Tag: Indian Navy

US Naval chief in India, meets Admiral Lanba

New Delhi: US Chief of Naval Operations John Michael Richardson, who is on a three-day official visit to India, on Monday met Chief of Naval Staff Sunil Lanba and discussed various issues. Both the naval chiefs discussed issues pertaining to joint operations and exercises, training, information exchange, capacity building and capacity enhancement besides other issues, Navy […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 6 billion

Mumbai: In a major operation on the high seas, the Indian Coast Guard on early Tuesday seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore in the international market, an official said. Following a tip-off on Monday evening, the Coast Guard seized the Pakistani vessel, “Al Madina”, and detained […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter To Indian Navy

Bengaluru: State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) delivered a Chetak helicopter to the Indian Navy, with the latest communication and navigation systems, said the defence behemoth on Wednesday. “The documents of the chopper were handed over to Commodore Vikram Menon by our helicopter division general manager S. Anbuvelan at our facility,” said the city-based aerospace major […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Navy on alert anticipating terror attack from Pak

New Delhi: The Indian Navy has put its warships on alert on both the eastern and western coasts over the likelihood of a terror attack from Pakistan, defence sources said on Friday. An attack from Pakistan is anticipated by military intelligence after the Indian Parliament withdrew special status to J&K on August 5 through a Presidential […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Any misadventure by anyone will be met with all force: Navy

New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Saturday said it is on high alert and prepared to defeat and deter any seaborne threat with full force. Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff Murlidhar Pawar said that coastal security measures have been stepped up and forces are keeping a tight vigil to thwart any misadventure by anyone. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Stray dogs force Air India to abort landing in Goa

Panaji: A major tragedy was averted at Goa’s Dabolim International Airport early on Tuesday after an Air India passenger aircraft flying in from Mumbai was forced to abort landing at the last minute because of stray dogs trespassing into the runway, a statement issued by the Indian Navy said. According to the statement, the dogs […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Rajnath briefed on enhancing Indian Ocean maritime security

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was on Monday briefed by the Indian Navy about the futuristic steps to be taken at the Gurugram-based Information Management & Analysis Centre (IMAC) with regard to maritime intelligence in the Indian Ocean. The IMAC is the nodal centre of the various agencies working in the field of maritime […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Navy prepared to thwart JeM's underwater plans: Admiral Singh

Pune: An “underwater wing” of Pakistan- based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is training people to carry out attacks but the Indian Navy is fully prepared to thwart any such attempt, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh said here on Monday. He said all stakeholders in coastal security are ensuring that there is no intrusion […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Pakistan will not use nuclear weapons first: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Amid tensions with its neighbour India following its decision to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan asserted that his country would never ever start a war with India and even not use nuclear weapons first. “We will never ever start the war. Both Pakistan and India are […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India to spend a whopping USD 130 billion for military modernisation in next 5-7 years

New Delhi: As India faces complex security threats, the government has firmed up a mega plan to spend USD 130 billion to bolster combat capability of the armed forces in the next five to seven years, according to an official document. Official sources said the government has decided on a broad plan to speed up […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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DRDO Hands Over New War-gaming Software To Indian Navy

New Delhi: A war-gaming software, developed by a laboratory of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO), was handed over to the Indian Navy here on Monday. The software has versatile and user-friendly features enabling globally playable war-gaming scenarios between multiple forces. It further enables exercises to be conducted between geographically dispersed locations over a wide […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
14 More Bodies Recovered From Godavari, Toll Mounts To 26

Rajahmundry: The death toll in Sunday’s boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari restrict rose to 26 with rescue workers on Tuesday pulling out 14 bodies from the Godavari river, officials said. About 20 people are still missing as the search operation continued around the accident site and downstream for the third consecutive day. The tourist […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
New Inductions To Enhance Combat Capacity: Navy

New Delhi: Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar has said INS Khanderi, the P-17 Shivalik class frigate and the aircraft carrier drydock, scheduled to be commissioned on September 28, will greatly enhance India’s maritime combat potential. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to commission them in Mumbai on September 28. “With these three events, the Indian […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Navy To Name 7th Frigate In P17A Series As 'Mahendragiri'

New Delhi: The Navy has planned to name the seventh ship in the P17A frigate series as ‘Mahendragiri’, senior officials said. The first of the seven frigates, christened ‘Nilgiri’, is slated to be launched in Mumbai on September 28 in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The first ship under P17A borrows its name […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
'Looking Forward To Govt Decision On 3rd Aircraft Carrier'

Panaji: The Indian Navy is looking forward to the Central government to take a decision on a third aircraft carrier, Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Friday. Singh, while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Goa Maritime Conclave here, also said, that the appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff was […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021