Indian Navy

  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations 13 hours 18 minutes ago

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Rs 25,000 crore Navy tender only for private sector: Defence Ministry September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to build capabilities of Indian private sector warship builders, the Defence Ministry has rejected the plea of a stateowned shipyard to participate in the Rs 25,000 crore project to construct four amphibious warfare vessels for the Indian Navy. The Defence Ministry has decided that only private sector shipyards,...
  • J&K: Marine commandos to establish waterways in Srinagar September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: Navy's elite Marine Commandos will establish a waterway in the city to enable faster movement of people stuck in lowlying areas to higher grounds. The Navy has been given the task to establish a waterway in Srinagar to enable faster transportation of stranded people in the city which is...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy the heroes of rescue operations are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • Indian Army turns saviour, wins the praise of floodhit Kashmiris, but will the perception change? September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The men and women in olive green and their counterparts in the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and National Disaster Response Force, who have never had a very healthy relationship with the people of Kashmir Valley, are putting their lives in danger while trying to rescue and provide...
  • J&K floods: Navy commandos join rescue operation, death toll climbs to 150, lakhs stranded September 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Floods in Jammu and Kashmir continue to wreak havoc and have claimed over 150 lives while lakhs of people have been stranded. The Indian Navy too has now joined the massive rescue operation being carried out by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, NDRF and Jammu and Kashmir Police....
  • Tamil Nadu: Three stranded fishermen rescued by Navy September 6, 2014

    Nagapattinam: Three fishermen stranded in the sea off the Vailankanni coast after their boat engine developed a snag were rescued by the Indian Navy personnel on Saturday. The trio from Pushpavanam hamlet in the district had ventured out to sea on September 5. While fishing off Vailankanni, their boat engine...
  • Navy to set up a fullfledged naval base at Porbandar September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Navy has decided to set up a naval base at the coastal town of Porbandar, said Indian Navy's Flag Commanding Officer (FCO) for Gujarat and Maharashtra, Rear Admiral Ashok Kumar on Wednesday. Kumar said that this during his meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel in Gandhinagar. He informed...
  • On Independence Day, President confers Gallantry awards on defence personnel August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of 68th Independence Day the President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred various gallantry awards on Defence personnel for their exceptional devotion toward nation. Following are the details of awards and awardees. Shaurya Chakra Wing Commander Huvey Upadhyaya On 01 March 2014, Wing Commander Huvey...
  • Indian Navy gets facility for uninterrupted communication with ships July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: To establish uninterrupted communication with its deployed ships, especially submarines, the Navy on Thursday operationalised a facility at Tirunelvelli in Tamil Nadu which will help it to remain in touch with its strategic vessels across its areas of interest. "Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan inaugurated a new stateoftheart 'Very...
  • Indian Navy Light Combat Aircraft to soon begin test flights July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The naval variant of India's indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) is due to soon begin ramp trials. Avinash Chander, scientific adviser to the Defence Minister and Director General Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), told India Strategic magazine (www.indiastrategic.in) that the LCANavy had already done more than 25 test...
  • Pentagon notifies US Congress of proposed sale of Harpoon missile to India July 3, 2014

    Washington: The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell antiship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of $200 million arguing that it will strengthen IndiaUS strategic relationship and improve security of an important partner. The entire package under the foreign military sale route includes...
  • Navy Chief Dhowan stresses on selfreliance, indigenisation June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on developing indigenous defence sector, Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday said that the maritime force's future growth would be based on "indigenisation and self reliance". Heading the biannual Commanders' Conference, the Navy Chief reviewed coastal security and also discussed...
  • PM Modi likely to induct warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai soon June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenouslybuilt warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the next few weeks. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenouslybuilt warship, which is constructed by the Mazagon...
  • Modi dedicates India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya to the nation June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the the country's latest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation. Arriving on board the warship in a Sea King chopper, the Prime Minister was given the ceremonial guard of honour by the Navy and was briefed about the warship. Off...
  • Watch: Modi gets a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Naval air base in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial guard of honour at the Naval airbase in Goa. He also met and interacted with the crew on board INS Vikramaditya. He was accompanied by Chief of Naval staff Admiral RK Dhowan on his first outing to a military establishment as the...
  • Live blog: June 14 June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to make his first visit to a military instillation INS Vikramaditya, the latest and the largest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy. ...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day at sea in Goa tomorrow June 14, 2014

    Goa: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to embark INS Vikramaditya, the latest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, for a 'Day at Sea' with the Western Fleet on Saturday. The Prime Minister would be embarking the 'carrier at sea' by helicopter and is likely to witness a...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate naval flight test facility in Goa June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will this week inaugurate the flying decklike Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) for naval aircraft at the INS Hansa, a naval base in Goa, officials said. Modi is expected to inaugurate the facility on Friday, according to Indian Navy officials. The SBTF at INS Hansa has both...
  • PM Modi to sail on board INS Vikramaditya June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will sail on INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship of the Indian Navy, off the coast of Goa on June 14. He will dedicate the warship, India's second aircraft carrier after INS Virat, to the nation on that day, Navy sources said on Saturday. The warship is...
  • Jaitley visits Western Naval Command a day after INS Sindhurakshak was raised out of water June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the illfated Russianmade Kiloclass Indian Navy Submarine Sindhurakshak was raised out of the water, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday visited Western Naval Command in Mumbai who briefed him about the second probe ordered into the case. Jaitley was accompanied by Navy Chief Robin Dhawan. The Union...
  • INS Sindhurakshak raised out of water June 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Five months after the salvors were appointed, the illfated Russianmade Kiloclass Indian Navy Submarine Sindhurakshak has been raised out of the water. An explosion onboard Sindhurakshak on 14 August 2013 had resulted in the death of 18 Navy personnel. Navy officials said the submarine may not be seaworthy, even...
  • Vice Admiral Lanba appointed new Naval Vice Chief May 31, 2014

    Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, commandant of National Defence College and in line to be the next Navy chief, has been appointed as Vice Chief of Naval Staff as part of a major rejig at the top level in the maritime force. This is the first major announcement of appointments in the...
  • All recent accidents thoroughly analysed, says Indian Navy chief May 19, 2014

    Mumbai: All recent accidents involving naval assets have been "thoroughly analysed" at every level and all standard operating procedures are being followed, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan said on Monday. "We have put a safety audit organisation in place. We have reiterated to the organization to ensure that all...
  • Safety measures in place to prevent future incidents: Dhowan May 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan on Monday said that all recent incidents involving assets of the Navy have been thoroughly analysed and all standard operating procedures are being followed. "The incidents have been analysed thoroughly at every level. We have put a safety audit organisation in place....
  • SC allows moving INS Vikrant to Darukhana ship breaking yard May 16, 2014

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday allowed the Indian Navy to move out the decommissioned INS Vikrant country's first aircraft carrier from Mumbai naval dockyard to Darukhana ship breaking yard. The apex court bench of Justice B.S. Chauhan and Justice A.K. Sikri allowed shifting of the 70yearold aircraft carrier...
  • Post mishaps, Navy needs to restore image: Admiral Dhowan April 30, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Maintaining that a series of accidents in the recent past have dented the Indian Navy's image, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan on Wednesday called upon his men and officers to strive hard to restore the pride and prestige of the world's fourth largest maritime force. It was the...
  • Naval chief to review Eastern Naval Command's op preparedness April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In his first tour after taking over as the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Robin Dhowan will review the operational preparedness of the Vishakhapatnambased Eastern Naval Command on Wednesday. The Eastern Command is incharge of taking care of Indian maritime interests in the Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas...