INDIAN NAVY

  • Indian dead in Yemen; INS Tarkash to bring the body to Djibouti April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: An Indian national, believed to have been injured in a bomb blast in Yemen's Aden, has succumbed to his injuries, defence sources said on Friday. Manjit Singh, who was working on merchant vessel Gulf Dove, is believed to be a victim of injuries sustained in a bomb blast in...
  • Indian Navy's first Scorpene submarine launched for sea trials April 6, 2015

    Indian Navy's first Scorpene submarine under Project 75 was undocked on Monday at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in the presence of the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The diesel-electric powered Scorpene submarine to be called INS Kalvari after commissioning will undergo extensive sea trials before it is cleared to formally...
  • Over 400 Indians safely evacuated from war-torn Yemen April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 400 Indians have been safely evacuated from war-torn Yemen off the coast of Aden. The Navy's guided-missile destroyer INS Mumbai, was stationed just outside Aden harbour as heavy firing was reported there. As part of this operation, called 'Operation Raahat', Indian authorities had hired small crafts to...
  • Indian Navy organises coastal security awareness campaign in Kerala March 29, 2015

    Kochi: The Navy on Sunday organised a two-day coastal security awareness campaign (CSACs) along the coastal villages of Alappuzha district to spread awareness among the populace about threats from the sea and their role in thwarting it. The campaign will also include officers from Southern Naval Command giving awareness tips...
  • German firm to offer Type 214 vessel for submarines project March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Eyeing the Rs 50,000 crore project of Indian Navy for six submarines, German defence major TKMS will offer India its HDW Class 214 vessel and is in talks with leading shipyards in the country for a tie-up. The Germans are also promising a no-hold barred transfer of technology...
  • Debris of crashed naval aircraft located, 2 officers still missing March 26, 2015

    Panaji: The debris of a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which crashed on Tuesday, was found but the two naval officers are still missing. INS Makar, a naval hydrographic vessel, has detected a large metallic object likely to be the fuselage of the ill fated Navy Dornier. The aircraft which was on a...
  • Navy's Dornier surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two missing March 25, 2015

    A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm on Tuesday and two officers on board have gone missing. ...
  • Navy surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two officers missing March 25, 2015

    Panaji: An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing. A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm and two officers on board have gone missing, navy sources said. A...
  • SC ticks off Navy for sacking officer for mingling with foreign wife of colleague March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment to Navy, the Supreme Court on Tuesday deprecated its decision to discharge from service a commander for interacting and exchanging explicit messages and photographs with a foreign lady, wife of another officer, on the pretext of allegedly passing sensitive information. "Certainly it shocks our conscience that...
  • Indian armed forces can tackle designs of terror outfits, says President March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Admiring the courage and sacrifice of 1.5 million Indian soldiers during the World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indian armed forces today is capable tackling the "pernicious designs" of terror outfits. Inaugurating the commemorative exhibition on the theme "India and World War-I", Mukherjee said Indian...
  • Indian Navy concludes TROPEX Excercise, tests deployment of two Carrier Task Forces February 28, 2015

    Indian Navy concluded the month-long Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) Exercise which was spread over Arabian Sea and the Northern Indian Ocean on February 27. It was the largest ever and most sophisticated TROPEX exercise. For the first time TROPEX Exercise involved two aircraft carriers along with India's maiden...
  • Armed forces get a modest hike, Defence Budget increased by 7.74% to Rs 2,46,727 crore February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Budget has been hiked by just 7.74% and the forces will get Rs 2,46,727 crore in Financial Year 2015-16 compared to Rs 2,29,000 crore in the last fiscal. "Defence of every square inch of our mother land comes before anything else. Keeping our defence forces ready for...
  • INS Sindhuratna tragedy: Commanding Officer found guilty, court martialled January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Seven Navy officers including the Commanding Officer were found guilty in INS Sindhuratna fire case that left two officers dead in February 2014. The Chief of Naval Staff on Friday issued letters of severe displeasure to six officers for acts of omission and commission while the commanding officer was...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2015

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might January 27, 2015

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • After Mauritius, India to export warships to Sri Lanka December 20, 2014

    Kolkata: India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka after delivering a warship to Mauritius for the first time, Minister of State for Defence Production Rao Inderjit Singh said on Saturday. "From Sri Lanka, we have received an order to build two off-shore patrol vehicles (OPV) and they are under...
  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar December 11, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • INS Sindhurakshak tragedy may be a result of human error: Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly 18 months after an explosion on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak sunk the vessel, killing 18 personnel, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Wednesday indicated that human error besides other factors could have led to the tragedy. Addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day, he noted...
  • Armed forces conduct coastal exercise on the sixth anniversary of 26/11 November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. "In order to be better prepared to prevent a 26/11 incident...
  • Sindhuratna mishap probe: Seven Naval officers found guilty, board of inquiry demands explanation November 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Seven Naval officers on Tuesday was found guilty by the board of inquiry in the INS Sindhuratna mishap case. The board has demanded explanation from the convited officers and issued a show-cause notice to them. The seven officers are culpabale of various acts of omission and comission and a...
  • India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into history November 22, 2014

    Mumbai: India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which was built for the British Royal Navy as HMS Hercules in 1943 and which saw action during the India-Pakistan war in 1971, is being finally broken up after a glorious history of 71 years. The HMS Hercules, a Majestic-class light fleet aircraft carrier,...
  • One dead, four missing after Navy auxiliary vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam harbour November 6, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A Torpedo Recovery Vessel of Indian Navy on Thursday evening sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise leaving one sailor dead and four others missing. Twenty-three people have been rescued, and a search and rescue operation launched for the missing. At the time of the incident which occurred...
  • INS Sudarshini sail to mark 50-years of Indo-Singapore bilateral ties November 5, 2014

    Chennai: Indian Navy's sailing ship INS Sudarshini is set to sail from Kochi to Singapore next month to mark the golden jubilee of bilateral ties between India and the island state in South-East Asia. "To mark the completion of 50 years of diplomatic ties between India and Singapore,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 4, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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 Palki S Upadhyay November 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sachin Tendulkar hits out at Greg Chappell, calls him 'ringmaster' November 4, 2014

    The scars of the Greg Chappell era in Indian cricket have still not healed, 7 years after the Australian great's reign as Indian coach ended. Sachin Tendulkar's soon to be released autobiography has laid bare the bitterness of the Chapell era. In a break from his politically correct demeanor Sachin...
  • PM Modi meets top military commanders, Defence Minister Jaitley also present at the meet October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military commanders for the first time in a conference on Friday. In the ongoing meeting, he is expected to outline his vision and also get a briefing on the overall security situation in the country. Ceasefire violations from the Pakistan side and...
  • Ceasefire violations: Service chiefs meet Defence Minister October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of ceasefire violations along the border with Pakistan, the three service chiefs today met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. The army, air force and navy chiefs are understood to have discussed with Jaitley the prevailing security situation, defence officials said. The meeting comes at a time...