US-India Delegation

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US Delegation To Visit India For US-India Intersessional Meeting

A group of senior US officials will travel to India next week to attend the US-India 2-2 Intersessional Meeting and Maritime Security Dialogue. On September 4, the State Department confirmed the same saying, the delegation visiting India during September 5-8 will be led by Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu. The objective of the tour is to deepen the US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership… read-more

Sun, 04 Sep 2022 - 08:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: US Delegation, Indian government, maritime security, Donald Lu, meeting

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

Flags of India and Australia.

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India, Australia Starts Biennial AUSINDEX Maritime Excercises

To strengthen the bilateral security, India and Australia started their biennial AUSINDEX maritime exercise on September 5, which will continue till September 13 in the Northern Territory of Australia. ''Each time our nations come together we develop further maritime interoperability,'' said Commander of the Australian Fleet. Meanwhile, the Australian frigate HMAS Warramunga train will join India's warships INS Shivalik, INS Kadmatt alongside… read-more

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: AUSINDEX, Royal Australian Navy, Indian Navy, maritime security, Biennial

India-Vietnam Hold Naval Exercise

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India, Vietnam Undertake Maritime Exercise In South China Sea

The Indian Navy on August 18 escorted a naval exercise with its ally Vietnam to enhance Maritime cooperation in the South China Sea and strengthen defense relations between the two nations. While the Indian Navy "deployed its guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay and corvette INS Kora", the Vietnamese Navy positioned Freight VPNS Ly Thai. Reportedly, both countries expressed dissatisfaction over China's military expansion in the South-China… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 04:21 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: India-Vietnam relations, ASEAN, maritime security, Naval Exercise, South China Sea

Courtesy: News 18

Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Russia Is Committed In Enhancing Maritime Security With India: Putin At UNSC

Russian President Vladimir Putin after attending a virtual meet headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 'Enhancing Maritime Security' at the UNSC thanked India for its initiative. He reiterated that the Russian Federation is dedicated to its fight against criminal activities in the sea. Putin also favored PM Modi's idea of making a union of all the nations and their contribution to further strengthen maritime security. 

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:37 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: maritime security, UNSC, PM Modi, Vladimir Putin

Courtesy: ANI

PM Narendra Modi at UNSC

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PM Modi To Be First To Chair UNSC Open Debate On Maritime Security

PM Narendra Modi becomes the first PM of India to chair a UNSC high-level Open Debate on ''Enhancing Maritime Security - A case for International Cooperation'' on August 9 at 5:30 PM. The agenda of the meeting is to enhance cooperation between countries, tackling maritime crime, insecurity and strengthening ties. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Vietnam's PM, US's State Secretary, and others will also witness the event.

Mon, 09 Aug 2021 - 11:27 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: UNSC, UN Security Council, PM Modi, Vladimir Putin, maritime security

Courtesy: Zee News

A ship

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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