The sinking of the Pakistan submarine Ghazi just before the 1971 War has remained an enigma for 45 years.As The Ghazi Attack releases nationwide on February 17, Rediff.com's Vipin Vijayan dives deep into the naval mystery. IMAGE: The USS Diablo (AGSS-479) that went to be rechristened as the PNS Ghazi. Photograph: Lieutenant Commander Tomme J Lambertson (retd)/US Navy The S-130 submarine was the crown jewel of the Pakistan navy. Having spent nearly two decades scanning the depths for the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
China has said it will develop floating nuclear power plants on a priority basis in the South China Sea as it seeks to beef up electricity supply to the islands in the disputed maritime region. China will prioritise the development of a floating nuclear power platform in the coming five years, in an effort to provide stable power to offshore projects and promote ocean gas exploitation, Wang Yiren, vice director of the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The government has ordered a high-level probe, headed by director general shipping, to nail the guilty behind the oil spill that took place off the Chennai Coast following collision between two ships and the report is likely in a month, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday, even as the Madras high court directed the state government to urgently look into the issue and take necessary steps. A big damage control exercise was carried out in the wake of the collision, containing a major ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'Investment is the only way India can counter the Chinese influence in the region.' 'With more and more investments, you will have more and more stake; the strategic importance of Sri Lanka can be fulfilled with investments.''Investments should come because the void which is created by investments is always going to be filled by Chinese companies.' "Our relationship is very close. There's only one irritant between our countries, and we believe it can be resolved amicably," Vice Admiral Ravindra ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The arduous underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was suspended on Tuesday, nearly three years after the plane vanished mysteriously over the Indian Ocean with 239 people, including five Indians, angering the grieving families who termed the move “irresponsible.” IMAGE: An electronic billboard displays an image of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Rufus Cox/Getty Images “Despite every effort using the best ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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