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SC grants Permanent Commission to women officers in Navy

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed permanent commission to serving women officers in Indian Navy in all eligible branches and directed the Centre to comply with its order within three months. The top court said that there can’t be any discrimination citing physiological conditions, etc. The order will enable women officers for eligible […]

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Navy puts warships on alert anticipating terror attack from Pakistan

New Delhi (1 MIN READ): The Indian Navy has put its warships on alert on both the eastern and western coasts over the likelihood of a terror attack from Pakistan, defence sources said on Friday. An attack from Pakistan is anticipated by military intelligence after the Indian Parliament withdrew special status to J&K on August 5 […]

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10 years post-26/11, Navy launches biggest coastal defence exercise

Mumbai | Over a decade after the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, the Indian Navy has launched “Sea Vigil”, a first of its kind and biggest coastal two-day defence exercise off the 7,516-km-long Indian coastline, involving all 13 coastal states, Union Territories and maritime stakeholders including fisherfolk, a spokesperson said here on Tuesday. The Sea Vigil […]

The Indian Navy divers on Wednesday used an underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) at a depth of about 160 feet in a rat-hole mine at Ksan village in East Jaintia Hills district, with pictures of a body which was pulled up to the mouth of the mine (Image Credit : Navy Spokesperson/Twitter)

Navy divers detect body in Meghalaya mine, families want bodies out

Shillong | The families of the trapped miners inside an illegal 370-ft flooded coal mine in Meghalaya on Thursday said they want the “dead bodies” of the miners to be taken out as per the Supreme Court order even as Navy divers captured pictures of a body inside the flooded mine. The Indian Navy divers […]