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India placed orders worth Rs 83,858 cr for military hardware

Indian Air Force, Army and Navy have placed orders worth Rs 83,858 crore from 2011 to the last fiscal while domestic defence industries have earned Rs 69 crore by export of military hardware.

Lankan Navy chase away Tamil Nadu fishermen

 Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu this morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association claimed.

DNA: A glimpse into Indian Navy's battle readiness exercise

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar recently witnessed the Theatre Readiness Operational Level Exercise (TROPEX-2015), off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea.

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INS Sindhuratna tragedy: Commanding Officer to face court martial

The commanding Officer of INS Sindhuratna will face court martial while six other officers were issued letters of "severe displeasure" after being found guilty for the fire onboard the submarine last year, which led to the resignation of then Navy chief Admiral D K Joshi.

First all-women march by Army, Navy and Air force personnel

India witnessed the first march by women Army, Navy and Air force personnel at the 66th Republic Day parade here on Monday.

All-women contingent march down Rajpath on R-Day

For the first time in the history of India's Republic Day, women empowerment in the armed forces was showcased as an all-women contingent from the three forces- Army, Air Force and Navy- marched down the majestic Rajpath.

China navy builds 22-metre high wall to avoid being spied on

China has reportedly built a 22-metre high wall around its navy base in the northeastern Liaoning province to protect the installation from being spied on from nearby "European-style" buildings.

Singapore activates air force, navy for search for missing jet

Singapore said on Sunday it has activated its air force and navy to help in the search and rescue operation for the AirAsia jet that went missing on a flight from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore. 

DNA: Michael Clarke breaks down at Phil Hughes' funeral

Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke broke down in tears as he paid tribute to friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes at the batsman's funeral.

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Navy Chief warns of increasing threat of maritime terrorism

 Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Wednesday warned of increasing threat of maritime terrorism and described the recent attack by militants to hijack a Pakistani frigate in Karachi as a "very very serious situation".

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Indian fishermen

Four Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, according to reports.

Manohar Parrikar to meet top defence brass in Delhi today

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold a series of meetings with the top brass of the three services and his ministry starting Monday.

South Korean navy ships to make port call at Chennai

 Two warships of the Republic of Korea Navy would call at Chennai port this month, as part of an initiative by the consulate of that country here to strengthen ties with the Korean community living in the city.

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Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns

Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.

Sailor's wife complains against Navy

 Wife of a Naval sailor belonging to the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, today alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital here and efforts were being made to establish that he was suffering from mental illness.

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

 Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said here today.

Israel Navy arrests 7 Palestinian fishermen off Gaza

Israel`s Navy arrested seven Palestinian fishermen off northern Gaza on Wednesday, officials on both sides said, with the army claiming their boats had strayed beyond the permitted fishing limit.

Navy undertakes medicare drive in lakshadweep

As part of the Navy's community outreach programme, a warship was deployed by the Southern Naval Command to Lakshadweep for providing health related training and medicare facilities.

Navy chief asks force to ensure readiness levels

 Naval chief Admiral R K Dhowan, who took over after a series of mishaps, has directed the force to monitor with "due earnestness" the readiness levels of Navy's frontline fighting units while stressing on ingenious repairs and responsive operational logistics.