India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba takes charge in Delhi

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Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday took over as the new Chief of Naval Staff and vowed to ensure that the maritime domain of the country is safe and secure. PTI

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58-year-old Lanba, a specialist in Navigation and Direction, will have the full three-year tenure as the Navy Chief. He succeeded Admiral RK Dhowan who has retired. PTI

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Admiral Sunil Lanba with his family before taking charge as the new Indian Navy chief at South block in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI 

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An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Lanba is the 21st Indian to be the Navy Chief. The first two were British. PTI


Updated Date: May 31, 2016 17:04 PM

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