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.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

INS Vikrant berthed in scrapyard ahead of monsoon

Amid protests by the Shiv Sena, decommissioned warship INS Vikrant was Wednesday shifted by a tugboat from the Naval Docks to a ship-breaking yard here, officials said.

Dismantling of INS Vikrant: SC to hear Centre`s plea on Friday

Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Friday a plea of the Centre seeking modification of an earlier order virtually stopping the dismantling process of India`s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant decommissioned in 1997.

SC to hear plea for relocating INS Vikrant

The Supreme Court will Friday hear a plea by the Centre for the relocation of the country`s now decommissioned first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to Darukhana ship breaking yard on grounds of its dilapidated condition.

Maintain status quo on `INS Vikrant`: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered maintenance of status quo on India`s first aircraft carrier `INS Vikrant` which is on the verge of being converted into scrap.

INS Vikrant gets another breather from SC

India`s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, headed for the scrapyard, Monday got another breather from the Supreme Court as it blocked the vessel`s ignominy, an activist said.

INS Vikrant finally sold for scrap, activist moves SC

India`s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, has finally been auctioned to a ship-breaker for Rs 60 crore.

Decommissioned INS Vikrant sold for Rs 60 crore

The decommissioned aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant, which played an important role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, has been sold for Rs 60 crore.

INS Vikrant has completed operational life, best to dispose it: MoD to HC

Justifying its decision to scrap INS Vikrant, the Union Ministry of Defence told the Bombay High Court that the ship has completed its operational life and it would be in the best interest of the naval services to dispose it.

HC seeks Centre`s reply on PIL seeking preservation of Vikrant

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Union and the state governments to file replies to a petition demanding that INS Vikrant, India`s first aircraft carrier, now decommissioned, be preserved and not scrapped.

BJP urges Maharashtra CM to rethink on INS Vikrant

The state BJP on Saturday appealed the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to rethink his stand on INS Vikrant, which is set to be auctioned off as scrap.

Shiv Sena slams MNS for opposing use of BMC funds for Vikrant

Shiv Sena slammed Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for opposing that BMC should use its own funds to save the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant from getting auctioned.

BMC seeks additional funds to maintain INS Vikrant

BMC`s Rahul Shewale wrote to municipal commissioner Sitaram Kunte, requesting him for additional provision of funds in next year`s civic budget to maintain decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant.

Stall scrapping of INS Vikrant: BJP to Defence Ministry

BJP has sought the Defence Minister`s intervention in stalling the process of scrapping Naval aircraft carrier INS Vikrant which had played a stellar role in India`s war against Pakistan in 1971.

Shiv Sena, BJP slam govt for failure to protect `Vikrant`

Opposition Shiv Sena and BJP have targeted the Congress-led government in Maharashtra and the Centre for "inability" to maintain the decommissioned aircraft carrier Indian Maritime Ship Vikrant.

Decommissioned INS Vikrant to be auctioned

The Defence Ministry has initiated the process for the auctioning of the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. A decision to this effect was taken after the Maharashtra government expressed its inability to maintain the ship.

INS Vikrant to be auctioned

INS Vikrant had played a major role in the 1971 Bangladesh war.

INS Vikrant to be commissioned by 2017: Admiral Joshi

India`s first indigenous Aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited and launched in August, would be commissioned by 2017, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi said.

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