Navy

Three Navy personnel killed in explosion onboard INS Ranvir at Mumbai Naval dockyard

INS Ranvir was on cross-coast operational deployment from the Eastern Naval Command from Nov 2021 and was due to return to base port shortly.

published on : 18th January 2022

Aircraft carrier Vikrant completes third sea trials, returns to Kochi harbour

The IAC had begun its sea trial on January 9 to carry out complex manoeuvres in high seas ahead of its planned induction in August.

published on : 17th January 2022

Seven dead after wall of cliff collapses falls on boaters at Brazilian lake

Dramatic videos shared on social networks caught the exact moment when the cliff fell on the three boats. 

published on : 9th January 2022

Ahead of Vikrant's commissioning, Rafale maritime fighter jet begins demonstration in Goa

The demonstration by the naval variant of the Rafale jet has kicked off at the shore-based test facility (SBTF) in Goa, people familiar with the development said.

published on : 7th January 2022

Low-flying Navy helicopter creates panic among people in Ettumanoor

The incident took place around 11.30am on Wednesday when a Sea King Charley helicopter hovered over the area as part of a training and familiarisation sortie. 

published on : 7th January 2022

Sri Lankan court frees 12 Indian fishermen

The fishermen, who have been released by the country's northern Mannar court, were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy December 19.

published on : 6th January 2022

Sri Lanka releases 12 Mandapam fishermen, boats

Mannar Magistrate Court in Srilanka, on Wednesday, ordered to release 12 fishermen, hailing from Mandapam in Rameswaram, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan navy last month.

published on : 6th January 2022

Indian Navy's 1971 war veteran Vice Admiral SH Sarma dies

Sarma was the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet during the 1971 war. India had defeated Pakistan in the 1971 war leading to the creation of Bangladesh.

published on : 4th January 2022

IAC Vikrant's construction shining example of quest for Atmanirbharta: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

Cochin Shipyard chairman and managing director Madhu S Nair briefed Naidu in detail on the uniqueness of the IAC project, the progress of construction and the contribution of indigenous technologies.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Merchant vessel captain returns to India after spending 16 months in Mauritius jail over oil spill

Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, who resides with his family members in Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal, reunited with them on Thursday.

published on : 31st December 2021

US Navy seizes USD 4 million worth of heroin in Arabian Sea

The Navy said the fishing vessel likely came from Iran. All nine crew members identified themselves as Iranian nationals.

published on : 30th December 2021

Mission SAGAR: INS Kesari reaches Mozambique with 500 tonnes of food aid

INS Kesari had undertaken a similar mission in May - June 2020 to provide humanitarian and medical assistance to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros.

published on : 26th December 2021

Mandapam fishers call off 4-day strike in protest against Lankan Navy, resume work

Fishermen leaders are likely to travel to New Delhi in a couple of days, seeking the Union government’s intervention in the issue. 

published on : 26th December 2021

INS Sudarshini visits Iran

The vessel was docked at Port Sahid Bahonar at Bandar Abbas in Iran on Wednesday for a three-day visit.

published on : 24th December 2021

INS Vikrant a shining example of nation’s quest for self-reliance: President Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind visits Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, which is in advanced stage of construction

published on : 23rd December 2021
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