Navy

  • Pakistan dockyard attackers planned to hijack navy frigate Yesterday

    Karachi: The Taliban militants who attacked Karachi's naval dockyard last week were planning to hijack a Pakistani navy missile frigate with inside help, indicating the extent of radicalisation within the forces. "It seems the intention was to hijack PNS Zulfiqar a frigate purchased from China and inducted in July 2009," the...
  • Sri Lankan navy damage 100 fishing nets Yesterday

    Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly attacked Indian fishing boats and damaged more than 100 nets near the International Maritime Boundary Line in the early hours today, fishermen association representatives said. Fishermen, who ventured into the sea in 618 boats, had to return empty-handed this morning as the Lankan navy had...
  • Rs 25,000 crore Navy tender only for private sector: Defence Ministry Yesterday

    New Delhi: Seeking to build capabilities of Indian private sector warship builders, the Defence Ministry has rejected the plea of a state-owned 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 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Navy's elite Marine Commandos will establish a waterway in the city to enable faster movement of people stuck in low-lying 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...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh evacuated, many stranded people reluctant to leave their homes 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more on providing...
  • 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy 4 days ago

    Rameswaram: Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early on Thursday morning, Fisheries Association officials said. The first batch of 30 fishermen were arrested and their six boats seized off Talaimannar and later taken to Talaimannar district in...
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  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods 5 days ago

    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 flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • Indian Army turns saviour, wins the praise of flood-hit Kashmiris, but will the perception change? 5 days ago

    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...
  • Canadian Navy ship buzzed by 3 Russian jets 6 days ago

    Toronto: A Canadian navy frigate taking part in a NATO exercise in the Black Sea was buzzed by three Russian military jets off the southern coast of Ukraine. Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said on Monday it was "unnecessarily provocative." He said while the incident on Sunday did not pose a threat,...
  • 20,000 rescued from flood-hit areas of Jammu & Kashmir, says Army 1 week ago

    Srinagar: With massive relief and rescue operations underway, as many as 20,000 people have been rescued so far from flood-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir, said Army on Monday. Pumping up the morale of security personnel, Army chief Dalbir Singh said, "Indian Army will not move back to the barracks till...
  • J&K floods: Navy commandos join rescue operation, death toll climbs to 150, lakhs stranded 1 week ago

    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 full-fledged 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...
  • Jayalalithaa writes to Modi over frequent arrests of fishermen by Lankan Navy September 3, 2014

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the "alarmingly" increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve the issue. Colombo's "inhumane and cruel strategy" of not releasing the boats of Indian...
  • UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings August 25, 2014

    Geneva: The United Nations condemned on Monday "appalling, widespread" crimes by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners that could amount to war crimes. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned "grave, horrific human rights violations" being committed by Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim group which has seized...
  • INS Kamorta, India's first indigenously built stealth warship commissioned into Navy August 23, 2014

    Vishakhapatnam: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday commissioned India's first indigenously-built stealth anti-submarine warfare INS Kamorta at naval dockyard in Vishakhapatnam. The warship has been built by the state-owned Gardenreach Shipbuilders in Kolkata and is the first vessel in the Navy whose all weapon systems are manufactured indigenously. Speaking...
  • Mumbai: We will work swiftly for removing obstacles in development of SEZs, says Modi August 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation for the Rs 4,000-crore port-based multi-product special economic zone(SEZ) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Navi Mumbai. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan were also present at the ceremony. ...
  • INS Kolkata inducted into the Navy, PM Modi calls it prime example of India's defence capabilities August 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inducted India's largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan were also present at the ceremony. Modi congratulated everyone associated with the project and said, "INS Kolkata is an example of...
  • 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...
  • Navy court martials officer facing sexual harassment charges August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Navy has court martialed an officer facing charges of sexual harassment by a junior lady officer and reduced his seniority by 18 months. The officer of the rank of Commander (equivalent to Lieutenant Colonel) was posted in Navy's Shipwright school in Vishakhapatnam and the lady officer of the...
  • 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 state-of-the-art 'Very...
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal July 29, 2014

    Chennai: Fifty fishermen were arrested from Nagapattinam and Karaikal, towns in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday. Reportedly, seven boats have been seized as well. The fishermen have frequently complained about the harassment that they go through without any effective measure being implemented....
  • 38 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy July 22, 2014

    Rameswaram: Thirty-eight fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday. All the fishermen are from villages in Rameswaram and Pudukottai apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy. Nine boats belonging to the Indian fishermen have also been seized. Last month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged the Central government...
  • Minors rounded up in illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: 225 children were rounded up in a police raid of an illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai. Police raided Rain pub in sector 6 of Nerul, Navi Mumbai where an illegal party was under progress; with alcohol. Of those rounded up, 100 were girls and mostly under 21 years. ...
  • PM likely to induct INS Kolkata in last week of August July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenously-built warship, which is constructed by the...
  • US court issues partial win to Osama Bin Laden assistant July 15, 2014

    Washington: A US appeals court has set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama Bin Laden. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued the ruling in the case of Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a Yemeni, who produced propaganda videos for al-Qaida...
  • 37 Tamil fishermen set free by Sri Lankan court July 11, 2014

    Rameswaram (TN): Thirty-seven fishermen from the island, arrested in two batches by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchateevu recently, were on Friday ordered to be released by a court in the neighbouring country. Mannar court magistrate Aanandhi Kanagarathinam ordered the release of the fishermen, Pamban Fishermen Association president U Arulanandam...