maritime power

Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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US wants ’significant’ naval ties with India to protect sea lanes


July 4th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Recognising India's growing maritime power, the United States wants to maintain a "significant" relationship with India to help provide stable and secure international commerce through the ... Read more...

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Maritime event to focus on piracy, energy security issues


February 25th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the backdrop of growing importance of the seas in India's security matrix, a two-day conference beginning here Monday will debate the role of maritime ... Read more...

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‘China’s policy towards India betrays deep-rooted hostility’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) China's policy towards India betrays a deep-rooted hostility, said a retired chief of the Indian Navy Saturday."There is a competition for strategic space between India and China, with ... Read more...

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Andaman Nicobar islands to have more airbases


February 5th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 5 (IANS) With hundreds of uninhabited islands in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago making it vulnerable from the security perspective, India is planning to open more airbases ... Read more...

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Gouping of 12 navies is not security bloc: Indian Navy chief


February 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 5 (IANS) Thirteen navies, from India to Australia, gathered here Friday to participate in the largest regional exercise that underlines India's growing reputation as a blue-water maritime ... Read more...

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Keel laid for India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (Lead)


February 28th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) India joined a club of select nations Saturday as the keel for the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier was laid here Saturday. The vessel will be launched ... Read more...

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Work begins on India’s first aircraft carrier


February 28th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Saturday laid the keel of the country's first aircraft carrier here, heralding the coming of age of the Indian Navy as a maritime power. Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Ancient town in which Venice had its origins discovered


September 17th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed the hidden ruins of an ancient lagoon town in Rome that was the ancestor of the city of Venice.Venice was a powerful maritime power ... Read more...

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India plans more frequent joint exercises with US Navy


April 9th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 9 (IANS) As a major force for stability in the Indian Ocean, India will continue regular joint exercises with the US and other major navies with increasing frequency ... Read more...

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