Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicIndia Navy

Topic: India Navy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Malabar exercise could expand in future, up to Quad partners to discuss, US Navy Chief says

Top US naval commander Admiral Michael Gilday Tuesday also held talks with his Indian counterpart Admiral Karambir Singh, CDS General Bipin Rawat and Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla.

Shipbuilding is our maritime sector’s ‘missed opportunity’. It needs its own ministry

Shipbuilding is a ‘strategic industry’. India will do well to learn from China's growth

Navy, Army and IAF finally agree to procure armed drones from US in $3 bn deal

The Navy, Army, and IAF's decision comes just days before US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's visit to India later this month.

Around 3,500 armed forces’ doctors, health workers receive Covid vaccine on Day One 

While 3,129 healthcare personnel from the Army got the vaccine, the number stood at about 250 for the Navy. The figure for IAF is yet to be ascertained.

Corps Commander to raise Galwan violence with China & seek status quo in Pangong, other areas

The meeting between Lt Gen. Harinder Singh and his Chinese counterpart began Monday morning at Chushul-Moldo meeting point on the Chinese side of the LAC.

Image of IAF chopper showering flowers on migrant workers along highway is not real

The image of a helicopter showering flower petals is from a Republic Day celebrations two years ago.

Indian Army, Air Force and Navy must work out a joint media policy for information warfare

To excel in the information warfare, India’s defence forces need to see the media as a force multiplier, and not as a necessary evil.

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Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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