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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
A 21-year-old sailor was found dead with bullet injuries on-board the Indian Navy vessel INS Rana in Visakhapatnam on Thursday.
The Eastern Naval Command is one of Indian Navy's three major formations and is headquartered in Visakhapatnam.
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.
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.
In recent times, the navy has suffered a series of accidents involving submarines.
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.
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.