ANI, Florida [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The study published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society says enhancements to the observing system are urgently needed with the accelerating pace of climatic and oceanic change.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:33 PM IST
Five cyclones formed over the north Indian Ocean -- Amphan (super cyclonic storm), Nivar and Gati (very severe cyclonic storms), Nisarga (severe cyclonic storm), and Burevi (cyclonic storm) -- in 2020.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 01:13 PM IST
The Sumatra earthquake and tsunami are considered to be an eye-opener for India as it introduced the Indian coastline to tsunami and its destructible power.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Colombo
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Kosgama, Awissawella and Ruwanwella, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) east of Colombo, were locked down from Thursday noon.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 10:22 AM IST
The researchers believe they have discovered what is likely a previously unrecognised population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 09:37 PM IST
In an address at a military think-tank, he said India believes that adherence to rule of law, transparency, respect for all nations and peaceful resolution of disputes are non-negotiable aspects to harness the vast potential of Indian Ocean.
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The deployment comes against the backdrop of growing interest in the Indo-Pacific in Europe amid concerns over China’s increased assertiveness
By C Uday Bhaskar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST
India’s hi-tech human talent needs to be given the necessary incentives to irrigate the Indian techno-strategic ecosystem in a more effective manner
By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:39 PM IST
Sporadic sightings of dolphins were usually seen from the second or third week of December annually up to last week of May but this year, they arrived during the third week of November
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 07:13 PM IST
As part of efforts by the three countries to expand maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean, three more countries—Bangladesh, Seychelles and Mauritius—have been invited as observers for the meeting
By Vincenzo de Luca
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 07:41 PM IST
With the joint declaration and action plan, we laid before us the basis of our strategic partnership for the next five years and we are looking forward to working with our Indian friends to deliver on what has been agreed among our prime ministers
By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 03:49 PM IST
China has been uncomfortable with the Quad alliance, which was first formed in 2007 and revived in 2017, and has made clear its unease with the military drills.
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Germany’s defence minister announced one of the country’s warships will patrol the Indian Ocean as part of plans to manage China’s influence in the region even as foreign secretary Harsh Shringla held talks in Berlin on Monday to boost cooperation in areas ranging from post-pandemic recovery to the Indo-Pacific.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 11:33 AM IST
German defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said a German naval presence in the Indo-Pacific will help safeguard the rule-based world order
By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Indian military planners have decided to give top priority to Eastern Naval Command and island territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Lakshadweep to counter any threat from Chinese PLA Navy
By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Colombo
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 01:17 PM IST
Noth Sri Lanka and Maldives are considered particularly at risk for ‘Chinese exploitation.’ Pompeo is visiting the two Indian Ocean island nations to press them to be on guard against potential ‘predatory’ lending and investment by China.
By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 01:01 PM IST
As per the US State Department,with respect to military-to-military engagement,both India and the US are working to build greater interoperability by increasing the sophistication of their combined exercises.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Beijing
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 06:49 PM IST
India on Monday announced that Australia will join the upcoming Malabar exercise which effectively means that all the four-member countries of the Quadrilateral coalition will be participating in the mega drill, US and Japan being the other two participants.
By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Colombo/Male
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 02:35 PM IST
In recent years, Beijing has increasingly provided financing and construction for critical infrastructure in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, alarming traditional regional power India.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 08:52 PM IST
In recent months, India has unveiled a slew of measures to assist in the recovery of the Maldives from the economic impact of the pandemic and to bolster defence and security cooperation.
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 06:17 PM IST
The move also reflects the priority given to the Indo-Pacific in France’s diplomacy and the need for a comprehensive approach to the region
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Geneva
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Climate change is largely to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past 20 years.
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The Dornier aircraft will operate under the command and control of MNDF while running costs will be borne by India. It will assist in ongoing joint surveillance activities by India and the Maldives of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Indian Ocean archipelago
By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 05:06 PM IST
India recently provided a $400-million currency swap facility to Sri Lanka’s Central Bank to tackle Covid-19-related disruptions, and an additional request for a bilateral currency swap of around $1 billion and the deferring of debt repayments were being discussed among the two countries.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 01:05 AM IST
Just like the Indo-Australian drills, JIMEX-20 is being conducted in a “non-contact at-sea-only format”, in view of Covid-19 restrictions.
Sanjeev Sanyal adapts ‘The Ocean of Churn’ for kids, to educate them about the history of the Indian ocean
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal has adapted his book “The Ocean of Churn” for young readers, in which he describes the history and geography of the majestic Indian Ocean and its significance and relevance through the ages.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 06:02 PM IST
The aid was welcomed by the Maldives’ foreign minister Abdulla Shahid, who said it would help bridge the revenue gap and meet his government’s immediate needs. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the tourism industry, the mainstay of the Maldives’ economy.
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 10:39 AM IST
The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has documented an increase in formation of severe cyclones over the north Indian Ocean and a spike in cases of extremely heavy rainfall in the past three years
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 02:19 AM IST
India has signed reciprocal military logistics support agreements with Australia and Japan this year to increase interoperability with the navies of those countries.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Male
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 08:28 AM IST
The Indo-Pacific is a biogeographic region of Earth’s seas, comprising the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the western and central Pacific Ocean.