11 September 2017

Defence Minister Flags off Women’s Circumnavigation Expedition

Defence Minister Flags off Women’s Circumnavigation Expedition


Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off the Navika Sagar Parikrama by an all-women crew of Indian Navy aboard Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini from INS Mandovi jetty in Goa.

Navika Sagar Parikrama is the first attempt by an Indian all-women crew to circumnavigate the globe. The expedition will cover Australia, New Zealand, Falklands and South Africa. It is expected to be completed in around 160 days. INSV Tarini is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Admiral Sunil Lanba is the present CNS of Indian Navy.
Source- The Hindu

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