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Coast Guard unit headquartered in Kolkata gets new boss

Kolkata: The Coast Guard north-east regional unit headquartered in Kolkata has got a new commander. Rajan Bargotra, an officer of inspector general rank, took over...

India-Bangladesh Coast Guards on joint exercise for Sunderbans

Kolkata: The Coast Guards of India and Bangladesh today undertook a tabletop exercise to mitigate maritime pollution in the Sunderbans delta that covers both...

GRSE gets state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Lab

Kolkata: City-headquartered Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) has equipped itself with a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Lab (VRL) wherein it can now create...

Chinese army delegation arrives at Indian Army base nearest to Doklam

Siliguri: A delegation of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) today arrived on a two-day visit at Sukna in Siliguri, which is some 178 km...

Training Command wins Air Force Football

Kolkata: With everyone engrossed in the World Cup, the Air Force Station Barrackpore had its take on the game by hosting the Air Force...

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...

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