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Sunil Lanba to succeed RK Dhowan as next Naval Chief
India

Sunil Lanba to succeed RK Dhowan as next Naval Chief

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba has been appointed as the new Chief of Naval Staff and will assume charge on 31 May.

Armed forces raise concerns in 7th Pay Commission with defence ministry
Economy

Armed forces raise concerns in 7th Pay Commission with defence ministry

The Navy chief was replying to a question on the discontent in the armed forces, especially at the level of officers, on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.

 Navy monitoring infrastructure development by China in ports around India: Admiral Dhowan
India

Navy monitoring infrastructure development by China in ports around India: Admiral Dhowan

The Navy chief also reiterated India's position on South China Sea saying the country was for freedom of navigation in commerce and if a situation develops, the Navy would protect the nation's maritime interests.

Jihadi attempts to hijack Pakistani naval ship a serious threat: Navy Chief
India

Jihadi attempts to hijack Pakistani naval ship a serious threat: Navy Chief

Admiral RK Dhowan said the navy has taken into account the Pakistan Navy frigate incident "as far as our matrix is concerned for our defence purpose as well as for our surveillance and security".

Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan cuts short international tour after navy ship sinks
India

Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan cuts short international tour after navy ship sinks

A day after an auxiliary ship of the Navy sank, killing one personnel, navy chief R.K. Dhowan has cut short an international tour, while an official probe has been ordered into the incident.

Navy to hand over second Fast Attack Craft to Seychelles on Friday
India

Navy to hand over second Fast Attack Craft to Seychelles on Friday

India has provided a comprehensive maritime security solution including provisioning of military hardware, training, consultancy as well as hydrographic assistance to the Seychelles government.

 Naval chief lauds his personnel in Kochi command
India

Naval chief lauds his personnel in Kochi command

Citations were given to eight units, including INS Sindhuvijay, the submarine deployed for operational patrol.

 Maritime security tops government agenda: Jaitley
India

Maritime security tops government agenda: Jaitley

Jaitley said security apparatus along the coastline is being further strengthened by the Indian Navy and Coastguard.

Army chief briefs PM on security situation
India

Army chief briefs PM on security situation

The Army chief and the IAF chief also held separate meetings with Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and briefed him on the various issues faced by them.