Fleet

  • Navy to discuss aging fleet, warship safety next week 19-06-2014 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: Maintenance of its aging fleet, security and safety of warships and development of major infrastructure projects such as Project Seabird in Karwar would be high on agenda of the naval commanders' conference scheduled to be held here next week. The conference, which has been delayed by over two...
  • New power projection capabilities sought for the Indian Navy- Fleet Support Ships

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    In a signal that the Indian Navy (IN) is looking to push further into the Southern Indian Ocean Region (IOR) besides being ready to operate...

  • Russia gives Ukrainian forces in Crimea ultimatum to surrender 03-03-2014 09:45 PM

    Russia issued an ultimatum Monday, demanding that the crew of two Ukrainian warships in Crimea immediately surrender or be stormed and seized, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. Four Russian navy ships in Sevastopol harbor were blocking the Ukrainian anti-submarine warship Ternopil and the command ship Slavutych from leaving the dock,...
  • Sindhuratna fire due to faulty cables: Inquiry report 03-03-2014 01:29 PM

    Mumbai: A preliminary inquiry into the mishap aboard the INS Sindhuratna has revealed that fire in some cables led to the smoke in the third compartment. Earlier it was said that the smoke was caused by faulty batteries. Two sailors lost their lives and seven others were injured after inhaling...
  • Who is Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi? 26-02-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi took over from Admiral Nirmal Verma on August 31, as the 21st Chief of Naval Staff of Independent India and the 19th Indian to take command of the Indian Navy. Admiral DK Joshi is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare and in his long and...
  • GoAir to add 8 aircraft by July 2014 29-01-2013 06:42 PM

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  • Don't make waves in South China Sea, China warns US 03-06-2012 10:14 PM

    Beijing: It was no time to "make waves" in the disputed South China Sea and dance behind a "Pied Piper", China's official news agency warned on Sunday, after the US said it would shift the bulk of its naval fleet to the Pacific Ocean by 2020. "It is advisable for...
  • AI approves proposal to slash business class seats 28-02-2012 12:32 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to enhance revenue earnings, Air India Board on Monday approved a proposal to slash business class seats and increase economy seats on its Airbus fleet. The number of business class seats will be cut down in 34 Airbus aircraft, including A320s and A 319s, sources...
  • Dwindling number of Pearl Harbor survivors 07-12-2010 05:24 PM

    Honolulu: Navy veteran Louis Conter was a young sailor standing watch on the quarterdeck of the USS Arizona when Japanese bombers swarmed the skies over Oahu and attacked the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor 69 years ago. Within minutes that Sunday morning, the Arizona itself had exploded in flames,...
  • Qantas Airlines grounds fleet after emergency landing 04-11-2010 09:25 PM

    Singapore: A Qantas A 380 airbus made a dramatic emergency landing trailing smoke at the Singapore airport on Thursday. All 433 passengers are safe but the experience is something they'll never forget. Here's a report. A double-decker jumbo trailing smoke as parts of the plane's body fell from mid-air. This...
  • IAF denies grounding Sukhoi fleet 06-05-2009 03:45 PM

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  • Masand's Verdict: Sweeney Todd 01-03-2008 01:20 AM

    Mumbai: Despite receiving praise from experts for his impressive debut during India's just-concluded disastrous tour of England, opener Ajinkya Rahane feels he could have done better and says he would now set his eyes on converting his starts into big scores. Its a good start. Everyone wants to play for...
  • IndiGo to fly to 30 cities by 2010 10-10-2006 05:53 PM

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