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Navy team escapes explosion in abandoned merchant ship

Kolkata: A team comprising a Navy commando and private sailors today escaped an explosion in merchant ship MV Kolkata abandoned mid-sea in Bengal after...

Navy mobilises vital assets to stop burning ship drifting towards Bangladesh

Kolkata: Indian Navy has pressed into service its three important assets to stop the burning merchant ship MV Kolkata from drifting towards Bangladesh. A fire...

Twenty-two crew members rescued from merchant ship up in flames in Bengal sea

Kolkata: A joint operation by the Coast Guard and the Navy today saved the lives of 22 crew members from a merchant ship that...

Boost for Army on China border as Sikkim gets its longest road tunnel

Siliguri: Sikkim today got its longest road tunnel on the state highway from Gangtok to Chungthang. Minister of state for defence, Subhash Ramrao Bhamre, inaugurated...

VCs of two Bengal universities made Colonels

Kolkata: The vice-chancellors of two universities in Bengal has been made honourary colonels of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), a wing of the Indian...

Kolkata Police net racket involved in arms smuggling from Ichhapur Rifle Factory

Kolkata: The special task force (STF) of Kolkata Police has bust a racket that has been smuggling firearms from the Central PSU Ichhapur Rifle...

Navy ship built by pvt firm launched into Hooghly waters

Kolkata: The city-headquartered private entity Titagarh Wagons Ltd today launched a 1,000-ton fuel barge that it is manufacturing for the Indian Navy. Meena Pawar, the...

Peru national rescued by Coast Guard after overnight struggle in Bengal sea

Kolkata: The Indian Coast Guard unit based at Haldia today evacuated a man from Peru from a merchant vessel off the Sagar Island in...

Army jawan mysteriously goes missing from cantonment in the Dooars

None has a clue to his whereabouts after a week

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