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Celebrating India-ASEAN ties on high seas


September 14th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Celebrating 20 years of India's ties with ASEAN, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Saturday flag off a historic six-month long voyage by the Indian Navy's ... Read more...

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Colombian navy seizes tonne of cocaine


September 12th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Colombian naval units found nearly a tonne of cocaine on a high-speed boat travelling in Caribbean waters near San Andres Island, the military said Tuesday.The four ... Read more...

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Coast Guard inducts inshore patrol ship


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Wednesday inducted a new Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) at Visakhapatnam that will aid the maritime force to secure the eastern ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral Shrikhande is IDS assistant chief (With Image)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug23 (IANS) Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande, chief of staff of the Southern Naval Command, has been appointed assistant chief of Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) in charge of financial planning ... Read more...

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Only one hacking in last three years: Antony


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's defence establishment has recorded only one breach of security by hackers from outside in the last three years, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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Myanmar general to visit India


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Continuing with its efforts to forge strong ties with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general, when the two ... Read more...

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Western Naval Command’s base depot commissioned


July 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Western Naval Command's base depot, INS Tanaji, was commissioned at the historic Mankhurd Naval Base Tuesday in the presence of Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal ... Read more...

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Indian warships wrap up China visit


June 19th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey ... Read more...

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D.K. Joshi named new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, a highly-decorated anti-submarine warfare specialist, will be the new Indian Navy chief in the rank of admiral, an official announcement said here ... Read more...

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D.K. Joshi is new navy chief


June 5th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Vice Admiral D. K. Joshi, a highly-decorated anti-submarine warfare specialist, will be the new Indian Navy chief in the rank of admiral, an official announcement ... Read more...

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Indian warships to sail through South China Sea


May 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's warships will be on a two-month-long deployment in South East Asia, visiting ports in the region and passing through the South China Sea -- ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit naval command, Ambani school


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Corporate, defence and academic engagements will mark Prince Andrew's daylong visit to Mumbai this week as part of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee celebrations, an official ... Read more...

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INS Teg warship inducted into Indian Navy


April 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday added teeth to its warship fleet by formally inducting a newly-built frigate at the Yantar shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad.The warship, christened ... Read more...

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US Navy operations chief in India


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert began a five-day visit to India Monday to explore possibilities of bilateral cooperation between the two navies ... Read more...

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IAF, navy relief teams alert after Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday kept its air force and navy teams ready to address any eventuality in case a tsunami hits coastal states following an earthquake off ... Read more...

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Body recovered from boat wreck off Kerala coast


March 5th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The body of a Kerala fisherman, who was on a boat allegedly rammed by a ship off the coast near here earlier in the week, ... Read more...

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Two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates, shot dead


February 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Two fishermen, one each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, in a fishing boat were Wednesday shot dead by security officials of an Italian cargo vessel in ... Read more...

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Antony witnesses Indian Navy’s battle readiness exercise


February 8th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Feb 8 (IANS) India's lone aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, may be over 50 years old, but the latest refit that it went through in 2009-10 has made it a ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Thapliyal is Indian Navy chief of personnel


January 27th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Anurag G. Thapliyal, a senior Indian Navy officer with vast operational experience, Friday took over as the Chief of Personnel at the naval ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts second sail training ship


January 27th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 27 (IANS) INS Sudarshini a three-masted barque, the second sail training ship of the Indian Navy, was commissioned by Vice Admiral K.N. Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval ... Read more...

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4 navy officers in dock over social websites indiscretion


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Being active on social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut has landed four Indian Navy officers in trouble after they gave away critical service ... Read more...

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INS Viraat team wins Western Fleet Regatta (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelve teams representing Indian naval ships Sunday fought it out at for the top spot at the Western Fleet Pulling Regatta (WEFREG) with the team representing ... Read more...

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Navy rescues 11 fishermen, Andhra coast on high alert (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) An Indian Navy helicopter Thursday rescued 11 fishermen trapped in the Bay of Bengal as the official machinery in the coastal Andhra geared up to face ... Read more...

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Capsized naval ship to be decommissioned in 2012


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vindhyagiri, which capsized earlier this year, will be decommissioned in 2012, an official said here."We have decided that INS Vindhyagiri should be ... Read more...

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Singapore defence chief in India to expand ties


November 8th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Opportunities for expanding defence cooperation will be discussed during Singaporean defence forces chief Lt. Gen. Neo Kian Hong's three-day visit to India that began Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Former Indian Navy chief Adm. Dawson dies


October 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Admiral Oscar Stanley Dawson, the Indian Navy chief from March 1982 to November 1984, passed away at the Command Hospital here Sunday, the defence ministry said. ... Read more...

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Navy chief takes over as tri-services panel head


July 29th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Friday took over as the chairman of the chiefs of staff committee (COSC) from outgoing Indian Air Force chief ... Read more...

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Four Turkish ships arrive on maiden visit to Mumbai


July 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Four naval ships from Turkey docked off Mumbai Thursday evening on a four-day goodwill visit to the city, an official said here Friday.The ships - TCG ... Read more...

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India, Mozambique to jointly fight piracy


June 28th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With piracy disrupting sea trade in the Indian Ocean region, India and Mozambique Tuesday agreed to jointly fight the menace to ensure the safety and ... Read more...

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Vietnam navy chief seeks expansion of defence cooperation


June 27th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vietnam's navy chief and deputy minister Vice Admiral Nguyen Van Hien Monday met his Indian counterpart Admiral Nirmal Verma here when the two sides discussed ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha named IDS chief


June 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has been named the new chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) after a delay of nearly ... Read more...

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Mozambican defence minister to visit India


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) To explore opportunities to expand military relations, Mozambican Defence Minister Filipe Jacinto Nyussi will be in India on a five-day visit beginning Monday, when the ... Read more...

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New fast attack craft joins Indian Navy


June 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 8 (IANS) India Wednesday added a new warship to its fleet with the commissioning of a fast attack craft here that can aid in anti-piracy operations in the ... Read more...

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Four naval personnel killed at Vizag dockyard (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Four Indian Navy personnel, including two officers, were killed Wednesday in an accident at the navyal dockyard at Visakhapatnam on the east coast, an officer said.The ... Read more...

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