In view of the coastal security lapse during 26/11 attack, the Indian Coast Guard has begun augmenting its off-shore strength and the force aims to have 150 ships and 100 twin-engine aircraft by 2020 in its fleet.
The discovery of objects during excavations at Palos de la Frontera in southwestern Spain has allowed scholars to determine the exact location from where Christopher Columbus' three ships set off in 1492.
Two Chinese naval ships are on a visit to the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam on a goodwill tour.Two Chinese naval ships are on a visit to the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam on a goodwill tour.
The United States moved on Sunday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defense ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high level trip to warn China against abusing its "great power."
The Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking direction to the government to frame effective anti-piracy guidelines in the wake of increasing incidents of Indian seamen being held hostages by Somali pirates.
Three US Navy ships were
welcomed today by former foe Vietnam for joint training,
despite China`s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges
between the communist neighbours over disputed areas of the
South China Sea.
The 50-foot (15-meter) wooden boat drifted across the Mediterranean for five days without food and water after its engine died, unable to propel the 117 people crammed aboard from war in Libya to safety in Europe.