Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicINS Vikramaditya

Topic: INS Vikramaditya

IAC-1 deserves greater attention. If only Indian defence moved away from episodic concerns

The cost of IAC-1 is not far above Modi govt's expenditure on Rajpath's refurbishment. So the question is — what is of greater importance to India, beauty or security?

With China factor in play, Modi govt now open to Navy’s third aircraft carrier demand

Although the current focus is on submarines, there is a change in the government’s position regarding a third aircraft carrier for the Navy.     

Navy demonstrates combat readiness with video of missile destroying ship in Arabian Sea

The missile was fired by frontline corvette INS Prabal as part of a mega naval drill involving aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, attack helicopters, and aircraft.

India deploys INS Vikramaditya in Arabian Sea while China, Pakistan hold naval drill

China has been expanding its presence in the North Arabian Sea and is developing Pakistan's deep water Gwadar port in the region.

A second indigenous aircraft carrier is top priority for Navy, says Admiral Karambir Singh

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh says Navy's 'long-term capability planning' envisages induction of 3 aircraft carriers for deployment in Indian Ocean Region.

Why Indian Navy needs the 127 mm guns it is set to acquire for destroyers & frigates

From anti-aircraft task to taking out smaller vessels and area domination, the Naval guns, cheaper than a missile, play a very important role.

Indian Navy base faces acute water crisis in Karwar, brings in supply from Mumbai

The Indian Navy's Karwar base requires nearly 6 MLD of water per day but has been receiving less than 1 MLD of water.

With Exercise Sambandh, India to showcase naval supremacy in Indian Ocean region

The naval exercise will see the participation of officers from 10 nations of the Indian Ocean region, in a bid to counter the growing...

Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan

The plan has been sent back for pruning, because it would double India’s defence budget. Top Navy officials meet new minister Sitharaman to brief...

India gets moving on $ 2.5 billion refit, lease of third Russian nuclear submarine

The nuclear-powered Chakra III will take six years to complete and India is keen to embed shipbuilders during its refitting.

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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