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How the navy is dealing with India's dwindling submarine fleet

How the navy is dealing with India's dwindling submarine fleet

In recent years, India’s depleting submarine strength has been an area of concern for the powers that be. At present, the navy operates 13 old diesel-electric submarines -- barely half of them fully operational at this time -- and one nuclear-powered submarine, the INS Chakra. So what is the navy doing to bolster its submarine strength? In an interaction with Vipin Vijayan/, Indian Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan enumerated a three-pronged strategy. Indian Navy's INS Chakra ..., 1 day ago

Why INS Vajrakosh's commissioning is BIG deal

Spread out over 1000 acres, INS Vajrakosh, Indian Navy’s latest establishment which was commissioned by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday, would be the home base for a bulk of the Indian Navy's strength on the western coast. Here are some facts you should know about INS Vajrakosh: * Constructed by DRDO at the most strategic location in the West Coast, the naval missile base will store the long-range BrahMos missiles and armaments. * Naval units operating out of Karwar are ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago BrahMos missile test-fired from new INS Kochi, hits target  Jagran Post3 weeks ago India's deadliest warship -- INS Kochi -- joins naval fleet  Rediff.com1 month ago All you want to know about India's deadliest warship 'INS Kochi'  Jagran Post1 month ago

REVEALED: How our navy is keeping our waters safe

It has been seven years since 10 Pakistanis came by boat from Pakistan and terrorised Mumbai. Today, the Indian Navy has stepped up its game with new surveillance and modernised equipment and ships that enables it to combat any challenge.’s Vipin Vijayan reports from Kannur, Kerala The Indian Navy has taken a large number of measures to ensure that coastal security has improved since the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. Photograph: Reuters On the seventh anniversary of the Mumbai ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

India, Singapore lift ties to strategic partnership, ink 10 pacts

India and Singapore on Tuesday elevated their ties to the ‘strategic partnership’ level and signed bilateral agreements for enhanced defence cooperation and in areas like cyber security, shipping and civil aviation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong unveil commemorative stamps on Rashtrapati Bhawan and Istana. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr Modi ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Pawan Hans chopper debris found; 2 pilots still missing

A day after a Pawan Hans helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea off Mumbai Coast, Navy and Coast Guard have achieved little success in locating the two missing pilots as poor visibility hampered their search and rescue operations though some debris has been recovered. “We are yet to locate two pilots on board the ill-fated copter, but we have recovered its door and some debris,” a defence spokesperson said on Thursday. The search and rescue operation has been very challenging due ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

From a city of hope to despair: Mumbai loses its glory

Politics and poor governance are robbing the Maximum City of its spirit, notes Anjuli Bhargava.  IMAGE: Mumbai’s infrastructure crumbles. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images     All through my early career, whenever I returned from a visit to the city of Mumbai - on work or otherwise - I usually felt a certain wistfulness. Born and brought up in Delhi, I loved Mumbai's pace, its resilience, its efficiency and its spirit. Evenings in Mumbai's ubiquitous pubs and ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

EXPOSED! Pakistan's lie that it had no idea Osama was in Abbottabad

Pakistan's top civilian and military leadership knew about Osama bin Laden's presence in the country much before the US Navy SEALs killed him in a raid in 2011, the nation’s then defence minister has claimed. The Pakistani establishment, the country's powerful army chief and the intelligence agency Inter Services Intelligence were aware that Osama was living in Abbottabad, according to Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, who was Pakistan's defence minister between 2008 and 2012. Former Pakistan ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Smart cities or smart pilots?

To redevelop cities as ‘smart’, investment of at least $10 billion is required. For 100 cities, it works out to $1 trillion Cities are defined not by their infrastructure but by their people. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images. The National Democratic Alliance government’s ambitious Smart Cities programme will at best be able set up only 100 pilot projects in the first five years. Contrary to general perception, no ‘smart city’ will be created in the next five ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mega commercial deals boost India's property mart

Carnival group buys project in Chandigarh from L&T for Rs 1,785 cr. India’s property market got a major boost on Wednesday, with two mega commercial deals getting sealed. In the first, multiplex player Carnival group bought a commercial project in Chandigarh from engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for Rs 1,785 crore (Rs 17.85 billion). And in the second, pharma major Abbott purchased 0.43 million sq ft of space from Godrej Properties in Mumbai’s ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Delhi HC gives green signal to permanent commission for women in Navy

In a major relief for women naval officers, Delhi high court on Friday allowed a bunch of pleas seeking permanent commission for them in the force, saying “sexist bias and service bias” would not be allowed to block progress of women. The court, while granting their plea, said the “women are here to stay” and since they “work shoulder to shoulder” with their male counterparts, it would “frown upon any endeavour to restrain the progress of women”.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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