Hard to beat this hot act

An Indian naval band rehearsing for Navy Day celebrations in front of the Gateway of India in Mumbai last Saturday.

Navy Day takes place today and is celebrated on this date every year to pay tribute to the achievements and contributions of the country's naval force.

It is also a time for the Indian navy to showcase its operational capabilities and activities.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 04, 2017, with the headline 'Hard to beat this hot act'. Print Edition | Subscribe