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Indian Navy


'Touch the sky with glory': Rafale jets get warm welcome from Indian warship

July 29, 2020 3:53 pm

The official handle of the Defence Minsitry also greeted the contingent on Twitter when it entered the Indian airspace.

India must formally revive Quad, seek its expansion

July 22, 2020 9:02 am

The time for ambivalence is over and while India will have to fight its own territorial battles with determination, this is the moment to seek external balancing. It is also time to seek an enlargement of this grouping into a partnership of the like-minded.

Navy conducts joint exercise with US carrier strike group

July 21, 2020 1:34 am

“It was a privilege to operate with the Indian Navy,” Rear Adm. Jim Kirk, commander, Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, stated.

A first in Navy as couple serve as CMOs of Commands

June 22, 2020 11:19 pm

While Arti Sarin assumed charge as the CMO, Kochi-based Southern Naval Command, on promotion to the rank of Surgeon Rear Admiral, her husband Surgeon Rear Admiral C S Naidu is presently the CMO, Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam.

As cyclone approaches, 3 NDRF teams on alert in Mumbai, 2 each in Palghar & Thane

June 03, 2020 7:46 am

The Indian Navy and NDRF have also made preemptive deployment and laid the groundwork for the imminent cyclonic storm Nisarga in coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat, and also for possible situations due to onset of monsoon along the western coast.

Teams deployed, resources mobilised: Navy, NDRF gear up for Cyclone Nisarga

June 02, 2020 11:01 pm

Till Tuesday, 15 teams of the NDRF were deployed in coastal areas of Maharashtra including Mumbai, and 17 more were deployed in Gujarat. Five more teams are being airlifted from Visakhapatnam for deployment in Maharashtra.

After 80 days of anti-piracy operations in Gulf of Aden, INS Sunayna back in Kochi

May 22, 2020 4:19 pm

INS Sunayna, originally based in Kochi under the Southern Naval Command (SNC), sustained 80 days of the mission-based deployment without entering any port while being fuelled and resupplied by tankers of the Indian Navy and United States Navy.

Vizag espionage racket: NIA arrests 'conduit' who routed money from Pakistan to Navy officials

May 15, 2020 9:10 pm

The case had come to light in November, 2019 after Andhra Pradesh Police busted an espionage racket that involved Navy officials and some Pakistani spies.

INS Kesari sets sail on Covid aid mission to Indian Ocean countries

May 11, 2020 1:45 am

The ship will enter Port of Male in Republic of Maldives, where it will deliver 600 tonnes of food provisions. It will also deliver Covid-related essential medicines to Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles.

Covid-19 India evacuation Highlights: Expats disappointed as flight from Doha to Kerala capital is cancelled

May 11, 2020 9:58 am

Coronavirus (Covid-19) | India Evacuation Highlights: INS Jalashwa, carrying as many as 700 Indian nationals from the Maldives as part of the Operation Samudra Setu of the Indian Navy, arrived at the Kochi Port on Sunday.


Indian Navy MR merit list 2020 released, download now

February 21, 2020 5:54 pm

The Indian Navy has released the merit list for the Matric Recruitment (MR) for the April 2020 baatch. The candidates can check the merit list through the website-

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.


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.