World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
Amnesty International on Today warned European leaders against re-deploying warships used to rescue migrants to instead take on people-smuggling gangs, saying thousands of lives had been saved in the past months.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 30, 2015
As three new warships join maritime services in Indian Navy, a top navy officer has said that another 48 of them are currently under construction in various shipyards across the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
From ice-capped Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, to the warships in the contentious South China Sea, Indian armed forces today joined the International Yoga Day celebrations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defence Ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 14, 2015
The United States is weighing sending warships and surveillance aircraft near artificial islands built by China to challenge Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 1, 2015
US Navy ships started accompanying US-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, seeking to ensure freedom of navigation two days after Iran seized a cargo ship, US defense officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that Britain would offer to deploy military ships and helicopters to the Mediterranean to help stem a deadly tide of refugees trying to reach Europe by sea.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Pentagon said on Tuesday the presence of a large convoy of Iranian cargo ships in the Arabian Sea was one factor in the US decision to deploy additional warships in the waters off war-torn Yemen but was not the primary reason for the move.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 19, 2015
French President Francois Hollande said today that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said today, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Danish warships will be a target for Russian nuclear weapons if the Scandinavian country joins NATO's missile defence programme, Russia's ambassador to Denmark told the newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday March 20, 2015
INS Viraat, perhaps one of the longest serving warships in the world, will be decommissioned next year, after 57 years in service.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The government has cleared an $8 billion or Rs 50,000 crore plan to build India's most advanced warships, defence sources said, just months after ordering new submarines to close the gap with the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday the conditions were "still not right" to go ahead with the sale of two Mistral warships to Russia despite Moscow having backed a new Ukraine peace plan.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 23, 2015
The Narendra Modi-led government is all set to walk into an area where the previous UPA government had feared to tread. India and the US may soon agree on allowing their warships and aircraft to access each other's bases, refuel and, in case of emergency, operate side by side.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday December 19, 2014
Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers or GRSE - a Kolkata-based Defence Public Sector unit - will supply warships to Vietnam.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Vietnam today showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China's superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
India will opt out of an agreement to buy small warships from Korea - mine-sweepers - because a middleman was allegedly involved in the contract which was signed three years ago. Indian laws forbid the payment of commissions and use of agents for defence deals.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron today told Vladimir Putin to stop bullying smaller states as Australian counterpart Tony Abbott accused the Russian leader of trying to relive the "lost glories of tsarism".
World News | Agencies | Friday November 14, 2014
Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country's northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the "lost glories" of the Soviet Union.
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Two warships berthed at Kolkata for Navy week celebrations moved out.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Brushing aside India's concern, China today defended its submarines making port calls in Colombo, saying there is "nothing unusual" as it is an international common practice for warships to stop for refuelling at ports abroad.