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India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed


August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... 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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Radioactive plume to reach Britain in two weeks, say experts


March 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant was entering the atmosphere and some of it may reach Britain, experts have warned.The prediction that radiation particles could reach ... Read more...

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India proposes pro-active role in UN-flagged anti-piracy efforts


March 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India has proposed a pro-active role for its navy in a UN-flagged effort to tackle the threat to maritime traffic from piracy."India is in favour ... Read more...

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India concerned over growth of piracy close to India’s western seaboard


March 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Annual Report for 2010-11 has expressed serious concern over the increased incidence of piracy in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) .The MOD ... Read more...

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Another menacing pirate mother vessel neutralized by Indian Navy and Coast Guard


February 6th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6(ANI): In a well coordinated and jointly conducted operation, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard intercepted Prantalay-11, a pirate mother vessel which was being used by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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320,000 evacuated from eastern Japan following Tsunami alert


February 28th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb.28 (ANI): Japan has evacuated 320,000 people from its eastern Aomori, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures following a Tsunami alert triggered by an 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile.Warning sirens have been ... Read more...

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Panel reviews security measures on western coast


July 11th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A joint security mechanism formed after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Saturday reviewed coastal security measures at a meeting here, an official said. The Joint Operations Centre (West) (JOC-W) ... Read more...

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Marine archaeologists find ancient boat remains off the west coast of Scotland


April 29th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, April 29 (ANI): Marine archaeologists have said that the discovery of ancient boat remains off the west coast of Scotland may point to the site of a boatbuilder's yard dating back ... Read more...

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Professional organisations in Pakistan assisted the terrorists, says Navy Chief


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 22 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta, believes the Mumbai attacks could not have been carried out without indirect support from professional organisations in Pakistan."Of course, there ... Read more...

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Antony nixes expansion of India-US Malabar naval exercise


September 24th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The defence ministry has decided against expanding the India-US Malabar naval exercise after its 2007 multilateral edition was marred by controversy due to criticism by the Left ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to take on US ships in October war games


August 21st, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian Navy ships will take on the US navy flotilla, led by its Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, in simulated war games and combat ... Read more...

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Japanese naval ships to visit India from Aug. 23-26


August 20th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): To strengthen security and strategic ties, two guided missile destroyers and one training ship of Japans Maritime Self-Defence Force will take part in ... Read more...

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Navy chief to visit Japan, joint exercises from Aug. 23


August 19th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): To strengthen security and strategic ties, two guided missile destroyers and one training ship of Japans Maritime Self-Defence Force will take part in ... Read more...

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Indo-British naval exercise to begin April 21


April 18th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The third annual Indo-British naval exercise will be organised on the western seaboard in Goa from April 21 to May 2. "The Royal Navy will field the ... Read more...

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