Last Updated : Apr 18 2019 5:38PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Polling taking place in 95 parliamentary constituencies in 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections            Nomination for 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections to end this evening            Political leaders holding election rallies in different parts of the country            Jet Airways issue: Civil Aviation Secretary holds meeting with airport authorities            IPL: Delhi Capitals to fight against Mumbai Indians in New Delhi tonight           

National News

Apr 16, 2019
7:28AM

Army planning to carry out joint exercise with Indian Coast Guard: Army chief

File Pic: PTI
Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said the army is planning to carry out a joint training and exercise with the Indian Coast Guard. 

He was speaking after commissioning the coast guard's offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Veera, the third in the series of the new-generation OPV in Visakhapatnam yesterday. General Rawat said Veera will help the coast guard monitor maritime boundaries more effectively.

The 97-metre long and 15-metre wide Veera has a range of 5,000 nautical miles and can attain a sustained speed of upto 26 knots and is armed with two 12.7-mm heavy machine guns (HMGs) and a 30 mm-naval gun with fire control system.

PM’s Exclusive Interview to DD News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 18 (Apr) Midday News 18 (Apr) News at Nine 17 (Apr) Hourly 18 (Apr) (1705hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 18 (Apr) दोपहर समाचार 18 (Apr) समाचार संध्या 17 (Apr) प्रति घंटा समाचार 18 (Apr) (1700hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 18 (Apr) Khabrein(Day) 18 (Apr) Khabrein(Eve) 17 (Apr)
Aaj Savere 18 (Apr) Parikrama 18 (Apr) Lok Ruchi Samachar 14 (Apr)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 17 (Apr) Samayki 17 (Apr) Sports Scan 17 (Apr) Spotlight/News Analysis 17 (Apr)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 28 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 4 (Apr) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 17 (Apr) Vaad-Samvaad 16 (Apr) Money Talk 16 (Apr) Current Affairs 22 (Mar)