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INS Vikrant can be developed into museum: Former Vice Admiral

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 22:38

Retired Vice Admiral I C Rao,who was posted on INS Vikrant in 1975 for more than a year as chief engineer, today said that companies in Vishakapatnam are ready to convert the ship into a museum.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 00:27

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:47

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

INS Vikrant berthed in scrapyard ahead of monsoon

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:17

Amid protests by the Shiv Sena, decommissioned warship INS Vikrant was Wednesday shifted by a tugboat from the Naval Docks to a ship-breaking yard here, officials said.

Dismantling of INS Vikrant: SC to hear Centre`s plea on Friday

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 21:37

Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Friday a plea of the Centre seeking modification of an earlier order virtually stopping the dismantling process of India`s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant decommissioned in 1997.

SC to hear plea for relocating INS Vikrant

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 17:46

The Supreme Court will Friday hear a plea by the Centre for the relocation of the country`s now decommissioned first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to Darukhana ship breaking yard on grounds of its dilapidated condition.

Maintain status quo on `INS Vikrant`: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 00:53

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered maintenance of status quo on India`s first aircraft carrier `INS Vikrant` which is on the verge of being converted into scrap.

INS Vikrant gets another breather from SC

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 17:40

India`s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, headed for the scrapyard, Monday got another breather from the Supreme Court as it blocked the vessel`s ignominy, an activist said.

INS Vikrant finally sold for scrap, activist moves SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:27

India`s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, has finally been auctioned to a ship-breaker for Rs 60 crore.

Decommissioned INS Vikrant sold for Rs 60 crore

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 00:45

The decommissioned aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant, which played an important role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, has been sold for Rs 60 crore.

INS Vikrant has completed operational life, best to dispose it: MoD to HC

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 22:33

Justifying its decision to scrap INS Vikrant, the Union Ministry of Defence told the Bombay High Court that the ship has completed its operational life and it would be in the best interest of the naval services to dispose it.

HC seeks Centre`s reply on PIL seeking preservation of Vikrant

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 20:12

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Union and the state governments to file replies to a petition demanding that INS Vikrant, India`s first aircraft carrier, now decommissioned, be preserved and not scrapped.