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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... 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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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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Navy chief to be Myanmar’s new vice president


August 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 15 (IANS) Myanmar's parliament Wednesday approved Admiral Nyan Tun, commander-in-chief of the navy, as the new vice president to succeed U Tin Aung Myint Oo, who ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief favours five-star CDS


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday favoured the creation of a five-star post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as a single-point military advisor ... Read more...

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Russia to resume building diesel submarines


July 27th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will resume production of non-nuclear Lada-class submarines, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Friday.Construction of two Lada-class subs, the Sevastopol and the Kronshtadt, ... Read more...

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Russian warships not to enter Syria port: Navy chief


July 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A flotilla of Russian warships off the coast of Syria will not dock at a port leased by Moscow in the violence-stricken Middle East country, ... Read more...

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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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India plans to operate two carriers any given time: Navy chief


June 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is planning to operate at least two aircraft carriers at any given time, once its indigenous programme for such large warships is complete. This ... Read more...

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Italian marines ‘unjustly’ held in India: President


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) The two Italian marines held in India are being detained "unjustly", Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Friday. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone have been charged with ... 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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India proposes norms for Indian Ocean anti-piracy patrols


April 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With the Indian Ocean region infested by Somali pirates, India is spearheading an effort to create a naval standard operating procedure (SOP) for the 32 ... 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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Anti-Kudankulam relay fast continues for 50th day


December 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The relay fast against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) set up in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu continued for the 50th day Tuesday, with former naval ... 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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Ex-navy chief heads Pakistan’s anti-graft body


October 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan Navy chief Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bukhari has been appointed chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) by President Asif Ali Zardari.Associated Press of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy committed to global peace: Gilani


October 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy's collaboration with the international community has reflected its commitment for global peace and stability in the region and beyond, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new navy chief meets Zardari


October 6th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's newly appointed navy chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila has met President Asif Ali Zardari here to discuss matters related to the force.The president felicitated Admiral ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief meets Myanmar president


August 26th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Friday called on Myanmar President U Thein Sein in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw, state media reported.Verma, leading ... Read more...

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Adrift ship MT Pavit an aberration, says navy chief


August 20th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to induct eight N-submarines by 2020


July 30th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will receive at least eight Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarines in the next decade, Navy chief Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky said Friday."We are ... 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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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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Did our best to help Indian sailors of MV Suez: Navy chief


June 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday warded off criticism from the families of six Indian crew members of an Egyptian cargo vessel freed by pirates 10 days ... 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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Pakistan gets frigate built with Chinese aid


June 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a new frigate built with Chinese help.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani congratulated the navy chief, Admiral Nauman Bashir, on the ... Read more...

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Security situation uncertain, says navy chief


May 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 31 (IANS) The security situation around the country is "fluid" and "uncertain", India's navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Tuesday."The overall security scenario is uncertain and fluid, with ... Read more...

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Naval facilities to be relocated: Pakistan Navy chief


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan Navy chief Admiral Noman Bashir has said an attempt is being made to "relocate" naval installations away from residential areas following the terror strike at ... Read more...

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Greenpeace India to send over 21000 faxes opposing Jaitapur to PM, Chavan


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/New Delhi May 4 (ANI): Demanding an immediate halt to the Jaitapur project till a comprehensive review of the nuclear policy is conducted; Greenpeace today began faxing people's petitions to the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy warship deployed near Somali coast to free sailors


April 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Indian Navy has sent a naval warship to the Somali coast in order to secure the release of seven of its citizens held captive by ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Joshi to head navy’s sword arm


April 16th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, who has commanded India's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat, has been named as the next commander-in-chief of the navy's sword arm ... Read more...

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Indian ship arrives ahead of navy chief’s Bangladesh trip


April 4th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Navy's INS Airavat, a tank carrier that can also be used to deliver disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, has arrived ahead of navy ... Read more...

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No early resolution of Sir Creek dispute: Navy chief


March 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Sir Creek maritime border dispute between India and Pakistan is unlikely to be resolved soon, the navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said here Tuesday. "Really ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Suez Canal a cause for concern: Stanhope


January 31st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) With Egypt plunging into political turmoil, British Navy Chief and First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope Monday said all sea-faring nations should worry about the fate ... Read more...

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Somali pirates operating close to Indian shores a disturbing trend: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Monday termed Somali pirates moving their activities closer to the Indian coast as a "disturbing trend".The ... Read more...

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