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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Chinese admiral Wu Shengli denied look at Indian frigate's command centre

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the PLA Navy and a member of the Central Military Commission, asked to be shown the Combat Information Centre (CIC) of the frigate INS Shivalik, Indian media reported. The CIC is the ship's ... operating procedures, The Hindu reported yesterday. The Shivalik hosted the Chinese navy chief on Tuesday during its port call in Qingdao, the headquarters of the PLA Navy's North Sea Fleet ...

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    Two missing Indian navy officers found dead in sub

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:55pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Rescuers found the bodies of two Indian navy officers inside a naval submarine on Thursday, one day after the men went missing following an accident aboard ... to talk to reporters. He did not give any further details. The seven sailors who were overcome by smoke were in stable condition at a Mumbai hospital, said Captain DK Sharma, a navy spokesman. ...

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    Two sailors missing and seven injured in Indian navy accident

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:08pm by AFP

    ... a submarine off Mumbai on Wednesday, Indian defence officials said, in the latest accident to hit the navy. The seven sailors suffered breathing problems after trying to contain the smoke which filled the living quarters of the INS Sindhuratna during a training exercise, the navy said in a statement. They were airlifted from the submarine to hospital for treatment and navy ships were dispatched ...

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    One killed in accident at Indian nuclear submarine building yard

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Worker killed and two injured in latest deadly incident involving country's marine fleet One dead in Indian navy nuclear sub accident One Indian worker was killed in an accident during construction of a nuclear submarine, the latest in a string of deadly mishaps to hit the navy. Two other workers were injured in the accident on Saturday ...

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    18 sailors killed as Indian navy submarine explodes in Mumbai

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 11:25am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Eighteen sailors killed as Russian-built vessel explodes and sinks in a Mumbai naval shipyard Submarine tragedy blow for India India's navy said all 18 ... The disaster is thought to be the Indian navy's worst since the sinking of a frigate by a Pakistani submarine in 1971. Defence Minister A.K. Antony described the explosion as the "greatest ...

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    Indian soldier in Kashmir kills five sleeping comrades, then himself

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:37pm by AFP

    ... environment, were sometimes also badly managed by their superiors. They can be denied leave for long periods, increasing resentment and piling on the pressure. Two Indian navy officers missing after ... INS Sindhuratna, the latest in a string of naval mishaps, also left seven crew members injured and led the chief of naval staff to resign. Navy chief D. K. Joshi said on Wednesday he ...

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    Indian divers find another body on submarine

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 08:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Mumbai

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Eighteen crewmen were on board the submarine when it exploded and sank Indian navy divers have recovered another burnt body from a submarine that exploded in Mumbai as they battled against the odds to find 12 remaining crewmen, the navy said on Sunday. The diesel-powered INS Sindhurakshak exploded and sank in a military dockyard early on Wednesday, ...

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    Bodies found in Indian submarine, survivors ‘unlikely’

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 03:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai India’s navy on Friday retrieved three badly burned bodies from a submarine that exploded in a Mumbai dockyard and said it was unlikely any of the other 14 ... its first domestically made aircraft carrier. Navy divers managed to enter the vessel, whose forward section was totally destroyed in the fire, but their progress was hampered by extreme heat, ...

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    Indian prime minister laments loss of life in Mumbai submarine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 11:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Navy chief says there were two simultaneous explosions, although their cause is unknown Indian prime minister laments loss of life in Mumbai submarine blast Indian ... we have lost," he said. The explosion and subsequent fire inside the Russian-built, diesel-powered INS Sindhurakshak at a navy dock in Mumbai on Wednesday is a setback for the navy ...

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    India to receive Russian-built aircraft carrier, five years late

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 06:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Delhi

    ... “Indian Defence Minister AK Antony will commission INS Vikramaditya on Saturday. There will be some ships that will escort the Vikramaditya back to its port in India,” Navy spokesman PVS Satish ...




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