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Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 55 Indian Fishermen In Last Two Days

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 12 more Indian fishermen for alleged poaching in the country’s waters, taking the total number to 55 in the last two days. The 12 fishermen, officials said, have been arrested in South of Mannar sea in the Sri Lankan waters on Sunday.

Naval Leak Case: CBI Files Charge Sheet Against Two Navy Officers

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The CBI has filed charge sheet in the alleged case of leaking confidential information about submarine project.

Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar To Be Next Chief Of Naval Staff: All You Need To Know

Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar has served in a variety of command, staff and instructional appointments during his long and distinguished service spanning nearly 39 years.

China Protests Passage Of US Navy, Coast Guard Ships in Taiwan Strait

Aug 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A statement posted on the China's defence ministry website called the move provocative and said it shows that the United States is the biggest threat to peace and stability and creator of security risks in the 160-kilometer (100-mile) wide Taiwan Strait.

Malabar Wargame To Begin On Thursday Amid China's Muscle-Flexing In Indo-Pacific

The Quad countries -- India, the US, Australia and Japan -- will carry out the next edition of the high-voltage Malabar naval exercise off the coast of Guam from August 26 to 29.

10 April, 2021

Pentagon Defends US Navy’s Move To Assert ‘Navigational Rights’ In India’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Outlook Web Bureau

A US warship sailed into India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) near the Lakshadweep on Wednesday

09 April, 2021

India Wakes Up To A Rude Surprise As US Warship Enters Indian Waters

Seema Guha

The US has now let India know that international law of navigation is also applicable in India’s Exclusive Economic Zone.

09 April, 2021

India Conveys Concern To US Over Warship Carrying Op In Indian Waters 'Without Consent'

Outlook Web Bureau

India's reaction came after the US Navy, in an unusual move, announced that one of its ships conducted patrols in the Indian EEZ this week, without seeking consent from India.

09 April, 2021

US Navy Conducts Operation In Indian Waters Without Prior Consent

Outlook Web Bureau

The operation was conducted near Lakshadweep Islands by the guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones on April 7.

29 March, 2021

US Navy Members Sing 'Ye Jo Desh Hai Tera'; Watch Video Here

Outlook Web Bureau

Singers and instrument players from the band of United States Navy can be seen dressed in their official uniforms while playing the Indian patriotic song.

10 January, 2021

Nine Indian Fishermen, One Boat Captured By Sri Lankan Navy

Outlook Web Bureau

The fishermen were arrested at Neduntheevu, near Palk Strait on Saturday for fishing in international waters, officials said


01 January, 2021

39 Indian Sailors Stranded On 2 Ships In Chinese Waters, India Call For Assistance


Citing coronavirus-related restrictions, Chinese authorities have not allowed the ships to either dock or go for a crew change for months.

22 November, 2020

Deep Ocean Mission: India To Launch New Mission To Explore Energy Underwater


Ministry's secretary, M Rajeevan says the mission will also involve developing technologies for different deep ocean initiatives.

03 November, 2020

China Hopes Malabar Naval Drills Will Be Conducive To Peace, Not Contrary


India, US, Japan and Australia taking part in First phase of Malabar exercise

30 July, 2020

4 Navy Officers Booked For Generating Fake Bills To Defraud Western Naval Command


The CBI has booked four Navy officers and 14 others for allegedly generating fake bills of Rs 6.76 crore for supplying IT hardware to the Western Naval Command, officials said.

14 July, 2020

Remembering Verghese Koithara: The Admiral, The Scholar, The CEO

Cdr K. Ashok Menon (Retd)

If his contribution to strategic thinking earned the Admiral praise from the savants, the legacy he left behind in the Navy too, albeit in a different avatar, has been equally unique

01 May, 2020

Armed Forces To Conduct Fly-pasts, Shower Flowers On Hospitals To Thank Corona Warriors

Outlook Web Bureau

General Bipin Rawat said the Indian Air Force will conduct flypasts from Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram, from Dibrugarh to Kutch as thanksgiving to the coronavirus warriors.


18 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 21 Indian Navy Personnel Test Positive For Covid-19 In Mumbai


The navy personnel were staying at a residential accomodation of INS Angre -- a shore-based support establishment of the Western Naval Command.

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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