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`Red tape` should not mar India-US defence cooperation: Chuck Hagel

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 12:03

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday India and US should not let "bureaucratic red tape" thwart the momentum of defence partnerships between the world`s two largest democracies.

Hagel's India visit aimed at nurturing defense ties: Pentagon

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 14:45

He is likely to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

US Commerce Secretary hopeful of WTO deal by Thursday

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 17:25

New Delhi has insisted that it wants to see more progress on a parallel pact giving it more freedom to subsidise and stockpile food grains than is allowed under WTO rules.

Exim Bank inks trade facilitation pact with US body

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:23

The agreement was signed at an event addressed by visiting US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in the financial capital.

Chuck Hagel to visit India next month: Pentagon

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 04:46

In his first opportunity to engage directly with the new leadership, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit India next month to discuss bilateral defence and security ties with Indian officials.

US Defence Secretary calls French counterpart to discuss Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 07:51

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has called his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the situation in Iraq where Islamic militants have gained control over a large part of the territory.

Harsh Vardhan holds talks with US Health Secretary

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10:25

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has met his American counterpart Sylvia Mathews Burwell and held discussions over a range of bilateral issues.

Hagel says rush to judgment on Bergdahl `unfair`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:48

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel today said it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behaviour in uniform.

Hagel says Russian troop moves promising, but all need to go

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:13

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday called the withdrawal of thousands of Russian troops from the Ukrainian border a promising sign, but said all troops positioned on the frontier earlier this year needed to be moved back.

US Defence Secretary Hagel to embark on Europe Asia trip

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 14:38

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel would embark on a 12-day trip next week to Europe and Asia to discuss key regional and global issues with leaders of several countries, his spokesperson said.

Iran deal won`t weaken Gulf security, says US Defence Secretary

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 19:45

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel today promised US allies in the Persian Gulf that negotiations to contain Iran`s nuclear program will not weaken their security.

Geithner revisits US financial crisis in new book

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:38

Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he regrets not pushing for stronger financial safeguards ahead of the devastating 2008 crisis, according to reported excerpts of his new book.