Indian Navy to set up a full-fledged naval base at Porbandar

 The Navy has decided to set up a naval base at the coastal town of Porbandar, said Indian Navy's Flag Commanding Officer (FCO) for Gujarat and Maharashtra, Rear Admiral Ashok Kumar today.

Why a 'gay' Navy officer made history in Chile

A Navy officer on Wednesday became the first member of the Chilean military to reveal he is gay -- a groundbreaking admission in this conservative Catholic country.

Naval War Room leak case: Trial to begin September 8

A court here on Friday framed charges against businessman Abhishek Verma and others in the Naval War Room leak case and fixed Sep 8 for recording of statements of the prosecution witnesses in the case.

Indian Navy warship in Malaysia on goodwill visit

Indian naval warship INS Ranvijay today entered the Sepanggar port in Malaysia on a three-day goodwill visit aimed at strengthening bilateral defence ties.

Navy gets Centre`s go-ahead for international fleet review

The central government has given the Navy the go-ahead to hold an international fleet review in 2016, after a gap of 15 years, in which more than 50 countries are expected to participate.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 fishermen

Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

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

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.

39 Tamil fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, 23 let off

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

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.

Sri Lanka to continue curbing illegal migration to Australia: Navy Chief

Sri Lanka is determined to curb illegal migration to Australia, Navy Chief Jayantha Perera said.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.

Philippines, US hold naval exercises

Troops from the Philippines and the US Thursday commenced their annual joint naval exercises.

Sri Lanka Navy denies attacking Indian fishermen

The Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday rejected claims that its personnel attack Indian fishermen when they stray into Sri Lankan waters.

Sri Lanka detains seven Indian fishermen

Seven more Indian fishermen were arrested on Friday for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy said.

Malaysian navy foils pirate attack in South China Sea

Malaysia`s navy has fought off a pirate attack on a tanker off its east coast in the South China Sea, the International Maritime Bureau said Sunday.

China says it won`t send navy to confront Vietnam

China said today that it was exercising "maximum restraint" in its ongoing confrontation with Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig deployed in disputed waters and won`t send its navy to the area.

73 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

Seventy three Indian fishermen have been arrested in Sri Lanka for allegedly poaching into the country`s waters, the Navy said today, days after it released 33 fishermen from the country.

Indian Navy commissions three Immediate Support Vessels

In a bid to strengthen maritime security, the Indian Navy today commissioned three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) constituting the 83rd ISV Squadron at the naval dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command here.