Tag: Indian Navy

Indian Navy to train marine police of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major step to enhance its counter-terrorism capabilities in coastal belt, the State marine police will now train under the Indian Navy. Speaking on the development, Home Department Secretary Asit Tripathy said “The Navy would train 50 police officials with them at INS Chillika in two batches starting from July.” “The Navy has […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Kulbhushan Jadhav: ICJ stays Pakistan's execution order

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today stayed former Indian Naval Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution until further notice. Announcing its verdict on India’s appeal seeking revocation of the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani military court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, ICJ stated that links existed between rights claimed by India and the provisional measures […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Joint Naval Exercise
Two-day joint naval exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ concludes at Paradip port

Bhubaneswar: A two-day joint naval exercise – Sagar Kavach – held in view of the coastal security, by the Indian Navy, Coast Guards and Odisha Police, concluded at the Paradip port today. Tripartite training regarding entry of intruders through coastal areas and security measures were included in the exercise. Importance was given on providing awareness […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naval Band
Naval Band Concert held in Odisha capital

Bhubaneswar: As part of the Bharat Parv’ celebrations, the Indian Navy organized a Naval Band Concert of Military Music with its team of 40 skilled musician sailors at Utkal Mandap in the city here on Tuesday. The event, hosted by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, was graced […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean

Mumbai: Four days after he was seriously injured and stranded in a boat race, Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy was rescued on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said here. Commander Tomy was picked up by a French fishing vessel Osiris, which had responded to an SOS from a massive joint operation launched by […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
China's surveillance network can easily locate targets in Indian Ocean

Beijing: China has established an underwater surveillance network which will help its navy track target vessels more accurately and give it a cutting edge in the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, reports on Monday said. Experts believe the technology will “tip the scales in China’s favour” in the disputed South China Sea and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indian Navy to induct first Scorpene-class submarine

Mumbai: The first of the indigenous Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, will be inducted in the Indian Navy on Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, Navy officials stated on Wednesday. Commissioning of this submarine — named after the first Foxtort-class submarine, INS Kalvari inducted into the Navy on December 8, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indian Navy's Remotely Piloted Aircraft crashes

Kochi:  A Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) of the Indian Navy crashed during take-off just outside the Naval base in Kochi on Tuesday, a Defence spokesman said. No casualties were reported. The incident occurred this morning when the Israeli-made pilotless aircraft took off from the Naval airport here for a routine sortie, he said. The crash […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Navy withdraws move to close Goa airport for maintenance

Panaji: Following talks with state government officials and travel and tourism industry stakeholders, the Indian Navy on Thursday called off its move to shut Dabolim airport in South Goa for civilian traffic for runway maintenance during weekends. A Navy statement on Thursday said that future closure of the Dabolim International Airport — managed by the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
6 naval personnel detained for 'drunken' squabble in Goa

Panaji: Six Indian Navy personnel have been detained in a town 35 kms from here, for creating nuisance allegedly under the influence of alcohol at a bar and restaurant late on Thursday. Police said, that the six persons, attached to INS Gomati, a Godavari class guided missile frigate, were detained by personnel attached to the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indian Navy honours widows of Royal Indian Navy sailors

Kannur: Six widows of sailors of the erstwhile Royal Indian Navy who took part in the RIN Mutiny of 1946 were honoured by the Indian Navy at a function here on Saturday. The felicitation at the Indian Naval Academy was held to recognise the services of the Royal Indian Navy (RIN) sailors who were dismissed […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Indian Navy's mountaineering team scales Mt. Everest

New Delhi: The Indian Navy’s mountaineering team has scaled Mount Everest, braving adverse weather that forced the team to camp on the way for five days after starting the final climb, an official statement said. The Naval mountaineering team comprising 24 members under Cdr Sanjay Kulkarni, followed the route from Jiri and trekked to Everest […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Vice Admiral HCS Bisht
China slowly increasing influence in the Bay of Bengal: Indian Navy officer

Kolkata: China is slowly increasing its political, economic and military influence in the Bay of Bengal by forging maritime ties with the countries such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh through infrastructural fundings, a senior Indian navy officer said here on Monday. However, there is an amount of skepticism about China’s military initiatives in the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
ICJ hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
Jadhav death penalty: ICJ Hearing Today

New Delhi: The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to hear on Monday the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the alleged Indian spy sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court. An Indian legal team led by former Solicitor General Harish Salve is already in the Hague. “We may have a hearing on Monday…,” […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

New Delhi: An Indian Naval ship for the first time on Friday fired a land-attack BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. “Land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was fired for the first time from an Indian Navy’s stealth frigate, off the eastern coast, at a land target,” said a source in the Ministry of Defence. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021