Indian Coast Guard Academy all set to sail from Irinavu to Baikampady

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Notwithstanding an appeal by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to drop the move to shift the proposed Indian Coast Guard Academy (ICGA) from Kannur to Mangaluru, the Union defence ministry has taken a decision in favour of Karnataka. A visit by Union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, accompanied by Indian Coast Guard director-general Rajendra Singh […]

People of Karnataka, T.N. urged to join Save Kodagu campaign

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Mandya: Criticising Defence Minister A.K. Antony and State Home Minister K.J. George for their “anti-Kodagu” measures, K.A. Ravi Chengappa, principal convener of Cauvery Sene, on Thursday called upon the people of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to participate in a Save Kodagu campaign, beginning on February 24. He was speaking at a seminar on ‘Save Cauvery’, […]

Antony to open HAL unit in Kasargod on Nov 17

Friday, November 16th, 2012
A K Antony

Kasargod :The newly built Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Strategic Electronics Factory will be dedicated to the nation by Union Defence Minister A K Antony in Kasargod on Saturday. The factory, which is located at Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) Industrial Park, at Seethangoli, 12 kilometres away from Kasargod, will produce advanced avionics for aircraft […]

IAF chopper pilot refuses to ferry Rahul despite Antony’s request

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Rahul Gandi

Guwahati  : An Indian Air Force helicopter pilot on Tuesday refused to ferry Congress leader Rahul Gandhi back to Guwahati citing bad weather. The pilot stood his ground despite intervention from defence minister A K Antony’s request. The pilot had taken  Rahul Gandhi to riot-hit Bodoland areas of lower Assam from Guwahati airport on Tuesday. […]

Coastal surveillance system launched

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Coastal surveillance system

Mumbai :  Defence Minister A K Antony today inaugurated the Maharashtra cluster of chain of static sensors aimed at proving real time surveillance cover along the coastline. The sensors are operational with radar stations fitted at Tarapur, Korlai, Tolkeshwar and Devgad as part of the chain of static sensors project by the Coast Guard.  The […]

After Pranab, is Antony the number 2 in UPA govt?

Friday, July 13th, 2012
AK Antony Mukherjee

New Delhi: Has Defence Minister A.K. Antony been informally accorded the number two position in the cabinet to replace Pranab Mukherjee who is contesting the presidential election? An indication about Antony’s elevation came Thursday as he was seated next to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the cabinet meeting. Official sources said Antony was on the […]

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