Gallery  /  Published 02.09.22

INS Vikrant: India's first indigenous aircraft carrier

The robust INS Vikrant is 262 metres long and 62 metres wide with the capacity to hold 30 fighter planes and helicopters. Equipped with state-of-the-art features, it is built at a cost of Rs 20,000 cr...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.03.22

Russia-Ukraine War: Help eludes 5 Indians stuck in Kherson

The businessmen - Milan Damodiya and Vadi Vivek - who had come to Ukraine on February 15, were staying in a hotel but were thrown out once the war started. “We are eating once a day because our...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

People  /  Published 25.02.22

Meet Swarup Bhattacharyya, ‘the boatman of Bengal’, who’s keeping a culture afloat

“I’ve never had a permanent job. I still survive on the contractual remuneration I receive from various government institutes where I work as research fellow. But during lockdown, I h...
By Somen Sengupta

India  /  Published 07.11.21

Maha fisherman killed by Pak maritime security

A fisherman from Maharashtra was killed and a crew member of his boat injured in firing by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) personnel near international maritime boundary line in the Arabi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Devbhumi Dwarka (Guj)

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Maritime conclave begins on Sunday

The third edition of the Goa Maritime Conclave, the Indian Navy's outreach initiative, will be held between November 7 and 9, where the non-traditional threats in the Indian Ocean Region and other...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Panaji


Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Cornered Dragon

India recently despatched four warships to the disputed South China Sea region to enforce its maritime claim over the world’s most contested waters. While geopolitical analysts and foreign polic...
By Pranay Kumar Shome

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.21

Lessons in new ways to lead: India at the UN

On August 1, India assumed the presidency of the United Nations security council for the month and promptly got to work on setting the agenda with a focus on three major areas: maritime security, peac...
By Harsh V. Pant

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Distress alert device a must on boats: Bengal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for boats and trawlers out for deep-sea fishing to install distress alert transmitters (DATs) so that the vessel operators can alert Chennai’s Maritim...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Coast Guard rescues 19 Bangla fishermen

Nineteen Bangladeshi fishermen, who were drifting on a wooden trawler on the Bay of Bengal, were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday. The fishing trawler had been adrift for more than 20 day...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.07.20

Arcelor suit to get Hazira port licence

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Ltd has filed a petition in the Gujarat high court against the Gujarat government and Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd seeking the transfer of the Hazira port licence in its na...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


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