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As Chinese influence looms, Antony to visit Maldives


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday heads to Male on a three-day visit during which he will inaugurate a military hospital and a training academy for ... Read more...

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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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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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Maharashtra, Andamans, keen to follow Goa’s lifeguard force


April 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa's unique beach management and lifeguard services innovation has spurred other state governments in India to emulate the example, an official said here Friday.Coastal states like ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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Mumbai born US naval commander dies suddenly


November 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Capt. Tushar Tembe, India-born commander of America's 100,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, has died suddenly.Tembe, 49, collapsed at about 10 a.m. Tuesday ... Read more...

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Indonesia deploys Navy ships after second death in Tiaka riots


August 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PALU, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian government on Tuesday deployed two Navy ships to the northeastern island of Tiaka after a second death was reported due to ongoing riots.The ships will ... Read more...

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Canadian naval commander warned of Somalia’s ‘collusion’ with pirates: Wikileaks


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Feb.7 (ANI): Whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that a Canadian navy commander had warned about a collusion between Somali pirates and the transitional Somali government that's being backed by ... Read more...

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Terrorism, piracy top agenda of British navy chief’s visit


January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Security and terrorism in south Asia and piracy in the Indian Ocean are likely to dominate discussions between India's security brass and Britain's navy chief Admiral ... Read more...

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Navy, Army vice chiefs to get highest service medal


January 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Navy vice chief Vice Admiral D.K. Dewan and his Army counterpart Lieutenant General Arvinder Singh Lamba are among the 28 senior defence officers recommended for the ... Read more...

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CBI likely to file case in Adarsh Housing scam today


November 12th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file a case in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam today.A CBI spokesman said a letter from Defence ... Read more...

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Defence Ministry will not cover up Adarsh scam: Antony


November 11th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said his ministry will not cover up the 'Adarsh Housing Society' scam, but initiate strict action against all those found ... Read more...

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Adarsh Scam: Congress ponders Ashok Chavan’s successor in Maharashtra


November 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): With Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's putting in his papers before the Congress leadership after his relatives' names figured in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the ... Read more...

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Antony recommends CBI probe into Adarsh Housing Society scam


November 9th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI):Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday recommended a CBI probe to fix responsibility of the armed forces and defence estates officers in the Adarsh Housing Society scam in ... Read more...

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CBI nabs naval commander in paper leak case


October 6th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the leak of a defence examination paper, an official said ... Read more...

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Southern Naval Commander Jamwal killed in firing


July 7th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Jul 7 (ANI): Southern Naval Command chief Rear Admiral SS Jamwal was today killed in a firing incident at INS Dronacharya in Kochi."I regret to inform that Rear Admiral SS Jamwal, ... Read more...

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Release Date Of ‘Battleship’ Pushed Ahead


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Universal pictures have postponed the release date of the upcoming film Battleship by a week. The action, fantasy film which was earlier scheduled to release ... Read more...

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India strengthening coastal security, says naval commander


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 2 (ANI): Naval officer-in-charge (West Bengal) Commodore Chandra Sekhar Azad has said that in the wake 26/11 Mumbai attack, India has taken several measures to strengthen coastal security across the ... Read more...

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Antony reviews progress in tightening coastal security


November 12th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday reviewed at a high-level meeting here the progress made in tightening the coastal security after the Mumbai terror attack last year. The meeting ... Read more...

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Drivers all set to confirm discovery of 1812 warship in Lake Ontario


June 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, June 12 (ANI): A team of divers is all set to plunge into Lake Ontario near Kingston, Ontario, Candia, in a bid to confirm the discovery of a legendary Canadian-built ship ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to speak in one voice over Mumbai attacks


February 27th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma on Friday rubbished Pakistan naval chief Admiral Noman Bashirs statement that he did not have any evidence ... Read more...

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UAE naval forces’ commander to visit India


January 5th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The commander of the UAE naval forces, Rear Admiral Ahmed Mohammed Al Sabab Al-Tenaiji, who embarks on a three-day visit to India Tuesday, is likely to be ... Read more...

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40-50 hostages still in Oberoi hotel: navy officer


November 27th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) About four to five terrorists continue to hold 40-50 people hostage inside the Oberoi Trident hotel, a navy officer said here Thursday, as India's financial capital tackled its ... Read more...

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Navy War Room leak case: Court rejects bail plea of retired naval commander


November 14th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected the bail plea of retired naval commander J.S.Kalra, an accused in the navy War Room leak case for allegedly leaking secret ... Read more...

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Vietnam POW prison guard chief says that McCain was not tortured


October 14th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.14 (ANI): The chief prison guard of a jail in North Vietnam where Navy pilot John McCain was detained for six years, has claimed that he was not tortured during ... Read more...

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RTI chief seeks report on naval officer jailed for spying


July 16th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's RTI chief has asked the defence ministry for the enquiry report on the basis of which a naval officer was sacked and jailed for espionage and ... Read more...

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Chief Information Commissioner to visit Tihar Jail on RTI plea


July 15th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For the first time, India's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) will visit the Tihar Jail here Wednesday to meet an Indian Navy officer who has been ... Read more...

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Parole for accused in Naval War Room leak case


July 10th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A court here Thursday released on parole retired Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander S.L. Surve, one of the five accused in a case relating to the ... Read more...

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Poaching Indian fishermen major security threat: Sri Lanka navy


June 20th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 20 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has described Indian fishing trawlers poaching in the country's northern territorial waters as "the number one security threat" in protecting the islets ... Read more...

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Jemima admits to being feted by Musharrafs aides


February 18th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.18 (ANI): Close aides of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf sought to soften and brainwash Jemima Khan, the divorced wife of Imran Khan, ahead of her 30-minute interview with the President. According to ... Read more...

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