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Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

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Navies have unique role in promoting goodwill: President Pranab Mukherjee

VISAKHAPATNAM: Navies of the world have a unique role in promoting goodwill, nurturing peace and tranquillity of the oceans, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday following an impressive International Fleet Review. Speaking on board INS...

The Times of India 2016-02-06

More maritime accidents as sea turns treacherous

Maritime authorities have reported a rise in the number of accidents in Indonesian waters and have taken steps to mitigate the incidents. On Wednesday, one cargo ship flying the flag of Hong Kong found itself stranded near the waters off Riau before...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-06

The Weekend quiz

Which feminist magazine got its name from the story of Eve’s creation? Spoiler alert: answers below (don’t cheat!)...

The Guardian 2016-02-06

India has a pivotal maritime role: Pranab

The International Fleet Review, the second in the country, on the vast expanse of the Bay of Bengal off Visakhapanam on Saturday provided a big opportunity to the Indian Navy to showcase its might, even as its ships anchored alongside foreign vessels...

The Hindu 2016-02-06

Address by the Shri Pranab Mukherjee at International Fleet Review 2016 - 06 Feb 2016 ...

It is indeed a privilege for me to have the splendid sight of majestic warships anchored in these waters of Bay of Bengal. The fluttering pennants and flags on the dressing lines, happy and proud men in white manning their ships is indeed...

Newstrack India 2016-02-06

Coast Guard detains Pak boat for intruding into Indian waters, 11 apprehended

The ICG apprehended all 11 crew, including master (Ali Asgar), all of Pakistani nationality for allegedly violation of the Maritime Zones of India Act Indian Coast...

DNA India 2016-02-06

Coast Guard intercepts Pakistan fishing boat in Kutch, 11 held

Indian and Pakistan marine security agencies often capture fishing boats for crossing into their respective maritime boundary Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat...

DNA India 2016-02-06

Centre has big plans to develop ports

With India possessing 7,500 km of coastline, the Centre has laid out its plans to develop ports that would kick-start economic development in these parts. To increase economic activity, the Ministry of Shipping is organising a Maritime India Summit...

The Hindu 2016-02-06

Cutlass Express exercise in full swing

06-February-2016 The US facilitated exercise Cutlass Express 2016 (CE16) is currently taking place in the western Indian Ocean, focusing on cooperation and teamwork. Its principal goal is to build and help maintain the capability to protect the free...

Nation 2016-02-06

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