Army, Navy installations in Mumbai raided by CBI-led team

Two installations, one belonging to the Army, and the second to the Navy, were raided here by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)-led team on Friday.

Joint team to probe Iranian dhow's presence in Kerala coast

A Joint Investigation team by central and state agencies will commence a probe from Tuesday on the seizure of a suspicious foreign dhow with 12 Iranian crew members intercepted off the Kerala coast.

Fishing resumes in sea off Rameswaram coast

Three days after the fishermen were advised against putting out to sea due to high velocity wind and rough sea condition, fishing resumed on Saturday in the sea off Rameswaram coast.

Sri Lankan navy arrests 26 Indian fishermen

The Sri Lanka navy arrested 26 Indian fishermen and seized three Indian fishing trawlers allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the navy media unit said on Sunday.

Vietnam fishermen `attacked by Chinese boats`: State media

A Vietnamese fishing crew said they were attacked by a Chinese vessel using water cannon in disputed waters near the flash point Paracel Islands, Vietnam`s state media reported Monday.

US and Russian navies hold talks on avoiding accidental clash

The US and Russian navies met this week for the first time since the Ukraine crisis began to discuss how to avoid an accidental clash at sea or in the air, a U.S. naval commander said on Friday.

Beijing asks US to scale down naval, air activities in South China Sea

Beijing has reportedly urged the United States military to scale down its naval and air activities in the South China Sea and stick to its stand of not taking sides in territorial disputes in order to maintain peace and stability in the region.

Top Chinese officer meets with US defense secretary

A top Chinese military officer met with US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter at the Pentagon on Thursday, but Beijing asked for limited media attention around the visit amid strains over the South China Sea.

Philippines, Japan to hold fresh naval drills

The Philippines and Japan will hold their second joint naval drills this year, the Filipino military said Tuesday, as the World War II foes deepen security ties while China aggressively develops islands in disputed waters.

Army, Navy mark World Environment Day

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Navy today set itself a goal of reducing paper consumption at all its establishments by 10 per cent this year while the Army planted one lakh saplings in Kumaon hills in record 19 minutes.

Five arrested Indian fishermen beaten up by Sri Lankan naval personnel

Five fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel were allegedly beaten up at a camp at Talaimannar in the island nation before being released.

Myanmar navy to verify 727 stranded migrants in "safe" place

Myanmar`s navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 stranded migrants to a "safe" location where officials will verify their identities before taking any further action, the country`s information minister said on Tuesday.

Myanmar navy stops reporters approaching migrant island

Myanmar`s navy refused on Sunday to let journalists approach a remote island where more than 700 migrants are said to be held following their rescue last week.

Chinese activities in IOR are monitored 'minutely': Dhowan

 The Indian Navy today said it "minutely" monitors the activities of its Chinese counterpart in the Indian Ocean Rim even as it downplayed China's assertive white paper on defence which talks about enhancing its naval reach for the first time to "open seas protection" far from its shores.

Two pilots killed in Chinese naval plane crash

China today said two pilots of a navy plane were killed when their training aircraft crashed in the country's northeast after its engine caught fire.

China to boost offshore military capability: defence strategy paper

China outlined a defence strategy on Tuesday to boost its naval capability farther from its shores, saying it faced a grave and complex array of security threats including in the disputed South China Sea.

Rohingya Muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar navy

At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official accounts that all onboard were from Bangladesh.

Four-day naval commanders meet to start on Monday

 A conference of top commanders of the Indian Navy will start in the national capital on Monday.

Anti-sub vessel INS Kavaratti set for launch next week

 Kavaratti, the last of the four anti-submarine warfare class stealth corvettes being built for India under Project 28, will be launched here next week.

Four die as Philippine troops raid al Qaeda-linked bomb factory

Three Muslim militants and a soldier were killed in the southern Philippines on Thursday when government troops raided a bomb factory of an Al-Qaeda-linked group, a military official said.