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.
Politicians' bluff can be called only if the country enacts a meaningful anti-benami law with real teeth and enlists international cooperation
Some 160 sea pirates, arrested by the Indian Navy in the Gulf of Aden, were languishing in Indian prisons as the governments of their native countries were not ready to take them back, a senior naval officer said on Monday.
Increasing numbers of African students are keen to study in Indian universities, with a steep rise in African researchers seeking science and technology fellowships in this country...
The chartering of the Air India Boeing 747-400 jumbo for her two-nation trip to South Africa and Seychelles from 29 April to 8 May last year alone cost Rs 16.38 crore.
The Costa Allegra likely would have arrived in port Wednesday night local time if the tugs had been allowed to take over. Instead the ship is not scheduled to reach port until midmorning Thursday.
An engine room fire on the Costa Allegra knocked out the ship's main power supply in the Indian Ocean Monday, leaving it adrift with more than a thousand people on board in waters vulnerable to pirate attacks.
Chinese strategic thinking in the Indian Ocean revolves more around energy security than power projection.
Chinese authorities say that the Seychelles base will be used to suppy naval ships on anti-piracy missions off the coast of Somalia, and that China will not station its troops abroad.
In a move that may cause unease in India, China today announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to "seek supplies and recuperate" facilities for its Navy.