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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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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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Indian Navy in fast forward mode (With Image)


May 16th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire at least five ships every year for the next 10 years, and deploy two nuclear submarines and its new aircraft ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force chief begins Bangladesh trip


March 18th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Sunday left for a four-day trip to Bangladesh to step-up bilateral military ties between ... 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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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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Will ground MiG-29 if needed: Indian Navy chief


June 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a twin-seater MiG-29KUB combat jet meant for the Indian Navy crashing in Russia, the navy said Friday it will consider grounding ... Read more...

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Navy’s career progression scheme to benefit 50,000 sailors


June 5th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) About 50,000 Indian Navy sailors can hope for faster promotions and more pay, with the government approving an assured career progression scheme and a review ... 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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Adarsh Society: CBI probing flat owners’ fund source


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing the "source of funds" of public servants who have purchased flats in the controversial Adarsh Co-Operative Housing Society in south ... Read more...

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UPSC announces written exam result for Defence Services Exam


June 9th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): The Union Service Public Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of the written part of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I)-2010 held in February 2010.Over 10,239 ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s ex-army commander appears before military court


March 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 16 (DPA) Sri Lanka's former army commander, retired general Sarath Fonseka, appeared before a military tribunal Tuesday on charges of high treason, defence authorities said. Military spokesperson Major General Prasad Samarasinghe ... Read more...

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Air Chief Marshal Naik hopeful of defence co-operation with Bangladesh


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, jan 22(ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, on Friday assessed his visit to Bangladesh as a successful one with prospects of strengthening defence ties between ... Read more...

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Air Chief Marshal Naik to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister on Wednesday


January 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 19(ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, who is on a goodwill visit to Bangladesh, will meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed on ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi attack: Concern over JeM-Taliban partnership


December 5th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.5 (ANI): Friday's gruesome suicide attack on a mosque in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, in which about 40 people were killed, including two military generals, has raised concerns about ... Read more...

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US Embassy official caught spying on Islamabad Naval base days ahead of suicide attack


December 4th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.4 (ANI): Activities at the Islamabad based Naval Headquarters were being allegedly monitored by the US Embassy much before a suicide bomber attacked it on December 2.According to The Nation, a ... Read more...

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Security guard killed in suicide attack on Pak Naval headquarters


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.2 (ANI): A suicide bomber blew himself up outside Pakistan's naval headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday killing a guard and injuring two navy soldiers.The attack comes a day after U.S. ... Read more...

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One killed in suicide bombing at Pakistani Naval HQ (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A guard was killed and three people were injured Wednesday when a suicide bomber struck at the heavily fortified Naval Headquarters in the Pakistani capital. The suicide bomber, ... Read more...

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Suicide attack at Pakistani Naval HQ, four hurt (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A suicide bomber Wednesday struck at the heavily fortified Naval Headquarters in the Pakistani capital, injuring four people. The suicide bomber blew up when Naval guards stopped him at ... Read more...

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Blast in Islamabad


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A huge explosion took place outside the Naval Headquarters in the Pakistani capital Wednesday. The blast took place at Zafar Chowk in sector E-8, Geo News reported. Read more...

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Vice Admiral Dhowan takes charge as new Navy Deputy Chief


November 30th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30(ANI): Vice Admiral Robin Dhowan took over as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff on Monday.A Navigation and Direction Specialist, Vice Admiral Dhowan is an alumnus of the National ... Read more...

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Amity Institute of Information Technology (AIIT) to train naval officers


September 14th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), Sep.14 (ANI): The Amity Institute of Information Technology and CISCO Regional Networking Academy kick started CISCO CCNA-Exploration Course for six naval officers at the Amity University Campus on Monday. ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Nirmal Verma takes over as new Navy Chief


August 31st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Vice Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma on Monday took over as the new Navy Chief.Vice Admiral Verma has succeeded Admiral Sureesh Mehta who retired on Monday afternoon.Born ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects reports about obtaining French submarines


August 30th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.30 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected reports about purchase of submarines from France.Briefing Senate's Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production, Defence Production Secretary, Israr Ghumman said an evaluation committee formed by ... Read more...

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Outgoing Indian Navy chief to drop anchor in Goa


August 21st, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) When Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta retires after 42 years of service on August 31, chances are he will permanently drop anchor in Goa, the state his ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Verma to be next Navy Chief


June 6th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Vice Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma has been appointed as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of August31, 2009.Vice Admiral Verma presently ... Read more...

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Russia loans $250 mn for Gorshkov work


September 8th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Russian government has loaned $250 million to the Sevmash shipyard to ensure that rebuilding work on aircraft carrier Gorshkov - to be operational as INS Vikramaditya ... Read more...

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LTTE air strikes cannot change military balance: Sri Lanka


August 28th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday brushed aside threats posed by the Tamil Tigers' air wing and said that aerial attacks by the guerrillas "cannot change the current military balance strategically".Defence ... Read more...

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Navy chief urged to re-look denial of information to sacked officer


August 5th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5(IANS) India's RTI head Wajahat Habibullah has asked the naval chief to re-examine his decision denying the plea of an officer sacked for leaking secrets to furnish him the ... Read more...

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Income tax department to get money seized from Abhishek Verma


July 17th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A city court Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to give the money seized from Abhishek Verma - accused of leaking classified documents from the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to get amphibious warfare school


June 24th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kakinada, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy took the first step Tuesday in establishing an amphibious warfare school with Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju performing the groundbreaking ceremony for ... Read more...

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Navy War Room leak case accused gets bail


May 30th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High court Friday granted bail to Abhishek Verma, accused of leaking classified documents from the Directorate of Naval Operations, on the condition that he would ... Read more...

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Pakistan strengthens security to counter expected bomb attacks


March 21st, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, Mar 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has directed law-enforcement agencies to strengthen security to counter expected bomb attacks in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, Kohat and Multan. According to the intelligence reports, ... Read more...

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Difficulties in disseminating defence information


January 13th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
Attn: News Editors/News Desks: Following is an article by Mr. I. Ramamohan Rao, Former Principal Information Officer, Government of India, and now Chief Editor, ANI. We do hope you will find this ... Read more...

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