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Indian Navy responds to medical evacuation request from Japanese warship, helps injured crew member

The patient was shifted to a local hospital by the Japanese Consulate.

Aug 16, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day gift to India: Chief of Defence Staff for better synergy between Army, IAF, Navy

One of the lacunae often pointed out by defence experts in the Indian defence forces is the absence of the single-point reference for defence issues. The creation of CDS has been a demand for the last few decades to achieve better coordination among the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.

Aug 15, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

India honours its bravehearts with gallantry awards on 73rd Independence Day

On the eve of 73rd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind had approved 132 gallantry awards to armed forces personnel and members of paramilitary forces including third highest gallantry award - Vir Chakra - for IAF's Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a PAF F-16 during the dogfight on February 27.

Aug 14, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

Navy puts all bases, warships on high alert over possible terror attack from Pakistan

According to sources, the alert has been sounded keeping in view the possibility of Pakistan-backed infiltration into the country to carry out terror attacks.

Aug 09, 2019, 21:59 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh clears acquisition of two BrahMos supersonic cruise missile coastal batteries for Navy

In a major boost for the naval forces, the Defence Ministry on Thursday cleared the acquisition of two BrahMos supersonic cruise missile coastal batteries for the Indian Navy. The Defence Minister also cleared the acquisition of 'Made in India' software-defined radios for the armed forces.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

Govt to decide on buying two BrahMos missile batteries to tackle enemy warships

The Indian Navy wants to use the two BrahMos missile batteries to replace its existing systems which have become old and need replacement

Aug 07, 2019, 23:18 PM IST

100th warship built by GRSE commissioned by Indian Navy

A landing craft utility (LCU) - the 100th warship built by the Kolkata-headquartered Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers - was commissioned by the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam on Monday, marking a big milestone in the shipyard`s history.

Jul 29, 2019, 20:37 PM IST

Central forces successfully rescue 900 people stranded aboard Mahalaxmi Express

The Central Forces on Saturday rescued all 900 people including passengers and staff members, who were stranded on board Mahalaxmi Express near Maharashtra's Mumbai successfully.

Jul 27, 2019, 19:40 PM IST

Watch: Incredible footage shows NDRF, Indian Navy rescuing stranded passengers from Mahalaxmi Express

Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express, which was stuck in between Badlapur and Wangani, following incessant rains in Mumbai and neighbour regions. 

Jul 27, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Mumbai rains: Hundreds stranded on board Mahalaxmi Express; NRDF, IAF, Navy deployed

Teams of National Disaster Response Force, Indian Navy, Army and Indian Air Force has been pressed into action.

Jul 27, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

How Indian Navy mounted pressure on Pakistan through a tactical masterstroke in Kargil war

Do not escalate the war - Indian Navy's message to the Pakistani Navy was loud and clear. 

Jul 26, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

INS Tarkash arrives at St. Petersburg, will take part in Russian Navy Day parade

The frigate was welcomed by a Russian naval band and will now participate in the celebrations scheduled for July 28.

Jul 25, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

Deshhit: India is diplomatically stronger than it was in 1999

The country is diplomatically more powerful today than it was then. There is no better testimony to this than from the kin of Kargil War hero, Saurabh Kalia, captured alive by the Pakistan army on May 15, 1999, subjected to inhuman torture and finally killed. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 25, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Deshhit: All you need to know about Operation Talwar

Indian Navy started Operation Talwar to blockade the Pakistani ports. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 25, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

Deshhit: How Operation Safed Sagar played crucial role in Kargil 1999

During the war, the IAF had conducted operation Safed Sagar as a part of Operation Vijay of the army. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 25, 2019, 21:16 PM IST

Deshhit: 'Operation Vijay'; All you need to know

The major point of contention in the Kargil war was the Tiger Hill in the Drass-Kargil area of Jammu and Kashmir which had been captured by the Pakistani intruders. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 25, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

Indian Armed Forces face shortage of 9,427 officers, 68,864 jawans

 This data excludes the officers of the Army Medical Corps, Army Dental Corps and Military Nursing Service.

Jul 24, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

HAL delivers Chetak helicopter to Indian Navy ahead of schedule

HAL had entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August of 2017 for the supply of eight Chetak helicopters with the delivery schedule of the first two in August of 2019 and the rest in August of 2020.

Jul 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh to commission Dornier aircraft squadron at Chennai on Monday

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh is set to commission a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft squadron at Chennai on Monday The aircraft would be used to patrol Indian maritime boundary with Sri Lanka and other parts of the Eastern Seaboard. This will be the fifth Dornier Aircraft Squadron, Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 313.

Jul 22, 2019, 07:16 AM IST

INS Sagardhwani embarks on two-month-long 'Sagar Maitri' mission

Marine Acoustic Research Ship INS Sagardhwani on Thursday embarked on a two-month-long 'Sagar Maitri' mission from SNC Kochi. INS Sagardhwani was flagged off by Southern Naval commander Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla and Defence Research and Development Organisation chairman G. Satheesh Reddy.

Jul 18, 2019, 22:25 PM IST