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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......

Ranbaxy to launch 100 new products this year

Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, the country's biggest drug maker by revenues, has announced aggressive growth plans for the domestic market. It has increased its sales teams in specific areas like......

Vote-on-account to include Rs 160bn defence demand

The first instalment of the Rs 16,000 crore (Rs 160 billion) Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal that India signed with Russia earlier this week, and the British-made Advanced Jet Trainer (the......

World Cup fever grips Bollywood

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. As the cricket fever gripped India last weekend with the......

Delhi Class III student makes history

Viraat Badhwar, a class three student from Delhi,created history by finishing second in the Under-8 category in the World Junior golf championships, held in San Diego, USA.The seven-year-old......

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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PM to discuss security matters with top military brass on aircraft carrier next month

NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi is all set to undertake yet another endeavour which no other PM has undertaken before. Confabulate with the top military... ...
Actor Darshan Back in Action After Injury

Giving relief to the makers of Jaggu Dada, actor Darshan, who sustained an injury while at home and is recovering, is back to work. The actor has... ...
Can India Emerge As A Top Global Military Power?

India, today, is ranked 4thin global military power based on equipment and manpower and in that sense, it is already a regional power if not a... ...
INS Kolkata readies to test fire top-of-the-range air defence missile

The Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) guarantees protection to a ship from an aircraft or even a seaskimming cruise missile. Technology... ...
Day 01 of Part II of the Third Session of SLA

9 Nov, Gangtok (IPR) : Part II of the Third Session of Ninth Assembly of Sikkim Legislative Assembly commenced today. The day's proceedings began... ...

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