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Vice Admiral Karambir Singh set to be next Indian Navy chief; govt neglects 'seniority' criteria to pick Admiral Sunil Lanba's successor
India

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh set to be next Indian Navy chief; govt neglects 'seniority' criteria to pick Admiral Sunil Lanba's successor

The government made the selection following a merit-based approach and did not go with the tradition of appointing the senior most eligible officer to the post, official sources said.

Eastern Naval Command: Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, winner of the 2017 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, takes over as Chief of Staff
India

Eastern Naval Command: Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, winner of the 2017 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, takes over as Chief of Staff

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, who was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 1 January, 1984, assumed charge as Chief of Staff of the Eastern Naval Command, on Thursday.

40 CRPF jawans dead in Pulwama terror attack: Assault on convoy raises questions about security on Jammu-Srinagar highway
India

40 CRPF jawans dead in Pulwama terror attack: Assault on convoy raises questions about security on Jammu-Srinagar highway

JeM militants, who carried out one of the deadliest attacks on CRPF, managed to breach the heavy security on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam; heavy rains lash state; nearly 80,000 people evacuated
India

Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam; heavy rains lash state; nearly 80,000 people evacuated

Cyclone Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu around 1.40 am on Friday. The state has been put on high alert and more than 76,000 people have been evacuated, according to reports.

Cyclone Gaja: Thousands evacuated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; disaster management apparatus activated
India

Cyclone Gaja: Thousands evacuated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; disaster management apparatus activated

The Indian Navy has been put on high alert and the Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvir and Khukri-class corvette INS Khanjar are on standby for rescue operations.

Cyclone Ockhi: Navy continues search and rescue operations in Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands
India

Cyclone Ockhi: Navy continues search and rescue operations in Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands

Indian Navy on Monday continued search and rescue operations in full swing for the fifth day over Southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands.

Naval officer Vikash Yadav found dead on INS Rana in Visakhapatnam; probe ordered
India

Naval officer Vikash Yadav found dead on INS Rana in Visakhapatnam; probe ordered

A 21-year-old sailor was found dead with bullet injuries on-board the Indian Navy vessel INS Rana in Visakhapatnam on Thursday.

Coast Guard chief Vice Admiral Bisht to head Eastern Naval Command
India

Coast Guard chief Vice Admiral Bisht to head Eastern Naval Command

The Eastern Naval Command is one of Indian Navy's three major formations and is headquartered in Visakhapatnam.

Indian Navy's Eastern Command gets ready to host International Fleet Review from Thursday
India

Indian Navy's Eastern Command gets ready to host International Fleet Review from Thursday

Supreme Commander of the armed forces, President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on the Presidential yacht, INS Sumitra after inspecting the guard of honour which will be presented by 150 naval personnel on IFR on 6 February.

CAG assails defence ministry, navy for delay in refit of submarine
Economy

CAG assails defence ministry, navy for delay in refit of submarine

The Harbour phase would encompass table-top exercises and planning conferences ashore, prior to progressing to the Sea stage which would include various facets of fleet operations.

Naval Astravahini-class vessel sinks in Vizag, one dead, four missing, 23 rescued
India

Naval Astravahini-class vessel sinks in Vizag, one dead, four missing, 23 rescued

In recent times, the navy has suffered a series of accidents involving submarines.

Navy gets Centre's go-ahead for international fleet review
India

Navy gets Centre's go-ahead for international fleet review

In the International Fleet Review 2001 held in Mumbai, more than 60 ships from over 22 nations including the US, the UK, Japan and Australia had participated.

 Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Rear Admiral Jain
India

Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Rear Admiral Jain

Indian Navy would also engage with the Japanese Coast Guard for a joint military exercise next month off the eastern coast, the senior official said.

Navy chopper crashes off Vizag coast, two missing
India

Navy chopper crashes off Vizag coast, two missing

Two Navy personnel were injured and two others missing on Tuesday after a helicopter of Indian Navy crashed off the coast of Visakhapatnam, officials said.

Only one hacking in last three years: Antony
Tech

Only one hacking in last three years: Antony

There were intelligence reports in November 2011 about the probable compromise of computers of the Eastern Naval Command based in Visakhapatnam.

Only one hacking in last three years: Antony
News & Analysis

Only one hacking in last three years: Antony

There were intelligence reports in November 2011 about the probable compromise of computers of the Eastern Naval Command based in Visakhapatnam.