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Navy chief stresses on self-reliance, indigenisation

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:05

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on developing indigenous defence sector, Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday said the maritime force`s future growth would be based on "indigenisation and self reliance".

Vice Admiral Lanba appointed new Naval Vice Chief

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 22:00

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, commandant of National Defence College and in line to be the next Navy chief, has been appointed as Vice Chief of Naval Staff as part of a major rejig at the top level in the maritime force.

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra frontrunner for Navy chief`s post

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 23:16

After the sudden resignation of Admiral DK Joshi, Eastern Naval Commander Vice Admiral Anil Chopra is the front-runner to succeed him as the next Navy chief.

Navy begins month-long war drills off the East Coast

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:54

Nuclear submarine INS Chakra and the newly-inducted P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft are taking part in Navy`s month-long wargames which started along the Eastern seaboard near Vishakhapatnam.

Navy wife swapping case: Officer`s spouse arrested for forgery

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 21:38

The woman, whose complaint of wife swapping rocked the naval base in Kochi in April, was arrested by Delhi police for committing forgery in procuring credit card in the name of her estranged husband.

President to honour naval officer for circumnavigation feat

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 17:43

Naval officer Lt Commander Abhilash Tomy will be felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee for his feat in completing a non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe under sails in 150 days.

Indian Navy ship docks in Bali

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 16:21

An Indian Navy sail training ship is on an expedition to retrace the route along monsoon winds.

Navy floats tender for buying 56 choppers

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 16:25

A global tender has been floated by the Indian Navy for procuring 56 LUH which are expected to cost over Rs 4,000 crore .

India, Japan to hold first joint naval exercise today

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 08:46

India and Japan will hold their first-ever maritime exercise off the coast of Tokyo.

Vice Admiral DK Joshi is the new Navy Chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 15:43

The government on Tuesday named Vice Admiral DK Joshi as the new Navy Chief.

Navy chief to travel to Moscow next month

Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 20:43

The Russian Navy is backing out of a joint exercise with the Indian Navy at the last minute.

Russia snubs India; cancels navy, army war games

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 00:56

Russia has snubbed India in the recent months by cancelling two important bilateral war games, usually held under a well-established arrangement, a senior official said.