national security strategy

Regling to deliver first IISS Oberoi Lecture


August 15th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Klaus Regling, CEO of European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), will deliver the First IISS Oberoi Lecture here Aug 21 on "The Euro and the Future of ... Read more...

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India’s defence varsity by 2017


May 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India's first and only defence university, approved by the union cabinet in 2010, will take about seven years to come up and the land acquisition ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for defence varsity in Gurgaon


April 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved acquisition of 205 acres land in Haryana's Gurgaon district, at a cost of Rs.162 crore, for setting up the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s India focus behind failure to find Osama: envoy


May 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has suggested that it was neither complicity nor incompetence but Islamabad's focus on India that they failed to ... Read more...

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Asia, cyber attacks headline list of growing threats to US, military says


February 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.9 (ANI): The US military in its first revision of the National Military Strategy since 2004, has singled out Asia as a region of rising power and concern, and pointed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, a headache for Obama: NYT


February 1st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's determination to add considerably to its nuclear arsenal - mostly to deter India - has become yet another irritant in its often testy relationship ... Read more...

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Pak’s nuke arms expansion posing direct challenge to US policy: Report


February 1st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01(ANI): The new US intelligence assessment that Pakistan has steadily expanded its nuclear arsenal, and is on a path to overtake Britain as the world's fifth largest nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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Britain says no plans to axe Gurkhas


October 20th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) Dismissing growing speculation since last year that Britain may axe its band of Gurkha soldiers from Nepal due to a funds crunch, the British government said ... Read more...

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Hackers can force a jet’s crash, warns British report


October 19th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A new breed of cyber terrorists has the capability of breaking into a plane's sophisticated on-board computer systems and forcing it to crash, a security document released ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda in Pakistan still remains Britain’s primary threat


October 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The primary threat to Britain comes from al-Qaeda in Pakistan and its associates in Somalia, Yemen and North Africa, who continue to plan attacks against targets in the ... Read more...

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US was high on military before Iraq invasion: Hans Blix


July 28th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The US administration was "high on military" ahead of the Iraq war and the progress to it was "almost unstoppable" by early 2003, former head of UN weapons ... Read more...

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Obama confirms November visit to India


June 4th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Thursday confirmed that he would be visiting in November this along with First Lady Michelle Obama.Dropping in at a State Department reception ... Read more...

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US ‘committed’ to consider India for permanent UNSC seat


June 4th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) The US has said it is "definitely committed to the consideration of India" as a permanent member of the UN Security Council as and when there ... Read more...

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Strategic Dialogue: Obama administration to put effort into wooing India


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The Obama administration is expected to put considerable effort into wooing India, which it sees as a potentially major international trade and security partner, when it hosts the ... Read more...

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Expanding US ties with India will be President Obama’s priority: Burns


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, June 2 (ANI): In the run-up to the first strategic dialogue between India and the United States being held here this week, Under Secretary of State for Political ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Obama discuss first India-US strategic dialogue (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday discussed with US President Barack Obama the maiden strategic dialogue between India and the US in Washington next week, and added ... Read more...

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‘US values India’s growing leadership on a global issues’


May 28th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Recognising India as one of the "key centres of influence" along with China and Russia, President Barack Obama's new National Security Strategy says US values ... Read more...

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Absolutely critical to dismantle terrorist networks in Pakistan: Obama


May 28th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama says the US is working with Pakistan to make it more effective partners in dealing with the extremists within their borders as ... Read more...

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India among ‘key centres of influence’ in Obama security strategy


May 28th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Recognising India as one of the "key centres of influence" along with China and Russia, President Barack Obama's new National Security Strategy reaffirms "building a ... Read more...

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Obama’s new security strategy reaffirms ’strategic partnership’ with India


May 27th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama's first formal National Security Strategy, arguing that preserving American leadership in the world hinges on learning to accept and manage the rise ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda continues to plot from Pakistan: US


May 27th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) The top White House counterterrorism adviser says President Barack Obama has refocused US efforts on Afghanistan as "Al Qaeda continues to plot from the tribal ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves plan to set up of the Indian National Defence University


May 13th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today has accorded "in-principle" approval for setting up of Indian National Defence University (INDU).A Cabinet release said that INDU would be a fully autonomous ... Read more...

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Finally, national defence university gets government nod (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Eight years after a recommendation by a group of ministers, the government Thursday sanctioned Rs.295 crore for establishing an autonomous defence university in Gurgaon to synergise ... Read more...

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Finally, government approves national defence university


May 13th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Nearly a decade after a recommendation by a group of ministers, the government Thursday approved "in-principle" the setting up of an autonomous defence university in Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Indian National Defence University to be set up in Gurgaon


May 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today accorded "in-principle" approval for setting up of the Indian National Defence University (INDU).The university will be set up at Binola in district ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Indian National Defence University


May 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday sanctioned Rs.295 crore for establishing an Indian National Defence University (INDU) to create synergy between existing institutes of learning in the sector and ... Read more...

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US budget cut to hurt efforts to defeat extremists in Af-Pak: Kerry


April 26th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, John Kerry, has said that a four billion dollar cut in the US international affairs budget will have a negative impact on the ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Il suffering from kidney failure, partially paralysed


March 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Il is partially paralysed following a 2008 stroke and is also suffering from kidney failure, the head of a South Korean state ... Read more...

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Britain at ‘increased’ risk of nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda: Reports


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23(ANI): Three separate UK Government reports have warned that the country faces an increased threat of a nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda terrorists.The National Security Strategy stated that "the UK does ... Read more...

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India centrally important for US success in Afghan: Holbrooke


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke says India was not formally part of his mandate, but he considered India as centrally important ... Read more...

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US to engage India, China, Russia to stabilise Pakistan, Afghanistan


January 22nd, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US proposes to engage Russia, China and India this year as it tries to bring stability to Afghanistan and Pakistan while it continues its ... Read more...

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US attitude towards Israel could be changing: Republican Congressman


November 9th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9(ANI): A leading US Republican Congressman has warned that the attitude of Capitol Hill towards Israel could be changing.US House of Representatives Minority Whip Eric Cantor said this before ... Read more...

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Now, Pakistan invites India to work together in Afghanistan


October 1st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): In a marked shift in its policy, Pakistan has invited India to work alongside in Afghanistan to rebuild the war-ravaged country to which New Delhi has ... Read more...

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India can generate 470,000 MW power by 2050: PM


September 29th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India can generate 470,000 MW of power by 2050 if "we manage three stages of our nuclear programme well", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Tuesday. "If ... Read more...

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Obama speech gets mixed early reaction at home


June 4th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) President Barack Obama's speech Thursday to the Muslim world has been receiving mixed reactions so far at home with supporters calling it "absolutely critical" in ... Read more...

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