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  • Body of missing Lieutenant recovered from fuselage of Navy aircraft that crashed off Goa coast 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    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 17 hours 13 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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...
  • Church attack: Government suspects 'political hand', Opposition walks out 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Monday said that it suspects a "political hand" in the recent attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, even as the Opposition members walked out of the Assembly in protest against the incident. Minority Affairs Minister Eknath Khadse said in the Legislative Assembly on Monday that the...
  • AAP demands speedy probe in Navi Mumbai church attack 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday said it seems to be a deliberate attempt to vitiate the social atmosphere and polarise society on communal lines. A team of local AAP activists submitted a letter of complaint to the Khandeshwar police and...
  • India will export defence material, train military personnel of 38 countries: Manohar Parrikar 4 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said India was planning to export defence materials and training military personnel of at least 38 countries. "At least 38 countries are sending their defence personnel for training in India. We are encouraging them. We are giving them more slots. We are also...
  • Navi Mumbai church attack: Suspects grilled, no clues in CCTV 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Police investigating on Sunday's attack on a church in New Panvel area in Navi Mumbai are grilling some suspects, but are yet to get concrete leads. There are no eyewitnesses to the incident and the scanning of CCTV footage has also not thrown up any substantial leads to identity the...
  • Sri Lanka arrests 54 Indian fishermen 5 days ago

    Colombo: As many as 54 Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in island's waters off the coast of Kankesanturai and Talaimannar in the north. Sri Lankan Naval spokesman Commander Indika Silva said that 21 fishermen were arrested and five boats were seized at Kankesanturai...
  • 29 Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy 5 days ago

    Rameswaram (TN): Twenty-nine fishermen from Rameswaram were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday night while they were fishing near Katchatheevu. The fishermen, who went out to sea on Saturday morning, were fishing near Katchatheevu in five boats when the Sri Lankan Navy personnel took them into custody...
  • Armed forces face shortage of over 52,000 personnel 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian armed forces are faced with a shortage of over 52,000 personnel, including 11,000 officers, as measures like improved pay structure were being put in place to check attrition, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. Army is grappling with the maximum shortage of 33,998 personnel, including 9,642...
  • India, US have mutual desire for naval, maritime ties, says Admiral Kevin M Donegan 1 week ago

    Washington: With the convergence of strategic interest in the Indian Ocean there is a mutual desire for a deeper naval and maritime co-operation between India and the US, top Pentagon commanders have said. "The convergence of strategic maritime interests in the Indian Ocean region to include the security of critical energy...
  • 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...
  • One Indian fisherman injured in attack by Sri Lankan Navy near Katchatheevu island March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday attacked Indian fishermen near Katchatheevu, injuring one fisherman and damaging a boat. In November 2014, the Sri Lankan Navy had arrested 14 Indian fishermen for allegedly trespassing into Lankan waters. Ten fishermen were arrested from Pudukkottai and four from Rameswaram. That came just a few...
  • 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...
  • Fishing vessel hits submarine, damages periscope during naval exercise February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: In yet another naval accident, the periscope of submarine INS Sindhughosh was damaged when a fishing vessel hit it while a naval exercise was being held off the West coast. The incident took place on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. "In a minor incident off the West Coast of...
  • Al-Qaeda wanted recruits to pull off attack like 9/11: US February 18, 2015

    New York: A Pakistani terrorism suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaeda to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the September 11, 2001 attacks, a prosecutor said on Tuesday in opening statements. Assistant US Attorney Celia Cohen told...
  • 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...
  • I am proud of the all-women contingent, says Navy chief RK Dhowan January 26, 2015

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan said that he was proud of the all-women contingent and it will inspire many to join the force. Group Captain Sandhya Chauhan led a contingent of 144 sailors. Dhowan said, "There is an overwhelming response to the Republic Day parade. I am proud of our all-women...
  • Mumbai: Truckers clash with police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Truck drivers outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Uran in neighbouring Raigad district on Sunday were lathicharged by police following a clash. The incident occurred when police tried to break their demonstrations against holding up of their vehicles. The truck drivers were stranded as their vehicles were stuck up...