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Two Naval officers were killed and seven sailors were injured due to a fire on the mess deck of INS Sindhuratna submarine which was on a training mission in the Arabian Sea. The injured were airlifted to the INHS Ashvani hospital in south Mumbai. Following the incident, Navy chief Devendra Kumar Joshi tendered her resignation owing moral responsibility. Feb 26, 2014

Naval officer Commander Kunal Wadhwa was killed after accidentally inhaling carbon dioxide gas which leaked from a container on an advanced warship, INS Kolkata. A naval worker Aslam G Kazi was admitted to private hospital in Mazagaon with illness. Mar 7, 2014

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MKU Showcases Naval Platform Protection Expertise at Indian Navy Seminar ""Innovation and Indigenisation-Sailing Towards Self Reliance""
Business Wire IndiaIn pursuance of the Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy and the Indian Navy’s quest for ‘Self Reliance through Indigenous Development’, a seminar titled “Innovation and Indigenisation—Sailing towards Self Reliance” was organized by CII and the Indian Navy at DRDO Bhavan

Kineco Kaman Composites - India Dispatches First Lot of Mission Consoles to BAE Systems for P-8 Program
Business Wire IndiaKineco Kaman Composites - India (KKCI) Private Limited, a Joint Venture Company between Kineco Group of Goa and Kaman Aerospace Group USA, has made its first commercial dispatch of Composite Mission Consoles to BAE Systems, Inc. for the P-8 maritime patrol aircraft.

Embedded Safety and Security Summit 2015 Addresses Key Safety and Security Practices Across Industries
Business Wire IndiaLDRA Technology Pvt. Ltd., a global provider of software analysis, test and requirements traceability tools for both public and private sectors, together with its partners, hosted the Embedded Safety and Security Summit (ESSS) 2015 today at the NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bengaluru

BAE Systems’ Aero India Showcase Underscores Commitment to Make in India
Business Wire IndiaEncouraged by Prime Minister Modi’s call to Make in India, BAE Systems’ showcase at the tenth edition of Aero India extends its Make in India commitment to a range of platforms and technologies

IILM Convocation 2014, Presided Over by Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, AVSM, Vice Chief of Naval Staff
The Convocation of IILM for the Class of 2014 was held on 17th September 2014 at its Lodhi Road campus. Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Vice Chief of Naval Staff presided over the ceremony and awarded diplomas and Certificates of Merit to the students.   220 students completed their post graduate studies at IILM this year.   IILM Director Dr

Judge Sri Srinivasan, India Abroad Person of the Year 2013
Srikanth Srinivasan, the first South Asian origin federal judge in the United States, is the India Abroad Person of the Year 2013.   Judge Sri catapulted into greatness when, as an Assistant to the Solicitor General, he became the first Indian American to argue before the US Supreme Court in November 2002

Modernisation is BAE Systems’ Mantra at Defexpo 2014

India Born Wireless Pioneer Professor Arogyaswami Paulraj Honored for the Invention of a Breakthrough Wireless Technology
Joins a very select group of top information technology (IT) pioneers such as Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web), Vint Cerf (Internet), Larry Page (Google Search), Marty Hellman (Public Key Cryptography) and Martin Cooper (Cell Phone)

Defence Minister AK Antony says probe on to investigate Super Hercules crash
C-130J Super Hercules crashed yesterday near Gwalior killing five personnel on board

Indian Navy Receives First Hawk Trainer Jet
The Indian Navy has received the first of 17 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers, becoming the third naval operator of the Hawk along with the US Navy and the Royal Navy

Andhra Pradesh News on September 27, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on September 27, 2012

Mana Energy Launches Clear Burn Diesel Additive for Substantial Savings
Mana Energy today announced the launch of a powerful diesel additive which reduces the amount of fuel consumption, whilst we claim that a minimum of 8 per cent of diesel fuel can be saved, some users have found savings of up to 15 per cent. For a sample list of users and their results visit our website www.clearburn

India test fires nuclear-capable Prithvi II ballistic missile
Prithvi-II test fired off the Odisha coast

'Prevent assault on honest armed forces to ensure India's security'

Vayalar Ravi confident of Pranab Mukherjee winning Prez poll
Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has expressed confidence about UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee emerging victorious in the race for Raisina Hill.

Japanese Navy ships call at Kochi
Even as Indian and Japanese Navies completed JIMEX 12, the first ever naval exercise between the two countries, off Tokyo last week, two Japanese navy (Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force- JMSDF) ships-the JDS Murasame and the JDS Harusame-called at Kochi yesterday after completing their four-month-long anti piracy deployment in the Gulf of Aden.

Indian Navy's Pan 'IOR' Operations demonstrate reach of India's maritime diplomacy
Four ships of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet entered Shanghai today on a four-day port visit, thereby demonstrating the reach of India's maritime diplomacy.

