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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...

Maritime News

Text of PM Modi address at International Fleet Review 2016

Honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Chief Ministers My Cabinet colleagues; Delegates of Foreign Navies; Brave and proud men and women of the Indian Navy; and The resolute people of this great city- Visakhapatnam. I am privileged to visit...

Newstrack India 2016-02-08

PM Modi flags sea-borne terror, piracy as threat to maritime security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering after the inauguration of IOCL’s oil refinery, in Paradip on Sunday. PTI Photo Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged the threat of sea-borne terror and piracy as two key challenges to...

Indian Express 2016-02-08

PM Modi flags sea-borne terror, piracy as key threat to maritime security

Addressing the valedictory function of International Fleet Review, the Prime Minister also made a veiled reference to the South China Sea dispute, saying countries must "respect and ensure freedom of navigation and cooperate not compete". Prime...

DNA India 2016-02-08

Coast Guard to induct 38 more aircraft by 2020

NEW DELHI: To boost its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has proposed to induct 38 more aircraft and helicopters into its fleet by 2020. The expansion plan will see the maritime security force acquire Advanced...

The Times of India 2016-02-08

Coast Guard proposes to induct 38 more aircraft by 2020

NEW DELHI: To boost its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has proposed to induct 38 more aircraft and helicopters into its fleet by 2020. The expansion plan will see the maritime security force acquire Advanced...

The Times of India 2016-02-08

Manohar Parrikar feels new redressal mechanism needed to avoid conflicts between sea faring nations

VISAKHAPATNAM: India feels that the current international treaties and agreements are not adequate for the changing maritime scenario as nations explore deeper underwater for resources and even reclaim land from the sea. Defence Minsiter Manohar...

The Times of India 2016-02-08

Delicacies at Maritime Expo draw foodies

Visakhapatnam: While the technology powering the armed forces is a favourite among defence experts and followers at the Maritime Exhibition at AU College of Engineering Grounds, the food court at the expo is drawing hordes of foodies to taste...

The Times of India 2016-02-08

South Korean navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boat

Tensions rise further after North Korean patrol boat strays over disputed maritime border one day after rocket launch...

The Guardian 2016-02-08

Deployment of troops in Siachen based on security needs, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

"Decision about (deployment of troops in) Siachen is based on the security of the nation....they have to understand its importance, why we are maintaining it (security presence) in spite of hostile conditions...I think you will understand if you go...

DNA India 2016-02-08

New fi-compass events open for registration (European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) ...

(Source: European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) (08/02/2016)A new series of advisory seminars about using financial instruments (such as loans, bank guarantees, venture capital and other equity...

Public Technologies 2016-02-08

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