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18 Feb 2019


ICJ to begin hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav's case today

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is slated to begin hearing the case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday.

15 Feb 2019


ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav case in backdrop of Pulwama-attack

The fate of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav - who has been handed the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage - is scheduled to be decided by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) between February 18 and 21.

14 Feb 2019


Senior naval officer booked for 'molesting' maid, 'tearing her clothes'

A 46-year-old senior naval officer posted in Goa has been booked for allegedly molesting his domestic help.

Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it

It has been three days since rescue forces detected the body of a second miner inside the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners got trapped in early December.

26 Jan 2019


Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine

On Saturday, an Indian Navy diving team found the body of another miner 280ft inside the flooded rat hole coal mine near Ksan village in Meghalaya.

21 Jan 2019

Terror Attack

Navy to conduct defense-exercise to test country's preparedness against attacks

The Indian Navy in coordination with the Coast Guard and other stakeholders will conduct a two-day defense exercise along the coastline from tomorrow to test the country's preparedness against any attack through the sea route.

17 Jan 2019


Meghalaya: Rescue forces spot one miner's body after 33 days

More than a month after 15 miners got trapped inside an illegal rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, one of them has been found dead.

31 Dec 2018


Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped

On Monday, Indian Navy divers again entered the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped, and have said that a search would only be feasible if the water level in the mine can be brought down to 30m.

30 Dec 2018


Meghalaya: Navy divers enter mine to find trapped miners

A couple of days after the Indian Air Force transported heavy-duty pumps to the rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, rescue operations have resumed, and authorities are making the final push.

27 Dec 2018


Kochi: Two Navy personnel killed in hangar door collapse

In a tragic incident, two Indian Navy sailors were killed on Thursday when the heavy door of a helicopter hangar fell on them at the Southern Naval Command's base in Kochi.

12 Dec 2018


Indian Navy inducts deep submergence rescue vehicle

The Indian Navy today inducted the Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle into service at the Western Naval Command in Mumbai.

04 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

#RajasthanElections: Modi says Congress gave Kartarpur to Pak in 1947

Kicking off the last leg of the election campaign in poll-bound Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress while addressing a massive rally in Hanumangarh.

03 Dec 2018


Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

Only "dignified activities" will be permitted on board the Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said today.

01 Dec 2018


Boost for armed forces: Defense ministry approves Rs.3,000cr for BrahMos

On Saturday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved the procurement of military equipment worth Rs. 3,000cr, reported news agency PTI.

15 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Gaja to make landfall: Danger areas, state of preparations

Cyclone Gaja is set to make landfall on Thursday between Cuddalore and Pamban in Tamil Nadu.

05 Nov 2018


India's first nuclear ballistic missile submarine, Arihant, completes deterrence run

India's first nuclear ballistic missile submarine, the INS Arihant, completed its first deterrence patrol on Monday, announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

05 Nov 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman

1971 war hero passes away, Defense Minister pays tribute

Vice Admiral (retd) Manohar Prahlad Awati, a Vir Chakra awardee and a veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, died of old-age yesterday at Vinchurni village in Satara district, Maharashtra.

05 Nov 2018


Iconic Indian Navy figure, Vice Admiral MP Awati, passes away

Vice Admiral (retired) Manohar Prahlad Awati, popularly known as the father of the Indian Navy's circumnavigational adventures, passed away at the age of 91 years, early on Sunday at his native village of Vinchurni in Maharashtra.

03 Oct 2018


India launches 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake-tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircraft and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said today.

01 Oct 2018


Injured sailor Abhilash Tomy set to return home after rescue

Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, rescued in a multi-nation operation from the Indian Ocean near Australia, is set to return home.

01 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Navy's Chetak helicopter crashes during training sortie, crew safe

A Chetak CH 442 helicopter of the Indian Navy on a training sortie crash-landed at INS Rajali near Tamil Nadu's Vellore today and the crew were safe, a defense official said.

