Southern Naval Command

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Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

04 Oct 2020

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.

Kochi: Two Navy personnel killed in hangar door collapse

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.

Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 Keralites from floods

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.

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

16 Aug 2018

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

Kerala is witnessing its worst-ever flood- 72 people have lost their lives, operations have been suspended at Kochi Airport till August 18, and trains cancelled on the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil route.

Kerala: Center approves Rs. 80cr aid to deal with floods

21 Jul 2018

Kerala: Center approves Rs. 80cr aid to deal with floods

"The Center has sanctioned Rs. 80 crore to Kerala as initial assistance to deal with "unprecedented rains and floods," Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said today.

INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

06 Mar 2017

INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

A ceremony will be held in Mumbai on March 6 for decommission of INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier in service, after 30 years with the Indian Navy.

INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

21 Feb 2017

INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

Indian Navy's INS Viraat, set to retire on March 6, could be sold as scrap, as a proposal to convert it into a museum remains in limbo.

INS Viraat embarks on final voyage to Mumbai

25 Oct 2016

INS Viraat embarks on final voyage to Mumbai

The world's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat was given a grand send-off from Kochi after its 56-year service to the Navy.