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Russia-leased N-sub inducted into Navy

In a move that will ensure tremendous strategic reach, the nuclear-powered submarine INS Chakra, leased from Russia for 10 years, was inducted into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

Navy to operate five nuclear submarines by end of decade


Indian Navy is all set to operate five nuclear submarines by the end of this decade, including two leased from Russia and three built indigenously.

India is considering a proposal to induct another

Report on suspicious army movement baseless: Government


The Indian government on Wednesday denied as 'baseless and incorrect' a media report that in January two key army units had suspiciously moved closer to the capital from their bases outside, without n

Defence minister rubbishes Army coup fears


Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Wednesday termed as 'absolutely baseless' fears of any coup attempt by the armed forces and expressed confidence that they will not do anything to undermine democracy.

Coup fears baseless: Antony

Defence Minister A.K. Antony today termed as ‘absolutely baseless’ fears of any coup attempt by the armed forces and expressed confidence that they will not do anything to undermine democracy.


Global slump spoils Vizag’s IT dreams

The state government’s plans to develop Vizag as the state’s second IT hub is unlikely to become a reality anytime soon thanks to global slowdown and lack of qualified manpower.

The Andhra Pradesh In

75 Maoist militia members surrender in Visakhapatnam district

More than 75 militia members from Korukonda Area Committee of Maoists on Saturday surrendered before the Visakhapatnam rural police.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (Visakhapatnam Range) Soumya Mi

First swine flu case of the year in Vizag district

First swine flu case has been detected in the district in a thirty-year-old man who is battling for life at a private hospital here, district authorities said on Saturday.

The man whose identity has

Student beaten up for speaking in Telugu at AP school

City Police on Thursday booked principal of a public school here for allegedly beating up a student of class IV for conversing in Telugu with her classmate.

NSN English Medium Public School principal

DRDO develops technology to combat mosquito menace


The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which develops defence equipment, has now developed a new technology to combat the mosquito menace.

The new method uses an “attractant” in co

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