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India gets hawk eye over Strait of Malacca


July 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India will Tuesday formally open a key naval station, aptly named INS Baaz (Hawk), in the southern part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that ... Read more...

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Antony to commission Indian-built warship Saturday


July 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the induction of the stealth frigate INS Sahyadri in Mumbai on Saturday, the Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet, ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams takes off on her second space odyssey


July 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest space flight (195 days) for a woman, has taken off on her second space odyssey ... Read more...

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India’s third indigenous stealth frigate commissioning July 21


June 25th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet with the induction of the indigenous stealth frigate INS Sahyadri on July 21 in ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams heading back to space again


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is all set to return to to the International Space Station, where she spent a record six months in 2006.Daughter of an ... Read more...

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Indian warships wrap up China visit


June 19th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols


June 12th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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Ex-navy officer ends fast in Rajasthan


May 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 8 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer from Rajasthan who has been fasting here for the last 10 days demanding a CBI probe into the murder of his father ... Read more...

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Ex-Navy officer demands CBI probe into father’s murder


May 7th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer who has been fasting here for the last eight days demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Indian warships to sail through South China Sea


May 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's warships will be on a two-month-long deployment in South East Asia, visiting ports in the region and passing through the South China Sea -- ... Read more...

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India’s new frigate INS Teg to be inducted April 27


April 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India will induct on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built ... Read more...

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Meerut man wins Rs.5 mn on ‘Sach Ka Saamna’ (With Images)


March 28th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Raj Thakur from Meerut won Rs.5 million on "Sach Ka Saamna", the first contestant to do so on the controversial show.A fitness trainer and an ... Read more...

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British navy officer accused of leaking secrets


March 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old officer of the Royal Navy has been charged with communicating information that could be useful to an enemy of the state, a media report ... 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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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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Air chief leads Remembrance Day for troops


November 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne led armed forces personnel in paying tributes to martyred soldiers at an old ... Read more...

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We have a missile crisis, Mrs Obama


October 15th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) A British warship was under tremendous tension when it was accused of targeting US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle, a media report said Saturday.The US ... Read more...

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Watch out for love and laughter this weekend (IANS Preview)


October 5th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) After "All The Best", the comic duo of Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt are set to take audiences on another laugh ride with their ... Read more...

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Ex-navy officer arrested with fake travel warrants


September 6th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 5 (IANS) An ex-navy sailor travelling on a fake travel concession warrant was arrested Monday and 150 more such fake warrants were seized from his possession, police ... Read more...

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‘Not A Love Story’ - another crime story from Varma (IANS Preview)


August 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After "Rakta Charitra", filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has once again donned the director's hat for his new crime thriller "Not A Love Story", inspired ... Read more...

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China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier Wednesday set sail for its first sea trial from a shipyard in northeast China's Liaoning province.Military sources said that the trial is ... Read more...

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Ex-merchant navy officer held for fraud, Rs.1 crore seized


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A 28-year-old ex-deck officer in the merchant navy was arrested from Jharkhand for duping over 70 students from private coaching centres of over Rs.1 crore ... Read more...

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India, Turkey navy wargames begin Sunday


July 7th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indian and Turkish navies will embark on a two-day major war game in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai beginning Sunday, when four warships from each ... Read more...

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Maria Susairaj’s ‘Bigg Boss’ rumour draws flak


July 4th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Kannada actress Maria Susairaj's rumoured participation in the fifth season of reality show "Bigg Boss" has drawn extreme reactions from celebrities like anchor Mini ... Read more...

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Maria is free, says she is innocent (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Just hours after she walked out of jail, Kannada actress Maria Susairaj Saturday claimed she was innocent in the May 2008 killing of television executive Neeraj ... Read more...

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I want to sign Maria Susairaj for a film: RGV


July 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has made a film inspired by the true story of the heinous murder of Neeraj Grover, says he wants ... Read more...

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They deserved death penalty: Grover’s father


July 1st, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 1 (IANS) Amarnath Grover, father of slain television executive Neeraj Grover, Friday said the sentence pronounced by a Mumbai court for an ex-navy officer and Kannada actress in ... Read more...

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‘Not a Love Story’ is not a biopic: RGV


June 30th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma's next "Not A Love Story" is inspired by the true story of the heinous murder of TV executive Neeraj Grover, but the ... Read more...

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80 interceptor boats for Indian Navy


June 30th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 30 (IANS) In a bid to boost its coastal security, India is importing 80 fast interceptor boats at a cost of Rs.300 crore for its navy to ... Read more...

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French honour for former UAE navy officer


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 29 (IANS/WAM) France has honoured a retired officer of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy with the National Order of the Legion of Honor, one of the ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha named IDS chief


June 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has been named the new chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) after a delay of nearly ... Read more...

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President to review Indian Navy fleet December 20


June 7th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander of the armed forces, will December 20 review the Indian Navy fleet, when India's top warships including the ... Read more...

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Police end Ramdev’s anti-corruption protest, yoga guru removed (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of police swooped on Baba Ramdev's protest venue here shortly after midnight Saturday and forcibly removed the yoga guru, less than a day after ... Read more...

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Kashmir merchant navy officer missing


May 31st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) A merchant navy officer from Jammu and Kashmir has gone missing from his tanker vessel since May 27, three days after leaving an Australian port for ... Read more...

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