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Indian Navy learns from nations with women onboard warships


February 7th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 7 (IANS) Lieutenant Farah al Habshi, the weapons officer on board a Malaysian warship here for a multinational exercise, is a case in point for the Indian ... Read more...

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INS Savitri returns after anti piracy patrols off Mauritius, Seychelles


January 7th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Country's offshore patrol Vessel INS Savitri returned on Wednesday after deployment of over a month in the waters of Mauritius and Seychelles for Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) ... Read more...

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Indian Navy deploys another warship off Seychelles


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Augmenting its anti-piracy operations, the Indian Navy is deploying another warship with marine commandos on board to combat pirates off the island nations of Seychelles and Mauritius, ... Read more...

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Navy augments anti piracy efforts deploys one more ship off Seychelles, Mauritius


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Indian Navy has deployed the INS Savitri, an Offshore Patrol Vessel with a Chetak helicopter and marine commandos, for surveillance of exclusive economic zone of Seychelles ... Read more...

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Antony reviews progress in tightening coastal security


November 12th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday reviewed at a high-level meeting here the progress made in tightening the coastal security after the Mumbai terror attack last year. The meeting ... Read more...

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20 Pakistani fishermen arrested by Coast Guard


November 9th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 9 (IANS) Three Pakistani fishing boats with 20 fishermen were seized by the Coast Guard off the Kutch-Saurashtra coast, officials said Monday. The three Pakistani boats were intercepted by a ... Read more...

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Navy to deploy two warships to curb piracy in Indian Ocean


October 27th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.27 (ANI): The Indian Navy has reportedly decided to deploy two warships in the Indian Ocean area to counter the threat from Somali pirates.According to sources, the warships will be deployed ... Read more...

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New book reveals India’s ‘hidden hand’ in Sri Lanka war


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India played a critical, albeit covert, role in the success of Sri Lanka's war against the Tamil Tigers, with the Indian Navy providing vital intelligence in locating ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues a police boat off Mumbai coast


July 1st, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 1 (ANI): The Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued nine persons from a police patrol boat that got entangled in a fishing net under the newly opened Bandra-Worli Sea Link ... Read more...

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Russian carrier to arrive in two years: Indian Navy chief


March 30th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Despite "small monetary issues", the Indian Navy will receive the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov within two years, a top military commander said Monday. "We hope to have the ... Read more...

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Coast Guard 70 percent short of requirements


January 21st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Admitting that the Indian Coast Guard was a staggering 70 percent short of its requirements, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday that the rapid modernizing of the country's ... Read more...

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Modernisation necessary as India is surrounded by inimical elements: Antony


January 21st, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Jan 21 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today said the Union Government has decided to modernize the armed forces and Coast Guards rapidly as the country is surrounded by too ... Read more...

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Coast guard acquires indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel


July 5th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Vasco Da Gama (Goa), July 5 (ANI): The Goa Shipyard, considered one of the youngest among the defence shipyards, launched an indigenously designed Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Coast Guard on ... Read more...

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Taiwanese boats enter Japanese waters to protest ship collision


June 16th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) Ten Taiwanese ships entered Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea Monday near Diaoyu Islands to protest Japan's handling of a ship collision last week. The Japanese ... Read more...

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Antony to induct 5th AOPV ‘ICGS Sankalp’ into coast guard today


May 20th, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by admin
Panaji, May 20 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony will induct the fifth Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV), 'ICGS Sankalp', into the Coast Guard in Goa today.Director General Indian Coast ... Read more...

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Coastguard to induct fifth indigenously built vessel


May 19th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Coast Guard will Tuesday induct its fifth indigenously built Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) - ICGS Sankalp - in Goa, a defence ministry official said here ... Read more...

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Antony to induct 5th AOPV ‘ICGS Sankalp’ into coast guard tomorrow


May 19th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony will induct the fifth Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV), 'ICGS Sankalp', into the Coast Guard at a function in Goa tomorrow. ... Read more...

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Singapore and Indian navies conduct military exercise


March 29th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, March 29 (DPA) India and Singapore's navies conducted a 14-day exercise, which included combined surface-to-air missile live firing for the first time, Singapore's defence ministry said Saturday. Held in the Bay ... Read more...

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