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.
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.
Dramatic videos shared on social networks caught the exact moment when the cliff fell on the three boats.
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.
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.
The fishermen, who have been released by the country's northern Mannar court, were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy December 19.
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.
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.
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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.
Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, who resides with his family members in Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal, reunited with them on Thursday.
The Navy said the fishing vessel likely came from Iran. All nine crew members identified themselves as Iranian nationals.
INS Kesari had undertaken a similar mission in May - June 2020 to provide humanitarian and medical assistance to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros.
Fishermen leaders are likely to travel to New Delhi in a couple of days, seeking the Union government’s intervention in the issue.
The vessel was docked at Port Sahid Bahonar at Bandar Abbas in Iran on Wednesday for a three-day visit.
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