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Amid China expansionism & Pak terror, PM chairs UNSC debate on maritime security

PM Modi said that maritime disputes must be solved peacefully and as per international law (Agencies)
PM Modi said that maritime disputes must be solved peacefully and as per international law (Agencies)
Published on Aug 09, 2021 07:52 PM IST
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Centre set to appoint National Maritime Security Coordinator

The maritime security coordinator will work under the NSA, and be the principal adviser to the government on the maritime security domain.
While India has suffered from sea blindness over the years with land-based security doctrines, historically and geostrategically, it has 7,000km of coastline and over 2 million km of exclusive economic zone.(ANI Twitter. Representative image)
While India has suffered from sea blindness over the years with land-based security doctrines, historically and geostrategically, it has 7,000km of coastline and over 2 million km of exclusive economic zone.(ANI Twitter. Representative image)
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 06:57 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi

India to appoint National Maritime Security Coordinator for maritime security

The National Maritime Security Coordinator will break the silos and cut across the turf of Navy, Coast Guard, State Maritime Boards to enhance maritime domain awareness and ensure better response. The Chinese forays into Indian Ocean via Pakistan and Myanmar will be on top of NMSC agenda.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in MiG-29K cockpit onboard INS Vikramaditya in June 2014.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in MiG-29K cockpit onboard INS Vikramaditya in June 2014.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 11:10 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Museum dedicated to India's maritime history to come up in Gujarat

According to a statement from the Culture Ministry, the world-class facility will be developed in the vicinity of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) site in Lothal, located about 80 km away from Ahmedabad.
Renowned architect Hafeez Contractor has been selected as the Principal Project Consultant to prepare a master plan and requisite design and engineering documents for inviting EPC tenders and project management consultancy.(Photo: PIB )
Renowned architect Hafeez Contractor has been selected as the Principal Project Consultant to prepare a master plan and requisite design and engineering documents for inviting EPC tenders and project management consultancy.(Photo: PIB )
Published on Jun 16, 2021 06:51 PM IST
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India hands over patrol vessel to Maldives Coast Guard to boost maritime security

India gifted the indigenously made patrol vessel CGS Kaamiyaabu to the Maldives National Defense Coast Guard.
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seen inspecting CGS Kaamiyaabu—an in-shore patrol vessel gifted today by the Indian government.(Photo: Twitter/ presidencymv)
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seen inspecting CGS Kaamiyaabu—an in-shore patrol vessel gifted today by the Indian government.(Photo: Twitter/ presidencymv)
Updated on Dec 04, 2019 07:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

PM Narendra Modi pitches for larger engagement with ASEAN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for enhanced connectivity between ASEAN and India to boost ties and said that a strong and prosperous Southeast Asian bloc was in New Delhi’s interest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his opening address at the India-ASEAN summit in Bangkok.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his opening address at the India-ASEAN summit in Bangkok.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 03, 2019 09:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

India ready for terror threats along its coastline: Rajnath Singh in Kerala

Singh said that when he was Home minister, the Pulwama incident had taken place killing 40 CRPF soldiers and no one in the country would be able to forget the sacrifice of the CRPF personnel who had been killed in that terror attack.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was addressing a gathering at the 66th birthday celebrations of spiritual leader Mātā Amritānandamayī Devī at Kollam in Kerala.(ANI PHOTO.)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was addressing a gathering at the 66th birthday celebrations of spiritual leader Mātā Amritānandamayī Devī at Kollam in Kerala.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 06:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘JeM’s underwater wing training men for attack’: Navy chief warns in Pune

The Indian Navy is fully prepared to make sure there is no intrusion from the seas, he added.
Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff, said that the Indian Navy has received intelligence that terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is training terrorists for an underwater attack.
Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff, said that the Indian Navy has received intelligence that terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is training terrorists for an underwater attack.
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 08:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shivani Sadanand Singh

India, Maldives pledge action against terrorism

The leaders of the two countries reaffirmed their commitment to the bilateral relationship, with Modi pledging that India was “committed to help the Maldives in every way possible”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands with Maldives’ President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Maldive’s capital Male on June 8, 2019.(Narendra Modi/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands with Maldives’ President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Maldive’s capital Male on June 8, 2019.(Narendra Modi/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 11:43 PM IST
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India, Maldives ink 6 pacts as PM Narendra Modi, Prez Solih hold talks

Modi arrived in the Indian Ocean archipelago on Saturday on his first foreign visit after re-election as Prime Minister to strengthen the bilateral ties, reflecting the importance India attaches to its ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy.
The first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was for cooperation in the fields of hydrography. Another was on health.(HT Photo)
The first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was for cooperation in the fields of hydrography. Another was on health.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 08:18 PM IST
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Male | By Press Trust of India

Big boost for Saudi, India intelligence sharing

During his interactions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, the prince brought up real-time intelligence-sharing to counter terrorists threats and closer cooperation on maritime security in the Indian Ocean region, the people said on condition of anonymity.
Cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia in intelligence-sharing and strategic security and defence matters is set to get a boost.(REUTERS)
Cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia in intelligence-sharing and strategic security and defence matters is set to get a boost.(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 21, 2019 11:37 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

South African President Ramaphosa to sign three-year road map during R-Day visit to take India ties forward

