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Five injured as naval shell explodes in shipyard


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) Five shipyard workers were injured Wednesday, two of them seriously, after workers at a defence shipyard tried to salvage the copper casing of an unexploded ordnance ... Read more...

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Insiders involved in Karachi naval base attack


June 30th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Insiders were involved in the terror attack on a key naval base in Karachi, a parliamentary panel was told here.Defence officials Wednesday told the National Assembly's ... Read more...

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Ship unresponsive, Indian Navy calls off escort (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy Thursday called off its effort to escort an Egyptian cargo ship freed Tuesday by Somali pirates to Oman after the vessel's Pakistani ... Read more...

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Slain officer was talking to mom when terror struck Karachi


May 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 24 (IANS) Lieutenant Yasir Abbas, who died battling terrorists at a key naval base in Karachi, was talking to his mother on the phone when the attack took ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan must give up its double game’


May 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan must give up its "double game", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday, observing that "some members of the armed forces may have been involved in providing ... Read more...

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Spanish aircraft launch mission in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Spanish aircraft have joined the military operation in Libya, the defence ministry has said.Two F-18 fighters and a Boeing-707 refuelling plane took off from the Decimomannu ... Read more...

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CBI issued notice on petition by retired naval officials (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on petitions by two retired naval officials seeking access to secret documents being relied ... Read more...

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Indian rear admiral killed in ‘accidental firing’ (Third Lead, with Images)


July 7th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) One of the seniormost commanders of the Indian Navy, Rear Admiral S.S. Jamwal, was killed in "accidental firing" Wednesday in a gunnery school close to the headquarters ... Read more...

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Brahmos supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired


March 21st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): India on Sunday successfully test fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from a vertical launcher fitted in a moving warship INS Ranvir off the Orissa coast.The missile ... Read more...

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Gorshkov talks in final stages but no deadline: Navy chief


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, Wednesday said negotiations on the price of Russian-built aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov are in the "final stages". He refused to ... Read more...

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Gorshkov deal unlikely during PM’s Russia visit: Antony


November 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The revised deal for the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov that the Indian Navy has purchased is unlikely to be clinched during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

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US Navy to deploy Littoral Combat ship


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday that it would deploy its new littoral combat ship, the USS Freedom, to California ahead of schedule in early 2010.USS ... Read more...

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India releases $122 million for Gorshkov modification


August 16th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India has cleared an installment of $122 million to Russia to ensure that the modification work on aircraft carrier Gorshkov, also known as Vikramaditya, continues ... Read more...

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Indo-French navies force Somali pirates to release Indian dhow


July 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Mounting pressure from Indian and French navies forced Somali pirates to release an Indian dhow hijacked in the Gulf of Aden.Seeing the movement of ... Read more...

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Give us more ships, Bangladesh Navy tells MPs


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh Navy has sought modern ships and equipment and an overall maritime policy to better guard the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ). A report submitted to the country's ... Read more...

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Former navy chief S.M. Nanda dead


May 12th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Former Indian Navy chief Admiral S.M. Nanda died in the capital following ill health. He was 94, naval officials said Tuesday. Nanda died at about 11 p.m. Monday ... Read more...

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Sailor missing from warship, family cries foul


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A sailor has been reported missing since April 12 from on board the Indian Navy guided missile frigate INS Godavari around 90-nautical miles off the coast in the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues fleeing civilians


March 18th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (Xinhua) The Sri Lankan Navy has rescued a group of civilians fleeing the Tamil Tigers' last pocket in the northern Mullaittivu district, the military said Wednesday. Some 550 ... Read more...

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Indian fishermen allege attack by Sri Lankan Navy


January 9th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), Jan 9 (IANS) Some Indian fishermen have alleged they were beaten up by Sri Lankan Navy personnel near the Kachchatheevu island in the early hours of Friday but there ... Read more...

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Antony rules out joint patrols in Somali waters


September 24th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Flatly rejecting the option of joint patrolling in Somali waters, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday the Indian government is in talks with the African nation's Transitional ... Read more...

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Indian Navy takes up the task of cleaning beaches in Vizag


September 20th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Vizag (Andhra Pradesh), Sept 20 (ANI): The Indian Navy took up an intensive cleaning drive at the Vizag beach in Andhra Pradesh to mark the World Beach cleaning day on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to position men on French aircraft carrier


August 25th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Navy, poised to acquire its biggest aircraft carrier with the Admiral Gorshkov, will soon position its men on the French Navy's aircraft carrier Charles de ... Read more...

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Four killed in Lahore Naval War College bomb blast


March 4th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): At least four people, including two suicide bombers and a naval personnel were killed, and 13 others injured in a suicide car bomb attack on Naval War College here ... Read more...

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97 Indian fishermen return to their home in Tamil Nadu


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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