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Indian Navy


China at sea: For Delhi, Shiyan incident is a reminder to invest more in maritime scientific research

December 10, 2019 10:01 am

With Beijing expanding strategic purpose of its marine research to Andamans, Delhi and its partners should coordinate maritime diplomacy.

China ship was in Andaman waters, its presence on rise in region: Navy Chief

December 04, 2019 7:28 am

Addressing his annual press conference ahead of Navy Day Wednesday, Singh said China’s “presence in the Indian Ocean Region is increasing and we are constantly watching it”.

Navy chief Karambir Singh: Preparing case to convince govt on 3 aircraft carriers

December 04, 2019 3:39 am

There is only one aircraft carrier — INS Vikramaditya that was commissioned in 2013 — at the moment while a second Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC-1) is under construction, which, according to Admiral Singh, will be ready by 2022.

Navy drives away Chinese ship from Indian waters in Andaman Sea

December 03, 2019 4:25 pm

Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said anyone operating in "our region, will have to notify the Indian Navy."

Sub Lieutenant Shivangi Navy’s first woman pilot

December 03, 2019 4:35 am

SLt Shivangi, who hails from Muzaffarpur, was inducted into the Indian Navy under the Short Service Commission-Pilot entry scheme and was part of the 27th Naval orientation course (NOC) Course at the Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala, Kerala.

Sub-lieutenant Shivangi becomes Navy's first woman pilot

December 02, 2019 5:01 pm

Hailing from Muzzafarpur in Bihar, Shivangi joined operational duties at Kochi naval base and will be flying the Naval Dornier surveillance aircraft.

Indian Navy cadet recruitment through JEE score for 4-year BTech course open, check how to apply

November 29, 2019 1:32 pm

Indian Navy +2 cadet recruitment 2019: The selected candidates will have to join Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala for a four-year degree course under the 10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet Entry Scheme, as per the official notification.

Former Navy chief Sushil Kumar dies at 79

November 27, 2019 1:12 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Admiral Sushil Kumar's death, saying he contributed towards strengthening the maritime security of the country.

Indian Navy MR sailor recruitment for 12th pass: Registration to close tomorrow

November 27, 2019 12:37 pm

Indian Navy MR recruitment 2019: Candidates who have cleared matriculate level of education and are born October 1, 2000 to September 30, 2003 (both dates inclusive), can apply for the post. Selection will be based on an online test followed by a fitness exam and medical check-up.

Porbandar: Navy to commission its 6th Dornier aircraft squadron on Nov 29

November 26, 2019 11:53 am

The squadron, based in Porbandar, will operate the upgraded Dornier 228 aircaft, which was indegeniously manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) under licence from RUAG Aerospace.


Vacancies in UPSC, Indian Navy, IOCL, BSF; jobs to apply this week

November 10, 2019 2:46 pm

The online application process for most of the vacant posts will be closed by this month. Have a look at the vacancies this week

Navy gears up as Cyclone Maha approaches Gujarat coast

November 06, 2019 1:00 pm

A total of 30 NDRF teams and 15 teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in various parts of Gujarat along with teams of doctors and nurses. District collectors have been asked remain alert to tackle any emergency.

Defence Minister commissions second Kalvari class submarine INS Khanderi

September 30, 2019 6:37 am

A crucial feature of the new submarine is that unlike previous requirement of 60 crew, its maximum requirement is 36 crew. It saves oxygen availability and increases its capacity to stay underwater for long periods.

How to download Indian Navy admit card for AA, SSR, MR exam

February 19, 2019 10:29 pm

The Indian Navy has released the admit cards for the post of matric recruit (MR), senior secondary recruit (SSR), artificer apprentice (AA) on its official website,

Merchant navy vessel MV Infinity One reports water ingress; Indian Navy says disaster averted

June 09, 2016 10:48 am

INS Trikand and CGS Amal were rushed to render help to MV Infinity one 20 Nm off Goa coast after the vessel had reported water ingress and dangerous list.

International Fleet Review 2016: Glimpses of Indian Navy's majestic display

February 06, 2016 5:57 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee inspected one of the largest maritime events in the recent past, as International Fleet Review 2016 (IFR 2016) took place off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday (February 6).

INS Kochi, India's Guided Missile Destroyer, commissioned

October 01, 2015 7:37 am

INS Kochi is the second ship of the Kolkata-class (Project 15A) Guided Missile Destroyers.

Indian Navy launches three warships in Kolkata

June 30, 2015 7:00 pm

A formal launching ceremony of the three Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was held in Kolkata on Tuesday (June 30).

First Look: This magnificent ship will soon be INS Vikrant

June 10, 2015 10:16 pm

India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited.

Today in pics: Mumbai metro to start operations on Sunday

June 07, 2014 4:43 pm

The Mumbai metro services on Varsova-Ghatkopar corridor would begin from Sunday.


Reliance Defence to set up shipyard in Visakhapatnam

January 11, 2016 5:39 am

Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): Reliance Defence has signed an accord with Andhra Pradesh Government to set up a naval facility along the country’s coast with an initial investment of Rs.50 billion. Reliance Defence, a unit of billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure, plans to build submarines and aircraft carriers as well as to provide services including maintenance and refitting of ships at the facility. Reliance Chairman Ambani cited estimates saying the Indian navy could spend nearly 200 billion rupees annually over the next 15 years on acquisitions and fleet modernisation of submarines and aircraft carriers.

Admiral Dhowan commissions INS Kadmatt into Indian Navy

January 07, 2016 4:05 pm

Visakhapatnam, Jan 07 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, on Thursday commissioned INS Kadmatt into the Indian Navy and said the ship is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy's in-house organization. He assured that commissioning of INS Kadmatt marks yet another milestone in the journey towards self-reliance and Make-in-India. About 90per cent of the ship is indigenous and is equipped to fight in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare conditions.