30 Sep 2018

Defence Ministry

Indian Navy 'urgently' needs 12 minesweeper-ships; left with only 2

The Indian Navy currently has only two minesweeper ships at its disposal to safeguard sea lanes and ports spread across thousands of kilometers of coastlines in the eastern and western seaboards, a top Navy officer has said.

26 Sep 2018


Injured Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy is stable, undergoing treatment

Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, who was rescued from his storm-stricken vessel a couple of days back, is undergoing treatment at a remote island, said a defense spokesman on Tuesday.

24 Sep 2018

Indian Ocean

Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy has been rescued after three days

In what is sure to give relief to well-wishers and family members of circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy, he has been rescued after three days by French vessel Osiris.

23 Sep 2018


#GoldenGlobeRace: Injured, stranded Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, his vessel located

An Indian Navy aircraft has located Indian Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, along with his vessel, who was badly injured while participating in the 2018 Golden Globe Race, "rolling excessively" in the South Indian Ocean, a Defense spokesman said.

22 Sep 2018

Indian Ocean

Circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy's yacht capsizes in Indian-Ocean, Navy sends help

The Indian Navy has sent frigate INS Satpura to rescue 39-year-old Golden Globe Race Commander Abhilash Tomy who was injured after his yacht capsized in the Indian Ocean, off Perth on Friday.

No grudge against officers approaching Supreme Court: Defense Minister

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no "grudge" against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

03 Sep 2018


Kerala: Mr India-winning Navy officer arrested for raping woman

The Kottayam (Kerala) police arrested a 38-year-old Navy officer for allegedly raping a woman, police said on Sunday.

27 Aug 2018


Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 Keralites from floods

The Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 people caught in gushing waters in flood-ravaged Kerala, a Defense spokesperson said today.

25 Aug 2018


Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr

In a major decision, the Defense Ministry today gave its nod to the acquisition of 111 Utility Helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs. 21,000cr besides approving separate procurement proposals worth nearly Rs. 25,000cr, according to officials.

24 Aug 2018


#KeralaFloods: Naval commander, who airlifted pregnant-woman, talks about toughest 30-minutes

The nation was amazed by what Naval Commander Vijay Varma and his team pulled in rain-ravaged Kerala.

21 Aug 2018


#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

Yesterday Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced that 90% of rescue operations in the state has been completed, thanks to NGOs, government agencies like NDRF, the Indian Navy, et al, and of course individuals.

17 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Rains, floods claim 868 lives in 7 states: Home Ministry

As many as 868 people have died, 247 of them in Kerala, due to rains, floods and landslides in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.

16 Aug 2018


Indo-Israel missile defense system to be procured by Israeli Navy

The multi-purpose Barak-8 missile defense system, jointly developed by India and Israel, will be procured by Israeli Navy to protect its exclusive economic zones and strategic facilities from diversified threats in the marine arena, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said.

#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

Government jobs, for their various advantages and perks, are highly sought after, and see fierce competition among aspirants.

16 Jul 2018


Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test fired from Chandipur ITR

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was today successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha.

12 Jul 2018


Indian Navy has 24 vacancies with salary upto Rs. 81,100

The Indian Navy has issued a notification for 24 vacancies for the post of Civilian Motor Driver Grade-II for posting at the Headquarters, Goa Naval Area.

27 Jun 2018


Around the world in 311-days: Indian Navy Officer's next voyage

Last time when Commander Abhilash Tomy made it to news was in 2013, when he became the first Indian to circumnavigate the world, non-stop and unassisted.

10 Jun 2018

Akshay Kumar

Will always speak up, if something matters to me: Twinkle

Her witty sense of humor and sassy remarks may have landed her in trouble a few times, but Twinkle Khanna says she would never mince her words for something she believes in.

07 Jun 2018


Yemen: Navy brings back 38 Indians from cyclone-hit Socotra island

Thirty-eight Indians were today brought back home by the Indian Navy, four days after they were rescued from the cyclone-hit Socotra island in Yemen.