• navy chief to visit singapore thailand

    Navy chief to visit Singapore, Thailand

    India | July 19, 2015 16:17 IST

    New Delhi:  Indian Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan will visit Singapore and Thailand from Monday to July 25, an official statement said on Sunday.Dhowan will be in Singapore from July 20-22 when he will meet

  • india monitoring chinese navy s activities naval chief

    India monitoring Chinese Navy's activities: Naval chief

    India | May 28, 2015 22:21 IST

    New Delhi: Indian Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan on Thursday said India was "closely monitoring" the activities of the Chinese Navy."Chinese naval activities are being closely monitored. Chinese Navy ships have been present in the

  • ins sardar patel commissioned

    INS Sardar Patel commissioned

    India | May 09, 2015 18:42 IST

    PORBANDAR:  Speaking at the event, Navy Chief R.K. Dhowan said the new base will help Gujarat strengthen security on its coastline.A strategically important new Naval base   INS Sardar Patel   was on Saturday commissioned in Porbandar,

  • nuclear submarine trials going very well says navy chief

    Nuclear submarine trials going 'very well', says Navy Chief

    India | April 30, 2015 18:22 IST

    New Delhi: Sea trials of the first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, are going “very well” and the progress in this regard has been satisfactory, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said today.“There are no problems

  • india monitoring china pak military cooperation navy chief

    India monitoring China-Pak military cooperation: Navy chief R K Dhowan

    India | April 20, 2015 18:47 IST

    Mumbai:  Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan today said India was ‘monitoring' the military tie-up between China and Pakistan, including the pact expected to be signed for strengthening the naval power of the western neighbour

  • rajnath hands over new maritime security gadget to navy cg

    Rajnath hands over new maritime security gadget to Navy, CG

    India | January 14, 2015 16:57 IST

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today gave away the first set of smart identity-checking scanners to the Chiefs of Navy and the Coast Guard which will be used by these maritime security agencies to

  • navy chief rk dhowan does not rule out human error in

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan does not rule out human error in submarine tragedy

    India | December 03, 2014 22:16 IST

    New Delhi: Nearly 18 months after an explosion on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak sunk the vessel, killing 18 personnel, Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan today indicated that human error besides other factors could have

  • three service chiefs defence secretary brief manohar

    Three service chiefs, defence secretary brief Manohar Parrikar

    India | November 11, 2014 19:31 IST

    New Delhi:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was today given a detailed briefing by the top echelons of the Ministry as well as the three service chiefs on various matters including acquisition proposals and processes, and

  • sinking of navy vessel matter of grave concern r.k.dhowan

    Sinking of Navy vessel matter of grave concern: R.K.Dhowan

    India | November 10, 2014 12:21 IST

    New Delhi: Voicing “grave concern” over the recent sinking of a torpedo recovery vessel off Visakhapatnam coast, Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan today rued that the force cannot induct new platforms as quickly as

  • sunken vessel was in good condition navy chief

    Sunken vessel was in good condition: Navy Chief

    India | November 10, 2014 7:22 IST

    Visakhapatnam: Dismissing reports that the sunken Torpedo Recovery Vessel A-72 was unfit, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan said the ship was in a "good condition" and had been checked before it set sail.Admiral

  • 80 new residential houses inaugurated for naval sailors at

    80 new residential houses inaugurated for Naval Sailors at Palam

    India | August 16, 2014 9:12 IST

    New Delhi: Keeping the thrust on improving the quality of life for naval personnel, Admiral RK Dhowan Chief of the Naval Staff inaugurated 80 new houses in Nau Sena Bagh – III, Palam today for

  • naval chief lauds his personnel

    Naval chief lauds his personnel

    India | June 12, 2014 17:07 IST

    Kochi: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan today praised his sailors and officers who work in ‘very tough conditions'.“They work under very very tough conditions being in high seas when seas are rough.