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Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:13

Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

China reacts cautiously to trilateral Malabar naval drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Keeping a close watch on Malabar exercises involving the navies of India, Japan and the US, a wary China on Friday reacted cautiously to the drills hoping that they would be conducive to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

India expands defence wing in China

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:01

India has expanded the strength of its defence attaches in China by adding Navy and Air Force officials in addition to a senior officer from the Army to step up engagement between the armed forces of the two sides.

Five Navy officers facing action for INS Virat fire: Jaitley

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:40

Six Navy personnel, including five officers, are facing disciplinary action after they were found culpable by a Board of Inquiry (BoI) for a fire incident onboard aircraft INS Virat in September last year, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

China`s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 08:53

At a northern quayside China`s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolising the country`s naval ambitions.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:53

Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.

Sailor dies on-board `INS Kalinga` under suspicious state

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:35

A 25-year-old sailor died on vessel `INS Kalinga` with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide.

Gas leak at Bombay High oil rig, ONGC says no loss of life or property

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 22:07

The Coast Guard officials of Indian Navy on Saturday night diverted their ships to provide immediate assistance to the people who were reportedly trapped at an oil rig at Bombay High during an incident of gas leak from an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) well, reports said.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by Lankan court

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:09

Four fishermen from here, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on July 9, were on Thursday ordered to be released by a court in the island nation.

Indian Navy gets largest indigenous patrol vessel INS Sumitra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 20:34

The largest indigenously- developed offshore patrol vessel INS Sumitra was on Thursday delivered to the Indian Navy here by the state-owned Goa Shipyard Limited delivered.

39 Tamil fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, 23 let off

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:28

Thirtynine fishermen from Tamil Nadu in two batches were today detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly crossing into the island waters but 23 of them were let off later with a warning, fisheries department officials said.

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.