• Bodies of 4 INS Sindhurakshak sailors found, no hope of survivors August 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Navy divers have recovered the bodies of four sailors from the mangled remains of INS Sindhurakshak which sank off the Mumbai coast following two massive explosions. The Navy says that there is no chance of any of the 18 sailors aboard to have survived the explosions in the subamarine....
  • INS Sindhurakshak: Bodies of 2 sailors found, search on for 16 Navymen August 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Over 56 hours after twin blasts and massive fire on the submarine, INS Sindhurakshak at Mumbai's Naval dockyard, the Navy divers have found bodies of two sailors. The search is on for 16 others who were on board the submarine. The Navy has released the names of the sailors,...
  • INS Sindhurakshak fire: Navy lacks salvage expertise, say sources August 16, 2013

    Mumbai: It's been 56 hours and hope is fading for the 18 Navymen trapped in the submarine, INS Sindhurakshak. There is more worry news with sources saying that the Indian Navy may be incapable with a rescue operation of this magnitude. Sources also say that the Navy generally contracts two...
  • India launches its 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant August 12, 2013

    Kochi: India launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday. It is the biggest warship to be built by India and will also mark India's entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size. The launch took place in Cochin...
  • India to launch its 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant today August 12, 2013

    Kochi: India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday. It is the biggest warship to be built by India and will also mark India's entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size. The launch will take place...
  • India to launch first indigenous aircraft carrier 'INS Vikrant' on Monday August 11, 2013

    India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday, making an entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size and capability. ...
  • Pak violates ceasefire at LoC again, 1 BSF personnel injured August 11, 2013

    In yet another ceasefire violations by Pakistan, firing was reported along the Line of Control (LOC) at the Kanachak sector near Jammu on early Sunday morning. Pak targetted two posts of Border and Security Forces (BSF) in which one of its personnel was injured. ...
  • Hafiz Saeed's public appearance exposes Pakistan; experts say no talks August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as Pakistan talks dialogue and there is an Intelligence Bureau alert on Haifiz Saeed, the Lashkar-e-Toiba chief was seen leading Eid prayers in Lahore. The LeT is suspected in both the attack on Indian consulate in Jalalabad and in the recent killing of jawans on LoC. Saeed,...
  • Safety, security of Indians is primary concern: Ex-envoy to Pak August 9, 2013

    Former Envoy to Pakistan G Parthasarthy said primary concern is safety and security of Indians and not talking at a high level also send a wrong message across Pakistan. Five Indian soldiers were killed by the Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector of Jammu...
  • Army to probe LoC killing of 5 soldiers August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Army will start an enquiry into the ambush and killing of five soldiers on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at the Line of Control in the Chakan da Bagh sector in Poonch. Five soldiers were killed by Pakistani soldiers who crossed over to the Indian...
  • LoC killings: Blame game within the government on Antony's statement August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: There seems to be a divide within the government on Defence Minister AK Antony's statement in Parliament on the Poonch LoC killings of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops. The Ministry of Defence sources have told CNN-IBN that Antony's statement was vetted by the PMO and changed to...
  • LoC killings: 'MoD changed its press release at the behest of PMO' August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The controversy over Defence Minister AK Antony's statement on the LoC killings continued on Wednesday with sources telling CNN-IBN that the changes in the press releases could have been made at the behest of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). The PMO could have been consulted twice over the...
  • 10 railway lines planned along India's borders: better late than never

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Four years of labour at heights of more than 16,600 feet over a distance of 1,142 km...little wonder the Tibet railway made it to the...

  • IAF questions HAL's plan to develop a new basic trainer August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is up in arms over the Hindustan Aeronautics plan to develop a basic trainer. This is not the first time when the IAF and Hindustan Aeronautics are locking horns. Earlier they had tiff over quality issues leading to MiG-21 crashes. However, this time it...
  • Big Takeaways from the India-China border talks?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    The Big Takeaway from the India-China Joint Mechanism that ended two days of talks on Wednesday? We have some carefully crafted language from the MEA...