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Oct 11, 2017
Indian Navy may get away with sacking sailor Sabi Giri for undergoing sex surgery, but why resist women serving in all rolesThe Indian Navy may be legally in the clear on sacking sailor Sabi Giri but India should consider if it still makes sense to maintain these gender restrictions
Oct 10, 2017
Indian Navy sacks sailor for undergoing sex surgery: Manish Giri to move SC for justice, says 'I can still shoot the enemy'The Indian Navy has sacked a sailor for undergoing a sex change surgery last year, holding him guilty of breaching service rules.
Jul 28, 2017
Shortage of over 52,000 personnel in junior officers' ranks of armed forces, says governmentThe armed forces face a shortage of over 52,000 personnel in the ranks of junior commissioned officers, sailors and airmen
Jul 23, 2017
UAE: Five Indian sailors stuck on ship to return, had not been paid for monthsFive Indian sailors, who were stuck on an UAE ship for months over non-payment of their salaries, will be returning home, the Indian Consulate General said.
Feb 01, 2017
Lankan astrologer who had attacked Rajiv Gandhi held for predicting Maithripala Sirisena's deathA former Sri Lankan sailor, who had attacked the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi with a rifle butt here in 1987, has been arrested for making an astrological prediction about the death of President Maithripala Sirisena.
Sep 11, 2016
Nurse Greta Friedman, kissed in iconic World War II photo, dies at 92Greta Friedman, the nurse who was kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in New York city's Times Square after the Second World War ended in 1945, has died, a media report said.
Aug 02, 2016
Olympics 2016: Fresh concerns over Rio infrastructure after storms wreck sailing rampThe main ramp used by Rio Olympic sailors was undergoing repairs Monday after partly collapsing in bad weather, raising new concerns over the state of infrastructure for the Games.
Jan 14, 2016
Iran frees US sailors, dodging a potential crisis before implementation of nuclear dealIran moved on Wednesday to head off a potential crisis days before the expected implementation of its nuclear deal with world powers by releasing 10 US Navy soldiers it had detained in the Gulf.
Dec 24, 2015
Five Indians kidnapped by pirates released, says Sushma SwarajFive Indian sailors kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria earlier this month have been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday.
Oct 14, 2015
Iran releases nine Indian sailors jailed on charges of smuggling, says SwarajNine Indian sailors who were in a jail in Iran on charges of smuggling have been released and will reach Delhi tomorrow, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said