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  • Pay $50,000 to shoot guns with US Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden Yesterday

    Washington: If you want to shoot machine guns with the man who killed the world's most dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden then be prepared to shell out a whopping $50,000. The offer was recently made by the ForAmerica organisation. Those invited have until May 10 to RSVP for an event at...
  • Evacuation process in Yemen was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief 5 days ago

    The Indian Navy was at the forefront of the evacuation efforts in war-torn Yemen and thousands of people were rescued. The military's effort in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said the operation was tough...
  • Suspected Pakistani boat with narcotics worth Rs 600 crore intercepted off Gujarat coast 1 week ago

    Porbandar: A huge consignment of narcotics has been found from a suspected Pakistani boat which was intercepted by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard off the coast of Porbandar in Gujarat on Monday. More than 200 kg of heroin worth nearly Rs 600 crores was seized from the boat. Eight...
  • Yemen crisis: Evacuation process was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief 1 week ago

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan on Monday talked about the challenges his team faced during the evacuation process in Yemen. ...
  • India monitoring China-Pakistan military cooperation: Navy chief RK Dhowan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Monday said India was 'monitoring' the military tie-up between China and Pakistan, including the pact expected to be signed for strengthening the naval power of the western neighbour during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Islamabad. "We continuously monitor the threat perception,...
  • It's a moment of satisfaction, Yemen evacuation operation was tough: Navy chief April 20, 2015

    The Indian Navy was at the forefront of the evacuation efforts in war-torn Yemen and thousands of people were rescued. Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said the operation was tough because of the uncertainty involved. Dhowan said, "This is a moment of satisfaction. We were doing our duty. It was...
  • Watch: The launch of INS Visakhapatnam in Mumbai April 20, 2015

    Indian Navy's new destroyer, Visakhapatnam, with enhanced capability to operate in nuclear, biological and chemical atmosphere, launched in Mumbai on Monday. The ship is the first of the four follow follow-up order of the Kolkata class warships and will give a major flip to India's maritime capabilities when it is...
  • Navy's new stealth destroyer INS Visakhapatnam launched in Mumbai April 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian Navy's new destroyer, Visakhapatnam, with enhanced capability to operate in nuclear, biological and chemical atmosphere, launched in Mumbai on Monday. The ship is the first of the four follow follow-up order of the Kolkata class warships and will give a major flip to India's maritime capabilities when it...
  • Navy's new stealth destroyer INS Visakhapatnam to be launched in Mumbai today April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Navy's new destroyer, Visakhapatnam, with enhanced capability to operate in nuclear, biological and chemical atmosphere, will be launched in Mumbai on Monday. The ship is the first of the four follow follow-up order of the Kolkata class warships and will give a major flip to India's maritime...
  • Navy's new stealth destroyer INS Visakhapatnam to be launched on Sunday April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Navy's new destroyer, Visakhapatnam, with enhanced capability to operate in nuclear, biological and chemical atmosphere, will be launched in Mumbai on Sunday. The ship is the first of the four follow follow-up order of the Kolkata class warships and will give a major flip to India's maritime...
  • 25 Indian fishermen detained by Bangladesh Navy April 12, 2015

    Dhaka: At least 25 Indian fishermen were detained by Bangladesh Navy for allegedly poaching into the country's waters. The fishermen on two trawlers were detained 90 nautical miles off the coast of Bagerhat's Mongla sea port during a regular patrol, police said. All of them hailed from South Chabbish Pargana District of...
  • 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...
  • Government evacuates 2,000 citizens from worn-torn Yemen April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has evacuated 2,000 nationals from war-torn Yemen and evacuation from the port of Aden is over. Another 2,000 Indians are still stranded with sources saying that some may chose to stay back. The government's efforts will focus on Sanaa where evacuations through the land and sea...
  • 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...
  • Navy's missile destroyer evacuates 439 Indians from Yemen April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid war-like conditions in Aden, the Navy's guided-missile destroyer INS Mumbai on Saturday evacuated 439 Indians, including a pregnant woman, from the port city of Yemen. The warship, which has set sail for Djibouti, had placed itself just outside Aden harbour as part of 'Operation Raahat' as heavy firing...
  • 349 Indians evacuated from Yemen reach Djibouti, will be brought to Delhi soon April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In one of the biggest rescue operations ever by India, nearly 350 Indians have been rescued from war-torn Yemen so far. The Navy evacuated the Indian nationals from Aden in Yemen and brought to Djibouti in North Africa. Kerala Minister KC Joseph said the Indian nationals have reached...
  • Navy evacuates 349 Indians from strife-torn Yemen, confirms Ministry of External Affairs April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Sailing away from troubles, the Navy late on Tuesday night rescued 349 Indians from war-torn Yemen. The Ministry of External Affairs tweeted that Navy's INS Sumitra with evacuated Indians left from Aden late on Tuesday night and will be reaching Djibouti from where they will leave for India. Confirming...
  • 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...
  • Body of missing Lieutenant recovered from fuselage of Navy aircraft that crashed off Goa coast March 27, 2015

    Panaji: The Body of missing Lieutenant Abhinay Nagori has been recovered from the fuselage of the ill fated Navy Dornier aircraft that crashed in sea on Tuesday. Second Naval officer, Lieutenant Kiran Shekhawat's body was recovered on Thursday evening. INS Makar, a naval hydrographic vessel, had also detected a large metallic object...
  • Missing Naval woman officer's body recovered from wreckage of Navy Dornier aircraft crashed in sea March 26, 2015

    Panaji: Body of one of the missing Naval officers, Lieutenant Kiran Shekhawat was on Thursday evening recovered from the wreckage of Navy Dornier aircraft that crashed in sea on Tuesday. The body has been taken to INS Hansa stationed in Goa. The debris of a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft was...
  • Navi Mumbai airport to be completed by 2019, Maharashtra CM sets deadline March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has laid out the timeline to make the Navi Mumbai International Airport operational. The tenders for the construction of the airport will be issued in May. The construction of the new airport is scheduled to begin in October and the work is estimated to...
  • 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...
  • BJP and Shiv Sena likely to tie-up for Maharashtra civic polls March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena, the ruling alliance partners in Maharashtra government, are likely to tie-up for the elections to Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad municipal corporations to be held on April 22. "We feel that having an alliance will benefit both the parties," state BJP unit president Raosaheb Danve told reporters...
  • 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...
  • Four arrested in Navi Mumbai church attack case: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: A day after assuring that culprits of the Navi Mumbai church attack would be caught at the earliest, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state Assembly on Tuesday that four persons have been arrested in connection with the incident. Fadnavis on Monday assured that those responsible for the attack...
  • Tamil Nadu threatens to call off talks if fishermen not released March 23, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday threatened to call off the bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday if 54 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested recently by the Navy of the island nation, were not released as assured by the Lankan government. An official release here...