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World's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat could soon be a museum

After 57 years of service life -- first commissioned in 1959 into the Royal Navy as HMS Hermes (R-12) and then transferred to India in 1987 -- the last of the Centaur-class......

PHOTOS: Arun Jaitley reviews preparedness at Western Naval Command

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited the aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Mumbai on Saturday. Interacting with the media, Jaitley said there was a dire need to speed up the procurement......

INS Viraat can continue for another 3 years: Antony

The navy's sole aircraft carrier INS Viraat can continue its service for another three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. In a written reply, Defence Minister A K Antony said adequate......

PICS: Viraat to leave for Mumbai by this month end

India's second aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, drydocked at Cochin Shipyard Ltd for extensive maintenance work and re-fit, is expected to leave for Mumbai by this month end and hopes to join the......

Kochi: Passenger boat rams into Viraat; no casualties

A Kerala state owned boat ferrying about 100 passengers rammed into aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Kochi, naval sources said on Monday. However, no one was injured and there was no damage to......

Sangwan bags five wickets as India beat SA

Left-arm pacer Pradeep Sangwan dished out a fiery spell to claim five wickets as India coasted to a convincing six-wicket victory over South Africa in their Under-19 cricket World Cup match in......

Aakash Chopra century steadies Delhi

Ignored for the Test series against South Africa, former Team India opener Aakash Chopra sent a strong message to the selectors with an unbeaten 128, as hosts Delhi ended Day 1 of their Ranji......

Bhullar wins Southern India Jr/Sub-jr golf

Ajeetesh Sandhu fired a career-best five-under 67 but failed to dislodge Gaganjeet Bhullar from the pedestal as the latter registered a two-stroke win in the senior category of the Nokia N.GAGE QD......
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Coastal authority ready to pitch in to convert INS Viraat into museum

Comment · print · T T T+· T- It can be berthed either in Mangaluru or Karwar, says authority chairperson Nivedit Alva Close on the... ...

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CDA ready to help convert INS Viraat into museum

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Close on the heels of the Dakshina Kannada district administration expressing its desire to house aircraft... ...

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CDA backs proposal for Aircraft Carrier Museum

MANGALURU: Even as the Union ministry of defence is keen on converting INS Viraat, the aircraft carrier commissioned in 1987, into an Aircraft... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mangaluru/CDA-backs-proposal-for-Aircraft-Carrier-Museum/articleshow/48266323.cms
INS Viraat to lay anchor in Andhra Pradesh, but as a museum

Torpedoing the competition from the other maritime states in the country, Andhra Pradesh has secured the clearance from the Indian Navy to berth... ...

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INS Viraat Museum will inspire youth to join armed forces

INS Viraat, which was commissioned in 1987, is expected to be decommissioned in February 2016. — FILE Photo: Vivek Bendre Dakshina Kannada... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/museum-will-inspire-youth-to-join-armed-forces/article7449548.ece

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