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Naval and Maritime

President Ram Nath Kovind Witnesses India's Maritime Prowess In Naval Operation Demo

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

President Kovind, who is on a four-day visit to the southern state, visited the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant and interacted with the Navy officers who provided him with a first hand brief on the progress of the sea trials.

Eastern Naval Command In The Forefront In Safeguarding Maritime Interests: Vice-Admiral

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He said the Navy has 130 ships, including warships and others, 60 helicopters of all types and four submarines. He said the ENC is getting ready to host two events of significant national and international importance.

The Aftermath of 26/11: Boosting Maritime Enforcement And Securing Coastlines

The state Marine Police has progressively been integrated into the response mechanisms to deal with exigencies like natural calamities, search and rescue (SAR) operations, and also during the ongoing Covid pandemic wherein the seaward element of the lockdown was enforced by the coastal states

UPSC Allows Unmarried Women For Defence, Naval Exams Following SC Verdict

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court last month had issued its verdict to allow unmarried women to apply for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam.

‘China Using People's Armed Forces Maritime Militia To Expand Control Over South China Sea’

Carl Schuster, an expert on maritime issues speaks to Outlook about China’s growing naval assertiveness across the Indo-Pacific.

06 April, 2021

Naval Activity Among Quad Members, France Should Be Conducive To Regional Peace: China

Outlook Web Bureau

India and three other Quad member countries - the US, Australia and Japan joined France in kick-starting the three-day naval exercises in the eastern Indian Ocean

28 November, 2020

Trilateral Maritime Dialogue: NSA Doval Holds Talks With Maldive's Defence Minister


Sri Lanka hosts the fourth national security advisor trilateral meeting on maritime security cooperation with India and the Maldives.

26 November, 2020

India, Bahrain Agree To Increase Defence And Maritime Security Cooperation


Jaishankar arrived on Tuesday on the first leg of his six-day three-nation tour to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Seychelles

22 October, 2020

Pak Parliamentary Panel Approves Govt's Bill To Review Kulbhushan Jadhav's Conviction


Fifty-year-old retired Indian Navy officer Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.

03 December, 2018

Indian Navy Planning To Enhance Maritime Capacity: Sunil Lanba

Outlook Web Bureau

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said that government is planning to strengthen its maritime area around Maldives after having a favourable government.

13 November, 2018

We Have Much Better Awareness Of Maritime Domain: Navy Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium, launched in 2008, seeks to increase maritime cooperation among navies of the Indian Ocean Region.


24 October, 2018

Pakistan Arrests 16 Indian Fishermen For Violating Maritime Boundary

Outlook Web Bureau

The Pakistani authorities detained 16 Indian fishermen for alleged violation of the country's maritime boundary.

07 October, 2018

India, Japan Bilateral Maritime Exercise Begins

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Navy would be represented by three indigenously-designed warships and a fleet tanker.

02 August, 2018

Naval Version Of Tejas Undergoes Successful Tests

Outlook Web Bureau

A series of tests including "taxi-ins" of the jet was carried out on a naval platform in Goa, in a significant milestone for development of the naval version of the jet.

17 March, 2018

14 Feared Dead From Suspected Migrant Boat Sinking Off A Greek Island

Outlook Web Bureau

Three people, two women and a man,managed to reach the coast and alert authorities.

31 January, 2018

Patna: Five Dead After Boat Carrying 15 Capsizes In Ganga

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bihar Government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those killed in the incident.

31 January, 2018

Navy Launches Indigenously Built 3rd Scropene-Class Submarine Karanj In Mumbai

Outlook Web Bureau

Total six submarines are going to be built at the MDL.


18 January, 2018

Major Fire Onboard Oil Vessel Off Gujarat Coast, 26 Crew Members Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The coast guard is preparing to cordon the vessel to avoid oil spillage.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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