The comprehensive agreement will be a “catch-all document” with a programme of action covering fields such as defence, security, political relations, trade and investment, the blue economy, tourism, science and technology, IT and agriculture.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presence as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade also reflects India’s growing efforts to engage African nations.(Reuters)
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presence as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade also reflects India’s growing efforts to engage African nations.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 25, 2019 07:44 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

China develops naval radar which can monitor area the size of India: Report

The domestically-developed radar system will enable the Chinese navy to fully monitor China’s seas and spot incoming threats from enemy ships, aircraft and missiles much earlier than the existing technology, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported.
Chinese military, which now has over $ 175 billion annual defence budget, is focussing on developing heavy military equipment to compete with US for global strategic influence.(REUTERS)
Chinese military, which now has over $ 175 billion annual defence budget, is focussing on developing heavy military equipment to compete with US for global strategic influence.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 10, 2019 10:29 AM IST
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Beijing | By Press Trust of India

India-Singapore maritime ties growing stronger due to naval exercises, say Navy chiefs of both countries

Bilateral naval exercises by India and Singapore have further strengthened the good maritime cooperation between the two nations over the years, chief of naval staff Admiral Sunil Lanba said in Visakhapatnam on Monday.
Chief of naval staff Admiral Sunil Lanba with Singapore chief of navy Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong.(PTI)
Chief of naval staff Admiral Sunil Lanba with Singapore chief of navy Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2018 07:40 PM IST
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Visakhapatnam | By Press Trust of India

Thailand explores buying coastal radars, patrol vessels from India

Though India doesn’t have an established track record as a supplier of major defence hardware, Thai ambassador Chutintorn Gongsakdi noted South East Asian countries were looking for “good alternatives” to Western gear that come at the “right price”.
The third Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) at L&T Shipyard, Kattupalli near Chennai on August 28.(PTI Photo/Representative image)
The third Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) at L&T Shipyard, Kattupalli near Chennai on August 28.(PTI Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar, New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj in Vietnam to strengthen bilateral strategic cooperation

In Vietnam, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will co-chair the 16th meeting of the joint commission, along with the country’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister Pham Binh Minh.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday might arrived at the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India’s strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday might arrived at the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India’s strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 09:13 AM IST
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Hanoi | By Press Trust of India

Sushma Swaraj to embark on 4-day trip to Vietnam, Cambodia on Monday

Swaraj will visit Vietnam on August 27 and 28, following which she will begin her two-day trip to Cambodia on August 29.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in Astana.(PTI File Photo)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in Astana.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 04:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

US pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

The United States’ developing vision for a “free and open Indo-Pacific” comes at the same time as China ramps up its influence as part of is Belt and Road plan to bolster trade ties with nations in Southeast Asia and beyond.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore on August 4.(REUTERS)
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore on August 4.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 12:21 PM IST
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India’s ‘vision’ for Indo-Pacific region puts a question mark on ‘Quad’

The strategy was discussed during the second India-China Maritime Affairs Dialogue in Beijing, where the “two sides exchanged views on various topics of mutual interest.
The India-China maritime dialogue on Friday covered other aspects of maritime ties as well.(Reuters/File Photo)
The India-China maritime dialogue on Friday covered other aspects of maritime ties as well.(Reuters/File Photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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HT Correspondent, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing

Sushma Swaraj meets Belgian deputy PM, EU counterpart

Swaraj met Belgian deputy Prime Minister and foreign minister Didier Reynders, and EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini to discuss a range of issues including counterterrorism, maritime security, trade and investment and also exchanged views on regional and global issues.
European foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini (R) and Minister of Foreign Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj (C) look at the
European foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini (R) and Minister of Foreign Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj (C) look at the "Indian diaspora in the European Union" exhibition in EEAS Atrium at the EU headquarters in Brussels.(/AFP PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:02 AM IST
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Brussels | By PTI, Brussels

Modi’s London visit: ‘China factor’ behind UK-India maritime pact

Experts say this is the first time the term “Indo-Pacific” has been used in an India-UK defence statement and reflects the “China factor”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a working session at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on April 19, 2018.(Reuters)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a working session at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on April 19, 2018.(Reuters)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London

India, US, Japan push for cooperation for free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region

The term Indo-Pacific has gained currency recently, with its usage growing across diplomatic and security circles in US, Australia, India and Japan.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson and Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono at the Palace Hotel in New York on September 18, 2017. Senior officials from the three countries held talks in accordance with the directions given by the foreign ministers, who met in New York on September 18.(PTI File photo)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson and Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono at the Palace Hotel in New York on September 18, 2017. Senior officials from the three countries held talks in accordance with the directions given by the foreign ministers, who met in New York on September 18.(PTI File photo)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 11:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Pakistan arrests 52 Indian fishermen for straying into its territorial waters

Fishermen from Pakistan and India are frequently detained for illegally fishing in each other’s territorial waters since the Arabian Sea does not have a clearly defined marine border.
Indian fisherman sit in a police lockup in Karachi on March 26, 2017 after they were arrested by Pakistan coast guards.(AFP File Photo)
Indian fisherman sit in a police lockup in Karachi on March 26, 2017 after they were arrested by Pakistan coast guards.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Mar 31, 2018 07:38 PM IST
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