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Eastern Fleet Ships on goodwill visit to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Visakhapatnam, Sept 12 (UNI) In pursuance of Government of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s commitment to the vision of safe and secure seas for growth of all as also being the first responder in the region, ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet with Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet embarked onboard are on an operational deployment to South China Sea, South East Asia and East China Sea.

Indigenously designed and built frontline warships of Eastern Fleet, INS Sahyadri, a stealth frigate and INS Kiltan, an anti-submarine corvette arrived o Kota Kinabalu on Thursday on a five-day visit to Malaysia.

Indian Navy ships would operate with the Royal Malaysia Navy towards strengthening bilateral relations and enhancing interoperabilty between navies of our two friendly nations.,Eastern Naval Command (ENC) said in a release here on Thursday.
The ships will be participating in Indian Navy – Royal Malaysian Navy bilateral exercise, Samudra Lakshmana.

During the harbour and sea phases of the exercise from Thursday to Sep 16, ships would work together to validate mutual understanding, strengthen interoperability and standard common operating procedures for Maritime Security Operations, the release said.

During their stay in harbour, besides official calls, professional/social interaction, sports fixtures, guided tours for Indian Navy personnel, community welfare activities would be undertaken and both ships would be open to visitors/locals.

At sea, ships would undertake tactical maneuvers, seamanship evolutions, and maritime security operations and cross deck flying, the release added.

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Jipmer to felicitate blood donars

27 Feb 2020 | 4:45 PM

Puducherry, Feb 27 (UNI) The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) here is organising a felicitation programme for voluntary blood donors and voluntary blood donation camp organisers on 29th February, JIPMER said in a statement on Thursday.

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Noted Kannada music director Arjun Janya undergoes treatment after heart attack

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Mysuru, Feb 27(UNI) Noted Kannada Music Director Arjun Janya on late Wednesday night suffered minor heart attack and was admitted to Apollo hospital in Mysuru here.

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Minister inaugurates flood hit school rebuilt from scratch by Rotary

27 Feb 2020 | 4:03 PM

Chennai, Feb 27 (UNI) A higher secondary school, which was badly
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WEF's Global Shapers Community invites youth to address Kochi’s issues

27 Feb 2020 | 3:04 PM

Kochi, Feb 27 (UNI) Kochi gets a unique chance to present to the world its pressing problems and seek their solutions, as a pioneering trans-continental network of youth working to address regional as well as global challenges has included Kerala’s most cosmopolitan city in its map.

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