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19 January, 2018 12:49 AM China A "Disruptive Transitional Force", Says US Pacific Commander

New Delhi: China is a "disruptive transitional force" in the Indo-Pacific region, Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the US Pacific Command, said on Thursday in an apparent reference to maritime disputes in the South China Sea. He asked how defensive would Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines be when China has staked claims on the waters also claimed 19

17 January, 2018 10:58 AM In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

JODHPUR: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday took off in the Indian Air Force's frontline combat jet Sukhoi 30 MKI from the air base in Jodhpur. Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot. She is the first full-time woman Defence Minister to fly the sortie. She is reportedly 35

14 January, 2018 4:42 AM Mumbai chopper crash: 6 bodies found, search on for missing 1

New Delhi: A Pawan Hans helicopter carrying five senior officials of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and two pilots crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off. The police informed that the bodies have been brought to Cooper Hospital for postmortem. "Out of six bodies, five has been identified. The search for one missing is still 42

13 January, 2018 9:33 PM Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan meets kin of chopper crash

A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven people onboard crashed off the Mumbai coast on Saturday, Mumbai: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday met the family of an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) employee, who lost his life in the helicopter crash. Earlier in the day, Pradhan said he would discuss the crash with Defence 36

13 January, 2018 8:18 AM Chopper with eight on board goes missing off Mumbai coast

The chopper lost conatct with the ATC minutes after taking off from Juhu. Mumbai: A chopper with eight passengers on board - including several employees of ONGC - went missing off the Mumbai coast on Saturday. The chopper reportedly took off from Juhu at 10.20 AM and was scheduled to land at North Field of ONGC at 10.58 AM. However ATC lost contact with the chopper 34

9 January, 2018 3:26 PM WATCH: With Nirmala Sitharaman onboard Navy displays INS Vikramaditya's might

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a two-day sea sortie, on Tuesday observed the night time takeoff of the MiG-29K aircraft from INS Vikramaditya. The defence minister took to Twitter and said, "From on board INS Vikramaditya viewing some air/heli borne under-water detection capabilities - with Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral 39

8 January, 2018 8:22 AM Sarjubala eyes success under Suranjoy’s tutelage

Former World youth champion Sarjubala Devi, who has roped in former Asian champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Suranjoy Singh as her coach, feels the move has improved her game ahead of some major events this year. Once known for her fast footwork and flurry of punches, Sarjubala has learnt how to box with purpose. “I was doing things very fast, but Suranjoy 25

7 January, 2018 12:05 PM Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast

More than ten ships, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, a submarine and various naval aircraft will exhibit their combat capabilities in the drill. Indian Navy will showcase its operational prowess during a major event, starting tomorrow, along the western coast of the country. The inaugural ceremony of the drill will be attended by the Defence 32

5 January, 2018 7:35 PM Arakkonam to house training facility for P8I aircraft maintenance

Contract signed between the Navy and Boeing INS Rajali, the naval aviation base at Arakkonam, some 80 km from here, would soon have a training facility for personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of P8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti Submarine Warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft. According to an official release, a contract has been signed 25

4 January, 2018 5:42 AM 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy, boats damaged

The Lankan navy personnel also damaged a few boats and fishing equipment belonging to others using iron rods, before chasing the Indian fishermen away. Rameswaram: The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday arrested at least 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Katchatheevu islet. They also damaged a few boats and fishing 56