Minor Fire On Indian Navy’s Warship Pralaya

A minor fire was reported on-board Indian Navy’s warship INS Pralaya at around 11:40 AM on January 10, 2017. A defence spokesperson said the fire was a minor incident and that the flames have been contained and no injuries have been reported in the incident. INS Pralaya, a Veer-class corvette, was docked at the Naval … Read more

INS Betwa: Here is why Indian Navy is seeking foreign help to lift 3,850-tonne frigate

A day after guided missile frigate INS Betwa toppled over at Mumbai dockyard, the Indian Navy is yet to figure out a way to lift the ship and has called in foreign experts, according to a TOI report. The Navy does not have a crane that can lift the 3,850-tonne frigate and the cranes available … Read more


The ship that tipped over, killing two sailors and injuring 14, has suffered extensive damages. Top naval officers feel that the way in which the INS Betwa tipped over inside the naval dockyard on Monday, her services may not be used again, as she has been severely damaged. Two naval personnel Ashutosh Pande and Niraj … Read more

Two Navy men killed, 14 hurt as INS Betwa tips over during undocking

Two Navy personnel were killed and 14 others injured when INS Betwa, a guided missile frigate, tipped over during undocking at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Monday. “At about 1.50 pm, INS Betwa was in the process of undocking in Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, when she slipped from her dock blocks and tilted,” said Navy spokesperson … Read more

Indian Navy officer dies in INS Kuthar due to accidental firing

Sub Lieutenant Tejveer Singh of INS Kuthar died on Tuesday after he accidentally fired his 9mm pistol on the Khukri-class corvette. The Indian Navy officer was handling firearms onboard INS Kuthar. According to news agency Press Trust of India, Tejveer Singh fired the round accidentally at around 1430 hours and was injured. He was then shifted … Read more

Indian Army thanks Kashmiri youth for saving soldier’s life

The Indian army on Sunday thanked the local youth for rescuing soldiers stuck in an accident vehicle near the Pantha Chowk in Srinagar. The thank you note came in form of a tweet from the official account of the Northern Command of the Indian Army. Earlier today,  a youth rescued an Indian soldier trapped inside … Read more