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Mexican firm inks floating hotels deal in Spain


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos signed a 300-million-euro ($392 million) deal Wednesday for the construction of two floating hotels, or flotels, at ... Read more...

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Putin backs importing foreign military technology


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has supported the idea of purchasing certain types of military technology from abroad to satisfy specific and urgent needs of the ... Read more...

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17 percent hike in India’s defence spending (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) To give a further push to its rapid military modernization, India Friday hiked its military spending by over 17 percent to Rs.1,93,407 crore (over ... Read more...

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Russia to build six submarines annually from 2013


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will produce six submarines and one aircraft carrier annually starting 2013, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday."By 2013, production capacity [at Russian shipyards] ... Read more...

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Parliament panel raps Coast Guard for poor force accretion


December 9th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A Parliamentary Standing Committee Thursday rapped the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for its poor rate of force accretion, pointing out that it had added only ... Read more...

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South Korean shipbuilders won half of global orders in Q3


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) South Korean shipbuilders received half of global ship orders in the third quarter due to strong demand for high value-added ships, a government report said Wednesday.New ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to focus on manpower, operational assets


October 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With its force levels set to increase by at least 15 per cent over the next five years, the Indian Navy is to focus ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to be largest water protection force by 2018


September 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is all set to grow into one of the world's largest forces for protecting territorial waters by the end of 2018 ... Read more...

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Sting to work on musical


September 4th, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) British rocker Sting will work on an upcoming musical by award-winning playwright Brian Yorkey.The two have teamed up to stage "The Last Ship", which will centre ... Read more...

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Mexican navy’s largest-ever ship launched


September 1st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A navy logistic support ship that is the largest military vessel ever built in Mexico was launched at the Pacific port of Salina Cruz.The Montes ... Read more...

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India evokes curiosity at Venice art exhibition


June 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India has started to make Venice curious. A small number of visitors is trickling into the India pavilion at the 54th edition of ... Read more...

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France, Russia to sign warship deal before Putin’s June visit


May 27th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France and Russia should sign a contract on four Mistral class helicopter carriers for Russia before June 21, when Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is ... Read more...

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Antony to commission modernised Goa Shipyard Saturday


May 19th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) To facilitate the building of new generation warships, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Saturday commission a Rs. 400-crore infrastructure modernisation project at the Goa Shipyard ... Read more...

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Coast guard to triple fleet size by 2020


January 31st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will triple its fleet size from the existing 100 vessels to 300 ships by 2020, ICG Director General Vice Admiral Anil Chopra ... Read more...

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Indian Navy has acquired its rightful place: Antony


January 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy has acquired its "rightful place" in the Indian Ocean but has a huge responsibility of protecting the nation's strategic and diplomatic interests, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Government fast pacing indigenisation of military hardware: Antony (Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Jan 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the government was speeding up the indigenisation process of military hardware and such a defence production policy was ready."As part of speeding ... Read more...

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Antony lays foundation stone of warship facility in Kerala


January 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a warship building facility that will also construct submarines in Kerala's Kozhikode district. The National Institute for Research ... Read more...

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Coastal security has become ‘immediate agenda’ of Govt., says Antony


January 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chaliyam, Jan 4 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday said coastal security has become the 'immediate agenda' of the government in the light of the pirate attacks on ships following ... Read more...

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Antony to lay foundation stone of warship facility in Kerala


January 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Tuesday lay the foundation stone of the National Institute for Research and Development in Defence Shipbuilding (NIRDESH) which would build warships and submarines ... Read more...

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26/11-terror attack brought sea change in coastal security approach: Antony


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said the government is making all out efforts in the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack to ensure security of ... Read more...

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India’s first warship design centre to reduce dependency


December 5th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) With the inauguration of the country's first warship design centre at Challiyar in Kerala's Kozhikode district in 18 months, 75 percent of the Indian Navy's vessels would ... Read more...

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Bharati Shipyard to acquire Tebma Shipyard


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bharati Shipyard plans to acquire 51 percent equity stake and management control in south India-based Tebma Shipyards for Rs.75.75 crore, the company said Tuesday."This significant acquisition of ... Read more...

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Fencing of India-Bangladesh border in progress, says Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday informed that 11 kilometres of fencing and 15 kms of road works were completed in phase II and 17 kms ... Read more...

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Ship squeezes under bridge with 1.5 inch margin


November 1st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A cruise liner with the capacity to accommodate 8,300 people passed under a Danish bridge with a gap of just an inch-and-a half between its tip and the ... Read more...

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SCI inducts a new oil tanker in its fleet


October 5th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Tuesday accepted delivery of its fifth Large Rane-I product tanker from a South Korean shipbuilder.The new tanker, christened MT Swarna Krishna, is one ... Read more...

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3 km of fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border done in August: Govt.


September 1st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram said on Wednesday a stretch of three kilometres along the India-Bangladesh Border was fenced and five kilometres of road work was completed during the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister dedicates Pipavav Shipyard to the nation


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday dedicated Pipavav Shipyard to the nation.In his inaugural address on this occasion, Dr. Singh said: "I understand ... Read more...

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India to expand inland water transport: PM


June 1st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India is determined to "greatly expand" its inland water transport, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Tuesday. Dedicating the Pipavav Shipyard in Gujarat's Saurashtra region to the nation, ... Read more...

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Antony calls upon industry to boost ship building programmes of Indian Navy


April 29th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr.29 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday called upon the Indian Industry to give their best in developing the country's ship building programmes.Speaking after commissioning INS Shivalik, the first ... Read more...

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Antony harks back to self-reliance in defence production


March 17th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said that India should have its own public and private firms engaged in defence equipment production as it cannot indefinitely depend on foreign ... Read more...

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Fencing, surfacing work completed along India’s border with Bangladesh, China: Chidambaram


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that a major part of fencing, surfacing and road work being carried out along India's international borders with Bangladesh ... Read more...

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40 warships, new jets on Indian Navy’s ‘buy’ list


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy will be acquiring 40 warships and new fighter jets indigenously and from abroad, Admiral Nirmal Verma said Wednesday. Asserting that the navy's primary role remains ... Read more...

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Navy to deploy fast crafts to thwart Mumbai-like attacks


November 9th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paradip (Orissa), Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy would soon deploy fast attack crafts to protect the eastern coast to thwart attacks like last year's terror strike on Mumbai where the terrorists ... Read more...

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Border Road, Security beefed up improved in October: Chidambaram


October 30th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that during the month of October, steps have been taken to improve the Border Road, Coastal, and Security network. ... Read more...

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Post-Mumbai: 3,000 new posts for Coast Guard


October 28th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Anthony Wednesday announced 3,000 additional posts for the Coast Guard to beef up maritime surveillance and security. Antony said that the concept of security was ... Read more...

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