Trump bans transgenders from military

Washington [USA], August 26 : United States President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memo banning transgender people from enrolling in the military. The presidential memorandum...

Aug 25, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

US def secy James Mattis likely to visit India in late Sept

New Delhi, Aug 25 US defence secretary James Mattis is likely to visit India in the last week of September during which both sides are expected to discuss regional security challenges and ways to...

Aug 25, 2017 8:50 PM | Newsscroll

'It's important for India to continue its work in Afghanistan'

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 25 Reiterating that India has been making important contributions towards Afghanistan's democracy and stability, the White House has said that it is important for Delhi...

Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM | Newsscroll

White House to direct Pentagon on transgender ban in military

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : The White House will be sending guidance to the Pentagon on the implementation of United States President Donald Trump's proposal to ban transgender...

Aug 23, 2017 10:23 AM | Newsscroll

US should rein in Pakistan by stopping military assistance, says South Asia expert

Washington DC [United States], Aug.23 : The United States would do well to review its existing programs of military assistance to foreign countries like Pakistan, which have a known historical...

Aug 22, 2017 5:46 PM | Newsscroll

2 top US leaders warn Pak of consequences for terror support

(Eds: Adding comments of Tillerson)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 23 Pakistan will face consequences like losing the major non-NATO ally status if it continues to provide safe heavens to terror...

Aug 23, 2017 1:01 PM | Newsscroll

Mattis promises to take action against Pak this time

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 23 A day after President Donald Trump warned Pakistan of the consequences of providing safe haven to terrorists, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said the Trump...

Aug 23, 2017 4:39 AM | Newsscroll

US envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine

Vilnius, Aug 22 The US special envoy on Ukraine today backed a fresh ceasefire there to coincide with the start of the school year, a day after talks with a Kremlin official."I know it's very high...

Aug 22, 2017 11:29 PM | Newsscroll

Trump strategy won't solve Afghan problems, say analysts

Kabul, Aug 22 Donald Trump has vowed success in Afghanistan, but analysts say his strategy contains nothing new against enemies which his predecessors could not defeat -- a sobering assessment that...

Aug 22, 2017 8:49 PM | Newsscroll

US ready to support peace talks between Afghan Govt., Taliban

Washington D.C. [United States], Aug 22 : United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Washington is ready to support peace talks between Afghanistan Government and the Taliban...

Aug 21, 2017 2:37 PM | Newsscroll