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India sees US as an important defence partner: Nirmala Sitharaman

Commencing her five-day official visit to the United States, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Monday asserted that New Delhi sees the US as an important partner in the field of defence.

Dec 04, 2018, 06:18 AM IST

US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

William Clyde Allen III allegedly threatened to use a biological toxin as a weapon.

Oct 06, 2018, 06:28 AM IST

Ajit Doval discusses ‘future direction’ of Indo-US ties with Pompeo, Mattis

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday held "broad-based" talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary James Mattis and his American counterpart John Bolton during which they discussed the "future direction" of the strategic Indo-US ties.

Sep 15, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

India-US 2+2 dialogue from September 6; defence co-op, counter-terrorism, trade on agenda

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence James Mattis will arrive in New Delhi on September 5. 

Sep 04, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

US military says no plans to suspend more major exercises on Korean peninsula

The US military has no plans yet to suspend any more major military exercises with South Korea, the defence secretary said on Tuesday, in the middle of a breakdown in diplomacy with North Korea over its nuclear weapons.

Aug 29, 2018, 06:26 AM IST

US Defence Secretary James Mattis to visit China

Mattis, who has been invited by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, is scheduled to meet leaders and other senior government officials, the Ministry of Defence in a statement here.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

US foreign policy could be headed for an even more volatile time under John Bolton.

Mar 23, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

'India can't abruptly give up Russian arms': Scramble in the US to prevent Russia sanctions from affecting US-India relationship

Provisions of a recent US law to impose sanctions on Russia have also put India squarely on the path to US sanctions.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:14 AM IST

US apologises to Japan over repeated military accidents

In December, a window from a US military helicopter fell onto a school sports ground near the Futenma marine air base in Okinawa, but again no one was injured.

Jan 09, 2018, 08:22 AM IST

US Defence Secretary Mattis arrives in Pakistan

US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived in Pakistan on Monday.

Dec 04, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

James Mattis says Philippine troops upheld rights in Marawi battle

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday praised the Philippine military for upholding human rights in a five-month battle against pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city.

Oct 25, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Pakistan defends CPEC, tells US it isn't conspiracy against India

Speaking in Washington, Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said CPEC is only for economic prosperity, peace and stability.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

Don’t endorse the Indian viewpoint on CPEC: Pak to US

Iqbal urged the Trump administration to deal with Islamabad on its own merit.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Pakistan's ISI has connections with terror groups, runs its own foreign policy: US

India and Afghanistan have also been time and again charging their neighbour Pakistan with similar allegations.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Kabul airport attacked by nearly 30 rockets as James Mattis lands in Afghanistan

Nearly 30 rockets were exploded in and around Kabul Airport in Afghanistan as US Defence Secretary James Mattis and NATO General Jens Stoltenberg arrived at the airport.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

Terrorism tops PM Modi, US Defence Secretary Mattis meet

James Mattis and PM Modi on Tuesday discussed cooperation between India and US.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Watch: James Mattis, Nirmala Sitharaman speak at India-US joint press briefing

U.S. and India's defence ministers James Mattis and Nirmala Sitharaman respectively address the media jointly. Watch to know more.

Sep 26, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

To counter China, India may purchase 22 'unarmed' Guardian Drones from US

In a bid to counter China's growing influence in the Asia-Pacific region, the Indian Navy is mulling to buy at least 22 Sea Guardian remotely-piloted vehicles from the United States.

Sep 25, 2017, 07:10 AM IST

Building fighter jets under 'Make in India' campaign may dominate Indo-US defence talks

The Donald Trump administration wants to sell F-18 and F-16 fighter planes to India, built by American companies Boeing and Lockheed Martin respectively

Sep 24, 2017, 15:27 PM IST