Afghan Heroin Seize

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Afghan Heroin Worth Rs 1,200 Crore Seized From Iranian Vessel; 6 Held In Kerala

The Indian Navy in a joint operation with NCB, seized 200 Kg of Afghan heroin worth Rs 1,200 crore from an Iranian shipping vessel, informed NCB on October 7. According to NCB’s Deputy Director General Sanjay Kumar Singh, six Iranian nationals have been arrested from the vessel. The vessel has been seized, and all the crew members have been arrested under relevant sections of the NDPS Act.

Sat, 08 Oct 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: NCB, Indian Navy, Aghan Heroin, Iranian Vessel, Kerala

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

INS Vikrant

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PM Modi Commissions INS Vikrant, 262 Metres Self Reliant Indigenous Ship Into Indian Navy

PM Narendra Modi Commissioned INS Vikrant, giant India's first ever indigenous ship, at Cochin Shipyard Limited, on September 2. The commissioning of the made-in-India craft will boost India's defence and attack capability, enhancing the Indian Navy. Built at a cost of Rs. 20,000 crores, is a self-reliant, 262-meters ship. "INS Vikrant is a floating airfield, a floating town and power generated in it can… read-more

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 05:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Navy, INS Vikrant, cochin, PM Narendra Modi, Cochin Shipyard Limited

INS Vikrant

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PM Modi Commissions INS Vikrant Aircraft To Boost Indian Navy: Kerala

PM Narendra Modi commissioned INS Vikrant, India's first indigenous aircraft into the Indian Navy, on September 2. Modi Ji commissioned the aircraft at 9:30 am, at Kochin Shipyard Limited, Kochin, Kerala. The commissioned aircraft will be a boost to the maritime security of India, with advanced features. The 262-meter long aircraft is a mix of 30 crafts, can fly MiG 29k fighter, has early air warning helicopter features among others.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 09:47 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Navy, PM Narendra Modi (76, INS Vikrant, Kochin Shipyard, maritime security

Courtesy: ANI

PM Modi To Induct IAC Vikrant

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PM Modi To Induct IAC VIkrant Officially Into Indian Navy On September 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the country's first indigenously-built aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant on September 2, confirmed an official announcement on August 22.  PM Modi will officially induct the vessel to the Indian Navy at a specially arranged venue inside the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Kochi, Kerala. Furthermore, manufactured over Rs 20,000 crore warship, the IAS craft, after it completed the final phase of seas… read-more

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 05:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, IAC Vikrant Carrier, Indian Navy, CSL, Kochin

National Flag

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Indian Army, Navy & Force Celebrate 76th Independence Day With Enthusiasm

Marking the historic 75 years of Independence Day, on August 15, the Defence Forces of India are celebrating the 76th Independence Day.  As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), commemorative visits are being undertaken by Indian Navy ships to foreign ports on every continent (except Antarctica).  Furthermore, the Indian Air Force also celebrates the event at air bases. Whereas, the Indian Army unfurled 75-foot Tiranga.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 09:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air force, National Flag, Independence Day

Women Naval Officers

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Indian Navy Receives Applications From Over 10,000 Women Under Agnipath Scheme

Over 10,000 women have registered for recruitment to Indian Navy under Agnipath scheme. The Indian Navy is yet to decide the final number of Naval Agniveers it will induct in 2022. Reportedly, the Indian Navy will open the online application process during July 15 to 30. This is the first time women are allowed to join the Naval forces and be deployed at warships.

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 04:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Agnipath Scheme, Agniveer, Indian Navy, Women Naval Officers, Indian Armed Forces

Courtesy: ANI

Indian Navy

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Indian Navy To Recruit Woman Sailors Under New Agnipath Scheme, First In History

The Indian Navy announced to recruit women sailors under new “Agnipath”  Army recruitment scheme. On June 19, Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi said, “We have decided that time has come to recruit women sailors and in all trades which will include women who will go to sea.”  read-more

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 05:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Navy, Women Sailors, Agnipath Recruitment Scheme, Vice Admiral, Dinesh K Triparhi

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Rajnath Singh

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Strong Navy Essential To Make India Global Power, Says Rajnath Singh

At the launch of two frontline warships of the Indian Navy - 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri', at MDL in Mumbai, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that strong Naval power is necessary to achieve global power. Navy plays an important role in India's moves toward being a strong, prosperous and secure nation. Chief of NSA, R Hari Kumar and other senior officers from Navy were among the dignitaries present on the occasion.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 04:04 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Rajnath Singh, Indian Navy, Defence Minister

Courtesy: ANI

Indian-Australia Navy

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Indian-Australian Navy All Set To Participate In Maritime Operations

The Navies of India and Australia have collaborated for conducting anti-submarine warfare and surface surveillance. In addition, P8 aircrafts from both countries would be running collaborative operations in Anti-Submarine Warfare & surface surveillance. ''An Indian Navy P-8I Neptune deployed to RAAF Base Darwin in April & conducted patrols with one of our P-8A Poseidon. This deployment reflects the enduring nature of the India-… read-more

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 07:36 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Indian Navy, Australian Navy, Maritime operations, P8 aircraft, collaboration

Courtesy: ANI News

Indian navy posted at the port

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Naval Exercise Of MILAN 22 Begins In Vizag: Andhra Pradesh

On February 26, Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt inaugrated the biennial multilateral naval exercise Milan 22. The eleventh edition of MILAN is being hosted by Eastern Naval Command at Vishakhapatnam for the first time. The Navy's official release stated, "Camaraderie, Cohesion, Collaboration". Naval vessels from 13 countries, navies from 39 nations would attend the MILAN 2022, to strengthen navy multilateral operations between… read-more

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 08:04 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: vishakhapatnam, Naval Officer, Union Minister, MILAN 22, Indian Navy

Courtesy: ANI