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Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra gets 3-month extension

Mitra was appointed as the Union Defence Secretary in May 2017.

May 31, 2019, 21:11 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch detailed analysis of all the major news of the day, 8th February, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings detailed news stories of the day. Watch this video to know top stories of 8th February 2019

Feb 08, 2019, 22:02 PM IST

Deshhit: Manohar Parrikar asked defence secretary to sort out issues

Manohar Parrikar, who was the defence minister during the Rafale deal, had in a note termed his own ministry’s apprehension to the Prime Minister’s Office intervening in the negotiation as an “over-reaction.”

Feb 08, 2019, 21:46 PM IST

MoD's dissent note on Rafale had nothing to do with its pricing: Ex-Defence Secretary G Mohan Kumar

G Mohan Kumar was the Defence Secretary at the time of rafale negotiations in 2015.

Feb 08, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

US says its warning appears to have averted Syrian chemical attack

Washington accused Syrian forces of using the Shayrat airfield for a chemical weapons attack in April. Syria denies this.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Sanjay Mitra, 1982 batch IAS officer, appointed new Defence Secretary

Sanjay Mitra has taken over as Defence Secretary from G Mohan Kumar.

May 25, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

'Pakistan not done enough to get Haqqani network certification'

Pakistan may not get the remaining USD 350 million of the USD 900 million coalition support fund from the US as it has not done enough against the dangerous Haqqani terror network to get the required certification from the Defence Secretary, officials said.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

US will defend Japanese islands claimed by China: James Mattis

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Saturday reaffirmed Washington`s commitment to defending Japan.

Feb 04, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed raises airport expansion, army land issues with Centre

J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed raises airport expansion, army land issues with Centre

Jul 11, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Army briefs Defence Secretry about recent ceasefire violations

In the backdrop of two ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops which killed two BSF jawans within five days along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, Defence Secretary G Mohan Kumar on Friday took stock of the situation and also called on Governor N N Vohra here.

Jul 10, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

G Mohan Kumar takes over as new defence secretary

Senior IAS officer G Mohan Kumar on Monday assumed charge as the defence secretary, succeeding RK Mathur, who retired from the office on Sunday.

May 25, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

G Mohan Kumar appointed new Defence Secretary

Senior IAS officer G Mohan Kumar was on Friday appointed as new Defence Secretary for a two-year term.

May 22, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

US Defence Secretary may visit India in May to sign major deal

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter is likely to visit India next month when the two sides are expected to ink the nearly USD 2.5 billion deal for 22 Apache and 15 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Sri Lanka bars former defence secretary from leaving country

 A Sri Lankan court on Monday temporarily banned a former defence secretary from leaving the country over an ongoing investigation.

Mar 09, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Ashton Carter sworn in as Obama's new defence secretary

Ashton Carter was sworn in Tuesday as the 25th US defense secretary -the fourth in US President Barack Obama`s six years in office.

Feb 18, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

India developing NE states' infrastructure: Defence secretary

India is developing its infrastructure in the northeastern states' areas bordering China, a top defence ministry official said here.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

'India upgrading defence infrastructure along China border'

India is working on upgrading its defence infrastructure along its border with China in the northeastern region, Defence Secretary R K Mathur said on Saturday.

Feb 08, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Britain to lead ''Spearhead NATO force''

Britain will play a lead role in a "high readiness" NATO force that will be established in Eastern Europe, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Thursday.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Cherished every moment of my service in DRDO: Chander

On a day that India took a "giant leap" in its deterrence capability with the successful test launch of the canister-mounted Agni missile, the driving force behind the development of the weapon platform, DRDO chief Avinash Chander, marked his last day at the helm of the agency which he said he was leaving a satisfied man.

Jan 31, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Defence secretary given additional charge of DRDO post

Defence Secretary RK Mathur was Friday given the additional charge of secretary DRDO as the term of incumbent secretary Avinash Chander ends Jan 31.

Jan 30, 2015, 20:20 PM IST