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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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Crew of hijacked Chinese cargo ship rescued


April 7th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) All 28 Chinese crew members on board a Chinese cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates have been rescued, the Chinese embassy in Tehran said.The cargo ship, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Larsen and Toubro acquires British firm Thalest


April 5th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T;) Thursday said its electrical and automation unit has acquired Britain-based Thalest to use its technology for a variety of businesses.L&T; ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India mediates in Maldivian political crisis (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India said Tuesday it was "closely" monitoring the situation in the Maldives, where president Mohamed Nasheed quit after four years in office after overnight protests ... Read more...

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President to review Indian Navy fleet next month


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander of the armed forces, will review Indian Navy's fleet in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai Dec 20, when ... Read more...

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Indian Navy thwarts pirate attack; rescues Chinese vessel, crew (Lead, with Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) An attack by Somali pirates on a Chinese cargo ship with 24 crew members on board in the Arabian Sea was successfully thwarted by Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy ships to reach Tripoli for evacuation Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Two Indian naval warships sent to civil war-torn Libya will begin evacuating stranded Indians from Tripoli from Wednesday, an official said.The two warships - troop ... Read more...

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No ship under Indian Navy’s escort hijacked in Gulf of Aden since Oct 2008


April 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): No merchant ship under the escort of an Indian Naval warship has been hijacked since 2008 in the Gulf of Aden and more than 15 piracy attempts ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Australian crew enjoys Indian hospitality at naval exercise


February 7th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port Blair, Feb 7 (IANS) The current strain in New Delhi-Sydney relationship over a slew of attacks on Indians in Australia notwithstanding, the Australian crew onboard the visiting naval warships from the ... Read more...

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Strengthened coastal security to prevent a repeat of Mumbai attack: Indian Navy


November 9th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Paradip (Orissa), Nov 9(ANI): Indian Navy has said that it has made all possible plans to ensure that a repetition of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack- like incident does not take place. ... Read more...

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Prime Minister calls on emergency meet over Sri Lanka crisis


April 23rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): An emergency meet is taking place at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's residence in the wake of latest developments in the neighbourhood countrySri Lanka.Besides PM ... Read more...

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India, Singapore naval exercises build on synergies


April 1st, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Nirmala George Singapore, April 1 (IANS) Naval warships from India and Singapore prepared to end week-long exercises Thursday in the Andaman Sea aimed at ensuring maritime and coastal security and combating piracy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Captive Indian sailors in Somalia send SOS


February 13th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 13 (IANS) Fourteen Indian sailors, held captive on a cargo vessel off the Somali coast for over four months, are losing hopes of freedom and have threatened to commit suicide. "Nobody ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

After biggest military deal with US, India eyes military pacts


January 5th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) After signing its biggest-ever military deal with the US for eight long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft for the Indian Navy for $2.1 billion, New Delhi is now eyeing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Military logistics pact with US not on agenda: Antony


October 25th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said a logistics support agreement (LSA) with the US, under which their militaries can refuel ships and aircraft in cashless transactions that are ... Read more...

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Antony likely to ink three pacts during US visit


August 18th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony is likely to ink three pacts during his maiden US visit Sept 7-10, an official said here Monday.Under one of these pacts, the ... Read more...

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With Left out, India fast-tracks military pacts with US


July 27th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) With the Communists off their back, the Indian government is fast-tracking three key military pacts with the United States, including one under which their militaries ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabian warships on maiden visit to India


July 25th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Signalling improvement in defence ties between the two countries, two Saudi Arabian naval warships will arrive in India on their maiden visit Monday, a Indian Navy official ... Read more...

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India reconciled to price hike of Admiral Gorshkov


March 11th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Chief of Navy Staff Admiral Suresh Mehta today said that India has reconciled itself to a price hike for the procurement of the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Army can’t be deployed to contain Naxal threat: Antony


February 4th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today ruled out the deployment of the Army for containing Naxal violence across the country. "I am totally opposed to the Army being moved ... Read more...

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