Indian Navy

Type : Armed Force
The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the armed forces of India. The President of India serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), usually a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral, commands the Navy. Though the primary objective of the navy is to secure national maritime borders, India also uses its navy to enhance its international relations through joint exercises, port visits and humanitarian missions, including disaster relief. In recent years, the Indian Navy has undergone considerable modernisation to replace aging equipment currently in service, this is often seen as part of "India's drive" to become a fully fledged blue-water navy.. The 17th century Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale is considered as the Father of Indian Navy. In the 21st century the Indian Navy sees several principal roles for itself: In addition to the above, Defence Minister of India A. K. Antony, while...
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Sangeet Shekhar
Sangeet Shekhar commented on the citizen journalism by Jitendra Bai
on Jul 20, 2014 , 07:08 am
Jitendra Bai - Gas Leak at Bombay High Oil Rig, Workers Evacuated
A high pressure, highly inflammable gas leak was reported on Saturday at a well state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) was drilling at the Bombay High oil rig, off the coast of Mumbai.The oil rig is situated 162 kilometres off the more »
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Mera Desh
Mera Desh commented on the citizen journalism by Abha Singh
on Jul 10, 2014 , 12:28 pm
Abha Singh - The Indian Naval Air Arm is a branch of Indian Navy
The Indian Naval Air Arm is a branch of Indian Navy which is tasked to provide an aircraft carrier based strike capability, fleet air defence, maritime reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare.Flag Officer Naval Aviation (FONA) at  more »
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Kaakaa Kaakaa
Kaakaa Kaakaa uploaded Photos
on Jul 04, 2014 , 09:04 pm
Ashis
Ashis commented on the poll
on Jul 04, 2014 , 03:53 pm
Ashis - Ms. Harita Kaur has the distinction of being the first Indian Women?
Pilot to fly an aircraft solo
Ambassador to a foreign country
To be inducted into Indian Navy
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Kuku Goswami
Kuku Goswami posted the Blog
on Jul 02, 2014 , 08:20 pm
Warships are on standby for Iraq evacuations
The Indian Navy has put two warships on standby for possible evacuation of Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq. Navy sources said that INS Mysore, a powerful Delhi class destroyer, reached the Persian Gulf on Saturday. "We are awaiting orders," naval sources said. Another warship, INS Tarkash, is in the Gulf of Aden. Though INS Tarkash is there for antipiracy operations, it is ready to take on any new task, sources said. The decision to send INS Mysore was taken at a meeting of the crisis more »
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Nature Boy
Nature Boy posted the Blog
on Jul 02, 2014 , 06:20 pm
Warships on standby
The Indian Navy has put two warships on standby for possible evacuation of Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq. Navy sources said that INS Mysore, a powerful Delhi class destroyer, reached the Persian Gulf on Saturday. "We are awaiting orders," naval sources said. Another warship, INS Tarkash, is in the Gulf of Aden. Though INS Tarkash is there for antipiracy operations, it is ready to take on any new task, sources said. The decision to send INS Mysore was taken at a meeting of the crisis more »
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Amarnathsingh
Amarnathsingh commented on the blog by Shaun Tait
on Jul 02, 2014 , 04:40 pm
Shaun Tait - Warships on standby for Iraq evacuations, Air India alerted
The Indian Navy has put two warships on standby for possible evacuation of Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq. Navy sources said that INS Mysore, a powerful Delhi class destroyer, reached the Persian Gulf on Saturday. "We are awaiting orders," naval sources said. Another warship, INS Tarkash, is in the Gulf of Aden. Though INS Tarkash is there for antipiracy operations, it is ready to take on any new task, sources said. The decision to send INS Mysore was taken at a meeting of the crisis more »
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Navneet Joshi
Navneet Joshi took the poll by Apoorv Agrawal
on Jul 01, 2014 , 11:55 pm
Apoorv Agrawal - Chief of the Indian Navy
General of Indian Navy
Chief of Indian Navy
Naval Chief
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