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US Navy Ship Enters India's EEZ Without Permission; Pentagon Defends US

US navy ship asserted navigational rights in India's Exclusive Economic Zone off the coast of Lakshadweep without prior consent, stated the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on April 7. This was done to challenge India's "excessive maritime claims". Pentagon stated, "that's consistent with the international law". Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said it's the responsibility of the US to uphold freedom of navigation, rights and lawful uses… read-more

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 02:20 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: INDIA-US RELATIONSHIP, Ministry of External Affairs, maritime security, Pentagon

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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India Gifts Patrol Vessel, 10 Projects Including Court Building To Seychelles

The Indian government on April 8 gifted a 50-metre-long fast patrol naval vessel built by GRSE, Kolkata to Seychelles. Under the Centre’s developmental assistance, India also handed a 1MW solar power plant to Romainville Island of the island nation. During the virtual meet, PM Narendra Modi and Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan inaugurated a new magistrate court building and 10 community development projects built by the Indian High… read-more

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 09:02 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Seychelles, India, patrol vessel, maritime security

Courtesy: Yahoo News