Naval chief reviews level of preparedness at Nicobar naval base  

Naval chief reviews level of preparedness at Nicobar naval base  

New Delhi: Indian Naval Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, visited the INS Baaz naval base, in the Nicobar Islands to review the level of preparedness of the Indian Navy against the background of the tension reigning with China. INS Baaz is a strategically located base, to keep a watch on the international marine routes passing through the Indian Ocean. A major part […]

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12 Myanmar citizens arrested in the Coast Guard action near Andaman and Nicobar Islands

12 Myanmar citizens arrested in the Coast Guard action near Andaman and Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: The Indian Coast Guard chased and arrested a suspicious boat, near the Andaman-Nicobar Islands. There were 12 fishermen from Myanmar on the boat. All these were illegally fishing in the Indian marine limits. They have been handed over to the Pot Blaire police and they are being thoroughly interrogated. A Coast Guard helicopter […]

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India to modernise air bases on Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

India to modernise air bases on Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: – India has undertaken a campaign to modernise the airbases on the Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands, following the historical announcement of connecting the Andaman-Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands with optical fibre. Information is being received that the military has started preparations to use the existing airbases, on these islands like an aircraft carrier. This […]

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Development of Andaman-Nicobar Islands under ‘Act East Policy’, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated 2,300 Km long OFC

Development of Andaman-Nicobar Islands under ‘Act East Policy’, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated 2,300 Km long OFC

New Delhi: – Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2,300 kilometres long ‘Submarine Optical Fibre Cable’ (OFC) laid between Chennai and Andaman-Nicobar Islands. The Prime Minister expressed confidence that with this cable High-speed internet will be available in Andaman-Nicobar Islands and will increase the connectivity on the islands. He added that this would benefit education, […]

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Amid tensions with China, Indian Navy holds exercise in Andaman and Nicobar

Amid tensions with China, Indian Navy holds exercise in Andaman and Nicobar

Andaman-Nicobar: While tension still prevails on the Chinese border, India has started moves to increase pressure on China on all fronts. After lashing out at China over the South China Sea, India has begun comprehensive war exercises near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to show its influence in the Indo-Pacific sector. The Indian war exercises […]

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China performs naval surveillance near the Andaman-Nicobar Islands

China performs naval surveillance near the Andaman-Nicobar Islands

Chennai: The Chinese Navy is carrying out surveillance near the Indian Andaman-Nicobar Islands. The Chinese maritime surveillance once again brings up the issue of China, keeping a watch on the Indian naval bases. The efforts initiated by the United States, Japan and Australia to stop the Chinese bullying in the Indo-Pacific region, are being supported […]

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Indian Navy to open a naval base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to counter Chinese activities in Indian Ocean

Indian Navy to open a naval base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to counter Chinese activities in Indian Ocean

New Delhi: India has been openly expressing concern over the growing naval movements of China in the Indian Ocean region. Against this background, the Indian Navy announced opening a third air base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. As per analysts, this base would prove to be significant for monitoring the activities of the Chinese […]

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