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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

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra stresses on need for higher combat readiness

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, has stressed on the need for a high degree of operational and combat readiness and vigilance on all fronts.

May 19, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Navy chopper evacuates crew from Iranian vessel

A Sea King helicopter from naval air station INS Shikra here was launched by the Indian Navy Tuesday for casualty evacuation of a crew member onboard an Iranian oil tanker, a defence official said Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2011, 15:03 PM IST

‘Highrise near INS Shikra security threat to Navy’

The Defence Ministry told the
Bombay HC that there would be a security threat to
their naval installations if permission is granted to TCI
Industries to construct a high rise building on the land of
Mukesh Mills in south Mumbai.

Dec 12, 2011, 23:46 PM IST

Crack marine commandos guard Obama, wife at naval helibase

The Indian Navy`s crack marine commandos (MARCOS) guarded US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle as they arrived at the naval helibase INS Shikra here Sunday afternoon ahead of their departure for New Delhi.

Nov 07, 2010, 17:57 PM IST