First Indo-Japan joint maritime exercise from Saturday
The first bilateral maritime exercise between India and Japan kickstarts on Saturday off Tokyo.

India, Japan to conduct first ever naval exercise
The Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force will conduct their first ever bilateral exercise during the visit of four Indian Navy ships to Japan from June 5 to 9 as part of the scheduled Overseas Fleet Deployment.

Vice-Admiral D.K.Joshi to be next Navy Chief
The government has appointed Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, presently Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Western Naval Command, as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of August 31, 2012.

India postpones sea trials of Russia-made aircraft carrier
India has postponed till the beginning of June the sea trials of Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian Navy in Russia, local media reported.

Seven-year-old Indian becomes youngest to reach Everest base camp
His young age notwithstanding, and overcoming obstacles like cold temperatures and a high wind-chill, seven-year-old Aaryan Balaji has recorded his name in Mount Everest history by trekking all the way to the mountain's Southern Base Camp in Nepal situated at an altitude of 5364 metres.

INS Viraat completes 25 years in Indian Navy tomorrow
The Indian Navy's largest warship, INS Viraat, completes its 25 years on Saturday.

Security situation around Indian Ocean worrisome: Antony
Describing the emerging security matrix in the Indian Ocean Region as "really complex", with "some political developments" and worrisome factors, Defence Minister A.K. Antony today called upon the top brass of the Navy to maintain high levels of preparedness at all times.

Britain's Prince Andrew visits naval command in Mumbai
Britain's Prince Andrew, who is on a week-long visit to India since Sunday, has toured the western naval command headquarters in Mumbai Wednesday, local media reported Thursday.

Indian Navy gets new base in Lakshadweep to beef up coastal security
To augment the security infrastructure at the strategically important Lakshadweep Islands, a naval base of the Indian Navy was commissioned at Kavaratti today.

The motive behind PIL on new army chief's selection merits a probe
The PIL filed in the Supreme Court against the selection of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Chief of the Indian Army has been dumped by the august Court where it belongs - in the dust bin.

Krishna to visit United Arab Emirates
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is to visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from April 14 to 16.

Armed Forces on high alert in wake of tremors off Indonesia
The Armed Forces are on high alert to tackle any tsunami threat in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago.

Indian Navy ends '7 nation goodwill tour' at Malaysia's Port Klang
Four front-line warships from the Indian navy are ending their goodwill tour of seven nations with a grand finale at Malaysia's Port Klang.

Indian Navy gets boost with inclusion of submarine Nerpa
The much-awaited nuclear-powered attack submarine Nerpa has been handed over to India by Russia, thereby giving an impetus to the Indian Navy's fire-power.

Japan to strengthen Naval ties with India
In an endeavour to further strengthen defence cooperation between the two nations, Japan has decided to conduct a joint exercise with the Indian Navy.

President Patil reviews naval fleet, calls for safeguarding maritime borders (Update)
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who reviewed the naval fleet of the country, today said the safeguarding of the maritime borders is a major requirement for the socio-economic well being of the nation.

Neeraj Grover murder case: Bombay HC rejects Emily Jerome's bail
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of former Indian Navy officer Emile Jerome Mathew in connection with the murder of television executive Neeraj Grover.

RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR: Fortieth anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak war (Article)
The sub-continent will be observing the fortieth anniversary of the birth of Bangladesh on Friday. In Bangladesh, it will be celebrated as the fulfillment of the wishes of the people, who led a brave battle under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Will SAARC leaders remember operation cactus next week? (RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR)
The leaders of the eight SAARC nations who are gathering in Addu Atol, Maldives next week-from 10 to 11 November- have their theme "Building Bridges", which aims at improving communication and cooperation in the region.

Govt. will take balanced view on AFSPA withdrawal in Kashmir: Pallam Raju
Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju on Tuesday said the Central Government will take a balanced view on the need for withdrawing or not withdrawing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from specific areas of the Kashmir Valley.

Admiral Verma draws attention of Chiefs of Navies for united action against piracy
Drawing attention of the world leaders of Navies and Coast Guards to the need for united action against piracy at sea, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma has said that it has morphed into an elaborate network of operations to extract enormous quantities of ransom.

Defence Minister Antony rules out increasing Naval presence in South China Sea
Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Wednesday said the Indian Navy has no plans of increasing its presence in South China Sea, and added that the country merely wants uninterrupted trade between the two Asian giants.

Defence Minister Antony underlines Indian Navy's role in providing security in the region
Assuring India's maritime neighbours of the country's "unstinted support for their security and economic prosperity", Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said the Indian Navy has been "mandated to be a net security provider to island nations in the Indian Ocean Region".

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