US Army
G Mohan Kumar takes over as defence secretary after RK Mathur ends two years stint

May 22, 2015

G Mohan Kumar takes over as defence secretary after RK Mathur ends two years stint

Kumar, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre, is presently Secretary in Department of Defence Production. #NewsTracker #Defence Secretary #Radha Krishna Mathur #Defence production #G Mohan Kumar #Ashok Kumar Gupta
US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Nov 25, 2014

US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief #Michele Flournoy
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Nov 24, 2014

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief
RK Mathur takes over as defence secretary

May 24, 2013

RK Mathur takes over as defence secretary

As defence secretary, RK Mathur will have a tenure of two years from the date of joining office. #India #NewsTracker #Defence Secretary #RK Mathur
AAP slams 'unconstitutional' appointment of new CAG Shashi Kant Sharma

May 21, 2013

AAP slams 'unconstitutional' appointment of new CAG Shashi Kant Sharma

The AAP has accused the government of not having a set procedure in place to ensure the CAG remains independent of the government's influence. #Prashant Bhushan #CAG #TheySaidIt #UPA government #Vinod Rai #Defence Secretary #Audit reports #AAP
US lawmaker seeks probe into insider attacks in Afghanistan

Aug 21, 2012

US lawmaker seeks probe into insider attacks in Afghanistan

An influential top American lawmaker today sought an investigation into the recent jump in insiders attack in Afghanistan by the country's top intelligence agency. #US #Nato #Leon Panetta #Defence Secretary #Coalition Forces