Delhi: Indian observed 44th Navy Dayon 4 December 2015. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to naval personnel and appreciated their dedication to protect the maritime interests of the nation.
While at Chennai rescue operations are still going on and Navy along with Army is working round the clock.
"This is the best Navy Day for us. No celebrations, this is the celebration, uniting families. Our duty is to save peoples' lives and this occasion fills us with pride and humility," a senior Naval official told PTI here.
|Indian Navy at Rescue Operations in Chennai|
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US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today said US-India relationship in defence sector has grown manifolds even as both sides and will be producing defence products together with sales growing over $10 billion.
He also sighted the Boeing’s effort to sign a $3-billion contract to produce Apache and Chinook Helicopters for the Indian Air Force and its most of parts will be made in India.
|"AH-64D Apache Longbow" by "Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army" - by Tech. Sgt. Andy Dunaway - www.army.mil (via internet archive). Licensed under Public Domain via Commons|
Source: Business Line
NEW DELHI — India is planning to order additional French Scorpene submarines over to 6 submarines ordered before. As per senior Navy official, there is a requirement of 3 more Scorpenes but Ministry of Defence has not submitted any formal note on this yet.
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India
The apprehended terrorists have been identified as Charan Marak alias Chukhan, Walter Marak alias Gingjong and Let Marak alias Rongdot
"Two AK series rifles, two magazines, 30 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition and some incriminating documents were also recovered from them," an official said.
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