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Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria


August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Year after Osama, world still unsafe


May 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

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Somali pirates striking off Lakshadweep: Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Stating that Somali pirates have been expanding their area of operations rapidly, a senior Indian naval official Friday said the activities of the pirates have almost ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla trade route changed for security


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) In order to step up coastal security of India, the Indo-Bangladesh Trade Protocol Route through West Bengal has recently been changed so that it does not ... Read more...

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Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... Read more...

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‘New Karnataka naval base won’t eat into Goa operations’


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The newly-developed naval base INS Kadamba in Karnataka, a short distance from Goa, will not make the naval bases in Goa, especially INS Hansa, redundant, a ... Read more...

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Training of fresh pilots puts Sagar Pawan shows on hold


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The engaging aerobatic demonstrations of the Indian Navy's elite Sagar Pawan team, based in Goa, have been put on hold because of heavy training pressures on ... Read more...

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National Maritime Foundation gets new chief


July 31st, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Pradeep Kaushiva, a retired navy vice admiral, will take over as the new director of naval think-tank National Maritime Foundation (NMF) Monday from incumbent ... Read more...

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Pakistan removes naval base commander after attack


May 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The commander of a Pakistani naval air base in Karachi has been removed from his post following a terrorist attack on the facility that left 14 ... Read more...

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Senior Indian Navy officer sacked for sexual misconduct


March 31st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer found guilty of sexual misconduct while posted in Russia to supervise the refit of the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, has ... Read more...

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Indian Navy awaits defence ministry order to sack senior officer


February 8th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Even three days after Defence Minister A.K. Antony said it had been decided to sack Commodore Sukhjinder Singh over his involvement with a Russian woman while posted ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil, Egyptian Navy to exercise with UAE


February 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) In the midst of the turmoil in Egypt with protesters demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's navy is to hold a joint military exercise ... Read more...

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Senior navy officer to be sacked for sexual misconduct (Lead, changing dateline)


February 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Feb 5 (IANS) A senior navy officer facing a sex scandal probe for his alleged involvement with a Russian woman while being posted in Russia to supervise the refit ... Read more...

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Navy officer facing sex scandal inquiry discharged


February 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Commodore Sukhjinder Singh, an Indian Navy officer who was closely involved with the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov deal with Russia and is facing a sex scandal probe, ... Read more...

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Containers at ports pose security threat: Navy official


January 21st, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) A large number of containers handled daily at ports pose a great security threat to the country, a naval officer said Friday."About 96 percent of the country's trade ... Read more...

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Using RTI difficult for us, says Indians abroad


January 16th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Living overseas for education, employment or other reasons, Indians abroad find it difficult to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act due to ... Read more...

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Navy wants customs’ post to check Bangladeshi ships


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Concerned over the unfettered entry of Bangladeshi vessels into Indian territory through a canal in West Bengal's South 24 Pargans district, the Indian Navy Thursday said it has ... Read more...

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At 28, Prince William suffering from ‘hair thinning’


October 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 30 (ANI): Prince William, the heir to the throne of England has recently been spotted with his mane, which has become increasingly thin.Appearing at a naval base in ... Read more...

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14 countries for Volvo Regatta


September 20th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The second Volvo India International Regatta, to be held here Oct 3-10 has attracted over 100 sailors from 14 countries. The Yachting Association of India unveiled the logo for ... Read more...

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‘Raajneeti’ running houseful at a Fiji film fest


August 19th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Raajneeti" is running to packed houses at a retrospective of his films being held in Fiji and the Indian filmmaker is overwhelmed by the response ... Read more...

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High temperatures in car boot may have killed Gurshan


May 17th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): Three-year-old Indian kid Gurshan Singh could have died from heat exhaustion when he was left in dangerously high temperatures in a car boot for hours after suffering minor ... Read more...

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Navy officer’s links with Russian woman proved: Antony (Lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said a probe had established Commodore Sukhjinder Singh's links with a Russian woman during his posting in Russia to oversee the re-fit ... Read more...

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Navy to speed up probe against officer in Gorkshov project: Antony


April 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said he has asked the Indian Navy to speed up the probe into allegations against an officer accused of "loose moral conduct" ... Read more...

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Probe completed against officer handling Gorshkov project


April 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Navy has completed its probe against Commodore Sukhjinder Singh, who is facing allegations of "loose moral conduct" during his posting in Russia to oversee the ... Read more...

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Speedy probe against officer handling Gorshkov project


April 13th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma has asked for expediting the inquiry against Commodore Sukhjinder Singh, who is facing allegations of "loose moral conduct" during his posting in ... Read more...

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Indian Navy probing officer handling Gorshkov project


April 12th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer actively involved in the acquisition of the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov is being probed for his alleged "linkage" with some Russians that ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen hold protest, demand equal pension (Lead)


March 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A delegation of retired defence personnel Sunday marched to Rashtrapati Bhavan to return over 5,000 gallantry and meritorious service medals and submitted a memorandum signed in ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen hold protest, demand equal pension


March 14th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Around 1,000 retired defence personnel Sunday gathered for a protest here and demanded "equal pension for each rank". Ex-servicemen from the three defence forces held the ... Read more...

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Victoria Police seeking help from woman in Gurshan Singh’s death mystery


March 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9(ANI): Victoria Police has revealed that they are looking for a woman, who is believed to have assisted the three-year-old Indian toddler's murder accused when his car broke down in ... Read more...

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Eight sentenced to prison terms for plotting to kill Fiji PM


March 5th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, March 5 (IANS) Eight men found guilty of plotting to murder interim Fiji Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama three years ago were given sentences ranging from three to seven years in ... Read more...

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Right to Information activist shot at in Thane


February 27th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Thane, Feb 27 (ANI): Right to Information (RTI) activist Arun Sawant was critically injured after being shot by two unidentified men in Thane.Sawant was shot on his way back from the Badlapur ... Read more...

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Judicial glasnost: Delhi High Court loves it, apex court is chary


February 1st, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court appears to love judicial glasnost, while the Supreme Court seems to be chary of it - going by their diametrically opposite responses to ... Read more...

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Anti-piracy operations highlight of navy’s tableaux (With Images)


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy will showcase its successful anti-piracy operations in the international waters of Gulf of Aden during this year's Republic Day parade. The tableaux of the Indian ... Read more...

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