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Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it
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Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it

Though cyber warfare has allowed countries to carry out their operations at a faster pace and in larger areas using deceit as weapon, like every technology it has also gotten out of hand

Pentagon delays decision on transgender recruits by 6 months on the eve of deadline
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Pentagon delays decision on transgender recruits by 6 months on the eve of deadline

Defence secretary James Mattis on Friday delayed a plan to start accepting transgender recruits in the military, the Pentagon said

India-US defence relationship is on right path: Ashton Carter
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India-US defence relationship is on right path: Ashton Carter

India-US defence relationship is on the right path and the two nations are discussing ways to develop this partnership through technology sharing, co-production, America's outgoing Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday.

India-US 'major defence partnership' must address New Delhi’s strategic concerns
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India-US 'major defence partnership' must address New Delhi’s strategic concerns

US Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma has recently stated that the US-Pakistan relationship is “complex”, while US relations with India are more broad-based.

US defence chief Ashton Carter arrives in Iraq to review Mosul operations
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US defence chief Ashton Carter arrives in Iraq to review Mosul operations

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Iraq Sunday to discuss the coming stages of the ongoing offensive to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Pentagon credits Ashton Carter with 'spearheading' deepening of India-US defence cooperation
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Pentagon credits Ashton Carter with 'spearheading' deepening of India-US defence cooperation

In his many years at the Pentagon in various capacities, Ashton Carter "spearheaded efforts to deepen and broaden" bilateral defence cooperation with India, the Pentagon said in a fact-sheet released yesterday as Carter concluded his final trip to India in his capacity as the defence secretary.

US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan
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US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan

In a significant move, the US Congress has said that USD 400 million in aid to Pakistan cannot be released unless the defence secretary certifies that Islamabad is "taking demonstrable" steps against the Haqqani network, which is accused of targeting American interests.

Ashton Carter meets PM Modi, discusses Indo-US defence cooperation
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Ashton Carter meets PM Modi, discusses Indo-US defence cooperation

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, and briefed him on the progress made in taking decisions forward and understandings reached between the two countries following their June meeting

Ashton Carter to visit India in his last overseas visit as US Defence Secretary
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Ashton Carter to visit India in his last overseas visit as US Defence Secretary

This is for the first time that an outgoing American Defence Secretary has included India in his itinerary for the final overseas trip.

US passes defence bill, pledges $900 million in assistance to Pakistan
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US passes defence bill, pledges $900 million in assistance to Pakistan

The US House of Representatives has passed a defence bill that pledges $900 million in economic and other assistance to Pakistan

Fight against Islamic State in Raqa 'will not be easy': Ashton Carter
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Fight against Islamic State in Raqa 'will not be easy': Ashton Carter

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned on Sunday that the fight to wrest control of Raqa, the Islamic State group stronghold in Syria, "will not be easy."

Syria conflict: US-led coalition laying 'groundwork' for 'isolation' of Raqa
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Syria conflict: US-led coalition laying 'groundwork' for 'isolation' of Raqa

The US-led coalition is "laying the groundwork" for the "isolation" of Raqa, the Islamic State group stronghold in Syria, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said.

US, India military relationship is the 'closest it has ever been': Ashton Carter
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US, India military relationship is the 'closest it has ever been': Ashton Carter

India-US military relationship is the "closest it has been ever" and the two countries are exercising together by air, land and sea for the first time, America's Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said.

India responsible with its nuclear technology while Pak has a tense history: Carter
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India responsible with its nuclear technology while Pak has a tense history: Carter

India has generally shown responsible behavior with nuclear technology while Pakistan's history of nuclear weapons is entangled in tensions, a top US official has said.

UN Security Council to work on new sanctions on North Korea after nuclear test
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UN Security Council to work on new sanctions on North Korea after nuclear test

The UN Security Council agreed on Friday to immediately begin work on a new raft of sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test drew global condemnation.

US likely to sell unarmed Guardian drones to India
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US likely to sell unarmed Guardian drones to India

The US is likely to make a positive decision on India's request for state-of-the art unarmed Guardian drones for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian Ocean.

India and US sign key agreement: LEMOA supports defence cooperation between the countries
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India and US sign key agreement: LEMOA supports defence cooperation between the countries

India and the United States signed a key agreement — the LEMOA — on Tuesday during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's three-day visit to the country

India, US ink logistics defence agreement: Pact does not involve setting up military bases
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India, US ink logistics defence agreement: Pact does not involve setting up military bases

Carter said the agreement will be a "very substantial enabler" for the two countries to work together. Parrikar also clarified that the agreement will not involve in setting up bases.

In US, Manohar Parrikar brings up Kashmir, blames Pakistan for fomenting trouble
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In US, Manohar Parrikar brings up Kashmir, blames Pakistan for fomenting trouble

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who in the US, alleged that forces across the border are fomenting trouble in violence-hit Kashmir

Manohar Parrikar in US: India may push for armed drones technology, key logistics agreement
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Manohar Parrikar in US: India may push for armed drones technology, key logistics agreement

Taking India-US defence cooperation to the next level, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is set to to sign a key logistics agreement this week .