27 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The NDA government has deferred its decision on the procurement of 16 multi-role helicopters for the Indian Navy as one of the two companies in the race for the deal is linked with Finmeccannica- the parent organisation of the scam-tainted firm AgustaWestalnd.
27 Jul 2014
Yaounde (Cameroon): Boko Haram militants attacked Kolofata, a town in Cameroon's Far North Region near Nigeria, on Sunday and kidnapped several people, including the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, a military commander in the region said.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Six Navy personnel, including five officers, are facing disciplinary action after they were found culpable by a Board of Inquiry (BoI) for a fire incident onboard aircraft INS Virat in September last year, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The armed forces lost 597 personnel, who suicide in the last five years while 1,349 officers quit the Army during the same period, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. From 2009 to 2013, 597 armed forces personnel committed suicide, 498 from the Army, 83 from the Air Force and 16 from the Navy, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said in written reply.
23 Jul 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government has sought Centre's intervention in securing the release of 43 Indian fishermen arrested recently by the Sri Lankan navy, besides their 55 boats, which is under custody of that government.
13 Apr 2013
A day after he ordered dismissal of a Navy officer found guilty of having illicit relations with the wife of his superior, Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday said that no leniency would be shown to anyone found guilty on the complaint filed by officer's wife alleging that she had been harassed by her husband and his seniors.
18 Jul 2014
Mumbai: One fireman died and nine of his colleagues were injured while battling a blaze that broke out in a commercial building in suburban Mumbai on Friday, official sources said. "21 firemen were brought to our hospital, one of them was brought dead. Some of them are injured but none is serious," Medical Superintendent of Cooper Hospital Dr Sitaram Gawde told.
12 Jul 2014
Kolkata: India's first indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta will be handed over to the Navy here on Saturday, defence officials said.
11 Jul 2014
Berlin: The wife of Michael Schumacher believes the former Formula One champion is getting better after emerging from his coma and being moved to a Swiss hospital last month.
24 Jun 2014
Rameswaram: Eleven fishermen fishing in the sea between Katchatheevu and Neduntheevu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the early hours of Tuesday.