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India establishes naval base in Lakshadweep


April 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India Monday took a major step towards strengthening of the security of its island territories, an issue that has acquired urgency in the wake of ... Read more...

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Antony hints at terror links to Somali pirates


September 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Hinting at a terror group's backing to Somali pirates, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) will soon finalise a ... Read more...

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Captured pirates to be tried under Indian laws


January 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) For the first time, an Ethiopian and 14 Somalian pirates would face Indian laws for attempting to hijack a foreign ship and fighting with the Indian Navy near ... Read more...

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Somali pirates operating close to Indian shores a disturbing trend: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Monday termed Somali pirates moving their activities closer to the Indian coast as a "disturbing trend".The ... Read more...

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Larger deployment of forces will prevent pirate attacks: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Reacting to the recent arrest of Somali pirates in joint operation led by the Navy, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma said on Monday that a ... Read more...

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India on radar of terrorists, getting threats everyday: Antony


December 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMinicoy (Lakshadweep), Dec 24 (ANI): India is on the radar of terrorists and has thwarted more than hundreds of threats from terror outfits in the aftermath of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Two Coast Guard stations established in Arabian Sea to safeguard India’s interest


December 24th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMinicoy (Lakshadweep), Dec 24 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday inaugurated two Coast Guard establishments in Lakshadweep in order to strengthen the coastal security in the aftermath of ... Read more...

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India to open two new coastal security centres


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India will open two new coast guard establishments in the Arabian sea Friday to bolster coastal security in the wake of increasing incidents of piracy. Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Antony calls upon Indian Navy to remain alert for maritime security challenges


October 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K Antony on Wednesday asked the Indian Navy to remain on alert to handle the maritime security challenges following the existence of the complex maritime security ... Read more...

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India to enhance coast surveillance, security


October 25th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Citing the "ever increasing security threat from the sea", Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said the Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) system will raise India's "real time maritime ... Read more...

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Coastal surveillance station will be commissioned in Tarapore, says Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday that Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon.Inaugurating the 29th Annual Coast Guard ... Read more...

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India aiming for real-time maritime domain awareness: Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said that a Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon while inaugurating the 29th ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala


May 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Monsoon arrived in Kerala Monday. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall was reported in the state as also in coastal Karnataka, south Tamil Nadu and the northeastern states, ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to conduct air exercise in peninsula


February 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force will Wednesday commence a mammoth week-long air exercise 'Dakshin Prahar' in the southern peninsula to validate the concept of "flexi-use of air ... Read more...

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Ex Dakshin Prahar to showcase IAFs flexi use of air space


February 16th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): To showcase the ability to sustain operations for a prolonged period of time and flexi use of the air space, the Indian Air Force is set ... Read more...

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